In this NEW 2nd Edition, you’ll take a scientific journey with critically acclaimed author Craig Stevenson as he explains the major physiological issues that when triggered, provoke arm pump, which ultimately robs you of performance. Once you understand why arm pump happens, you’ll quickly dive into cutting-edge nutrition, training and supplement strategies that could literally make arm pump a thing of the past!
Chapter 1 – I Hate Arm Pump!
In this chapter, you’ll get candid commentary on just how prevalent arm pump is in Action Sports. It clearly sets the stage that arm pump is the #1 performance-robbing condition for athletes that depend on their grip.
Chapter 2 – Arm Pump 101 How it Happens
This chapter will explain the exact physiological processes that trigger arm pump. Once you understand why arm pump happens this will allow you to fully understand the next three chapters that focus on training, nutrition and supplementation. You will also learn the difference between arm pump and lactic acid buildup which have to be treated differently for maximum performance.
Chapter 3 – Training to Eliminate Arm Pump
This chapter introduces five specific phases of training. A unique approach to Periodization allow you to condition your body for strength, power, endurance and improved recovery, all while changing your cardiovascular physiology to reduce arm pump and dramatically improve performance. This chapter gives you the tools needed to design your own program for maximum performance.
Chapter 4 – Performance Nutrition
Focusing on eating to build functional muscle, improve recovery, balance blood sugar and decrease blood viscosity is the heart of this chapter. Once you read the Nutrition Basics section this will prime you for the commentary on salt and potassium intake as well as regulating Vitamin K in the battle against arm pump. By the end of this chapter you’ll be armed with the knowledge and tools to design a performance nutrition plan specific to you.
Chapter 5 – Supplement Breakthroughs for ARM PUMP and Performance
Knowing how to eat and train to increase performance and reduce arm pump is a great start. Adding a clinically validated sports supplements that are specifically designed for the needs of Action Sports and Endurance Athletes can be a real game changer. Not only will you learn what to take to maximize performance, but you’ll also learn what not to take! This is a real game changer.
Chapter 6 – Frequently Asked Questions
This is the place to find the answers to all the questions you want to ask. Organized into the following sections; General, Training, Nutrition and Supplements this chapter delivers candid and substantiated answers to the most common questions out there.
Chapter 7 – Conclusion
This is where you’ll get all of the important information summarized in review. Since there is so much information packed into the pages of this book, the Conclusion organizes key points in a clear chronological manner for easy reference.