Who says the best can’t get better? The third edition of Strength Ball Training delivers more exercises, programs, assessments, and videos for better results.
Preferred by elite athletes, fitness experts, and strength and conditioning specialists, stability and medicine ball exercises are essential to developing core power, strength, balance, coordination, and stability. Strength Ball Training presents those exercises along with instruction and advice on achieving results.
Inside you will find assessments to help you determine your current ability level and corrective exercises that address deficiencies. The exercises can be sequenced to create individual programs that target specific regions or enhance total-body performance. You’ll learn to incorporate equipment such as cables, bands, and dumbbells for added versatility and increased resistance. And you’ll be granted exclusive access to online videos demonstrating the most complex and advanced exercises.
Strength Ball Training also includes sample programs with a full array of strength, flexibility, and balance challenges that will test you to your very core.
About the Authors
Lorne Goldenberg is the director of the UPMC Sports Performance Complex in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Sports Performance Complex provides services to athletes of all ages, skill levels, and sports along with nonathletes and others seeking to improve their fitness. Goldenberg has been active in the field of sport performance for over 30 years. Having worked in the National Hockey League (NHL) and Canadian Football League (CFL), Goldenberg graduated from the University of Ottawa with an honors degree in physical education and is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a strength and conditioning specialist. He is also a certified exercise physiologist (CEP) through the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology.
Peter Twist is the president and CEO of Twist Conditioning, an athlete conditioning company with franchised centers in the United States and Canada. His company offers one-on-one and team training, a line of 350 sport fitness products, and sport conditioning specialist certifications delivered by Twist master coaches throughout Canada, the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom. Twist and his team have been selected by the Chinese Olympic Committee to lead the performance training and rehabilitation for Team China in upcoming summer and winter Olympics. He will work with athletes competing in the Rio 2016 Olympics. Twist has authored 10 books, 16 DVDs, and more than 400 articles on sport-specific conditioning.
Strength Ball Training is available from Human Kinetics for $33.95.