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Intermittent Fasting: The Complete Guide to Lose and Build Muscle...
by Andrew Johnson

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Publication Date

August 20, 2017

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<p>If you are looking for a new and revolutionary way to lose wait then look no further than the Intermittent Fast Diet! This diet spearheaded by Dr. Mosley, has been scientifically proven to give you results. Those that partake of the intermittent fast take on the view that weight gain is a progressive disease.</p><p>If you are gaining a few pounds every single year when you are already overweight, there is no doubt about it, this is a dysfunction of your body, and your metabolism is out of whack. Unlike other diets that treat the symptoms of this weight gain disease the intermittent fast diet goes after the root of the problem.</p><p>By fasting intermittently your body is able to survive on a lower caloric intake throughout the weak and as a result of this switch, metabolic changes occur as a result. Normally your body is most likely running on extra carbohydrates as its primary fuel source while it leaves stored fat deposits alone for emergency use, but when you fast, the body switches gears and fat becomes the fuel source, allowing you to burn those dreaded fat deposits directly.</p><p>And by fasting every other day your body stays prepped and primed to continue this slow fat burn. This is why after just a few weeks of an intermittent fasting regiment people have seen tremendous results with even the most stubborn of belly fat evaporating under the pressure cooker that has been created due to a steady and controlled intermittent fast.</p><p>If you have been struggling with your weight, or if you would just like a healthier lifestyle for you and your family, by all means give this book a try! It only takes a little bit of your time to make your whole life better!</p><p>Buy this book and discover how you can:</p><ul><li>Burn fat faster</li><li>Reduce caloric intake</li><li>Make healthier meals</li><li>And a whole lot more!</li></ul>
Coaching For Life: A Guide to Playing, Thinking and Being the Bes...
by Paul Annacone

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English

Pages

194

Publication Date

August 18, 2017

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Coaching for Life is based on master coach and former top player Paul Annacone's insights into the professional game of tennis and how the processed-oriented journey that has helped champions with their game can be applied universally to us all. With this book, universal techniques are served up to help with overcoming adversity, how to plan and process to attain goals, and finally, how to live in the pure belief of oneself. With over 125 photos of the world's most enduring tennis greats, inside-the-game anecdotes and step-by-step guides for personal growth and success on any level.
DS Performance - Strength & Conditioning Training Program for Ten...
by D F J Smith

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August 16, 2017

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DS Performance Strength & Conditioning Training Programmes<br />Sport: Tennis<br />Variable: Strength<br />Level: Amateur<br />Duration: 12 weeks <br />DS Performance have created an exclusive series of sport specific, strength & conditioning training programmes that have underpinning, evidence based training methods, which have been put in place to improve your performance for all ages and abilities. All programmes have been designed to develop each specific performance variable through the progression of intensity and volume. <br />Along with your training program this book contains a supporting guide to mobility training. This guide uses myofascial release, static stretching and activation work to mobilise the major body parts used in training. It has been put in place to increase your mobility, it can also be used to support your warm-ups and cool downs. To aid your training, we also included a series of tables to create your lifting percentages. These tables will help you work out your working percentages from 40%-95%. The tables are broken down into 5% loads, all in kilograms, ranging from 10kg-300kg<br />All programmes by DS Performance are 12 weeks in duration, we recommend that you do two, six week training blocks, with a de-loading week between the two training blocks. This will allow the body to recover, prepare you for the second training phase and reduce any risk of injury. <br />Tennis players come in all shapes and sizes and adapt their game to make the most of their physical attributes. But they all have to produce high levels of skill on different surfaces, at varying intensity’s, through multi-directional movement patters. Tennis players are required to have good agility, balance, aerobic & anaerobic capacity, speed and strength in order to get around the court faster than their opponent and produce great racket head power. This is why our programmes have been designed to develop the key physical attributes for Tennis.<br />Covering the essential physical aspects to Tennis is just as important as putting the time in on the court. Choose your current training level, Amateur, Intermediate and Advanced for the variable you would like to train and progress your way up to "Advanced" to really improve your performance.<br />The three levels, Amateur, Intermediate and Advanced represents more your current training age, experience and skill level. Because weight training and other training methods have a completely different set of skills required when lifting and training correctly, compared to your sport. <br />DS Performance training programmes are written to run alongside a skill/sport specific based training plan. DS Performance programmes provide sessions for 3 days of training a week, to alternate between your skill/sport specific training sessions. DS Performance has selected five of the most important physical performance variables/attributes for each of the sports that are essential in developing your performance. <br />DS Performance strength & conditioning training programmes have been written for 20 of the most popular sports globally, the sports selected have a wide range of physical attributes and together we have targeted the primary performance variables, to develop them for increases in your personal performance.<br />DS Performance has been developed to bring elite training methods to everyone, from all levels of sporting ability. The mission of DS Performance is to make training programmes utilised by professional athletes available to all sporting enthusiasts and performers. <br />DS Performance are providing you with training programmes designed by ex-Team GB athletes and coaching staff that have the practical and applied experience through a wide range of individual and team based sports.<br />Combined with the vast experience an International athlete has on training and peak performance, who also are qualified to a minimum of Post Graduate level, in the form of Masters Degrees in Sport Science, Strength & Conditioning.
DS Performance - Strength & Conditioning Training Program for Ten...
by D F J Smith

