Take the Warrior Challenge - let top trainer Martin Rooney get you into the best shape of your life. Packed with hundreds of little-known training secrets of the top international fighters in every discipline, this book is indispensable for athletes or coaches of any sport looking for a winning advantage. Rooney offers hundreds of exercises, covering everything from warming up, weights, kettleballs, isometrics, and gauntlet circuits, to bone tempering techniques, and other never-before-seen exercises, as well as priceless advice on mental training, flexibility, and nutrition. This title includes hundreds of never-before-seen exercises from the four corners of the earth, demonstrated in nearly 1,000 full-colour training photo. It features: explanations of the history, training, diet, and philosophy behind each martial art; 3 Eight-Week Warrior Workouts which can be combined for 6 complete months of training; 12 Warrior Challenges to assess fitness levels (1-10) as warriors progress in the program; and, cutting-edge nutrition information for athletes, from Sports Dietetics Specialist (CSSD) Glen Tobias. And these aren't just training techniques from the local gym. Rooney traveled to the top fight destinations in the world, from Russia to Thailand, to train with the experts in the core traditions that comprise Mixed Martial Arts: Judo, Karate, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Sambo, Boxing, Kickboxing, and Muay Thai. In each country, Rooney studied with the last living masters to discover their training secrets. The stunning full-colour training photos in this book were all taken at the locations these fighters have trained at for centuries, from the slopes of Mount Fuji to the beaches of Brazil.
Product code: ADDJZ
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Dimensions: 27.4cm x 21.7cm
Publish date: 15/05/2010
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