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Rebound: Train Your Mind to Bounce Back Stronger from Sports Injuries
Written by a leading mental skills coach and contributing writer to Runner's World (US), this is a practical guide to building the psychological resilience that athletes need to recover from injury and rebound stronger.Injuries affect every athlete, from the elite Olympian to the weekend racer. In the moment, a traumatic crash, a torn muscle, or a stress fracture can feel like the most devastating event possible. While some athletes are destroyed by the experience, others emerge from their recovery better, stronger, and more confident than ever.The key to a swifter, stronger comeback is the use of mental skills: psychological tools that enable an athlete to take control of their recovery and ultimately use the experience to their advantage. Injury and other setbacks are inevitable - but with training, overcoming them skillfully and confidently is possible.This book will provide a clear, compelling explanation of psychological recovery from injury and a practical guide to building mental resilience. Weaving together personal narratives from star athletes, scientific research, and the specialized clinical expertise of mental skills coach Carrie Jackson Cheadle, it will contain more than 45 Mental Skills and Drills that athletes can use at every phase of their recovery process. These same strategies can help athletes who aren't currently injured reduce their vulnerability to injury, and enable any individual to reach new heights within their sport and beyond.
The Spartan Way: Eat Better. Train Better. Think Better. Be Better.
De Sena, Joe
Determined to yank 100 million people off their couch cushions to start living instead of being passive observers of life, Joe De Sena has one ultimate goal: to help improve everyone’s physical and emotional health by teaching them the tenets of Spartan living from ancient Greece: simple eating, smart training, mastering resilience, and an all-out commitment to achieving a goal.Like Spartan training, living The Spartan Way requires endurance to reach your finish line, the goal that inspires and drives you to succeed no matter what obstacles are thrown in your path. De Sena believes you can gain that endurance in just thirty-six days by following the ten Spartan Core Virtues, timeless principles to help you embrace adversity and overcome any challenge, and making them a permanent part of your own personal core.The Spartan Core Values include: • Self-Awareness - Know yourself• Commitment - Be dedicated• Passion - Discover your purpose• Discipline - Practice diligence• Prioritization - Put your house in order• Grit - Push your limits• Courage - Face your fears and your failures• Optimism - Look for the positives• Integrity - Act honestly• Wholeness - Live as a SpartanDe Sena turned this philosophy into a lifestyle - and so can you. With The Spartan Way, you’ll discover your true north, unleash the warrior within, and transform your life to 10X your maximum potential.
No Meat Athlete (Revised and Expanded)
No Meat Athlete is the plant-based guide you need to perform at your very best, no matter where you are on your fitness journey.Combining proven training plans, easy yet innovative recipes, and motivational stories into a unique fitness guide, healthy-living cookbook, and nutrition primer, No Meat Athlete is perfect for all athletes, from beginner to elite, who want to enjoy the health benefits of a meatless lifestyle.Veganism, already a top food trend and diet, is taking off in the sports world. The lifestyle has been adopted by Olympians, body builders, and boxers, as well as top athletes in the NBA and NFL. Hollywood is on board, too. James Cameron (director of Avatar and Titanic) has produced a film on the topic called The Gamechangers, which follows vegan athletes, including Arnold Schwarzenegger, U.S. Olympian Kendrick James Farris, and surfer Tia Blanco.In No Meat Athlete, author, blogger, and hundred-mile ultramarathoner Matt Frazier will show you the many benefits to embracing a plant-based athletic lifestyle, including:• Weight loss, which often leads to increased speed• Easier digestion and faster recovery after workouts• Improved energy levels to help not only athletic performance, but your daily life• Reduced impact on the planetIn this revised and updated edition, you'll also find new recipes, advice, and an all-new 12-week strength training plan designed to improve your overall fitness. Section I of the book provides practical advice for transitioning to a plant-based lifestyle, while ensuring you are getting all the nutrition you need. In Section II, Matt delivers training manuals of his own design for runners of all ability levels and ambitions, including tips for creating healthy habits, improving performance, and avoiding injuries.No Meat Athlete is your road map to top-notch performance, the plant-based way!
