Double Play: Training and Nutrition Advice from the World's Experts in Baseball

Double Play: Training and Nutrition Advice from the World's Experts in Baseball


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Written to help athletes get in better shape to play the best baseball of their lives. Eating right, taking the right supplements, and engaging in a proper training regimin all contribute to overall baseball performance. Provides healthy eating tip, in general and also for game days, and advice on how athletes can safely gain or lose weight. Sports supplements to enhance baseball performance are discussed, as are restorative measures (whirlpools, massages, rehabilitation).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591201809
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 03/28/2008
Pages: 187
Sales rank: 788,619
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Bob Alejo is considered one of the world’s leading experts on strength and conditioning for baseball. As strength and conditioning director at U.C. Santa Barbara since 2005, Bob brings nearly twenty-five years of unmatched experience training athletes. Bob was also the conditioning coach for the Oakland Athletics baseball team from 1993 to 2001, and from 1984 to 1993 trained and supervised men's and women's teams at the University of California, at Los Angeles. He is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, American College of Sports Medicine, International Society of Sports Nutrition, and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist as well as a Level-I Weightlifting Federation coach.

Chief Executive Officer of the International Society of Sports Nutrition and one of its cofounders. He earned his Ph.D. in the area of skeletal muscle plasticity and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in endocriniology and metabolism.

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