Following the Functional Path to Becoming a Complete Triathlete
Following the Functional Path to Becoming a Complete Triathlete - A presentation by elite strength and performance coach Vern Gambetta entitled - Following the Functional Path to Becoming a Complete Triathlete. Recorded live at USA Triathlon's 2010 Art & Science of Triathlon Symposium. Topics include: An introduction to the Functional Path, Be like a cockroach, The Human element on the periodic table, Respecting the wisdom of the body, What is functional training? Not emphasizing one system to the exclusion of another, No one method or physical quality is an end unto itself, Each athlete is unique, Gambetta's Mission Statement, Understanding what you do and why you do it, Evaluating your "stuff," Making connections, Defining athleticism, Fundamental movement skills, Train movements not muscles, Functional exercise criteria, Simplicity yields complexity, The Serape Effect, Link & Sync toenails to fingernails, Gravity Enhancement Training, Movement + Stability = Mostability, Recoverability, Build adaptable athletic bodies, Q&A.