tactical barbell definitive strength training for the operational athlete

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Tactical Barbell Ii Conditioning

Author : K. Black
ISBN : 9781483559193
Genre : Health & Fitness
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You have something of great value in your hands. A lifetime’s worth of training knowledge, drawn from the world’s most extreme arenas. Lessons learned and best practices from military operators, tactical law enforcement, martial artists, and others that rely on their physical abilities to survive and thrive in very harsh and unforgiving environments. Where there’s more at stake than winning a medal, or getting a bruised ego. Bottom line, with these people, the training has to work. By implementing the strategies in this book, you will cut your learning curve by decades. You’re going to be able to take your conditioning to the next level and beyond, while avoiding costly amateurish mistakes that lead to injury and burn out. The path has been laid out and handed to you on a silver platter. If you’re an older athlete, you’re going to reclaim that confidence you once had in your physical abilities. You may have forgotten what that feels like. It’s great having a 600lb squat and 400lb bench press. However, as a tactical athlete, if you can’t run, work, or operate for long periods of time in a multitude of energy demanding situations, you are ineffective. Your big bench press is useless, your big squat is useless. Tactical Barbell proposes you work towards being a different kind of athlete. The kind that is not only extremely strong, but also highly conditioned. If you look carefully, you’ll see these people all around you. That guy on your Emergency Response Team with the 350lb bench press and a sub 9 minute 1.5 mile run. The old Marine Sergeant that can run 6 miles in under 40 minutes, deadlifts over 600lbs and does 30 dead-hang pull-ups. So how do you get there? It's not what you think. Popular 'bootcamp' style approaches that throw a lot of push-ups and running at you in a haphazard fashion don't work. Sure, you'll break a sweat and release some endorphins. You might even lose a pound or two. But take a good hard look at your progress. For all your effort, are you REALLY that far ahead? To make real progress, you have to look to the approaches used by the pros. Train each attribute you're trying to improve in a progressive manner, using the most effective tools for that particular fitness domain. In TB2, you'll find the structured, three pronged approach to conditioning we take with all of our clients. It consists of Base Building, followed by a transition to a more specific continuation protocol. Periodic maintenance of lower-priority fitness domains complete our model. TBII is our manual for training tactical law enforcement candidates, soldiers and recreational athletes. It is the companion book to Tactical Barbell: Definitive Strength Training for the Operational Athlete. You will be hard pressed to find a more thorough, and effective conditioning program. If you are a results-oriented individual looking for concrete, actionable programming based on cutting edge research, TBII is for you.

Tactical Barbell

Author : K. Black
ISBN : 9781483575834
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Tactical athletes are a unique breed. You're expected to operate at an extraordinarily high level in stressful situations. Often in dangerous environments. As a SWAT operator, combat-arms soldier, or first responder, you have to be a Jack of All Trades. Let’s take that a step further. You have to achieve a degree of mastery. You have to be strong, have incredible levels of endurance, and be capable of sustained bursts of intense activity. All while tired, hungry, cold, or worse. You can’t train like a bodybuilder. You can't be sore for a week after 'leg' day, and unfortunately you can’t afford to specialise like a powerlifter. You have other abilities that need developing, things like your cardiovascular system, work capacity, and occupational skills. Anyone in the field knows it’s a constant juggling act trying to become (and stay) superhuman in multiple fitness domains. Maximal-strength is a foundational physical attribute for the tactical athlete. In English, this means it’s very important and contributes to the development of other physical qualities. If you’ve spent time in a combat arms military unit, you won't deny the benefits maximal-strength brings in terms of resiliency, load bearing capability, and injury prevention. Now it's pretty well established that the most efficient way to increase maximal-strength is through the use of barbells, due to the ease of incremental loading. However, the best barbell programs that currently exist aren’t designed with the tactical athlete in mind. Most of the good ones were developed by powerlifters and pure strength athletes. These programs are excellent, but seldom compatible with an operational lifestyle. On the flip side, most existing ‘tactical’ fitness programs give progressive barbell work lip-service only. You’ll get an occasional front squat or push-press mixed in with box jumps and burpees. But NO sustained or calculated progression model. The tactical community still tends to equate anything barbell-related with bodybuilding and non-functional training. TB fills that gap. It's a barbell strength program designed specifically for the tactical community using correct principles and best practices. TB will increase your maximal-strength and strength-endurance while taking into account the need to simultaneously train other fitness attributes. Tactical Barbell will provide you with a method of strength training designed for your unique arena. Periodization based, with a simple progression model that allows for a great degree of customization. You won’t find cables, balance boards or medicine balls here. What you'll get is a reliable, repeatable, cutting edge system designed to increase your strength dramatically, in a manner that leaves you time and energy to train all those other things you need to be good at. No fluff. No frills. If you’re in the tactical arena, you know talk is cheap. There's a built in strength testing component in this program. You will know whether or not your strength has increased, and by how much. Simple.

