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Weight Training for Strength and Fitness

Author : L. Jay Silvester
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A scientifically based, comprehensive set of concepts covering the entire spectrum of strength training.

Weight Training For Dummies

Author : Liz Neporent
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A properly executed strength or weight lifting regimen can lower your blood pressure and cholesterol levels, stabilize your blood sugar, reduce the risk of heart disease, increase your strength, and more. Weight Training For Dummies, Third Edition, is packed with all the information you need to start your own personalized weight training program and get yourself into peak condition fast. You’ll find out about: Circuit and resistance training 20-minute weight training routines The newest and best weight training equipment Combining weight training with other exercise Gender differences in weight training goals and routines Specific approaches for baby boomers and seniors just starting out Using weight training to address specific health conditions Preventing injuries Weight training for children and teens If you’re getting pumped about weight training, don’t delay. Buy Weight Training for Dummies, Third Edition today, and you’ll be in shape in no time!

Fitness Weight Training

Author : Thomas R. Baechle
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Presented in an easy-to-read format with customizable training programs for six fitness levels, this manual is written especially for fitness enthusiasts who want to make strength training a priority. 107 photos.

The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Swimming

Author : Rob Price
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"The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Swimming" is the most comprehensive and up-to-date swimming-specific training guide in the world today. It contains descriptions and photographs of nearly 100 of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by athletes worldwide. This book features year round swimming-specific weight training programs guaranteed to improve your performance and get you results. No other swimming book to date has been so well designed, so easy to use, and so committed to weight training. This book was designed specially for swimmers to increase strength, speed, endurance, and stamina. Not long after you begin following this guide you will cut seconds off of all of your strokes. Swimmers of all skill levels will be able to finish without running out of gas and will be able to swim at record paces until the end of the meet. Both beginners and advanced athletes and weight trainers can follow this book and utilize its programs. From recreational to professional, thousands of athletes all over the world are already benefiting from this book and its techniques, and now you can too!

Weight Training

Author : Gustav Mark Gedatus
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Discusses the health benefits of weight training as part of a fitness program, foods and supplements for those using weights, and related matters, and provides information on exercises and techniques.

Weight Training

Author : Thomas R. Baechle
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Take the guesswork out of strength training and understand the details of proper exercise technique, weight loads, and reps. The no-nonsense approach of Weight Training: Steps to Success has guided more than 200,000 readers to their strength training goals and it will do the same for you. Combining the experience of strength and conditioning experts Thomas Baechle and Roger Earle, this guide will maximize your development with a progressive approach to weight training using either free weights or machines. Learn which exercises target which muscles and how to perform each one correctly and safely. Gain insight on how to eat smart to maximize results and follow the step-by-step directions to calculate safe training loads and design an overall training program that fits your interests and training preferences. Whether your goal is to improve muscular endurance, build strength, increase muscle mass, tone existing muscles, or reduce body fat, Weight Training: Steps to Success will help you be successful. With more than 30 exercises, each explained and demonstrated through full-color photo sequences, along with guidance on how to approach introductory workouts and create a tailored training program, it’s no wonder this is the book that thousands will use to develop a strong, healthy, and attractive body.

Fundamental Weight Training

Author : David Sandler
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If you’re ready to walk the walk and talk the talk, Fundamental Weight Training is your guide. Learn the basics safely, effectively, and in less time. Over 100 exercises with photo demonstrations are included and supported with step-by-step descriptions for use in the gym or at home. Every aspect of a beginning weight program is covered: •Exercises and programs to target key areas in every muscle group •Stretching routines to prevent injuries •Steps and tips for developing your own program •Gym language and lingo so you feel at ease walking into any gym The easy-to-use programs in Fundamental Weight Training will give you the confidence to start training safely and quickly and begin strengthening and toning your body.

Weight Training For Women

Author : Robert Duffy
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Weight training is one of the most overlooked forms of exercise, especially for women. All too often, women choose to avoid weight training in favour of other forms of exercise, out of fear they will bulk up too much if they lift weights. With so many books on the market aimed at experienced powerlifters and bodybuilders, this book fills the gap by targeting beginners who are in need of expert guidance. Chapters include information on: • Basic exercises (including illustrations). • Weight training for weight loss. • Weight training for physique. • Weight training for strength or sport. • More advanced training and plateaus. • Nutrition and diet. • Supplements and injuries.

Weight Training For Dummies

Author : Liz Neporent
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The host of MSN's Focus on Feeling Better provides a weight-training resource that lays out examples and instructions for 20-minute routines, discusses specific heath or orthopedic conditions, covers High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and much more. Original.

Weight Training for Cyclists

Author : Eric Schmitz
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In addition to the powerful quads and chiseled calves they're known for, cyclists need strong core muscles and solid upper-body strength to use their power efficiently. Weight Training for Cyclists is the only book available that shows cyclists how they can get stronger to ride stronger. This revised second edition presents new information on core strength, nutrition, stretching and warm-up. Now comprehensively illustrated with easy-to-follow drawings, the authors explain in clear terms how strength training in the weight room translates to endurance and power on the bike. With the latest research on strength building buttressed by the most recent and effective equipment innovations, Weight Training for Cyclists presents a series of training plans that require only a fraction of the time that cyclists spend in the saddle. For newcomers and veterans alike, Weight Training for Cyclists will become their fundamental guide to better performance.