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Author Salo, Dave, 1958-

Title Complete conditioning for swimming / Dave Salo, Scott A. Riewald.

Published Champaign, Ill. : Human Kinetics, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  797.21 SALO    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 241 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm + 1 DVD (4 3/4 in.)
Notes Includes index.
Contents Introduction -- Testing for swimming fitness -- Warming up and cooling down -- Tailoring training for specific strokes and events -- Building endurance and fitness -- Core training for swimming -- Developing power -- Enhancing flexibility -- Preventing, coping with, and returning from injury -- Nutrition and hydration for swimmers -- Putting the season together -- Creating your training plan.
Summary "From more powerful strokes to quicker turns, propel yourself to improved times with Complete Conditioning for Swimming. This multidimensional training program uses fitness assessments to tailor strength, endurance, and flexibility exercises to each swimmerѫs individual needs. Dave Salo, coach of Olympic medalists Lenny Krayzelburg, Aaron Peirsol, Amanda Beard, and Jason Lezak, and Scott A. Riewald, performance specialist for the U.S. Olympic Committee, have teamed up to create a comprehensive program that provides you with the following tools to improve your times: exercises and drills for each stroke, event-based workouts and programs, dryland training, tapering for peak performance, year-round conditioning plans, nutrition before, during, and after swim meets. In addition, the 80-minute DVD takes you to the pool and into the gym to demonstrate the drills and exercises used by the sportѫs elite. Complete Conditioning for Swimming is simply the best guide to preparing your body for competitive success."--PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE.
Other author Riewald, Scott A., 1970-
Subject Swimming -- Training.
ISBN 9780736072427 (paperbackwith DVD)
073607242X (paperbackwith DVD)