- Format: Kindle Edition
- File Size: 4967 KB
- Print Length: 264 pages
- Publisher: Dragon Door Publications; 1 edition (1 Nov. 2011)
- Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
- Language: English
- ASIN: B005Q6M79A
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Average Customer Review: 11 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #104,603 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Easy Strength: How to Get a Lot Stronger Than Your Competition-And Dominate in Your Sport Kindle Edition
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+It contains a great deal of relevant information regarding strength training in general.
-The majority of the programs and training concepts have been covered elsewhere (ie; Never Let Go, Power to the People) or are freely available on the internet (eg; free articles from the author's websites, free articles found on DragonDoor/T-Nation/etc). The only unique content is the quadrants system which is just a rough guide of an athlete's needs based on how advanced/specialised they are however it is relatively intuitive. For example, an elite level boxer needs to spend the majority of their time boxing ("Skills pay the bills") with only a couple of weekly strength sessions focusing on the big compound movements. On the other hand a novice can afford to strength train more frequently and with a greater variety of exercises.
-The book is fluffed out with countless photograph sized pictures of Dan and Pavel, random pictures of DragonDoor affiliated coaches and athletes, testimonials, lengthy quotes that should have been summarised and referenced, forewords and prefaces full of hyperbole and self promotion, etc. The majority of the topics covered are not difficult to understand and they do not need "expanding upon" further or the associated junk.
-Chaotic writing style. At the start of the book Dan explains how he and Pavel thought that it would be a good idea to write the book in a 'conversation type format'. The result is a book that has dual personalities. It struck me as a very lazy writing style and more time should have been spent summarising these excerpts to better include them in the main body of text.
-Poor formatting.Read more ›
Buy this book and throw most ofnthe others away.
Most recent customer reviews
Pavel and Dan giving out excellent advise as usual, all athletes should read this book and apply the thoughts in their own training to succeed!Published on 24 Mar. 2015 by Nick Brosnahan
Great content from two masters and put together in an ace format which makes consuming their wisdom so easyPublished on 13 Aug. 2014 by Mr C G Penter
Very good book be sure to read if you are looking to get stronger with ease, remember keep things simple.Published on 2 Jan. 2013 by ross mitchell