eBook Core Strength Training, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465412042
  • ISBN-13: 9781465412041
  • DDC: 613.7
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 224 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Building good core strength is key to fitness, helping to improve mobility, correcting poor posture, and reducing the risk of injury. Featuring more than 150 exercises and a range of specially commissioned programs designed for a wide range of activities, sports, and goals, The Complete Core Strength offers everything you need to get the very best results from your workouts.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
How To Use This Book.
1: Introduction.
2: What is the Core?.
3: The Spine.
4: The Anterior Core Muscles.
5: The Posterior Core Muscles.
6: What is Core Training?.
7: Core Training and Everyday Activities.
8: Core Training and Posture.
9: Core Training and Sports.
10: Core Training and Pregnancy.
11: Assessing Your Core.
12: Developing Your Core.
13: Equipment for Core Training.
14: Core-Training Exercises.
15: Visual Exercise Directory.
16: Core Movement Directory.
17: Mobilization.
18: Activation.
19: Foundation.
20: Intermediate.
21: Advanced.
22: Static Stretches.
23: Core-Training Programs.
24: Introduction.
25: Fundamental Core.
26: Good Posture.
27: Bodyweight Core Training.
28: Core Training for Pregnancy.
29: Post-Pregnancy Core Training.
30: Design Your Own (Levels 1–4).
31: Design Your Own (Levels 5–10).
32: The Core Challenge 300.
33: Sports-Specific Core Training.
34: Introduction.
35: Sports-Specific Matrix.
36: Collision Team Sports.
37: Contact Sports.
38: Net-Based Sports.
39: Bat- and Club-Based Sports.
40: Racket-Based Sports.
41: Running.
42: Throwing-Based Field Sports.
43: Jumping-Based Field Sports.
44: Weightlifting and Powerlifting.
45: Combat Sports.
46: Board-Based Sports.
47: Gymnastics.
48: Ski- and Skate-Based Sports.
49: Water Sports.
50: Swimming-Based Sports.
51: Cycling.
52: Equestrian Sports.
53: Extreme Sports.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.