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Advances in Functional Training: Training Techniques for Coaches, Personal Trainers and Athletes Paperback – Aug 1 2011


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  • Paperback: 315 pages
  • Publisher: Lotus Pub. (Aug. 1 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1905367317
  • ISBN-13: 978-1905367313
  • Product Dimensions: 21.5 x 2 x 27.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 1 Kg
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #53,377 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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We would be hard-pressed to find someone who has contributed more to the science and practice of keeping athletes healthy and performing at high levels than Michael Boyle. In this new book, he'll make you question what you've done in the past, re-evaluate what you're doing now, and motivate you to think for yourself in the future. -- Eric Cressey "EricCressey.com"

About the Author

As a speaker, writer, coach and consultant, Michael Boyle is a popular contributor to the field of performance enhancement training. He has been involved in training and rehabilitation of a wide range of athletes in every major collegiate and professional sport, including the US Women's Olympic teams in soccer and ice hockey. Mike's work has been featured in the media on HBO RealSports, ESPN, CNNSI, as well as in Sports Illustrated and USA Today. This is his third book on functional training for athletics.

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This book is one the finest publications in the Fitness Industry in the last 25 years written by Mike Boyle, one of the foremost Strength and Conditioning Coaches in the World. It is a must read for any aspiring Strengthcoach or Personal Trainer. Moreover,it is very user-friendly for the average person interested in proper safe exercise.
It will be a considered the "Coaches Bible" in the years to come.

Gary W. Pitts,
Sports & Fitness Lawyer,
Master Strengthcoach,
B.A. B.C.L.
TPI C.G.F.I., FMS Specialist
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This book is worth every penny you pay for it. It is very well written and is a pleasant read. For this price, I firmly believe that this book is the best you can get on functional training. Though it is not the end all be all holy grail of coaching, the content of this book will help you make a better coach.

I rated this book 5 because it didn't go any higher, this book is a must for every coach or athlete (though a little heavy on anatomy).
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There is quite a bit or repetition but some things are worth repeating to drive through the message.
Standing on the shoulders of giants is worth the price tag to avoid dangerous mistakes that can cause injury.
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