Explosive Lifting for Sports

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Explosive Lifting for SportsHarvey Newton
Enhanced Edition
2006
Paperback
US Price: $24.95
208 pages
9781450401685

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This Enhanced Edition demonstrates the safest, most effective learning progressions for the snatch, clean, jerk, and other variations. It provides access to an online collection of Dartfish enhanced video analysis of the lifts. The combination of instruction and analysis establishes a new benchmark for weightlifting and training.

The movements in competitive weightlifting – the snatch, clean, jerk, and other variations – can make you a more powerful athlete, no matter what sport you’re in. The enhanced edition of Explosive Lifting for Sports shows how to incorporate these exercises into your own sports training program.

This special package demonstrates the safest, most effective learning progressions for the snatch, clean, jerk, pulling assistance exercises, squat, and other lifts. Perform each lift safely with step-by-step instructions and develop the strength, power, and speed you need for your specific sport. Included are specific power-development programs for 10 different power sports:

Most coaches and athletes today agree that resistance training creates stronger, faster players who are more resistant to injury. Improve your performance on the field or on the court and develop whole-body power with this enhanced edition of Explosive Lifting for Sports.

View and/or print the updated track and field training program table from the book.


About the Author

Harvey S. Newton is a leading figure in the world of weightlifting. Not only is he a former U.S. Olympic team weightlifting coach and former executive director of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), but he was also the first U.S. national coach and the first U.S. member of the International Weightlifting Federation’s Scientific and Research Committee. He is the former editor in chief of NSCA’s Strength and Conditioning.

Newton holds an MA in sociology from the University of Colorado. A member of the USA Weightlifting Hall of Fame, he continues to lecture nationally and internationally on strength training and weightlifting. He also serves as strength and power consultant to many sport organizations through his business, Newton Sports. Newton resides in Maui, Hawaii. He spends his free time lifting weights, cycling, and reading.


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Explosive Lifting for Sports is also available in DVD and Book & DVD Package.


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