Ultimate Warrior Workouts

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Ultimate Warrior Workouts

Fitness Secrets of the Martial Arts

By Martin Rooney; Roger Gracie (Foreword by)

HarperTorch, Paperback, 9780061735226, 349pp.

Publication Date: May 4, 2010

Description

Are You Ready to Take The Warrior Challenge?

World-renowned fitness coach Martin Rooney will take you where no warrior has gone before. On an epic international quest, Rooney traveled to top-fight destinations around the globe to study and train under the last living masters in the eight core disciplines of Mixed Martial Arts. More than 1,000 full-color photos reveal hundreds of the original training secrets he discovered along the way, from the slopes of Japan's Mt. Fuji and the beaches of Brazil to the streets of Russia. With nearly fifty varieties of push-ups, dozens of kettlebell exercises, and hundreds of unique training techniques, Ultimate Warrior Workouts also offers: A complete six-month workout program Cutting-edge nutrition ADVICE and a sample diet plan "Warrior Challenges" to assess your fitness level The history and philosophy of the arts that comprise mixed martial arts.



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.



Praise For Ultimate Warrior Workouts

“Martin Rooney is a god among men, and if he told me that the proper way to strength train for MMA was to wrestle with pigs in their own excrement, I would do it, he’s that good!”
-Forrest Griffin, New York Times Bestselling Author of Got Fight? and Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion

“Martin Rooney is the foremost leader when it comes to training combat athletes. Under the teachings in Ultimate Warrior Workouts, I gained valuable strength for my UFC career.”
-Frankie Edgar, Top Ranked UFC Lightweight Contender

“Martin Rooney’s warrior program combined with new training ideas from around the world? This book is a must for anyone serious about fitness, fighting, or both.”
-Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira, Former UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion and Pride FC Champion

“Martin Rooney’s program was a key component in my world title fight preparation and victory. This training is the Real Deal.”
-Brian Bowles, WEC Bantamweight Champion and #1 ranked 135 pound fighter in the world