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Modern Art of High Intensity Training, The

Modern Art of High Intensity Training, The

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    A book on high intensity training should deliver an impact equal to the training itself. Lucky for you, this one does.

    The Modern Art of High Intensity Training is sport and strength, movement and passion. It is a guide like no other. From the stunning artwork to the 127 workouts, it’s designed to be a difference maker. Whether you use this resource as a supplement to an existing training program, or replace a program that has become tired and stale, you’ll view and use this book time and time again.

    See high intensity training in an entirely new light. You’ll find 40 exercises, each detailed and depicted with art, photos, and modifications; 127 workouts and circuits to mix things up; warm-up, safety, and injury prevention recommendations; and—if you’re up to the challenge—an original 15-week program.

    The Modern Art of High Intensity Training has everything you need and want in a workout program. Change, variety, inspiration, motivation, challenge, and results—it’s rendered and written and delivered to you on every page. So now is the time. Make an impact.

    Why You Need a Program to Be Successful

    Using Training Fundamentals as a Starting Point

    Principle 1: Progression

    Principle 2: Continuity

    Principle 3: Variety

    Principle 4: Nonlinearity

    Principle 5: Load and Recovery

    What You Should Know About Physiology

    The Energy Continuum

    Quick, Energy!

    Lactate Is at the Heart of Energy Production

    What About Recovery?

    Adjusting the Intensity

    Using Time Under Tension to Adjust the Load

    Things That Interfere With Training

    Rule 1: Prioritize the Work

    Rule 2: Work Out in the Right Order

    Rule 3: Avoid Bad Combinations

    Combinations That Work

    How to Use This Book

    The Warm-Up

    Basic Warm-Up Reminders

    How to Plan a Warm-Up

    Principles to Keep in Mind

    Essential Parts of the Warm-Up

    (1) General Warm-Up

    (2) Auxiliary Warm-Up

    (3) Specific Warm-Up

    Specific High Intensity Training Routines

    Technical Foundation

    Foundational Exercises

    Clean and Jerk





    Workout—Clean and Jerks

    Sandbag Clean


    Tire Clean

    Workout—Tire Cleans



    Kettlebell Variations

    Workout—Kettlebell Snatches

    Workout—Kettlebell Cleans

    Bent-Over Row

    Workout—Bent-Over Rows

    Basic Athletic Exercises


    Different Types of Squats

    Anatomy Reminders

    How Far Should You Go Down in a Squat?

    Squat Mythology

    Range of Motion and Performance

    Squat Technique


    Front Squat

    Workout—Front Squats

    Overhead Squat

    Workout—Overhead Squats



    One-Legged (Bulgarian Split) Squat

    Workout—One-Legged Squats

    Pistol Squat (Air Squat on One Leg)

    Workout—Pistol Squats

    Workout—Mixed Squats

    Landmine Squat

    Landmine Obliques

    Workouts—Landmine Squats

    Bench Press

    Workout—Bench Presses

    Bench Press With Dumbbells or Kettlebells

    Workout—Bench Presses With Dumbbells or Kettlebells



    Kettlebell Swing

    Workout—Kettlebell Swings



    Straight-Leg Deadlift

    Workout—Straight-Leg Deadlifts

    Sumo Deadlift

    Workout—Sumo Deadlifts



    Bodyweight Exercises

    Foundation for Pull-Ups


    Archer Pull-Up

    Workout—Archer Pull-Ups

    Open-Hand (Clapping) Pull-Up

    Workout—Clapping Pull-Ups


    Rope Climbing








    Clapping Push-Up

    Workout—Clapping Push-Ups

    Explosive Push-Up

    Double Knee Tuck Push-Up

    Aztec Push-Up

    Superman Push-Up

    Workout—Explosive Push-Ups

    Battle Ropes

    Workout—Battle Ropes



    Core Exercises



    Toes to Bar

    Workout—Toes to Bars

    Turkish Get-Up

    Workout—Turkish Get-Ups

    Barbell Ab Rollout

    Workout—Barbell Ab Rollouts


    Running Techniques

    A Total-Body Approach to Running Mechanics

    Parameters of Running

    Mechanics of Stride Adaptation


    The 15-Week Modern Art Program

    Phase 1—Fundamentals

    Phase 2—Structural Development

    Phase 3—Intensify

    Phase 4—Optimize

    Aurélien Broussal-Derval holds master’s degrees in strength and conditioning, sport and rehabilitation, and performance engineering. He also has a degree in sport sciences from the National Institute of Sport and Physical Education (INSEP) in Paris, France. He is the author of French best-sellers Modern Physique Training, Judo Physique Training, Proprioception, and Field Tests: Protocols for Measuring Sport Performance. Broussal-Derval’s career as a strength and conditioning coach is highlighted by his training of Olympic medalists, professional athletes, the French Olympic weightlifting team, the French boxing teams, and the British and Russian judo teams. He currently leads research for France Volleyball and is technical director to one of the world’s premier martial arts studios, the prestigious Cercle Tissier in Vincennes. Broussal-Derval lives in Paris.

    Stéphane Ganneau is a professional illustrator and graphic designer. After training in applied arts in Nantes, France, he launched his career in advertising and product design. After 15 years, Ganneau’s independent spirit, need for creativity, and desire for challenge drew him away from industry work. He now merges his love for illustration with his passion for strength training. His strong graphics, expressive lines, and vibrant colors result is a distinctive style that pairs perfectly with The Modern Art of High Intensity Training.

    Customer Reviews

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    Brian Laing

    Modern Art of High Intensity Training, The

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    profeshional book

    to my work as a trainer, this book very much helpful.