Powerlifting: The Complete Guide to Technique, Training, and Competition (2nd Edition)
The mental and physical demands of powerlifting are unlike anyother sport. Athletes must be committed and focused on success. InPowerlifting, Second Edition, powerlifting hall of famerDan Austin, winner of 10 world powerlifting championships and 18national championships, teams with strength and conditioning expertDr. Bryan Mann to offer the most comprehensive powerliftingresource available.This no-nonsense approach to training and competing in the sportoffers over 100 exercises that promote the development of the threeprimary movements—the squat, bench press, and deadlift—and theirrelated supplemental exercises. Dynamic warm-up routines andrecovery techniques get you primed for training, making it aone-stop guide to powerlifting success. The second edition has beenupdated to address female powerlifters and includes a 14-weekcompetition program, six gender- and exercise-specific trainingprograms, as well as three 8-week off-season training programs.Precompetition checklists give you at-a-glance guides for tasks tocomplete and items to bring to the meet.Powerlifting also equips you to fuel for maximumproduction, providing examples of the best sources of protein andcarbohydrates and information on preworkout drinks and commonsupplements. The psychological side of the sport is addressed withmental health advice and visualization tools and recommendations touse both during training and competition as well as during personaltime.Based on the latest in exercise research and science,Powerlifting is an indispensable resource for competitivelifters or recreational gym enthusiasts looking to take theirlifting to another level, making Powerlifting the ticketto a new max.CE exam available! For certified professionals,a companion continuing education exam can be completed afterreading this book. The Powerlifting Online CE Exam may bepurchased separately or as part of the Powerlifting With CEExam package that includes both the book and the exam.