In the seven years since the publication of his first book, Functional Training for Sports, new understanding of functional anatomy has 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.
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.
Advances in functional training; mobility and flexibility; injuries; the core; the hips; cardiovascular training; developing athleticism; equipment choices; exercise choices: the basics and single-leg training; program design; sample programs; in closing