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The Outdoor Athlete
Authors: Courtenay Schurman and Doug Schurman
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Take your outdoor experience to the next level. The Outdoor Athlete will prepare you for adventure with performance training programs designed to maximize outdoor enjoyment.
Whether increasing upper body strength for an upcoming climb, or building endurance for a multi-day hike, The Outdoor Athlete will make sure you are ready.
Authors Courtenay and Doug Schurman use their extensive outdoor and training expertise to provide detailed conditioning programs developed for the unique demands of 16 activities, including:
- Alpine mountaineering
- Rock Climbing
- Ice climbing
- Mixed climbing
- Trail running
- Mountain biking
- Cross country skiing
- Randonnee Skiing
- Telemark skiing
Read an excerpt from the book regarding the relative importance of Sport-Specific Components. CLICK HERE.
Read an excerpt from the book regarding Nutrition and individual variances. CLICK HERE.
Read an excerpt from the book regarding Weather and Environmental issues. CLICK HERE.
With coverage of nutritional requirements and environmental demands, The Outdoor Athlete is the most comprehensive resource available for outdoor adventure seekers. If you love the outdoors, you need The Outdoor Athlete.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
FOUNDATION FOR OUTDOOR FITNESS
Principles of Training
Assessing and Applying Intensity Levels
Fueling for Outdoor Pursuits
Overcoming Environmental Challenges
CONDITIONING FOR SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES
Backcountry, Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing
EXERCISES FOR PEAK PERFORMANCE
Flexibility and Mobility (15 Exercises)
Core Stability and Balance (22 Exercises)
Strength (39 Exercises)