Power, Speed, ENDURANCE is a highly effective training system that has catapulted thousands of endurance athletes to the next level. Developed by CrossFit Endurance founder Brian MacKenzie and instructed by some of the world's top endurance and CrossFit coaches, Power, Speed, ENDURANCE unveils techniques, exercises and training strategies that will optimize your performance and overall work capacity while reducing your vulnerability to injury.
With thousands of color photographs and a detailed narrative, Power, Speed, ENDURANCE explains the mechanics of running, cycling and swimming like never before. MacKenzie's unique system for developing strength, speed and power is designed to achieve continuous, injury-free results. In fact, he devotes an entire chapter to the "broken-down" athlete, giving you the knowledge to prevent, repair and treat injuries caused by poor mechanics and overworked, tense muscles. In addition, Mr. MacKenzie presents a simple approach to nutrition, hydration and electrolyte balance that will help you increase your energy, boost your performance and accelerate your recovery.
Whether you are a self-taught athlete looking to compete in your first endurance event, a seasoned competitor looking to reach your highest potential or a CrossFit athlete looking to increase your endurance, Power, Speed, ENDURANCE will help you reach your goal.
In this book you will learn how to do it:
develop an appropriate running technique using the pose method
getting properly equipped for cycling
improve the mechanics of road biking, time trial and mountain biking
swim effortlessly and improve the mechanics of freestyle through skill-based exercises and training
accelerate work capacity and minimize fatigue by strengthening muscles, speed and power
integrate a CrossFit Endurance strength and conditioning program into your training program
Maximize nutrition, hydration and electrolyte balance to improve performance and body composition.
Prevent, repair and treat stubborn injuries associated with endurance sports and improve range of motion through Starrett's method of movement and mobility