Power Speed ENDURANCE by Brian MacKenzie
A Skill-Based Approach to Endurance Training

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Myself, as more of a power athlete in practice, I found MacKenzie’s book extremely relevant
-Breaking Muscle

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"Power, Speed, ENDURANCE" is a highly effective training system that has catapulted thousands of endurance athletes to the next level. Developed by CrossFit Endurance founder Brian MacKenzie and featuring instruction from some of the world's top endurance and CrossFit coaches, "Power, Speed, ENDURANCE" unveils techniques, drills, and training strategies that will optimize your performance and overall work capacity while decreasing your susceptibility to injury.

Through thousands of step-by-step color photographs and detailed narrative, "Power, Speed, ENDURANCE" breaks down proper running, cycling, and swimming mechanics like never before. MacKenzie's unique system of building strength, speed, and power is aimed at reaping continual results, without injury. In fact, he devotes an entire chapter to the "broken down" athlete, equipping you with the knowledge to prevent, repair, and treat injuries brought on by poor mechanics and tight overworked muscles. In addition, MacKenzie outlines a straightforward approach to nutrition, hydration, and electrolyte balance that will increase your energy, boost your performance, and accelerate your recovery.

Whether you're a self-trained athlete looking to compete in your first endurance event, a seasoned competitor looking to reach your highest potential, or a CrossFit athlete looking to increase stamina, "Power, Speed, ENDURANCE" will help you reach your goal.In this book, you will learn how to:
- develop proper running technique using the Pose Method
- properly fit yourself on a bike
- improve cycling mechanics on a road, time-trial, and mountain bike
- swim effortlessly and improve freestyle-stroke mechanics through skill-based drills and exercises
- accelerate work capacity and minimize fatigue by building muscle, speed, and power
- incorporate a CrossFit Endurance strength-and-conditioning program into your training routine
- maximize nutrition, hydration, and electrolyte balance to improve performance and body composition
- prevent, repair, and treat nagging injuries associated with endurance sports and improve range of motion using Starrett's Movement and Mobility Method.
 

About Brian MacKenzie

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Brian MacKenzie is a world-renowned strength and conditioning coach and the innovator of the endurance / strength and conditioning paradigm. He created CrossFit Endurance (www.crossfitendurance.com), which specializes in movement with an emphasis in running, cycling, and swimming mechanics. MacKenzie and his program have been featured in Competitor Magazine, Runners World, Triathlete Magazine, Men's Journal, ESPN Rise, The Economist, Tim Ferriss' New York Times bestseller The 4-Hour Body, Men's Running UK, LA Sport & Fitness, and Rivera Magazine. He has consulted with several teams, including the 2012 Western Athletic Conference Champions San Jose State Women's Swim Team.
 
Published July 22, 2013 by Victory Belt Publishing. 416 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction
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Paleo Now!

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Reviewed by Paleo Now on Nov 11 2012

The book is as much of a how to guide as it is a dissertation of the programming and philosophy behind CrossFit Endurance.

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VPX Sports

Excellent
Reviewed by Dan Sullivan on Nov 01 2012

If knowledge is power and speed thrills, then you will want to study every detail.

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Breaking Muscle

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Reviewed by Logan Gelbrich on Nov 01 2012

Myself, as more of a power athlete in practice, I found MacKenzie’s book extremely relevant

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