Today's lacrosse players are bigger, faster, and stronger than ever before. A focused program of strength, speed, and conditioning has become essential to anyone serious about on-field success. Complete Conditioning for Lacrosse features a comprehensive approach that develops players' physical abilities as well as the lacrosse-specific skills their positions require.
Renowned Cornell University strength and conditioning coach Tom Howley presents the exercises, drills, and programs he's relied on to make the Big Red a perennial powerhouse. In Complete Conditioning for Lacrosse you'll find a detailed individual assessment protocol that will help you identify strengths and weaknesses. Using these results, you'll work through the ready-to-use off-season and in-season programs by tailoring each workout to individual needs. Featuring 190 exercises, each accompanied by step-by-step instructions, photo sequences, and unparalleled advice on training, this resource is everything you need for raising your game and improving your team.
Whether you are a coach, player, strength and conditioning professional, or athletic trainer, Complete Conditioning for Lacrosse is your guide to excellence on the field and in the training room.
Chapter 1 Training Considerations
Chapter 2 Testing and Evaluation
Chapter 3 Warm-Up and Flexibility
Chapter 4 Strength and Power
Chapter 5 Speed and Agility
Chapter 6 Conditioning
Chapter 7 Off-Season Program Development
Chapter 8 In-Season Program Development
Chapter 9 Nutrition and Recovery