Functional Training for Sports

Author: Michael Boyle
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
ISBN: 073604681X
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Education

Reach a higher level of athleticism with "Functional Training for Sports." This book presents a complete system that focuses on training your body the way it will be used during competition. Detailed exercise progressions and training will help develop the movement skills, body positions, and explosive power essential for sports.

Functional Training

Author: Santana, Juan Carlos
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781450414821
Release Date: 2015-11-10
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Offering strength, endurance, power, and sport-specific programming, Functional Training is the most comprehensive resource for athletes, coaches, and athletic trainers. In an ever-changing field, it emphasizes proven techniques and approaches to training results.

Advances in Functional Training

Author: Michael Boyle
Publisher: On Target Publications
ISBN: 9781931046046
Release Date: 2012-01-19

In the seven years since the publication of his first book, Functional Training for Sports, new understanding of functional anatomy created a shift in strength coaching. With this new material, Coach Boyle presents the continued evolution of functional training as seen by a leader in the strength and conditioning field.

The Functional Training Bible

Author: Guido Bruscia
Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag
ISBN: 9781782550457
Release Date: 2015-04-30
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Discover functional training like you’ve never seen or experienced! This training is easy, fast and fun and it will revolutionize your health and athletic performance. It will become a new way of life! Functional training is a scientific method for personal training, workouts at the gym, at home or outdoors. The book is divided into three parts: The first, theoretical part explains the ‘why’ at the foundation of functional training; the second, practical part contains bodyweight exercises and exercises with various tools (sandbags, medicine ball, kettlebells). The final section proposes several specific training programs for strength, hypertrophy and weight loss. Welcome to the revolution in functional training! Get your focus and follow it!

Functional Training Handbook

Author: Craig Liebenson
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781582559209
Release Date: 2014-06-25
Genre: Medical

This will be a spin-off from the very successful Rehabilitation of the Spine, 2nd ed. It will contain the how-to-do-it information plus some addtional sports-specific guidelines. There will also be available for packaging a set of three DVDs covering flexibility, core stability and functional training. Functional training is a hot topic in rehabilitation. It is an intergrated approach focusing on exercising multiple muscles and joints together instead of working muscles in isolation. It enhances coordination, muscular strength and endurance. There will be more information on prevention of injuries and reinjuries.

The Complete Guide to Functional Training

Author: Allan Collins
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781408180181
Release Date: 2012-06-21
Genre: Sports & Recreation

As well as being THE concept in fitness and strength and conditioning, functional training is also probably the most poorly understood concept in fitness. Functional training is any exercise that improves your ability to perform tasks required in your day to day life, job or chosen sport - so that each movement included as part of your workout mimics a range of motion or engages muscles that are necessary to impact on performance - whether it be on the rugby pitch or simply the ability to lift small children out of car seats. Includes over 100 functional exercises and detailed pictures and descriptions of all the techniques show you clearly how to apply them into your training programme.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Functional Training Illustrated

Author: Frances Sharpe
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101151990
Release Date: 2009-12-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Lengthen spine, tuck pelvis under, bend knees...and shovel that driveway! The goal of functional training is getting the various muscle groups to work together for real-life activities, such as snow shoveling. The guide includes: a functional fitness self-assessment; more than 120 exercises for different levels, using either props or one's own body weight; more than 300 photographs demonstrating proper movements; warm-up and cool-down exercises; sample workout plans for personalized results. ?An appealing, practical approach to exercise, with more than 120 highly- illustrated exercises.

Functional Training

Author: RoseMarie Alfieri
ISBN: 1578260639
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Health & Fitness

An introduction to functional training examines the equipment, exercises, and principles of functional training programs and provides guidelines for developing a training program to fit individual needs.

New Functional Training for Sports 2nd Edition

Author: Boyle, Michael
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781492530619
Release Date: 2016-05-18
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Train to perform at the highest level with the lowest risk of injury. 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. Michael Boyle, one of the world’s leading sport performance coaches, presents the concepts, methods, exercises, and programs that maximize athletes’ movements in competition. A series of functional assessments help in determining the design of a specific plan for each athlete. 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. Sample programs assist in the customization process and ensure each aspect of preparation for physical performance. Boyle also draws on the latest research and his wealth of experience to offer programming advice and recommendations on foam rolling, stretching, and dynamic warm-ups. The enhanced e-book format for New Functional Training for Sports, Second Edition, goes beyond traditional exercise descriptions and explanations, incorporating full-color, high-definition composites of foundational movements and links to video demonstrations, commentary, and analysis of key exercises. The 71 video clips show how to perform exercises for lower body; core; upper body; plyometrics; Olympic lifting; and foam rolling, stretching, and dynamic warm-ups.

Functional Cross Training

Author: Brett Stewart
Publisher: Ulysses Press
ISBN: 9781612432359
Release Date: 2014-03-11
Genre: Health & Fitness

UPGRADE YOUR WORKOUT Combining plyometrics, intense circuit training, weight lifting and bodyweight exercises, this book’s revolutionary programs guarantee to help you achieve a fit, toned body and peak overall fitness. The step-by-step workouts produce astounding results: •Dramatically increased power •Incredible endurance •Packed-on lean muscle •Reduced body fat Whether your goal is to drop extra weight, shave minutes off a race time or finally get ripped abs, this book is the workout partner that will push you to your full potential.

Functional Training with a Fork

Author: Kathy C Rowland
ISBN: 069250236X
Release Date: 2015-09-11

Functional Training with a Fork is the most important health and fitness book ever written. This book sets forth new standards for the health and fitness industry. It gives a clear path to follow, as we take you step-by-step through the 7 types of Functional Training.