Our favorite post from the past week.
I’m a little late on the bandwagon, but I finally sat down with Nassim Taleb’s bestselling book Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder earlier in the month. I’ve given the book some time to settle and it has already influenced my thoughts on training more than any of the training-related books I have read recently.
“Exercises need to be either specific and intense enough to highly transfer or they need to be non-specific enough to contribute simply to general athletic abilities and recovery processes.”
- The Ball and Chain$30A complete guide to hammer throwing from Martin Bingisser.
- HMMR Media Membership$24/yearMore than a thousand articles for just two bucks a month.
- Transfer of Training in Sports$65Bondarchuk’s groundbreaking work on exercise selection.
- Special Strength Training Manual for Coaches$65Verkhoshansky’s seminal work on specific strength.