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English

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Publication Date

August 16, 2017

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DS Performance Strength & Conditioning Training Programmes<br />Sport: Tennis<br />Variable: Strength<br />Level: Intermediate<br />Duration: 12 weeks <br />DS Performance have created an exclusive series of sport specific, strength & conditioning training programmes that have underpinning, evidence based training methods, which have been put in place to improve your performance for all ages and abilities. All programmes have been designed to develop each specific performance variable through the progression of intensity and volume. <br />Along with your training program this book contains a supporting guide to mobility training. This guide uses myofascial release, static stretching and activation work to mobilise the major body parts used in training. It has been put in place to increase your mobility, it can also be used to support your warm-ups and cool downs. To aid your training, we also included a series of tables to create your lifting percentages. These tables will help you work out your working percentages from 40%-95%. The tables are broken down into 5% loads, all in kilograms, ranging from 10kg-300kg<br />All programmes by DS Performance are 12 weeks in duration, we recommend that you do two, six week training blocks, with a de-loading week between the two training blocks. This will allow the body to recover, prepare you for the second training phase and reduce any risk of injury. <br />Tennis players come in all shapes and sizes and adapt their game to make the most of their physical attributes. But they all have to produce high levels of skill on different surfaces, at varying intensity’s, through multi-directional movement patters. Tennis players are required to have good agility, balance, aerobic & anaerobic capacity, speed and strength in order to get around the court faster than their opponent and produce great racket head power. This is why our programmes have been designed to develop the key physical attributes for Tennis.<br />Covering the essential physical aspects to Tennis is just as important as putting the time in on the court. Choose your current training level, Amateur, Intermediate and Advanced for the variable you would like to train and progress your way up to "Advanced" to really improve your performance.<br />The three levels, Amateur, Intermediate and Advanced represents more your current training age, experience and skill level. Because weight training and other training methods have a completely different set of skills required when lifting and training correctly, compared to your sport. <br />DS Performance training programmes are written to run alongside a skill/sport specific based training plan. DS Performance programmes provide sessions for 3 days of training a week, to alternate between your skill/sport specific training sessions. DS Performance has selected five of the most important physical performance variables/attributes for each of the sports that are essential in developing your performance. <br />DS Performance strength & conditioning training programmes have been written for 20 of the most popular sports globally, the sports selected have a wide range of physical attributes and together we have targeted the primary performance variables, to develop them for increases in your personal performance.<br />DS Performance has been developed to bring elite training methods to everyone, from all levels of sporting ability. The mission of DS Performance is to make training programmes utilised by professional athletes available to all sporting enthusiasts and performers. <br />DS Performance are providing you with training programmes designed by ex-Team GB athletes and coaching staff that have the practical and applied experience through a wide range of individual and team based sports.<br />Combined with the vast experience an International athlete has on training and peak performance, who also are qualified to a minimum of Post Graduate level, in the form of Masters Degrees in Sport Science, Strength & Conditioning.
Open
by Andre Agassi

