The outdoor athlete

by Schurman, Courtenay, 1966-

Format: Print Book 2009.
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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Carnegie Library of McKeesport Nonfiction 796.5 Sch86
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Take your outdoor experience to the next level. The Outdoor Athlete will prepare you for adventure with performance training programs designed to maximize outdoor enjoyment.

Whether you're increasing upper-body strength for an upcoming climb or building endurance for a multiday hike, The Outdoor Athlete will make sure you are ready.

Authors Courtenay and Doug Schurman use their extensive outdoor and training expertise to provide conditioning programs developed for the unique demands of 17 activities:




-Alpine mountaineering


-Rock climbing

-Ice climbing

-Mixed climbing

-Trail running

-Off-road biking




-Cross-country skiing


-Randonee Skiing

-Telemark skiing
Including coverage of nutritional requirements and environmental demands, The Outdoor Athlete is simply the most comprehensive resource available for outdoor adventurists. If you love the outdoors, you need The Outdoor Athlete .

Principles of training
Fitness assessment and adaptation
Increasing endurance
Maximizing strength
Fueling for outdoor pursuits
Overcoming environmental challenges
Hiking, trekking, and backpacking
Alpine scrambling and mountaineering
Rock and ice climbing
Trail running
Off-road biking
Canoeing, kayaking, and rafting
Snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and backcountry skiing
Flexibility and mobility
Body stabilization and support

Additional Information
Subjects Outdoor recreation.
Physical education and training.
Publisher Champaign, IL :Human Kinetics,2009.
Contributors Schurman, Doug, 1968-
Language English
Description viii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 9780736076111 (soft cover)
0736076115 (soft cover)
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