Maximum Interval Training
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Are you ready to challenge yourself, and turn up the intensity of your workouts? Are you ready for a proven program that burns fat, increases muscle, and sculpts the physique you’ve always wanted? If so, then Maximum Interval Training is for you!
Maximum Interval Training combines high-intensity exercises and nontraditional equipment with a variety of modalities and training options to stimulate muscle growth, avoid plateaus, and produce results.
You’ll find step-by-step instructions, expert advice, and photo depictions of 147 exercises as well as ready-to-use programs for power, strength, endurance, quickness, agility, tactical training, and total-body conditioning. But rest assured that it won’t be more of the same. You’ll test your limits with a regimen of sprints, medicine balls, heavy ropes, kettlebells, sandbags, body-weight exercises, and suspension training.
Train with maximum intensity for maximum results!
Part I Maximum Interval Conditioning
Chapter 1 Advantages of Maximum Interval Training
Chapter 2 Equipment Options and Safety Considerations
Part II Maximum Interval Exercises
Chapter 3 Body-Weight Training
Chapter 4 Sprinting
Chapter 5 Medicine Balls
Chapter 6 Heavy Ropes
Chapter 7 Suspension Training
Chapter 8 Kettlebells
Chapter 9 Sandbags
Chapter 10 Other Training Formats
Part III Design of Maximum Interval Programs
Chapter 11 Testing Considerations and Variables
Chapter 12 Protocols for Measuring Fitness and Performance Parameters
Chapter 13 Interpreting Results and Setting Goals
Chapter 14 Creating a Personalized Program
Chapter 15 Using Periodization to Push Performance to the Next Level
Part IV Maximum Interval Performance Programs
Chapter 16 Power and Strength
Chapter 17 Explosiveness
Chapter 18 Endurance
Chapter 19 Quickness and Agility
Chapter 20 Tactical Training
Chapter 21 Total-Body Conditioning
“Coach John Cissik is one of the most knowledgeable and insightful men in the strength and conditioning world. In Maximum Interval Training he outlines techniques for using methods such as interval training, kettlebells, and periodization to make your performance soar.”
Steve Holman-- Editor in Chief Iron Man Magazine
“If you are seeking serious results through proven methods, this is the book for you! Whether you train others or are your own lab experiment, this book is an amazing resource for optimizing performance.”
Shawn Windle-- Indiana Pacers Head Strength Coach and Assistant Athletic Trainer
“Maximum Interval Training offers superior guidance on high-intensity training involving heavy ropes, sandbags, medicine balls, body-weight resistance, sprinting, and kettlebells. Readers will benefit from John Cissik’s expert advice, insight, and instruction.”
Glynis Nunn-Cearns-- Executive Director Australian Track and Field Coaches Association
Guidelines for Total-Body Conditioning
Heavy Ropes Unstable Wave
This book provides all the information to train like a professional. The assessments are spot on and easy to do with or without a partner. This book reminds us that exercise is important but having a goal and improving is better.