Strength and Weight Training for Young Athletes

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9780785731900: Strength and Weight Training for Young Athletes

This guide to weight training is specifically designed for the thousands of young athletes in high schools who are realizing the benefits of weight training in their workout programs to build muscle and confidence. Step-by-step instructions and exercises for each area of the body are accompanied by 150 photos demonstrating correct form so that athletes can maximize their workouts.

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Gr. 7-12. Exercise physiologist Roberts and International Federation of Bodybuilders founder Weider share their expertise in a basic manual on developing strength that encourages young people to participate in some regular form of strength training. The authors analyze the safety and effectiveness of strength and weight training, introduce a variety of strength and resistance training methods besides weight lifting, and clearly outline how to develop strength safely. With specific exercises and information on training fundamentals, nutrition, ergogenic aids, and sports-specific training, this handy guide will be as valuable to coaches, parents, and physical educators as it will be to young athletes. The inclusion of a resource list and a bibliography help make it even more useful. A highly recommended purchase. Mary Romano Marks

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Thousands of athletes involved in high school and junior high sports are realizing the benefits of adding weight training to workout programs; yet there are few guides available which cover weight training for this age group. Enjoy step-by-step instructions spiced with plenty of photos and specific advice for different training programs. -- Midwest Book Review

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