The Strongest Shall Survive: Strength Training for Football

An Encyclopedia of Strength Training

The classic training manual, now in its 6th printing, is once again available to coaches and athletes. The purpose of the book is to help high school and college coaches set up functional strength programs with a minimum of equipment and time. It is also valuable to any athlete who trains on his own and needs direction.

The manual was written by Bill Starr, a national Olympic weightlifting champion, who became one of the first professional strength coaches in the country when he trained the Baltimore Colts the year they won Super Bowl V.

The 224-page reference contains over 200 photos with detailed instructions on how to perform the recommended exercises and put together productive programs from the rank beginner to the advanced athlete.

Includes chapters on:-- anatomy-- kinesiology--flexibility--warming up--rehabilitation--rest--a complete section on sports nutrition.
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Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Five Starr Productions
8th Printing, Revised First Edition (2011)

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Aaron Bennet (Denver, CO) - August 2nd 2013
I wish I had found this book when I was younger. Even after over three decades, this book is still very relevant. I play rugby and this is hands down the best book I have ever found for training. The program transfers to on-field performance better than anything else I've ever tried. Unlike most books, this book's program is structured around the sport. This is good because the whole point of my getting stronger is so I can play rugby. Strength is only one component of being rugby fit, and this [...read more]
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John Petrizzo (NY) - July 25th 2011
I originally found this book back in 2000 while looking for a way to get bigger and stronger for football. What I got was really an encyclopedia of knowledge on strength and health. Looking through the book today it amazes me how pertinent much of the information still is roughly thirty-five years after its original printing. This book contains tons of great information on how to organize your training whether you are a coach or an athlete. Not to mention that the nutritional section is the [...read more]