Dynamic Stretching: The Revolutionary New Warm-up Method to Improve Power, Performance and Range of Motion

Dynamic Stretching: The Revolutionary New Warm-up Method to Improve Power, Performance and Range of Motion

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By (author) Mark Kovacs

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  • Publisher: Ulysses Press
  • Format: Paperback | 144 pages
  • Dimensions: 185mm x 226mm x 10mm | 227g
  • Publication date: 29 December 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Berkeley, CA
  • ISBN 10: 1569757267
  • ISBN 13: 9781569757260
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: 200 B&W photos
  • Sales rank: 33,467

Product description

RAISE YOUR GAME WITH THIS REVOLUTIONARY STRETCHING PROGRAM Today's fitness experts have discovered that both stretching and how you stretch can affect how well you perform on the field, court or track. That is why so many top trainers recommend dynamic stretches. Dynamic Stretching teaches how to effectively prepare your body for physical activity while simultaneously improving strength, power, speed, agility and endurance. With more than 50 exercises--fully illustrated with step-by-step photos--this book shows how to take your workouts and abilities to the next level: *Develop full-body range of motion *Enhance full-body motor control *Increase flexibility, balance and muscular endurance *Improve force generation and reaction time *Correct major and minor muscle imbalances

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Author information

Mark Kovacs Ph.D. is Manager of Sports Science for the United States Tennis Association Player Development. He was an All-American and NCAA doubles champion at Auburn University. After playing professionally, he pursued his graduate work in Exercise Science from Auburn University and a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from The University of Alabama. Dr. Kovacs is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a certified Health/Fitness Instructor through the American College of Sports Medicine, a United States Track and Field Level II sprints coach and also a USPTA certified tennis coach. Mark is also an author of the tennis conditioning text Tennis Training: Enhancing On-Court Performance and is currently an Associate Editor of the Strength and Conditioning Journal.

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By matthew wilson 19 May 2012 5

This is an essential read for anyone. First day out with it, did thirty eight of the stretches, then a plyometric session, rings work, medicine ball then big stretch.
Feels/felt very different during and after the session