The book is a valuable reference for anyone who wants to improve their fitness for sailing.
Why this book?
A complete guide to physical training and preparation for racing.
Advice and tips for the beginning sailor through to international competitor and from youth to master
Simply applies the principles of nutrition, aerobic and anaerobic training to sailing
Advice on strength training and avoiding injury
Explains how to plan training and recover efficiently
Covers hiking techniques and lower back health and much, much more!
Sail Fitter includes over 100 photos illustrating training exercises. The text discusses gaining and losing weight, sailing nutrition, specific training sessions, hiking technique, trapezing fitness, sailboarding fitness, planning training, home fitness tests, recovery, sailing clothing, lower back health, travel, youth and masters training, on-water training and skill learning.
Buy Sail Fitter NZD $32.50.
Links to Michael's additional Hints and Tips
Bass Strait Laser DVD. Amazing DVD of Michael crossing the Bass Strait in a Laser and setting the record for the fastest crossing. This DVD also including Reaching & Runing Hints & Tips and Training drills. Its worth buying just for the Hints & Tips from the World Champion, the crossing Bass Strait in a Laser footage is a bounus! DVD extras include: Extra sailing footage, Mast cam in 30kts, Training drills, Improve your speed, Winning downwind sail set-up and technique from the 2006 World Champion and Olympic Medallist
Michael's latest release! This CD is so new, even Micheal has not had time to put it on his Website. Michael shares 14 performance enhancing tracks on this CD which features guided imagery on start preparation, mark rounding, perspective putting, sailing strategy, controlling arousal, relaxation, distraction control and focusing techniques. A must for any moderate to advanced level sailor.