Fitness Cross-Training (Fitness Spectrum Series)

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Whether you're a serious cross-trainer, a triathlete, or prefer one mode of exercise, you'll love "Fitness Cross-Training." Inside you'll find:

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"I don’t know of anyone better qualified than Gary Moran as a teacher and a participant in the area of cross-training. Not only does Gary know the material, but he also explains it clearly. I highly recommend this book to cross-trainers of all levels and interests."

Jeff Galloway Author of Galloway’s Book of Running

"A superb compendium of cross-training and its applicability to a variety of sports."

Stan James, MD Courtesy Professor, Department of Exercise and Movement Science University of Oregon

About the Author:

Gary Moran is a research, medical, and forensic biomechanist at Davies Medical Center in San Francisco, and he is the president of Biosports, Inc. He has been a coach, lecturer, and researcher in the areas of running, strength training, and cross-training for more than 30 years. Not only has he worked with athletes at the high school, college, postgraduate, and professional levels, but he has competed on all levels in running, triathlons, weightlifting, and martial arts. He is also a former member of the U.S. Military Pentathlon Team.

Moran received an MA in exercise physiology from San Diego State University in 1971 and a PhD in anatomy and kinesiology from the University of Oregon in 1975. In addition to writing numerous scientific papers on sports medicine and exercise science, he is the coauthor of Getting Stronger and Dynamics of Strength Training, highly acclaimed books on weight training and physical fitness. A fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, Dr. Moran has served as director of research at the Nike Shoe Company, associate director of biomechanics at Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and professor of biomechanics at the University of San Francisco.

Dr. Moran lives in Alameda, California, where he continues to compete in running, triathlons, and martial arts. His other interests include reading and traveling.

George H. McGlynn is a professor and chair of the Exercise and Sports Science Department at the University of San Francisco (USF). In addition, he is director of the USF Human Performance Laboratory and he played a key role in establishing the school’s graduate program in sports management and fitness. An exercise physiology professor since 1959, McGlynn has written extensively on the subjects of cardiorespiratory fitness and strength training. He is the author of numerous professional articles and five books, including Dynamics of Fitness (Fifth Edition), which is one of the most popular fitness texts on the market. He also has worked as a fitness consultant for many college and professional athletic teams and for state and local government agencies.

McGlynn received an EdD from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1966. He was presented the Distinguished Teaching and Research Award by the University of San Francisco in 1989 and became a member of the New York State Athletic Hall of Fame in 1987. A resident of San Francisco, California, McGlynn’s leisure activities include skiing, cycling, and oil painting.

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