Plyometrics for Athletes at All Levels by Neal Pire
A Training Guide for Explosive Speed and Power

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Successful athletes combine great skill with explosive power. If you want to improve your skills: practice, practice, practice. If you want to improve your power: do PLYOMETRICS.

With over 70 exercises specially designed to enhance your speed, power, jumping and agility, Plyometrics for Athletes at All Levels gives you the winning advantage. Whether you’re a weekend enthusiast or a professional athlete, these exercises—each of which is fully illustrated with step-by-step photos—are guaranteed to boost your performance. With this book, you quickly gain the ability to:

Shake a defender with sharper cuts
Move faster to break away from the pack
Score more by adding power to your shot
Elevate higher for soaring catches, slams ands spikes
Deliver explosive force for crushing hits

Plyometrics for Athletes at All Levels includes beginner, intermediate and advanced exercises plus 40 customized sport-specific workouts for:
Baseball • Basketball •Bicycling •Field Hockey •Football • Golf • Gymnastics •Hockey •Lacrosse •Racquetball • Rugby •Skiing •Soccer •Softball •Swimming •Tennis •Track& Field •Volleyball •Wrestling


About Neal Pire

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Neal Pire is a Strength and Conditioning Specialist, certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He has also earned certifications from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and the American Council on Exercise (ACE). He has served as Co-author / Reviewer for the Certificate of Enhanced Qualification for Advanced Personal Trainers, as Certification Examiner/Director and Workshop Director, and Contributor/Associate Editor for the Resources for the Personal Trainer, 2nd edition, for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). An avid Sports Scientist, Neal has worked extensively with athletes at all levels - from the developmental Pee-Wee Soccer player, to the Olympic figure skater, to the NFL Pro football player. He has served on the Sports Medicine Team for USA Track and Field and the New York City Marathon, and is currently a Strength and Conditioning Specialist for USA Swimming’s Sports Medicine and Science Network. Neal has been a contributor or technical consultant to The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Weight Watcher’s, Muscle & Fitness HERS, Physical Magazine, Family Circle, New Jersey Monthly, Runner’s World, Shape, Fitness, Heart and Soul, and Women Outside Magazine, WB/WPIX TV, Univision TV, WABC TV Eyewitness News, among others.
Published May 1, 2009 by Ulysses Press. 144 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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