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English

Pages

402

Publication Date

December 24, 2009

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<p><b>#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER</b></p><p>Far more than a superb memoir about the highest levels of professional tennis, <i>Open</i> is the engrossing story of a remarkable life.<br> <br>Andre Agassi had his life mapped out for him before he left the crib. Groomed to be a tennis champion by his moody and demanding father, by the age of twenty-two Agassi had won the first of his eight grand slams and achieved wealth, celebrity, and the game’s highest honors. But as he reveals in this searching autobiography, off the court he was often unhappy and confused, unfulfilled by his great achievements in a sport he had come to resent. Agassi writes candidly about his early success and his uncomfortable relationship with fame, his marriage to Brooke Shields, his growing interest in philanthropy, and—described in haunting, point-by-point detail—the highs and lows of his celebrated career.</p><br><br><br><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i>
The Inner Game of Tennis: The Classic Guide to the Mental Side of...
by W. Timothy Gallwey

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English

Pages

161

Publication Date

June 22, 2010

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The Inner Game of Tennis is a revolutionary program for overcoming the self-doubt, nervousness, and lapses of concentration that can keep a player from winning. Now available in a revised paperback edition, this classic bestseller can change the way the game of tennis is played.<br /><br /><br /><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i>
Unstoppable: My Life So Far
by Maria Sharapova

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English

Pages

304

Publication Date

September 12, 2017

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<p><b>From Maria Sharapova, </b><b>one of our fiercest female athletes, the captivating—</b><b>and candid—story of her rise from nowhere to tennis </b><b>stardom, and the unending fight to stay on top.</b></p><p>In 2004, in a stunning upset against the two-time defending champion Serena Williams, seventeen-year-old Maria Sharapova won Wimbledon, becoming an overnight sensation. Out of virtual anonymity, she launched herself onto the international stage. “Maria Mania” was born. Sharapova became a name and face recognizable worldwide. Her success would last: she went on to hold the number-one WTA ranking multiple times, to win four more Grand Slam tournaments, and to become one of the highest-grossing female athletes in the world.</p><p>And then—at perhaps the peak of her career—Sharapova came up against the toughest challenge yet: during the 2016 Australian Open, she was charged by the ITF with taking the banned substance meldonium, only recently added to the ITF’s list. The resulting suspension would keep her off the professional courts for fifteen months—a frighteningly long time for any athlete. The media suggested it might be fateful.</p><p>But Sharapova’s career has always been driven by her determination and by her dedication to hard work. Her story doesn’t begin with the 2004 Wimbledon championship, but years before, in a small Russian town, where as a five-year-old she played on drab neighborhood courts with precocious concentration. It begins when her father, convinced his daughter could be a star, risked everything to get them to Florida, that sacred land of tennis academies. It begins when the two arrived with only seven hundred dollars and knowing only a few words of English. From that, Sharapova scraped together one of the most influential sports careers in history.</p><p>Here, for the first time, is the whole story, and in her own words. Sharapova’s is an unforgettable saga of dedication and fortune. She brings us inside her pivotal matches and illuminates the relationships that have shaped her—with coaches, best friends, boyfriends, and Yuri, her coach, manager, father, and most dedicated fan, describing with honesty and affection their oft-scrutinized relationship. She writes frankly about the suspension. As Sharapova returns to the professional circuit, one thing is clear: the ambition to win that drove her from the public courts of Russia to the manicured lawns of Wimbledon has not diminished.</p><p>Sharapova’s <i>Unstoppable</i> is a powerful memoir, resonant in its depiction of the will to win—whatever the odds.</p>
Mind Gym: An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence (NTC Sports/Fitn...
by , David Casstevens

