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Xtreme Training: The Fighter's Ultimate Fitness Manual Paperback – 15 Aug 2010

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  • Paperback: 280 pages
  • Publisher: Victory Belt Publishing (15 Aug. 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0982565828
  • ISBN-13: 978-0982565827
  • Product Dimensions: 22.9 x 2 x 27.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 512,601 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Randy "The Natural" Couture transformed himself into one of the most successful mixed martial arts fighters in history. He is the only UFC combatant to have claimed both the heavyweight and light heavyweight titles, and he has won more UFC title belts than anyone in the sport. He lives in Las Vegas, NV.

Lance Freimuth is a writer, editor, and photographer. He lives in Las Vegas, NV.

Erich Krauss is the New York Times bestselling author of Forrest Griffin's Got Fight, and has written more than twenty-five books. He lives in Las Vegas, NV.


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I don't do combat sports but I really enjoy a wide variety of training. Randy Couture's book is the best all round fitness manual I have seen.

Part One is on "General Physical Preparation". It starts with a short chapter explaining the different aspects of physical preparation. The authors have written this for MMA but it applies more widely. I have read lots of general explanations of fitness this is the clearest and most complete I have seen. Then, the book runs through metabolic conditioning, starting with dynamic warm-up and then moving on to full body conditioning. This section contains a great variety of drills, even more than dos Remedios' book on cardio strength training, which I also recommend. Next are sections on strength training, dealing with exercises to work the posterior chain, upper body pushes, upper body pulls and core work. Part Two explains MMA sports-specific training, separated into standing and ground drills. Part Three consists of Training Routines. First Randy runs through a ten week training programme he would use to prepare for a 3 x 5 minute round non-title fight. Then, he sets out several alternative work-outs ranging from a strength and conditioning work-out designed for a novice to an advanced programme to develop size and strength.

Couture & co have written a book with some knockout features:

. it is incredibly well-produced with clear colour photographs showing the movements from a variety of angles, so you get a clear sense of how the exercise should be performed;
. it is well written with detailed explanations of the movements;
. it contains many, many different exercises, which certainly helps to avoid getting stale; and
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I found the book to be of great help to me in my training. Every exercise is clearly laid out and every step has a photo to guide you. There's a lot of focus on building muscle,not only for show but specifically for fighting and how each particular exercise will benefit you in competition. The book separates upper body,lower body and core training routines as well as sparring and a set workout plan ( the plan is for build-up to competition,it really is extreme training and i'd say for serious MMA fighters only ). I'd recommend this book to anyone with an interest in MMA,hardcore training or even someone looking to add different exercises to a workout routine. Well laid out,great advice from one of the best of all time and a real eye-opener into the world of MMA training. Recommended.
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This book is really one of the best fitness books written. The quality is high and the layout and photography is top notch. The only thing bothering me about the book is, some of the techniques on the olympic lifts is not perfect form (I'm talking about the photos - not the text). I know Couture and his team is not olympic lifters, but they are writing a training manual, so every technique should be perfect. This is only a minor thing, and it's still a great book!
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Excellent book, easy to follow and not impractical in the slightest.

can be used by people at any fitness level or eventual goal. Another quality book.
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Really good book looks great on shelf. Av never read it but pictures is awesome. Gives u a few good tips. And a feel hard now
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