Conditioning for Outdoor Fitness: Functional Exercise and Nutrition for Every Body

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The Mountaineers Books, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 414 pages
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* Just look up your sport and find the list of exercises that will prepare you to excell
* Exercises are explained and illustrated
* Includes chapters on improving balance, strengthening the lower back, preventing back injuries, and rehab advice for specific injuries
* Also provides an exercise calendar and chart that you can take to the gym
Learn key aerobic and strength training concepts to design and improve your exercise program with Conditioning for Outdoor Fitness, 2nd Ed.. Written by a team of sports fitness experts, this book explores how each region of the body works and describes convention and functional exercises to improve your fitness and activity performance.
Includes tips for everything from exercising with tendonitis to footwear and orthotics. People of all fitness levels will find something to help them get stronger and enjoy outdoor activites to the fullest.

 

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pg 314, muscle imbalances within kayaking

Contents

Exercise Physiology
24
Nutritional Considerations for Conditioning
29
Aerobic Conditioning and interval Training
44
WarmUp and Stretching
65
Functional Core and Strength Training
83
Balance and Agility Training
125
Training Concepts Conditioning Goals and Program Planning
154
Creative Use of the Outdoors in Training
161
Conditioning for Snowboarding and Skiing
301
Conditioning for Canoeing Kayaking and Rowing
318
Conditioning for Road and Mountain Bicycling
327
Conditioning for Running
337
Conditioning for Windsurfing
349
OPTIMAL WELLNESS
351
Body Posture and Movement Patterns
352
Exercise Nutrition and Lifestyle for Optimal Wellness
362

BODY REGIONS
175
Anatomy and Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention and Treatment
176
The Abdominals
185
The Knee Thigh Hip and Buttock
206
The Ankle and Leg
226
The Foot
228
The Neck Mid Back and Low BackCore
232
The Shoulder Upper Torso and Arm
244
The Forearm and Hand
273
CONDITIONING FOR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
279
Conditioning for Hiking Backpacking and Snowshoeing
280
Conditioning for Scrambling and Rock Climbing
285
Conditioning for Mountaineering
297
Conditioning for Seniors Deconditioned Individuals and People with Neurodegenerative Conditions
371
Special Issues for the Conditioning Woman
376
A Functional and Holistic Approach
380
Energy Fatigue Overtraining and Exercising with Fibromyalgia
389
Arthritis and Nutrient Support for Joint Health
392
Appendix
394
Selected References
395
Index
404
Acknowledgments
412
About the Contributors
413
Photo and Illustration Credits
416
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About the author (2004)

David Musnick, M.D., is a sports medicine physician in Seattle trained in exercise design, nutrition, and injury rehabilitation.

Mark Pierce, A.T.C., is an athletic trainer in Bellevue, Washington, specializing in functional strength training and optimizing physical performance.

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