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Description of Book and DVD on Complete Conditioning for Swimming by Scott Riewald.

Copyright 2008 – Paperback/DVD – Book 256 pages.

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 swimmer’s 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 sport’s elite. Complete Conditioning for Swimming is simply the best guide to preparing your body for competitive success.

    Chapter 1. Testing for Swimming Fitness
    Chapter 2. Warming Up and Cooling Down
    Chapter 3. Tailoring Training for Specific Strokes and Events
    Chapter 4. Building Endurance
    Chapter 5. Training for Core Stability
    Chapter 6. Developing Explosive Power
    Chapter 7. Enhancing Flexibility for Better Strokes
    Chapter 8. Preventing, Coping With, and Returning From Injury
    Chapter 9. Nutrition and Hydration for Swimmers
    Chapter 10. Creating a Strength and Conditioning Program
    Chapter 11. Year-Round Sample Programs

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