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Whole-Body Strength Ball Exercises contains 10 exercises to help you develop total-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 all major muscle groups with multijoint exercises. Functional moves that strengthen and stabilize muscles throughout the body will challenge your coordination and balance.
Whole-Body Strength Ball Exercises 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 children.
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.