Functional training for sports michael boyle

Thanks for telling us about the problem. The emphasis on movement and direction was particularly useful. The writing is, for the most part, readable and easily understandable, even to someone with a relatively poor science background like yours truly. Functional Training for Sports 4.

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Mike Boyle’s New Functional Training for Sports vs Advances

Michael Boyle is one of the foremost experts in the fields of strength and conditioning, functional training, and general fitness. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Paperbackpages.

Emily rated it liked it Jul 16, Open Preview See a Problem? The enhanced e-book edition of New Functional Training for Sports, Second Edition, produces the best results on the court, field, track, and mat, not just in the weight room. The writing is, for the most part, readable and easily understandable, even to someone with a relatively poor science background like yours truly.

Boyle was the head strength and conditioning coach at Boston University from to Return to Book Page. But what about the content itself.

The style actually incorporates elements that are very similar to Boyle's fundamental principals, namely that throwing your own body around will give you plenty to work with.

The book is aimed at the layman, or at least, the non-science oriented trainer. So why the mixed feelings?

Great insights that have lead to improvements in my training. Brian Woods rated it traininv was amazing Jun 28, A series of functional assessments help in determining the design of a specific plan for each athlete.

Actually, the underlying purpose seems to be the exercises. Books by Michael Boyle. Lists with This Book.

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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. Subscribe below and we'll send great articles to your email box. Trivia About Functional Traini Train to perform at the highest level with the lowest risk of injury. As someone who is just sort of a general fitness nut, I found a lot of Boyle's programs just to long and complex for my needs.

Mike Boyle's New Functional Training for Sports vs Advances - On Target Publications

Strongly recommend it to everyone who wants to become successful personal trainer. Author Mike Boyle, renowned strength and conditioning coach formerly with the Boston Bruins, addresses movement, body positions, and abilities that are essential for success in competition.

If you are a young aspiring athlete or just wanting to improve your strength and endurance this book is for you. 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.

As you master each progression, you will be preparing yourself to perform in any situation with notable improvements in stability and balance, reaction time, core strength, and power.

Body Maintenance — The Power of Routine. Wandering Weights, Issue The System: After all, training long and hard isn't enough, and without a holistic approach I doubt athletes could reach their full potentials. Reach a higher level of athleticism with Functional Training for Sports!

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