Athletic Abs works like magic to strengthen your core. The Body Coach® ,Paul Collins, Australia’s Personal Trainer™, takes the guesswork out of training. He expertly guides you through elite level of abdominal training progressions. Included in this book are the top 10 exercises of all time using body weight, medicine balls, fitness balls and strength training drills alike. He does this by using all planes of motion. Collins offers pre- exercise set-up to prepare you for the workout. Each drill provides a different effect on the abs. Also included in Athletic Abs aresports-specific abdominal training programs, balance sports, ball sports, golf, martial arts, racquet and bat sports, running sports, and swimming. There is bound to be a sport included that you love, and will enjoy working on more. However, all the instructions and exercises in this book will build your abs. Illustrations, diagrams, and photos will show you proper posture and position for the various exercises.
In Learning Horseback Riding, you will get to meet this little horse named Max. He will introduce you and your children to the entertaining sport of horseback riding. Learning Horseback Riding is written in a way that allows children to pick up the book and read it on their own. The fun illustrations in this book lend to easier and quicker learning. It includes interesting ideas and inquisitive puzzles. The kids are also given the opportunity to color some of the images. Your kids can also mark in the book and fill-in the blanks, which will aid in their understanding of horseback riding. Learning Horseback Riding is the ideal companion for those who are just starting out with their first riding lessons.
Everyone needs to know how to swim. It is important for children to learn how to swim. Teach them at a young age, and they will have a talent they will never lose. Besides, one never knows when the knowledge of how to tread water or swim will come in handy. Not only is moving around in the water a healthy practice, but it’s fun and playful too. Safe water activities also take away fears. Learning Swimming is written for children who want to, simply put, learn how to swim. From getting used to the water to important rules for swimming, this book covers it.
Building on the book Learning Fencing, this book, Training Fencing explains how to train for the techniques and tactics in the sport of fencing and shows why fencers must improve their endurance, strength, and speed. Young fencers learn to go beyond practice bouts and enrich their training with exercises that may seem to have nothing at all to do with fencing. They discover how important it is to warm up before training and competitions and learn why an athlete gets stiff muscles.