Pilates & Conditioning For Athletes: An Integrated ...

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Author Lademann & Lademann
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Gain the competitive edge with the innovative training methods inPilates and Conditioning for Athletes. This science-based, multidimensional approach to athletic conditioning helps you build a strong and flexible foundation by infusing Pilates into training, resulting in complete training programs that tap into the seven pillars of training needed for success:AgilityFlexibilityMobilityPowerSpeedStabilityStrengthBegin with proven assessment protocols that have helped elite and professional athletes reach the pinnacle of their careers and remain there. Evaluate your movement patterns, range of motion, strength base, flexibility, and core strength to determine your baseline and guide your selection of exercises and sequences to turn weaknesses into strengths.Then follow detailed instructions for 124 Pilates mat and traditional conditioning exercises to strengthen your core, improve your posture, increase flexibility, and correct muscle imbalances. You will learn the following:Breathing exercises to increase lung capacity and reduce stressStretching routines to open your hips, hamstrings, and backJoint articulation to improve range of motion and balanceResistance training for strength and powerMedicine ball training for working in diagonal and transverse planesA dynamic warm-up series to begin each training sessionYou can take the confusion out of your training plan by adding one or more of the 19 foundational, intermediate, and sport-specific workouts to help you achieve your performance goals.Successful athletes never leave their training to chance: Every workout is planned, every exercise is done for a specific reason, and each movement and program builds upon the previous one. Whether you are a weekend warrior, a college or professional athlete, or a 70-year-old triathlete,Pilates and Conditioning for Athleteswill help you incorporate Pilates training to become a stronger, faster, healthier, and better-equipped athlete.CE exam available!For certified professionals, a companion continuing education exam can be completed after reading this book. ThePilates and Conditioning for Athletes Online CE Exammay be purchased separately or as part of thePilates and Conditioning for Athletes With CE Exampackage that includes both the book and the exam.

Short Description
Pilates and Conditioning for Athletesdetails an original Pilates-infused conditioning program for athletes, strength coaches, and professional trainers that taps into the seven pillars of training needed for success: agility, flexibility, mobility, power, speed, stability, and strength.

Table of Contents
Part I. Pilates Conditioning for Your BodyChapter 1.Functional PhilosophyChapter 2.Goal Setting, Primary Assessment, and VisualizationChapter 3.Daily Movements That Enhance PerformanceChapter 4.Movement Prep: Dynamic Warm-UpPart II. Foundational MovementChapter 5.Pilates ExercisesChapter 6.Training With Medicine Ball and Resistance BandsChapter 7.Fundamental Strength ExercisesPart III. Pick Your ProgramChapter 8.Foundational WorkoutsChapter 9.Intermediate, Advanced, and Sport-Specific Workouts