Breathe Strong, Perform Better

Author(s): Alison McConnell


Today's top athletes, as well as their coaches and trainers, know the benefits that breathing muscle training provides. From performance to conditioning, the results are clear. Now with "Breathe Strong, Perform Better", you will learn how to use breathing training to excel. In this comprehensive guide, the world's leading authority on breathing muscle training, Alison McConnell, will show you how to apply the latest scientific research and case studies to maximise training, conditioning and performance. With detailed instruction, practical advice and easy-to-use sample programmes you will be able to achieve all of your fitness goals!


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Alison McConnell is a professor of applied physiology at Brunel University in London. She is a fellow of both the American College of Sports Medicine and the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) and is a BASES-accredited physiologist. McConnell is acknowledged as a leading authority on breathing muscle training and is the author of numerous scientific articles and book chapters. She is a regular presenter at international scientific and medical conferences.

Chapter 1. Breathing During Exercise; Chapter 2. Performance Limitations of Breathing Muscles; Chapter 3. Training Response of Breathing Muscles; Chapter 4. Performance Benefits of Breathing Muscle Training; Chapter 5. Training the Breathing Muscles; Chapter 6. Building Your Foundation; Chapter 7. Training for Exercise and Fitness; Chapter 8. Training for Endurance Sports; Chapter 9. Training for Team Sports; Chapter 10. Training for Racket, Striking, and Throwing Sports; Chapter 11. Exercises for Breathing Muscle Training.

General Fields

  • : 9780736091695
  • : Human Kinetics Publishers
  • : Human Kinetics Publishers
  • : 0.612
  • : April 2011
  • : 254mm X 178mm
  • : United States
  • : August 2011
  • : books

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  • : Alison McConnell
  • : Paperback
  • : 613.192
  • : 288
  • : 23 illustrations, 183 photos