Athletic Performance Specialist Mike Pickles Hits Amazon Best Seller List With New Youth Fitness Book

Mike Pickles, youth fitness expert, recently hit #1 in two separate best-seller lists with the new book “The Definitive Guide to Youth Athletic Strength, Conditioning and Performance.

British Columbia, Canada – April 16, 2012 – Mike Pickles, Founder of MyAthletic-Performance ‘Sport Specific Strength and Conditioning’, recently joined with a select group of the world’s leading health and fitness entrepreneurs to co-write the fitness book titled, The Definitive Guide to Youth Athletic Strength, Conditioning and Performance. The book was released by CelebrityPress™ – a leading fitness and health book publisher.

The Definitive Guide to Youth Athletic Strength, Conditioning and Performance was released on Thursday, March 29th, 2012 and features top advice from health and fitness experts from across the country on the subjects of total body health, fitness and nutrition for children and youth. The authors will offer health and fitness tips for kids ranging from preschool age to college student athletes. Mike Pickles contributed a chapter titled “Understanding The Mind-Set of a Young Athlete.”

On the day of release, The Definitive Guide to Youth Athletic Strength, Conditioning and Performance reached best-seller status in two Exercise and Fitness categories – reaching #1 in both the “Injury Prevention” category and the “For Children” category.

Mike Pickles is highly recognized as one of the top athletic performance specialist in his community and serves as the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach within the White Rock Titans organization. As Founder of MyAthletic-Performance, Coach Mike specializes in sport performance using long-term athletic development programming for athletes in the South Surrey and White Rock area of British Columbia Canada.

His athletic training facility is host to many local sports teams giving young athletes the opportunity to develop the necessary skills to prepare them for long-term success in life and sports. Mike is also the private strength coach for Ryan Williams, CPGA Pro on the Canadian Golf Tour, working with him in the off-season.

From CelebrityPress™:

The Celebrity Experts® in this book explore the subject of Fitness through conditioning the body for optimal results in young athletes. They look at the factors of mindset, nutrition and exercise – all of which play a part – from all angles and for all ages. They discuss the benefits of training, techniques, and the indelible influence of coaches on young minds. Such influence often stays with individuals for a lifetime.

Whether you have a toddler or a teen, these Celebrity Experts® have found success in teaching and coaching all age groups life-lessons, skills and mindset. Whether their students grow into professional athletes or responsible citizens, appropriate coaching and teaching methods are key to helping them mature into healthy, competitive individuals on and off the field.  Here is an opportunity for coaches and parents to read and adopt successful, tested and proven ideas in their daily roles.

After such a successful release, Mike Pickles will be recognized by The National Academy of Best-Selling Authors™, an organization that honors authors from many of the leading independent best-seller lists.

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More about Mike Pickles:

Mike is a proud member of the International Youth Conditioning Association, giving much credit to their educational support for helping him build a successful business and grow as a better performance coach. Mike holds a Diploma with a Declaration of Academic Achievement in Fitness & Health Promotion and is the recipient of the 2002 Health Systems Group Leadership Award.  Mike enjoys the West Coast lifestyle where he spends most of his free time golfing, hiking, mountain biking and snowboarding.

About Celebrity Press™:

Celebrity Press™ is a leading business, health and wellness book publisher that publishes books from thought leaders around the world. Celebrity Press™ has published books alongside Jack Canfield, Brian Tracy, Dan Kennedy, Dr. Ivan Misner, Robert Allen and many of the biggest experts across diverse fields. CelebrityPress™ has helped launch over 500 best-selling authors to date.

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