Delavier s Mixed Martial Arts Anatomy
More than 230 full-color photos and 120 anatomical illustrations augment more than 120 exercises specifically selected for the neuromuscular demands of the mixed martial arts. Original. 12,000 first printing.
Strength Training Anatomy
A best-seller now features more than 600 full-color illustrations--adding 48 pages of new exercises and stretches for each of the major muscle groups--to give readers an understanding of how muscles perform while training, in a resource that combines the detail of top anatomy texts with the best of strength training advice. Original.
Delavier s Stretching Anatomy
Frédéric Delavier has captivated millions with Strength Training Anatomy. Now readers have access to his exercise expertise and trademark illustrations once again with Delavier's Stretching Anatomy. With 250 full-color photos and 300 detailed illustrations, this guide depicts over 130 exercises to increase flexibility, tone muscles and reduce injury. All body regions are covered and sport-specific stretching routines are included. Original.
Delavier s Sculpting Anatomy for Women
Best-selling author Frederic Delavier brings his singular style to active women serious about slimming, toning, and shaping their bodies. "Delavier's Sculpting Anatomy for Women: Core, Butt, and Legs" helps women eliminate love handles and reduce cellulite through more than 75 exercises, 120 full-color photos, and 125 distinctive illustrations.
Biomechanics of Human Motion
Biomechanics of Human Motion: Applications in the Martial Arts delineates the general laws governing the human biomechanics through an extensive review of martial arts techniques and references to fundamental theory. Using straightforward mathematics and physics, the book covers in depth the anatomical foundation of biomechanics, the biomechanical and physiological foundation of human motion, and the fundamentals of biomechanics. Divided into four parts, the book covers: The musculoskeletal anatomy of the major muscles, their functions, and the different roles of the muscles in human mechanics The biomechanical and physiological foundations of human motion, including the very basic conceptions about lever systems, center of gravity, kinematic chain systems, and Newton’s laws Kinematics and kinetics via complex examples from martial arts and their comparison to different sports techniques The biomechanical principles and analysis of the martial arts, including anatomical and physiological considerations, and the analysis of the physical properties of a range of techniques Focusing on martial arts and sports activities, this book is designed to be used by undergraduate and graduate students of human movement science, physical education, and fitness, as well as college instructors and martial artists.
The entertaining companion novel to the best-selling The Sweet Second Life of Darrell Kincaid. Michelle Lawrence's perfect life has been just as she's designed it. But then her husband, Chad, ruins everything by taking a job in San Francisco, about as far from their comfortable family home as it's possible to get without actually emigrating. Up until now, Chad's primary focus has been keeping her happy, and Michelle can see no good reason why this should change. But change it has, and Michelle now has to deal with Chad's increasing detachment, while building a new life with her two small children in a place filled with cat-eating coyotes. On top of that, Michelle's oldest friend is turning against marriage while her newest is a little too obsessed with clean taps. And down the redwood-lined street, there's Aishe Herne, a woman who could pick a fight with a silent order of nuns. Aishe has designed her own kind of perfect life, in which there's room for her, her teenage son and no one else. But when cousin Patrick lands in town like a Cockney nemesis, both Aishe and Michelle must begin determined campaigns to regain their grip on the steering wheel of their lives. The Catherine Robertson Trilogy Book 1: The Sweet Second Life of Darrell Kincaid Book 2: The Not So Perfect Life of Mo Lawrence Book 3: The Misplaced Affections of Charlotte Forbes
Delavier s Women s Strength Training Anatomy Workouts
Best-selling author Frédéric Delavier introduces 42 programs for sculpting every region of the body. Featuring 40 exercises targeted to the back, shoulders, abs, buttocks, legs, arms, and chest, Delavier’s Women’s Strength Training Anatomy Workouts includes 171 photos and 442 remarkable anatomical illustrations.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout
Highlighted by the author's illustrations and hundreds of full-color photos, an ideal supplement offers 200-plus exercises and 50 programs for strength, power, bodybuilding, shaping and toning, and sport-specific training in more than 30 sports, with each exercise including step-by-step instruction, callouts for variation and safety considerations. Original.
Hone your senses, increase awareness, and learn the techniques that could save your life. Self-Defense: Steps to Survivalwill teach you to identify danger, avoid assault, and defend yourself and others against attackers in a variety of situations. Based on the proven strategies and techniques taught on campuses and in metropolitan areas worldwide, Self-Defense: Steps to Survivalis both practical and immediately applicable for men, women, and teens regardless of previous experience. You'll learn these skills: -Assess your surroundings, notice warning signs, and remove yourself from potential harm. -Use the power of your own voice to thwart an attack. -Recognize warning signs of violence in an intimate relationship. -Resist and escape physical and sexual violence by strangers and acquaintances. -Free yourself from an assailant's grasp. -Develop an arsenal of strikes, kicks, and defense techniques for countering physical attacks. -Defend yourself against weapon attacks and multiple attackers. Don't live in fear! Self-Defense: Steps to Survivalwill change the way you approach everyday life, giving you the assurance that you'll be prepared for the unexpected. See all the titles available in the Steps to Success Series.
Training for Warriors
To be a warrior, you must train like a warrior Discover the training secrets that have produced World Champions in MMA, Submission Grappling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and Judo. More than 750 color photos will show you how to perform hundreds of exercises designed to specifically target each area of your body. You'll also learn: Nutrition and safe weight-cutting tips Information on dealing with injuries Advice on the warrior mind and mental game The ultimate 8-week warrior workout plan Whether you are a fighter or just want to look like one, Training for Warriors is a proven, comprehensive system to get you fit for whatever battle life throws at you.