At first, the job's a thrill—running with messages, illegal liquor, whatever Squizzy orders. It fills Charlie with power. But then come the not-so-savory parts of the job. Collecting Squizzy's debts. Dodging Squizzy's enemies. The very real dangers of the streets. And at some point Charlie has to ask himself—how long before running for a better life means cutting his life short?
From the Hardcover edition.
from the foreword by Sir Clive Woodward, Olympic Performance Director, British Olympic Association
This book provides the latest scientific and practical information in the field of strength and conditioning.
The text is presented in four sections, the first of which covers the biological aspects of the subject, laying the foundation for a better understanding of the second on the biological responses to strength and conditioning programs. Section three deals with the most effective monitoring strategies for evaluating a training program and establishing guidelines for writing a successful strength and conditioning program. The final section examines the role of strength and conditioning as a rehabilitation tool and as applied to those with disabilities.
This book is an invaluable textbook and reference both for academic programs and for the continuing education of sports professionals.Integrates the latest research on physiological, anatomical and biomechanical aspects of strength and conditioning Offers numerous practical examples of applications Provides guidelines for writing and monitoring effective strength training programs
But then, after witnessing the aftermath of a shocking incident, Lexie finds solace in the most unlikely of places - in a troubled old man called the Creeper.
A chance, life-saving encounter on the commission's roof seeds a friendship between the two and when they enlist the help of Lexie's friend Davey, the three set off on an epic journey; one that will change their lives and the lives of those around them.