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Weight Training : Steps to Success

Weight Training : Steps to Success - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0736055338

Cover of Weight Training : Steps to Success 3RD 06 (ISBN 978-0736055338)
ISBN13: 978-0736055338
ISBN10: 0736055339
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 06
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Published: 2006
International: No

List price: $18.95

Weight Training : Steps to Success - 3RD 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0736055338

Thomas R. Baechle and Roger W. Earle

ISBN13: 978-0736055338
ISBN10: 0736055339
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 06
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

Take the guesswork out of strength training and understand the details of proper technique, weight loads, and reps. The no-nonsense approach of Weight Training: Steps to Success has guided more than 175,000 readers to their strength training goals, step by step--and it will do the same for you!

You will develop through a thorough, progressive approach to strength training with either free weights or machines. Learn which exercises target what muscles and how to perform each one correctly and safely. Then determine the amount of weight and the number of repetitions and sets that you should lift in order to achieve your objectives. Finally, develop a workout and program that fit your interests and training preferences.

Whether your goal is improving muscular endurance, building strength, increasing muscle mass, toning, or enhancing body composition, Weight Training: Steps to Success will help you achieve it. With more than 30 exercises explained and illustrated, along with guidance on how to approach introductory workouts and create a tailored training program, it's no wonder this is the book thousands of strength training enthusiasts use to get the most out of their workouts.

Table of Contents

Step 1. Understanding the Basics of Lifting and Training

Step 2. Selecting Exercises and Setting Training Loads

Step 3. Chest Exercises

Step 4. Back Exercises

Step 5. Shoulder Exercises

Step 6. Arm Exercises

Step 7. Leg Exercises

Step 8. Abdominal Exercises

Step 9. Total-Body Exercises

Step 10. Training With a Standard Program

Step 11. Applying Program Design Principles

Step 12. Manipulating Program Variables to Maximize Results

Step 13. Creating Your Program