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Strength Ball Exercises for the Chest contains 13 exercises to help you develop upper-body strength. This mini e-book provides you with the tools for building an effective workout program at home or in the gym that activates the pectoral and deltoid muscles, improves balance, and enhances stabilization.
Strength Ball Exercises for the Chest is an abridged version of Lorne Goldenberg and Peter Twist’s Strength Ball Training, Second Edition (Human Kinetics, 2006), which helps develop strength, power, coordination, balance, and core stability using the medicine ball and stability ball exercises.
Lorne Goldenberg has worked as a strength and conditioning coach
for the Florida Panthers, Ottawa Senators Hockey Club, St. Louis Blues,
Chicago Blackhawks, Quebec Nordiques, Colorado Avalanche, Windsor
Spitfires, and the Ottawa 67s. He lectures internationally on a variety
of topics, including stability ball exercises and ground-based sport
conditioning, for groups such as the National Strength and Conditioning
Association, Society of Weight Training Injury Specialists, provincial
associations, and professional teams. He has written for the NSCA
Journal of Strength and Conditioning, Ironman, Physical, Men’s Journal,
Hockey Life, and Hockey Now.
Goldenberg is president of Strength Tek Fitness & Wellness Consultants,
which provides workplace health and wellness programs across Canada
(www.strengthtek.com). He also is president of the Athletic Conditioning
Center, which is Ottawa’s only sport conditioning facility for serious
athletes (www.accottawa.com). He lives in Ottawa, Ontario, with his two
Peter Twist is the former strength and conditioning coach for the
Vancouver Canucks and is president of Twist Conditioning Incorporated
(www.sportconditioning.com), an athlete conditioning company with
franchised athlete conditioning centers; one-on-one and team training; a
line of 350 sport fitness products; and sport conditioning specialist
certifications delivered by Twist Master Coaches throughout Canada, the
United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom. A frequent guest
lecturer at international fitness conferences and coaching clinics,
Twist delivers workshops on sport conditioning to personal trainers,
conditioning coaches, sport coaches, teachers, and medical professionals
around the globe.
Twist has authored 7 books, 16 DVDs, and over 400 articles on functional
training. He also provides exercise information via home study to
athletes, parents, and exercise professionals in several countries.
An NSCA-certified strength and conditioning specialist with a master's
degree in coaching science from the University of British Columbia,
Twist served as president of the Hockey Conditioning Coaches
Association, editor of the Journal of Hockey Conditioning, and
NSCA provincial director for British Columbia. Twist lives in North
Vancouver with his wife, two daughters, and two dogs.