Functional Training Revisited

  title={Functional Training Revisited},
  author={M. Siff},
  journal={Strength and Conditioning Journal},
  • M. Siff
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Strength and Conditioning Journal
  • MANY TRAINING IDEAS ARE INevitably turned into fads, cults, and organizations in the strength and conditioning world. One of the most recent is the so-called “functional training.” Although this topic has been addressed and taught for many years in sports training and rehabilitation, it is only now that some coaches appear to consider that this form of training is a unique discovery that will automatically change the sporting performances of all who implement it. Consequently, this “functional… CONTINUE READING
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