High-Intensity Training

Overview

HIT a new level of intensity and get maximum results in the weight room! High-Intensity Training is the modern era's version of one-set-to-failure strength training, producing even greater muscle mass and power in less time.

This complete training system teaches how to perform the perfect rep, minimizing momentum and maximizing muscle tension to develop optimal strength in the targeted muscles. Triple progressive overload and other advanced training techniques will push you ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (23) from $1.99   
  • New (5) from $4.46   
  • Used (18) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

HIT a new level of intensity and get maximum results in the weight room! High-Intensity Training is the modern era's version of one-set-to-failure strength training, producing even greater muscle mass and power in less time.

This complete training system teaches how to perform the perfect rep, minimizing momentum and maximizing muscle tension to develop optimal strength in the targeted muscles. Triple progressive overload and other advanced training techniques will push you beyond muscle failure to help you reach your next level of performance, boost power and strength, and break through plateaus.

Also learn to manipulate rest, recovery, time under tension, and load to match the demands of your sport. You'll see why many National Football League teams and college athletic programs prefer this training method. With High-Intensity Training you can push your body to its limits and produce fast, safe results!

Read More Show Less

What People Are Saying

From the Publisher
"

""High-Intensity Training is safe, time efficient, and compatible with the muscular needs of most athletes. In this outstanding resource, John Philbin teaches sound techniques to maximize results using HIT. Athletes, coaches, and the strength training community will benefit significantly from his advice and programs.""

Dan Riley
Strength and conditioning coach, Houston Texans

"
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736048200
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/22/2004
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 744,002
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Meet the Author

John Philbin is the founder and president of the National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA), a nationally recognized strength and conditioning and personal training certification organization. He has 25 years of experience working with athletes at all levels. He was a strength coach for the Washington Redskins football organization under the legendary Dan Riley for eight years and was the Olympic head coach and director of sports science and conditioning for the U.S. bobsled team from 1988 to 1992. Additionally, Philbin was director of strength and conditioning for the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, New York, and was the conditioning coach for Fernando Vargas, WBA world junior middleweight boxing champion.

Philbin was on the U.S. national bobsled team in 1984 and was an All-American decathlete. He has written four training manuals used in courses taught through NSPA, and he teaches on a regular basis with Dr. Wayne Westcott, fitness research director at the South Shore YMCA in Quincy, Massachusetts.

Philbin lives in Damascus, Maryland.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Brief History of Strength Training
Chapter 2. The HIT Perfect Rep
Chapter 3. Genetics and Muscle Physiology
Chapter 4. Triple Progressive Overload Process
Chapter 5. Periodization Plan for the HIT Program
Chapter 6. Creating the Competitive Edge
Chapter 7. Structuring a HIT Workout
Chapter 8. Developing Sport-Specific Programming
Chapter 9. Advanced Overload Training
Chapter 10. Precision Exercise Technique
Chapter 11. Manual Resistance Exercises

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)