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Functional Training for Sports
With functional training for sports reach a new level of athletics with functional training for sport! Functional training is a comprehensive athletic development system that focuses on training the body as it will be used in competition, making it the most effective and efficient form of training today. Author Mike Boyle, renowned strength and conditioning trainer formerly with the Boston Bruins, discusses the movement, body positions and abilities that are essential for competitive success. Through functional training for sport, you will improve your total athleticism, improve your performance and reduce injury through exercise progressions that will boost your development potential for specific movement patterns that you commonly use in your sport. Providing tests to determine where to start, progressions focus on training the torso, upper body, and lower body. The book also provides detailed programs that incorporate the exercises and methods for these progressions. As you master each progression, you’ll prepare to perform in any situation with noticeable improvements in stability and balance, reaction time, core strength, and potency. This system applied to sport for the whole body makes functional training for sport the key to the most effective and efficient training today.
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