Posted 10 February 2012 - 02:16 PM
Note: I don't necessarily recommend all of these, use your own judgement.
5/3/1 by Jim Wendler
5/3/1 is about simplicity. You do three (maybe four) workouts a week with the focus on the "big four": squat, bench, deadlift and military press.
Bull Strength Conditioning by Joe Hashey
Joe has assembled a go-to list of intervals, circuits, and other back-to-back-to-back combinations of exercises that you can use to elevate your heart rate and start shedding fat.
Convict Conditioning by Paul Wade
Paul Wade has laid out a brilliant 6-set system of 10 progressions which allows you to master these elite levels. And you could be starting at almost any age and in almost in any condition!
*This is a scan, and is download only.
Convict Conditioning 2 by Paul Wade
Coach Paul Wade has outdone himself. His first book Convict Conditioning is to my mind THE BEST book ever written on bodyweight conditioning. Hands down. Now, with the sequel Convict Conditioning 2, Coach Wade takes us even deeper into the subtle nuances of training with the ultimate resistance tool: our bodies.
Starting Strength 2nd Edition by Mark Rippetoe
Starting Strength has been called the best and most useful of fitness books. The second edition, Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, has sold over 80,000 copies in a competitive global market for fitness education. Along with Practical Programming for Strength Training 2nd Edition, they form a simple, logical, and practical approach to strength training.
Power to the People by Pavel
Russian Strength Training Secrets for Every American
The Fighter Pull-up by Pavel
Short (3 pages) program on how to rock out at pull-ups.
Easy Strength by Pavel and Dan John
Pavel and Dan John's landmark 3-Day Easy Strength seminar delves deeply into the role and impact of strength training in fitness, sports, and life. Whatever your chosen physical activity and whoever you are, there are proven methods that can get your to whole goal faster and more effectively
Infinite Intensity by Ross Enamait
Infinite Intensity will enable the athlete to optimize strength and endurance based on the unique needs of the individual. This program will teach you how and why to incorporate strength training and conditioning, without allowing one objective to interfere with another.
Never Gymless by Ross Enamait
Dedicated to home-based workouts that negate the need for a fully equipped gym. Learn about bodyweight exercise for strength, endurance, and speed. Supplemental exercises with resistance bands are also included, as well as a simplified nutritional strategy for lifelong health and athletic performance.
Primal Blueprint Fitness by Mark Sisson
MarksDailyApple.com healthy lifestyle guru Mark Sisson presents the compelling premise that you can reprogram your genes in the direction of weight loss, health, and longevity by following 10 immutable “Primal” laws validated by two million years of human evolution.
Stronglifts 5x5 by Mehdi Hadim
StrongLifts 5x5 is a fun, motivating, full body routine that is virtually guaranteed to boost your strength and muscle mass while burning stubborn fat... in only 3 workouts per week of about 45 minutes each.
Direct link to links for plan and tracking spreadsheet: http://stronglifts.c...ret-5x5-report/
Underground Beast Strength by Zach Even-Esh
Heavy Barbells, Tractor Tire for flipping, sleds, heavy dumbbells and kettlebells, and of course sandbags. Month by month (12 months) you will be taken through your exact workouts, detailed set and rep patterns, deloading parameters, videos for exercise descriptions as well as Underground Nutrition guidelines.
Built Like a Badass by Joe DeFranco
This 12-week program was designed for weekend warriors , average Joe's and washed-up meatheads who want to possess the strength, conditioning and muscularity of a college or professional athlete! Two of the key features of this badass program are that you're only required to train 3X per week and there is no special equipment needed to complete any of the workouts.
Greyskull LP [First Edition] by John Sheaffer
Quite simply the most user friendly system for anyone interested in building quality strength and muscle (if it is so desired). This book takes you through Johnny Pain's famed Greyskull LP method used in the construction of hundreds of beasts around the globe.
50 Greyskull Approved Conditioning Exercises For The Modern Viking by John Sheaffer
Fully illustrated Ebook with 50 Greyskull approved conditioning workouts designed to turn you into a beast on the field, in the ring, or in the bedroom.
Arm yourself with the stamina to manhandle the animate or inanimate object(s) of your choice until you decide it's over.
Primal / Paleo
The Primal Blueprint by Mark Sisson (2009 edition)
Mark Sisson presents the compelling premise that you can reprogram your genes in the direction of weight loss, health, and longevity by following 10 immutable “Primal” laws validated by two million years of human evolution.
*This is the 2009 edition, not the 2012. This was also never released in PDF form, so it's a little clunky.
Primal Blueprint Quick and Easy Meals by Mark Sisson
Offers healthy, low-carb Primal-approved recipes that can all be completed in under half an hour and, in many cases, in just a few minutes. Sisson and Meier show you how to delight your family or guests every time with quick, delicious meals using local produce, CSA meats, healthy fats (yes, and real butter) and common herbs and spices.
Wheat Belly by William Davis MD
After witnessing over 2,000 patients regain their health after giving up wheat, Davis reached the disturbing conclusion that wheat is the single largest contributor to the nationwide obesity epidemic—and its elimination is key to dramatic weight loss and optimal health. In Wheat Belly, Davis exposes the harmful effects of what is actually a product of genetic tinkering and agribusiness being sold to the American public as “wheat”—and provides readers with a user-friendly, step-by-step plan to navigate a new, wheat-free lifestyle.
Practical Programming for Strength Training by Mark Rippetoe
Contrary to the one-size-fits-all models of periodization offered elsewhere, Practical Programming explains the differences in response to exercise commonly observed between athletes at the novice, intermediate, and advanced levels, explains these differences in the context of the relevant exercise science, and presents new training models that actually work for athletes at all levels of experience.
US Navy SEAL Physical Fitness Guide
Just as it sounds, it's a fitness guide for the Navy SEALs.
Posted 17 February 2012 - 12:55 PM
Posted 03 May 2012 - 09:23 AM
The downside, is the new one is 200 pages. The old was only 50. I haven't read it yet, but seems like a lot more fluff. You can see the "plan" on page 46 though to get an idea of how it goes before reading the whole thing.
Posted 26 April 2013 - 12:07 PM
Still up and permissions look fine, which book isn't working?
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