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The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Lacrosse [Kindle Edition]

Rob Price

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The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Lacrosse is the most comprehensive and up-to-date lacrosse-specific training guide in the world today. It contains descriptions and photographs of over 80 of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by athletes worldwide. This book features year-round lacrosse-specific weight-training programs guaranteed to improve your performance and get you results.

No other lacrosse book to date has been so well designed, so easy to use, and so committed to weight training. This book will have players increasing strength, speed, and flexibility resulting in harder checks, more accurate shots, and the ability power past defenders all game long. From the opening face-off you will be able to dominate the game like never before and maintain your intensity until the final whistle.

Both beginners and advanced athletes and weight trainers can follow this book and utilize its programs. From recreational to professional, thousands of athletes all over the world are already benefiting from this book and its techniques, and now you can too!

Product Details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 6468 KB
  • Print Length: 168 pages
  • Publisher: Price World Publishing (Nov. 10 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004C05BOE
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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Amazon.com: 3.4 out of 5 stars  10 reviews
15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not bad, but not what I was hoping for May 5 2008
By B. Junkin-Mills - Published on Amazon.com
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I am a physical therapist with a lacrosse-obsessed son. I bought this book not because I need to know how to strength-train, but because I wanted to know what muscles should be strength-trained to improve lacrosse performance.

This book has a lot of information about strength-training in general, and it gives nice specific detailed workouts ('Day 2 do these exercises', etc). But it does not tell me anything that I, as a PT, don't already know. For example, it says that for lacrosse, the upper body muscles that should be strengthened are the chest, back, shoulders, biceps, triceps. Um, yeah. That about covers everything, so - not helpful.

To improve running speed it says to do sprints. Again, not so helpful.

I would say that the author is pretty well-educated with regards to exercise physiology. If you're looking for a concise yet thorough book about strength training, with various strategies for when to train and what you could substitute - this is a good book. If you're looking for information about exactly what muscles to train for lacrosse, I feel this book falls short.
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A must read for any high school or college player March 8 2007
By G. Boucher - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
This book gives a detailed explanation of every exercise and has photos that show the correct way to do the exercise.
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Lacrosse - Why Weight Training Aug. 31 2007
By William Vita - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
I found this book to be excellent for the young lacrosse player. It shows the basic techneques and how with repititions they can increase their strength but at a safe pace.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good ideas presented Jan. 2 2008
By Bruce Rhodes - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I like the way this book is put together. It lays out week by week plans for the off season as well as on season. The author also explains why certain workout techniques are suggested for different times of the year. I've read through and plan to use the routinues myself and see if if it puts me back in condition to play some over 40 ball. Until then I've reserved the final star.
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Lacrosse-Related Exercises April 10 2007
By Marina Kushner - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
Detailed explanations accompany each exercise to help the lacrosse player train, even in the off-season. Great photos also help the explanations.

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