Periodization Training For Sports 3e

Author : Bompa, Tudor
ISBN : 9781450469432
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Periodization authority Tudor Bompa and strength and conditioning expert Carlo Buzzichelli eliminate the guesswork and establish a clear path to reaching peak physical condition and gaining a competitive edge. Periodization Training for Sports includes programs and training models for 35 sports.

Viking Warrior Conditioning

Author : Kenneth Jay
ISBN : 0938045040
Genre : Kettlebells
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Based on painstaking, original research on subjects ranging from untrained folks to members of the Danish Olympic team, Viking Warrior Conditioning is a foolproof blueprint for achieving Olympian conditioning in record time-while simultaneously improving one's body composition dramatically. Kenneth Jay, the warrior sage equally at ease with a heavy kettlebell and with a force plate, shows you the way.-Pavel Tsatsouline, author of Enter the Kettlebell!Kenneth Jay has produced what may be the most eye-opening work on VO2max training available today. Jay begins by taking the reader through the fundamental scientific principles of top-level conditioning. His down-to-earth writing takes the abstractions of calculations and puts them into the tangibles of training. Continuing with a step-by-step description of his Viking Warrior Conditioning regimes, Jay walks the reader through the fine details of his method. His progression of kettlebell training regimens is designed to take you from weekend wanna-be to victorious Viking. Educational, entertaining, enlightening, and inspirational, Viking Warrior Conditioning is sure to be a well read and re-read part of any elite coach, trainer, athlete, or warrior's library!-Mark Cheng, L.Ac., Ph.D., Senior RKC, Contributing Editor: Black Belt MagazineIf you want to understand the why and the how of kettlebell training for conditioning then this is the book! This is the guide to using the kettlebell for optimal VO2max conditioning. Kenneth Jay's protocols have benefited me and my clients greatly.-Brett Jones, Master RKC, CSCS, CK-FMSA great book by one of the best young minds in fitness. Against a bleak backdrop of fraudulant fitness product hucksters and in this era of No Brain - No Pain personal trainers, the Pain Dane does indeed have a brain- a big one -and this book is as welcome as a cool breeze ripping through a room full of stale cigar smoke.-Marty Gallagher, author of The Purposeful Primitive

Tactical Barbell

Author : K. Black
ISBN : 9781483551746
Genre : Health & Fitness
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So, you want to get into law enforcement. What’s the best way to train for the academy? How about the entry level fitness test? Do you lift weights? Do calisthenics? Long distance runs or sprints? Maybe you can’t perform a single pull-up and just getting off the couch seems like a daunting task. Or maybe you’re already in great shape and want to funnel your ability towards police specific fitness. Welcome to Tactical Barbell's Physical Preparation for Law Enforcement, the most effective police fitness guide on the planet. This is training camp. Couch-to-Cop in 12 weeks. Prepared by a former soldier, paratrooper, and Subject Matter Expert/Operator on a Federal Hostage Rescue Team. PPLE is broken down into two Blocks. Block I consists of general strength and conditioning. If you’re a novice, this is where you’ll start. In Block II, we take the foundation you’ve developed in Block I, and start funnelling your conditioning into the more specific skillsets you’ll require for the academy, and for your entry level police fitness test. EACH and EVERY training session over the course of 12 weeks is covered in great detail. Not a single day is left to your imagination. 84 days laid out for you with all guesswork removed. Don’t put your precious time and energy into incorrect efforts, or allow yourself to get misguided by the inexperienced. A career in law enforcement is for life, and is worth spending the time to prepare for correctly. Let the professionals in the field show you how to ace your police fitness test, and prepare you for the academy and beyond!

What Color Is Your Personality

Author : Carol Ritberger
ISBN : 9781458743411
Genre : Psychology
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What Color is Your Personality? Medical intuitive Carol Ritberger brings you a fascinating book that will give you valuable insights into how your personality affects all aspects of your life, including your health. Every moment of every day, your interactions with family members, friends, associates, and even strangers are influenced by your personality. Through a detailed personality assessment, this one-of-a-kind work will help you determine what your personality color is (red, orange, yellow, or green); and show you how to use that information to maximize your emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being.

Corps Strength

Author : Paul J. Roarke
ISBN : 9781569758243
Genre : Health & Fitness
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GET AS FIT AS A MARINE For almost three decades as a U.S. Marine, Master Gunnery Sergeant Paul Roarke rigorously designed and tested a unique system to achieve and maintain a level of physical fitness that kept him battle-ready when he was away from hard-core Marine PT—Corps Strength. Now, Master Gunz takes his tried-and-true regimen from the barracks to the backyard, showing you how to rapidly transform your body—the Master Gunny way. The best aspects of many training methods are incorporated into this program, including the Marine Corps staples, in-gym training and outdoor sports, such as: • Pull-ups • Push-ups • Kettlebell Lifts • Mountain Biking • Boxing • Backpacking • Swimming • Spinning • Weighted-Vest Runs Whether you’re a 20-year-old soldier in Kandahar or a 60-year-old grandpa in Kansas City, Master Gunny Roarke’s Corps Strength can get you in the best shape of your life for the rest of your life. This is real fitness for real people.

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