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Melanie Sandford rated it it was amazing May 10, The short descriptions combined with a few pictures did not quite work for me. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
It's certainly traniing to have, and I may steal some stuff from it, but for the moment, it doesn't hold a place in my highest rankings. Allie rated it it was ok Apr 05, Riccardo rated it really liked it Aug 29, No trivia or quizzes yet. This whole-body, sport-applied system makes Functional Training for Sports your key to today's most effective and efficient training!
Functional Training :: Mike Boyle Strength & Conditioning
Boyle provides performance-enhancement training for athletes of all functionql through his Boston-based gym, Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning, which has been named one of America's 10 Best Gyms by Men's Health magazine. Wesj1 rated it liked it Jul 22, Boyle begins by defining functional training in a general sense before delving into specific components of the training, and finally providing some sample plans. Fantastic all around strength and conditioning program.
What might be most valuable to many readers are the single-paragraph explanations—even one-liners—that will clarify something you almost understood before, and truly understand after.
There are many exercises suggestions and descriptions in New Functional Training for Sportsincluding full-color photos.
Mike Boyle's New Functional Training for Sports vs Advances - On Target Publications
I'm not being snarky here, this actually matters more micael me than I would like. It just didn't offer a whole for my needs, which is less of a failing of the book,and more just a failing of matched purposes. In any case, I decided to finally pull the book off the shelves and actually go through it. I could probably adapt some of the material to Muay Thai with a bit of effort, and some of the principles definitely can carry over, but I could just as easily get more focused information from other sources Kevin Kearns, Ross Enamait, etc.
Online access to videos are included with the purchase of the book.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The basic philosophy of both books is similar. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Exercise routines for specific sports are included.
Self-reinforcing progressions in exercises for the lower body, core, upper body, and ultimately total body give athletes the balance, proprioception, stability, strength, and power they require for excelling in their sports. The author clears up some misconceptions about functional training. Open Preview See a Problem? The content is interesting, though I confess to having mixed feelings about the imchael of it.
His client list over the years reads like a Who's Who of athletic success, including retired American football defensive end Marcellus Wiley, Olympic judo gold medalist Kayla Harrison, and Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge.
For voyle he has a salambasana-like floor sequence that addresses all the pesky little muscles of the shoulder girdle which can improve the crap out of your chatturangas. Funcrional the one hand, the book does a pretty good job of doing what ti sets out to do.
Functional Training for Sports
The cover, which depicts a man standing on a core board, near a squat rack, with a medicine ball in hand, did little to dissuade me from that view. But as the book explained: The only caveat is that the elements that make these moves so effective also make them a little tedious: Brian Woods rated it it was amazing Jun 28, In comparing the two books, New Functional Training for Sports, 2 nd Edition, takes up where Advances in Functional Training leaves off in terms of exercise description.
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