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Warrior Cardio: The Revolutionary Metabolic Training System for Burning Fat, Building Muscle, and Getting Fit Paperback – April 10, 2012
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From the Back Cover
Featuring the "Warrior 20" Diet
Shed Pounds of Fat and Increase Muscle Mass in Just 12 Weeks the Warrior Way!
Warrior Cardio offers a fitness and diet program that will help you "Bring Out the Warrior Within." World-renowned fitness expert Martin Rooney has devised an easy-to-follow workout and diet plan that efficiently burns fat and builds muscle in less time than you ever thought possible. A comprehensive look at cardiovascular training using scientifically proven techniques, paired with a diet plan that really delivers, Warrior Cardio features:
- A complete 12-week fitness and diet program.
- Hundreds of metabolic exercises with full-color photos.
- Dozens of exciting workout routines, including hurricanes, complexes, and body weight and strength circuits.
- Advanced warmup and prehab techniques to prevent injury.
- A Warrior diet plan from nutrition expert John Berardi, PhD, based on the "Warrior 20" essential foods that promote increased weight loss and muscle gain.
- The latest surprising research on the science behind cardiovascular fitness and training techniques.
Whether your ultimate goal is to be a better athlete—or just train and look like one—Martin Rooney's Warrior Cardio has everything you need!
About the Author
Internationally recognized fitness and martial arts expert Martin Rooney is the creator of the Training for Warriors System and the COO of the Parisi Speed School. More than 500,000 athletes have taken part in his programs, and he has prepared hundreds of athletes for the UFC, NFL, NBA, MLB, WNBA, Major Division I colleges, and the Olympics.
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Top Customer Reviews
I gave the books 4 stars because there are a lot of positives in it:
- I found some good nutritional information, but the overall diet is a bit more than I am looking for.
- The book is beautifully photographed, the exercises pretty well staged out - as well as you can get in a book - and it seems to have a good flow to it.
- all of the models are very buff and good looking, and will inspire you to push the workout a little harder.
My one complaint - I am not complaining because I am average fitness guy would would need two simpler workout programs to build to this one - is that some of the workouts are REALLY unrealistic in normal people's homes or regular gyms. My gym does not have truck tires for me to push all over.Read more ›
As an MMA fighter, a personal trainer, and a fitness nut I was very interested in seeing what this book was all about, so, like any reasonable person - I preordered it. Okay, I'll admit that this was the first book I have ever preordered... I was a little nervous. This book is page after page of different exercises, circuits, tips, methodologies, inspirations and pure knowledge. I am amazed at the simplicity of the breakdown of the book. He breaks it down into different sections based on the type of circuit, from there he breaks every circuit up into different body types. Each type of circuit has an instructional section followed by different interval and repetition suggestions.
On top of all the fitness instructions, Rooney includes a nutrition section. Now everyone might not agree but as a personal trainer I love that he did not just include a "Here's what to eat for 4 weeks" guide. Rooney goes through and breaks down nutrition in a very easy to understand way. Not only does it include tips for what to avoid, what to eat, and such for loosing weight, but also for gaining weight and mass (something usually overlooked in general fitness books).
I suppose if I was going to have a complaint it would be that some of the pages seem to be missing of few steps in the instructional photos. I have been doing this for a while, so I can fill in the spaces, but I could see how a beginner could get confused. Let me say though, that with almost 400 pages of FULL COLOR photos, this is hardly a negative.Read more ›
P.386 Week 1 Wednesday "all stationary warm up drills(pp. 43-48 in Training g for Warriors)"
which is the first of several references to an entirely different book entitled "training for warriors". In order to complete the 12 week coursework in this book you have to access the previous book. Therefore this book is not complete as it claims. This should make you dubious about this book as well as any other training book. You would have to pre read and cross reference the curriculum prior to purchasing to insure the book gives you what it claims. Very disappointing.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
So much great information packed into this book. I love the full color pictures of the exercises. This is a whole body/mind book. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Enoch Swetland
Great information this helps with my sons wrestling trainingPublished 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
Great series of workouts. I especially liked the section on bodyweight/treadmill workouts as I've found them to be hotel-gym friendly.Published 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
Good book. Lots of good training information. Excellent workout programs. Rooney's program involves HIIT training but has a lot of good metabolic circuit training with and... Read morePublished 17 months ago by David N.
Meh. If you've studied fitness for a while, most of this will be old hat. Not a lot that's new or revolutionary in here. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Robert
This book is great and I love to give to some of the other personal trainer, I work with at the gym.Published 17 months ago by Rob