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Motocross Fitness

Motocross Fitness Author Rodney Womack Cscs
ISBN-10 1450537979
Release 2010-01-30
Pages 190
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The 3rd edition of Motocross Fitness: The Ultimate Home Training Guide for Motocross Athletes has 189 pages of photos and exercise descriptions specifically designed for the demands of motocross racers. This new, updated 3rd edition of Motocross Fitness has exercises and workouts for beginners as well as experienced motocross athletes, and it is appropriate for all fitness and skill levels. This book includes sample weekly workouts designed for those who want to train at home with little or no special equipment. Included in Motocross Fitness are: 10+ types of pushups; neck exercises to protect against injury; exercises to strengthen your midsection and lower back; exercises that will increase strength, flexibility, and endurance; workouts to increase endurance without long distance running; unconventional exercises and workouts to eliminate boredom; mental preparation; and workouts you can do anywhere at any time. Motocross Fitness is a complete guide for motocross athletes who want to maximize their fitness and racing potential.



Motocross Off road Training Handbook

Motocross   Off road Training Handbook Author Mark Thompson
ISBN-10 0760321132
Release 2006-01
Pages 127
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With millions of participants worldwide, motocross and off-road motorcycle riding are the most popular amateur motorsports in the world—and, many agree, the most physically demanding. For a sport that asks so much of so many, a training manual is a must—and this one is the very first to make the necessary know-how accessible to the amateur rider. While providing sound advice for the would-be Ricky Carmichael of tomorrow, this handbook offers a no-nonsense, real-world approach that the average racer or rider can understand—and turn into real results. Among the topics the book covers are: weight training and proper nutrition in a fast-food world; age-specific training programs; gear; scheduling; staying hydrated, healthy, and injury-free: keeping a log; cross-training; balance, reflexes, and flexibility—and how to improve all three; race-day warm-ups and stretches; arm pump and how to train it out of your system; taking it to the next level—for the would-be pro riders; trainers, gyms, online, and published guidance; and staying motivated and avoiding burnout.



Total Dirt Rider Manual

Total Dirt Rider Manual Author Pete Peterson
ISBN-10 9781681880822
Release 2015-09-01
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Many motorcyclists got their start on a dirt bike, and many more have learned the joy and freedom of trail riding and adventure touring. Affordable, easy to ride and fun, dirt bikes are a great way to enjoy the great outdoors and build riding skills. This book covers riding and wrenching basics, as well as more advanced X-games style tricks. The Total Dirt Rider Manual, from Pete Peterson and the Editors of Dirt Rider magazine, is your all-inclusive guide to dirt bike riding. With high-quality design, intricate detail, and a durable flexicover—this manual is the perfect gift! Gear: From how to buy the best bike to evaluating a used ride; suit up for style safety, and comfort. Also learn how to adapt your gear to a wide range of riding conditions. Riding: Dirt riding is not just a great form of outdoor recreation, it’s a sport in its own right, and this book has the information you need to enjoy a casual day on the trails or to compete year round. Wrenching: Dirt Rider is renowned for its “Dr. Dirt” feature, which breaks down repairs from the everyday to the highly specialized into simple, step-by-step tutorials. This book features the best of those, allowing any rider to become their own mechanic and save money. Suspension: A bike’s suspension is vital, expensive to fix, and tricky to diagnose. If there’s one thing off-road riders crave, it’s the ability and know-how to do this maintenance themselves. This special section delivers with clear, detailed but quick-to-grasp, tips from America’s top race-bike mechanics; this section alone could save a rider thousands of dollars. Whether you enjoy trail-riding and exploring the backcountry, aspiring to motocross stardom, wondering how they do those amazing freestyle flips, this book is packed with hands-on, off-road tips and tricks to get you there – and keep you moving.



Four Stroke Motocross and Off Road Performance Handbook

Four Stroke Motocross and Off Road Performance Handbook Author Eric Gorr
ISBN-10 9781610602044
Release 2011-07-10
Pages 160
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DIVThis thorough how-to manual helps the off-road motorcycle enthusiast get the most out of their machine. This one-stop reference covers everything from basic maintenance to performance modifications, including: • Engine rebuilding• Transmission rebuilding• Clutch repair and rebuilding• Big-bore kits• Cam kits and valve timing and tuning• Tuning stock suspension• Suspension revalving and kits• Jetting and tuning carburetors• Tuning electronic fuel injection• Wheels, tires, and brakes• Chains and sprockets• Cooling systems • Electrical systems/div



Bring Your A Game

Bring Your  A  Game Author Jennifer L. Etnier
ISBN-10 9780807898512
Release 2009-12-15
Pages 216
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Mental training is just as important as physical training when it comes to success in sport. And like physical fitness, mental toughness is something that can be taught and learned. Yet many young athletes have not learned the psychological skills needed to develop their best game. This book was written specifically for young athletes interested in improving their performance and reaching their potential in sport. Bring Your "A" Game introduces key strategies for mental training, such as goal setting, pre-performance routines, confidence building, and imagery. Each of the seventeen chapters focuses on a single mental skill and offers key points and exercises designed to reinforce the concepts. The book encourages athletes to incorporate these mental skills into their daily lives and practice sessions so that they become second nature during competition. Whether used at home by student athletes or assigned by coaches as part of team development, Bring Your "A" Game will help young performers develop a plan for success and learn to deal with the challenges of pursuing excellence in sport.



