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Basic Weight Training for Men and Women

Basic Weight Training for Men and Women - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0078022623

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ISBN13: 978-0078022623
ISBN10: 0078022622
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 13
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2013
International: No
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Basic Weight Training for Men and Women - 8TH 13 edition

ISBN13: 978-0078022623

Thomas Fahey

ISBN13: 978-0078022623
ISBN10: 0078022622
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 13
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2013
International: No
Summary

The eighth edition ofBasic Weight Training for Men and Womenincludes many features that make this text the best and most comprehensive beginning weight training book on the market. Each chapter presents the most important and up-to date weight training exercises with free weights and on the most popular exercise machines found in schools and health clubs in the United States. Nutrition information, workout schedules, proper techniques, and research articles debunking fitness myths fillBasic Weight Training for Men and Women, 8th edition. The text also includes a discussion of functional training exercises and stresses the concept that the key to building strength and power is to train movements rather than specific muscles.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents 1. Basic Weight Training 2. Weight Training and Your Body 3. Weight Training Guidelines 4. How Weight Training Improves Your Body 5. Getting Started: The Basics 6. Developing the Chest and Shoulders 7. Developing the Arms 8. Developing the Back and Neck 9. Developing the Abdominal Muscles 10. Developing the Lower Body 11. Exercises to Develop Speed and Power 12. Nutrition for Weight Training 13. Ergogenic Aids: Drugs and Supplements APPENDIX 1: Muscular System APPENDIX 2: Skeletal System APPENDIX 3: Weight Training Exercises for Machines and Free Weights APPENDIX 4: Norms and Test Procedures for Measuring Strength Glossary References Index

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