Explosive Lifting for Sports

(Book and DVD Package)

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Explosive Lifting for Sports (Book and DVD Package)Harvey Newton
Enhanced Edition
Paperback & DVD
US Price: $45.95
208 pages | 45 minutes

About the Author | Table of Contents | Book | DVD

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 book and DVD-ROM 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: football, baseball, basketball, soccer, volleyball, hockey, track and field, wrestling, racket sports, and competitive weightlifting.

The all-new DVD-ROM, enhanced by the award-winning Dartfish software, provides detailed video analysis of the included lifts. When installed on your PC, the software allows you to review, study, and print key movements of each exercise. The on-screen instruction and a frame-by-frame breakdown demonstrate the execution of each lift to create an overall package that establishes a new benchmark for weightlifting instruction.

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.

The book also includes sport-specific power development programs that will teach you how to become stronger, faster, and more powerful in your sport. You'll find sample training programs for these sports:

You'll get a comprehensive look at the components of power, maximum strength, and explosive speed. You'll also learn about the role that weightlifting exercises play in power production. You'll find guidelines for combining these movements with strength and plyometric exercises to maximize power-development. The book covers all the essential elements of training for total sports conditioning, from intensity, volume, and frequency to recovery and periodized training.

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 court and develop explosive whole-body power with 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 Journal.

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. He can be reached through his Web site at www.newton-sports.com. Newton resides in Maui, Hawaii. He spends his free time lifting weights, cycling, and reading.

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