Dirt Rider s Motocross Riding Tips

Dirt Rider s Motocross Riding Tips Author Dirt Rider Magazine Editor
ISBN-10 0760313156
Release 2002-07-28
Pages 128
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Dirt Rider magazine publishes monthly one-page riding technique features. Emap magazines survey their readers every month, and the survey results show that bike tests rank first and riding techniques second. Dirt Rider presents these tip features by showing a well-known pro rider going step-by-step through a difficult obstacle. This book features the last five years of these motocross riding techniques in one volume.



Growth Mindset for Athletes Coaches and Trainers

Growth Mindset for Athletes  Coaches and Trainers Author Jennifer Purdie
ISBN-10 9781612437460
Release 2017-09-19
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A complete and easy-to-follow guide for inspiring every athlete with the proven power of growth mindset Whether you’re a coach, trainer or athelete, growth mindset has changed the game. It’s helping everyone from little leaguers to professionals reach their full potential. The perfect complement to a physical training regimen, this book shows how to use growth mindset to overcome plateaus and achieve peak performance. With proven strategies and step-by-step examples, this practical handbook shows how to implement growth mindset starting today. The program is based on SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely) goals and offers a range of powerful techniques, including how to: • Use visualization for game-day success • Turn losses into learning opportunities • Improve coach-athlete communication • Build trust among teammates • Stretch athletes beyond their comfort zone • Train with different personalities and ages



Fast After 50

Fast After 50 Author Joe Friel
ISBN-10 9781937716691
Release 2015-01-10
Pages 336
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Fast After 50 is for every endurance athlete who wants to stay fast for years to come. For runners, cyclists, triathletes, swimmers, and cross-country skiers, getting older doesn't have to mean getting slower. Drawing from the most current research on aging and sports performance, Joe Friel—America's leading endurance sports coach—shows how athletes can race strong and stay healthy well past age 50. In his groundbreaking book Fast After 50, Friel offers a smart approach for athletes to ward off the effects of age. Friel shows athletes how to extend their racing careers for decades—and race to win. Fast After 50 presents guidelines for high-intensity workouts, focused strength training, recovery, crosstraining, and nutrition for high performance: How the body's response to training changes with age, how to adapt your training plan, and how to avoid overtraining How to shed body fat and regain muscle density How to create a progressive plan for training, rest, recovery, and competition Workout guidelines, field tests, and intensity measurement In Fast After 50, Joe Friel shows athletes that age is just a number—and race results are the only numbers that count. With contributions from: Mark Allen, Gale Bernhardt, Amby Burfoot, Dr. Larry Creswell, John Howard, Dr. Tim Noakes, Ned Overend, Dr. John Post, Dr. Andrew Pruitt, and Lisa Rainsberger.



Breathe Strong Perform Better

Breathe Strong  Perform Better Author
ISBN-10 9781450429023
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Breathe Strong Perform Better has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Breathe Strong Perform Better also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Breathe Strong Perform Better book for free.



How to Ride Off Road Motorcycles

How to Ride Off Road Motorcycles Author Gary LaPlante
ISBN-10 9781610585521
Release 2012-08-13
Pages 176
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Off-road riding is one of motorcycling's most popular pursuits and also one of its best training grounds for improving street-riding skills. Off-road riding takes many forms, from motocross and enduro racing, to dual-sport day trips, to trail riding, to adventure tours. No matter the specific pursuit, all dirt riding (and much street riding) shares the same basic skill set. How to Ride Off-Road Motorcycles schools the reader in all the skills necessary to ride safely and quickly off-road. Chapters cover the basics, such as body position, turning, braking, and throttle control, then proceed to advanced techniques, such as sliding, jumps, wheelies, hill-climbing, and more. If you've ever wanted to try dirt riding or if you're an experienced rider looking to sharpen your skill set, How to Ride Off-Road Motorcycles is a perfect riding coach.



Adventure Riding Techniques

Adventure Riding Techniques Author Robert Wicks
ISBN-10 1844255727
Release 2009-11-01
Pages 176
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Every motorcycle adventure presents new challenges – terrain, weather, geography, mechanical issues, survival and navigation. Adventure Riding Techniques is designed to act as the essential and definitive guide to all the specialist skills one would need for off road adventure riding. It is designed to fill the reader with the confidence needed to undertake a long distance adventure ride, whatever the conditions. The book delivers a practical approach to adventure bike basics, riding techniques, crossing different types of terrain (everything from rivers and mud to rocks and deep sand), riding positions and strategies for survival. A long distance motorcycle journey is a significant undertaking and giving the reader insight into vital techniques and skills is this book’s unique difference. Specialists in the field will be used to demonstrate techniques and provide insightful information for aspiring adventure riders.



