Parkour Strength Training
Parkour Strength Training dropped in 2016 and was co-authored with Ryan Ford, the founder of APEX Movement. It is the first sport-specific strength and conditioning manual for parkour athletes, and it covers fundamental prehab, mobility, and bodyweight exercises. Highly regarded within the community, it is a go-to resource for helping people prepare for obstacle-based movement. Even if you consider yourself a total beginner, this book will help you start training parkour in a safe and sustainable manner.
“With this at your fingertips there are no more excuses to not train and succeed in parkour. Parkour Strength Training is a long overdue guide and training companion for anyone interested in getting stronger and moving better.”
-Julie Angel, Ph.D., Author of Breaking the Jump and Ciné Parkour
“This book is packed full of great information for the beginner all the way to the Ninja Warrior elite!”
-Brian Arnold, Four-time Finalist on American Ninja Warrior, Captain on Team Ninja Warrior
“Everything you need to take your body and parkour to the next level!”
-Ryan C. Hurst, Program Director of GMB Fitness
Mad Skills Exercise Encyclopedia
The Mad Skills Exercise Encyclopedia is the world’s largest illustrated fitness book. The first edition launched in 2013 with over 700 distinct movements, and a second edition is scheduled for 2017. From calisthenics and yoga postures, kettlebell skills and barbell lifts, and even gymnastics strength and partner drills, it covers a huge amount of material. Personal trainers and coaches use it as a tool for keeping their clients engaged with a wide spectrum of movement. Whether you are a fitness professional or not, it is bound to open your eyes to the many ways you can become a better athlete.
You can currently download a PDF of the entire 322-page book for only 19.95.