A Tooth From the Tiger's Mouth
A renowned expert in Chinese sports medicine and martial arts reveals ancient Eastern secrets for healing common injuries, including sprains, bruises, deep cuts, and more. 158 line drawings throughout.
The High School Athlete: Football: The Complete Fitness Program for Development and Conditioning
The High School Athlete: Football is the essential program for any student looking to play football in high school, as well as any coach looking to revolutionize their methods. Designed from the ground up for developing student athletes and drawing on scientifically proven training models, The High School Athlete: Football builds from fundamentals to advanced workout progressions for both freshmen and varsity players of all positions.With over 100 workouts, The High School Athlete: Football includes everything a young athlete needs to know about physical and mental fitness, nutrition, and training regimens. Geared towards young athletes and their immediate fitness goals, The High School Athlete: Football’s comprehensive workout schedule takes players through an entire year, from pre-season to off-season, helping players maintain gains while driving themselves beyond their limits to achieve never-before-seen results.The High School Athlete series provides sport-specific training and nutrition information designed to enhance the winning capacity of high school athletes. Based on successful strategies with proven results, The High School Athlete series offers coaches and student athletes a comprehensive resource for physical and mental development and conditioning.
Moving Stretch: Work Your Fascia to Free Your Body
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Head in the Game: The Mental Engineering of the World's Greatest Athletes
An intriguing blend of science and sports that explores how some of the worlds greatest athletes are utilizing the last frontier of performance-enhancing technology—the mental mapping and engineering of their own brains—for peak performance, and what it means for the future of athleticism, sports, and the rest of us.
Healthy Running Step by Step: Self-Guided Methods for Injury-Free Running, Training, Technique, Nutrition, Rehab
Healthy Running Step by Step will help runners of all ages and abilities understand why running injuries occur, how to prevent them, and how to speed up recovery. Injuries plague the majority of runners, wrecking training plans and cutting running careers short by decades, but they are not inevitable. Authors Robert Forster, P.T., and Roy M. Wallack explain that nearly all running injuries can be rehabilitated quicker and even avoided altogether with the right training, strengthening, stretching, running form, and diet strategy.Drawing from Forster's three decades of training and treating Olympic athletes and more than 10,000 runners at his award-winning Santa Monica, California, physical therapy and high-performance centers, this book emphasizes that better performance is inextricably bound to injury reduction and that a comprehensive, science-based training plan with built-in anti-injury "insurance" must include these crucial elements: Periodization trainingProper technique and footwearNutritionPosture and flexibilityStrength trainingThis book also includes detailed, step-by-step rehabilitation matrixes for the five most common running injuries: IT band syndrome, Achilles tendonitis, shin splints, plantar fasciitis, and hamstring injuries. Using these unique matrixes as your guide, you'll recover from injuries more quickly and understand what you need to do to prevent their reoccurrence.Healthy Running Step by Step is a must-have guide if you've ever been injured, are recovering from an injury, want to prevent injuries, or run injury-free for decades to come.
The Complete Guide to Outdoor Workouts (Complete Guides)
The Complete Guide series is designed for the fitness professional, coach, fitness enthusiast and student, packed with ready-made training programmes, tips and strategies.Outdoor exercise is not only a cheaper alternative to the gym, it also offers immense scope and variety in terms of the activities you can do. Within the tried and trusted Complete Guide format comes this definitive guide focusing on functional training exercises in the great outdoors. Covering physiology and core training principles as a starting point, this book includes different workouts for different environments - park, beach, back garden, and covers the use of a variety of popular equipment - from ViPRs to kettlebells.Packed with photographs, clearly illustrated exercises and the latest training programmes tailored to different outdoor pursuits, The Complete Guide to Outdoor Workouts is the ultimate how-to guide for any fitness enthusiast who wants to get out there and make the most of the outdoors!
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