The Smarter Athlete

Your Guide to Peak Performance

by Eduardo Anorga MD



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/22/2006

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Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 168
ISBN : 9780595808670
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 168
ISBN : 9780595364350

About the Book

Today's athletes not only have more competitors, they have to face tougher competition. In this environment it seems everyone is strong, naturally talented, and willing to work extremely hard. If you want to win, you need to be smarter than the competition.

But how do you know which training techniques optimize your strength and endurance, or how to structure practice sessions to improve your skills and avoid injury? There is an abundance of valuable scientific information, but busy athletes don't have the time to read esoteric journals or dozens of books about sports science. This results in a huge gap between what is known to work and what most athletes are doing. Unfortunately, much of this gap is being filled by pseudoscientific, commercially driven hype.

Author Eduardo Añorga, MD, draws on his medical experience to provide athletes with a comprehensive guide to obtaining maximum performance results, covering topics such as:

· Injury prevention
· Strategy development
· Staying focused
· Challenging environments
· Strength training
· Improving stamina
· Sports nutrition
· Psychological factors

Concise and reliable, The Smarter Athlete: Your Guide to Peak Performance is an invaluable training tool for any athlete.

About the Author

Eduardo Añorga, MD, graduated from the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He is board certified in family medicine and has received further training and certification in sports medicine. Dr. Añorga is on the faculty of the UCLA Department of Family Practice and has his private practice in Redondo Beach, California.