Robbie Bourke, has worked with us on and off over the years but we are now thrilled that he is with us full time doing our Personal trainer Course.
He is a physical preparation coach, physical therapist, & nutritionist who served as a physical prep coach to many organisations teams and, athletes.
He has a wealth of knowledge and here are just a few of the books he would recommend to YOU.
The scientific principle of strength training- Mike Israetel, James Hoffman, and Chad Wesley Smith
Scientific Principles goes far beyond just giving you sets and reps to use for a few weeks or months, rather it will empower you with knowledge to create effective training programs and make informed answers to tough training problems for a lifetime.
Covered in Scientific Principles of Strength Training are…
-In depth definitions of important strength training and programming terms.
-Discussions of the following foundational training principles and how they can influence your training and program design…
- Fatigue Management
- Phase Potentiation
- Individual Differences
-Various powerlifting periodization schemes and their strengths/weaknesses
-Myths, Fallacies and Fads in Powerlifting
Robbie “ Excellent book that lays out the fundamental principles of not just strength training but all training.
I call this a “layman’s textbook” of strength training principles as it is written in a very read friendly way.”
The Renaissance Diet – Mike Israetel
The Renaissance Diet will help you…
-Understand how many calories you need to eat to maximize performance and burn fat.
-Correctly balance your macronutrient intake for your training and physique goals.
-Time your meals to get the most out of your nutrition.
-Select optimal foods to fuel performance.
-Understand which supplements actually work and why.
-Improve your health with proper micronutrient intake and hydration.
-Periodize your diet for long term effectiveness.
-Dispel common diet myths and fads
-Improve your training with the included ‘Trinity Powerlifting Templates’
Robbie “Fantastic book. Breaks down the essentials of nutrition for body composition goals. Highly recommend it for the students”
Mastery – Robert Green
This is an extremely powerful work on how to achieve mastery in one’s life. Mastery can be thought of as the unique way each of us can fully actualize our potential for greatness and enjoy a fulfilling life.
Robbie “Profoundly changed me as person. If you want to Mastery your passion – Read this book. I would recommend this for everyone.”