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Functional training is a complete system of athletic development that focuses on training the body the way it will be used in competition, making it the most efficient and effective form of training today. 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.
Through Functional Training for Sports , you will improve your total athleticism, enhance your performance, and reduce injuries through exercise progressions that will spur your development potential for specific movement patterns you commonly use in your sport. Providing tests for you to determine where to start, the progressions focus on training for the torso, the upper body, and the lower body.
The book also provides detailed programs that incorporate the exercises and methods for these progressions. 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. This whole-body, sport-applied system makes Functional Training for Sports your key to today's most effective and efficient training!
Michael Boyle is regarded as a leader in the field of strength and conditioning. Before his work with Athletes' Performance, Boyle was owner of Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning, which emphasized performance enhancement and injury prevention to provide athletes of all ages.
Before opening his business, Boyle spent 17 years as the strength and conditioning coach at Boston University and 10 years as the strength and conditioning coach for the NHL's Boston Bruins. He was one of the first strength and conditioning coaches to prepare athletes specifically for the NFL Combine, a trend that is now industry-wide. He also was the strength and conditioning coach for the gold medal-winning U.
In addition, Mike has produced eight videos, available from MF Athletic or www. Boyle lives in Reading, Massachusetts, with his wife, Cynthia. He can be reached at mboyle athletesperformance. Functional Training for Sports. Michael Boyle. Reach a higher level of athleticism with Functional Training for Sports!
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Functional Training for Sports
The basic philosophy of both books is similar. There are many exercises suggestions and descriptions in New Functional Training for Sports , including full-color photos. Actually, the underlying purpose seems to be the exercises. 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. 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. Subscribe below and we'll send great articles to your email box.
Insights on Functional Athletic Performance Training with Michael Boyle
Michael Boyle is one of the foremost experts in the fields of strength and conditioning, functional training, and general fitness. He currently spends his time lecturing, teaching, training, and writing. In , Michael co-founded Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning , one of the first for-profit strength and conditioning companies in the world. Most athletes are weak posteriorly. The posterior chain is a weakness and upper back strength is a weakness. I think the key is simple: You need a properly designed program.