How to Increase Your Stand Up Paddling Performance

How to Increase Your Stand Up Paddling Performance Author Suzie Cooney
ISBN-10 149517557X
Release 2015-09-05
Pages 358
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This incredibly valuable book on stand up paddling performance is the next best thing to having Suzie there next to you on the water and on land, training and coaching you. You might not be able to get to Maui, but Suzie Trains Maui can now come to you! Take advantage of these jewels NOW before your next race. Immediately you'll discover how to: - dominate with more paddle power - become faster off the start - build more body and water confidence - increase your mental game - choose the right fuel for training and race day - develop your very own SUP program - improve your balance - download a FREE SUP Training Log There are hundreds of step-by-step photographs showing exactly how to increase your SUP performance. Improving your cardio capacity and endurance, learning how to develop better balance and faster reaction times for changing conditions, breaking waves or tight buoy turns; are just some of the many ways she will help you increase your paddle board performance. The book you've been waiting for from Maui's elite SUP ocean trainer, athlete and globally known ambassador of the sport, Suzie Cooney, is finally here.



Weight Training for Cyclists

Weight Training for Cyclists Author Ken Doyle
ISBN-10 1884737439
Release 1998
Pages 192
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Written from the premise that optimum cycling performance demands total body strength, Weight Training for Cyclists informs the serious cyclist on how to increase strength with weight training, as cycling alone cannot completely develop the muscle group used while riding. The authors identify and simplify the most current scientific information on strength training, answer questions about exercise and technique, and explain how to design a year round training program.



Strength Training for Seniors

Strength Training for Seniors Author Wayne L. Westcott
ISBN-10 0873229525
Release 1999
Pages 224
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"Wayne Westcott and Tom Baechle, two internationally recognized weight training experts, have written this research-based guide for instructors at health clubs, YMCAs, community centers, nursing homes, retirement communities, and other organizations who want to help older adults reap the diverse, far-reaching benefits of strength training."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved



Epidemiology of Injury in Adventure and Extreme Sports

Epidemiology of Injury in Adventure and Extreme Sports Author Travis W. Heggie
ISBN-10 9783318021646
Release 2012
Pages 177
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The first comprehensive examination of injuries associated with adventure and extreme sports This book reviews the existing data on the frequency and distribution of injuries and the factors contributing to injuries in adventure and extreme sports. Further, it suggests injury prevention strategies and provides recommendations for future research. Providing the first comprehensive compilation of epidemiological data over a range of new age sports considered to be adventurous and extreme, this publication is also the first of its kind to track down all of the major literature associated with the topic. A uniform and evidence-based approach to organizing and interpreting the literature is used in all chapters. All of the sport-specific chapters are laid out with the same basic headings making it easier for the reader to find common information across chapters. Sports physicians, physical therapists, recreation managers, researchers, injury prevention specialists, the adventure and extreme sport industry, and the adventure and extreme sport participants themselves will find the book useful in identifying problem areas in which appropriate preventive measures can be initiated to reduce the risk and severity of injuries. They will also want to use the book as a source for future research related to injuries in adventure and extreme sports.



Pro Motocross Off road Motorcycle Riding Techniques

Pro Motocross   Off road Motorcycle Riding Techniques Author Donnie Bales
ISBN-10 0760308314
Release 2000
Pages 207
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In addition to pro tips and step-by-step photos on jumping, cornering, braking, starting, training, and more, this popular dirt rider's bible has been fully updated to include the very latest techniques in full-color photos. All-new information features data on four-stroke bikes, as well as updated information on the latest body positions, bar set-ups, and jumping techniques that reflect the current emphasis on front-wheel landings. Up-to-date advice makes this an essential guide for today's off-road racers and riders. The author is Jeremy McGrath's personal trainer.



Race Tech s Motorcycle Suspension Bible

Race Tech s Motorcycle Suspension Bible Author Paul Thede
ISBN-10 9781610591669
Release 2010-06-19
Pages 256
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Suspension is probably the most misunderstood aspect of motorcycle performance. This book, by America’s premier suspension specialist, makes the art and science of suspension tuning accessible to professional and backyard motorcycle mechanics alike. Based on Paul Thede’s wildly popular Race Tech Suspension Seminars, this step-by-step guide shows anyone how to make their bike, or their kid’s, handle like a pro’s. Thede gives a clear account of the three forces of suspension that you must understand to make accurate assessments of your suspension’s condition. He outlines testing procedures that will help you gauge how well you’re improving your suspension, along with your riding. And, if you’re inclined to perfect your bike’s handling, he even explains the black art of chassis geometry. Finally, step-by-step photos of suspension disassembly and assembly help you rebuild your forks and shocks for optimum performance. The book even provides detailed troubleshooting guides for dirt, street, and supermoto--promising a solution to virtually any handling problem.