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English

Pages

240

Publication Date

June 24, 2002

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<p><b>Praise for <i>Mind Gym</i></b></p> <p>"Believing in yourself is paramount to success for any athlete. Gary's lessons and David's writing provide examples of the importance of the mental game."<br /><br />--<b>Ben Crenshaw</b>, two-time Masters champion and former Ryder Cup captain</p> <p>"<i>Mind Gym</i> hits a home run. If you want to build mental muscle for the major leagues, read this book."<br /><br />--<b>Ken Griffey Jr.</b>, Major League Baseball MVP</p> <p>"I read <i>Mind Gym</i> on my way to the Sydney Olympics and really got a lot out of it. Gary has important lessons to teach, and you'll find the exercises fun and beneficial."<br /><br />--<b>Jason Kidd</b>, NBA All-Star and Olympic gold-medal winner</p> <p>In <i>Mind Gym</i>, noted sports psychology consultant Gary Mack explains how your mind influences your performance on the field or on the court as much as your physical skill does, if not more so. Through forty accessible lessons and inspirational anecdotes from prominent athletes--many of whom he has worked with--you will learn the same techniques and exercises Mack uses to help elite athletes build mental "muscle." <i>Mind Gym</i> will give you the "head edge" over the competition.</p>
You Cannot Be Serious
by , James Kaplan

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English

Pages

372

Publication Date

June 10, 2002

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John McEnroe stunned the tennis elite when he came out of nowhere to make the Wimbledon semifinals at the age of eighteen—and just a few years later, he was ranked number one in the world. <i>You Cannot Be Serious </i>is McEnroe at his most personal, a no-holds-barred examination of Johnny Mac, the kid from Queens, and his “wild ride” through the world of professional tennis at a boom time when players were treated like rock stars. Here he candidly explores the roots of his famous on-court explosions; his ambivalence toward the sport that made him famous; his adventures (and misadventures) on the road; his views of colleagues from Connors to Borg to Lendl; his opinions of contemporary tennis—and his current roles as husband, father, senior tour player, and often-controversial commentator—in a “bracing new serve-and-volley autobiography” (<i>The Boston Globe</i>).
Ways of Grace: Stories of Activism, Adversity, and How Sports Can...
by , Carol Taylor

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English

Pages

256

Publication Date

June 27, 2017

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<p>Inspired by Arthur Ashe’s bestselling memoir <em>Days of Grace</em>, a collection of positive, uplifting stories of seemingly small acts of grace from across the sports world that have helped to bridge cultural and racial divides.</p><p>Like many people of color, James Blake has experienced the effects of racism firsthand—publicly—first at the U.S. Open, and then in front of his hotel on a busy Manhattan street, where he was tackled and handcuffed by a police officer in a case of "mistaken identity." Though rage would have been justified, Blake faced both incidents with dignity and aplomb. </p><p>In <em>Ways of Grace</em> he reflects on his experiences and explores those of other sports stars and public figures who have not only overcome adversity, but have used them to unite rather than divide, including: </p><p>Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi, a Pakistani Muslim and Amir Hadad, an Israeli Jew, who despite the conflicts of their countries, paired together in the 2002 Wimbledon men’s doubles draw. </p><p>Muhammad Ali, who transcended racism with a magnetic personality and a breathtaking mastery of boxing that was unparalleled. </p><p>Nelson Mandela, who spent twenty-seven years in prison for his commitment to social reform, peace, and equality yet never gave up his battle to end apartheid—a struggle that led to his eventual freedom and his nation's transition to black majority rule.</p><p>Groundbreaking tennis legend Arthur Ashe, who was a model of courage, elegance, and poise on the court and off; a gifted player who triumphed in the all-white world of professional tennis, and became one of his generation's greatest players. </p><p>Weaving together these and other poignant and unforgettable stories, Blake reveals how, through seemingly small acts of grace, we can confront hatred, bigotry, and injustice with virtue—and use it to propel ourselves to greater heights.</p><p></p>

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