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Useful Books

Postby 26point2 » Sun Nov 17, 2013 9:50 pm

Thought I'd start a bibliography of sorts, some may already have some of these. Maybe we could compile a useful list, or discuss some of the material we find useful. Here goes, in no particular order:

Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training 3rd ed. -- Mark Rippetoe
Practical Programming for Strength Training 2nd ed. -- Mark Rippetoe & Lon Kilgore
The Strongest Shall Survive: Strength Training for Football -- Bill Starr
Convict Conditioning -- Paul "Coach" Wade
Enter The Kettlebell -- Pavel Tsatsouline
Running -- John Stanton
Your First Triathlon -- Joe Friel
Your Best Triathlon -- Joe Friel
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Re: Useful Books

Postby 48highlander » Sun Nov 17, 2013 9:56 pm

Becoming a Supple Leopard- Kelly Starret
Olympic Weightlifting-Greg Everett
Overcoming Gravity-Steven Low.
Kettlebell Rx-Jeff Martone

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Re: Useful Books

Postby 26point2 » Mon Nov 18, 2013 8:44 pm

48highlander wrote:Becoming a Supple Leopard- Kelly Starret


Is this for overcoming injuries? Or prevention I guess? I don't really know much about mobility ...
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Re: Useful Books

Postby 48highlander » Tue Nov 19, 2013 5:31 am

26point2 wrote:
48highlander wrote:Becoming a Supple Leopard- Kelly Starret


Is this for overcoming injuries? Or prevention I guess? I don't really know much about mobility ...


Mostly prevention, but a great deal of musculo-skeletal injuries are caused (or have as a contributing factor) lack of mobility/ROM, so if you are already tweak, you can use the info to hunt out where and what the problem is. Especially useful if you do not or will not have access to physio/RMT's on a regular basis.

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Postby 26point2 » Tue Nov 19, 2013 6:46 am

Ok, the interesting thing is that the next book on my list is "Power Speed ENDURANCE" by Brian MacKenzie and Glen Cordoza -- the approach to injuries and prevention is based on Starret's work. I might have to buy both now.
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Postby Shawshank » Wed Nov 20, 2013 8:52 am

Buy supple leopard online, chapters in store vs online had a 30 dollar difference when I bought it.
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Postby Black Pyjamas » Fri Jun 06, 2014 1:21 pm

Ex reg force infantry, ERT, these are the programs I found most helpful. And I've tried 'em all:

Conditioning:
Ross Enamait's Infinite Intensity
* this is for GPP/general conditioning - not applicable if you have specific goals like training for a marathon obviously

Strength:
Starting Strength (beginner)
Tactical Barbell (intermediate/and geared toward military, SWAT, ERT, law enforcement. Can be used by beginners)
5/3/1 Wendler (solid intermediate program)

Strength Endurance:
Infinite Intensity
Any Kettlebell program by Pavel - use the high rep KB workouts
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Postby 26point2 » Fri Jun 13, 2014 7:50 am

Thought about Tactical Barbell, but had wanted to try Wendler 5/3/1 for so long I finally bought the e-book. I'll see how that goes, then look at Tactical later on down the road.

(5/3/1 is a hilarious read by the way)
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Postby Black Pyjamas » Fri Jun 13, 2014 4:35 pm

26point2 wrote:Thought about Tactical Barbell, but had wanted to try Wendler 5/3/1 for so long I finally bought the e-book. I'll see how that goes, then look at Tactical later on down the road.

(5/3/1 is a hilarious read by the way)


Good choice, can't go wrong with either. Personally tac barbell is a better fit for me because of the job. Love Wendler's take on crossfit...that was worth the cost of the book alone.

Couple more bodyweight books for the list:

Naked Warrior - got me doing one armed push ups pretty quickly
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