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Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength

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Finally, a research-based book that covers all facets of optimizing the development of muscle and strength. Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strengthis a comprehensive training guide and reference that provides -definitions of key terms and concepts, -evaluations of equipment optionsincluding the top innovations, -explanations of the role and importance of each muscle group, -presentations of the best exercises for adding strength and mass, and -descriptions and examples of many types of workouts and programs and their effects. Choose from 255 exercises presented for 11 different muscle groups and the whole body. Proper technique for each exercise is tailored to the type of resistance used, be it free weights, weight machines, or body weight. Plus, each training program is rated according to workout duration, the projected timeframe for achieving measurable results, level of difficulty, and overall effectiveness. Muscle & Fitnesssenior science editor Jim Stoppani covers each topic in detail. His clear advice will help you conquer any problem or plateau you encounter. So build your knowledge base to build a better body. Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strengthis the ultimate resource for pinpointing and achieving the results you're seeking.

Table of Contents

Strength-training principles/concepts — Acute strength-training variables — Periodization — Strength training equipment — Basic design of training programs for building muscle mass — Training techniques and programs for building muscle mass — Sample training cycles for building muscle mass — Basic design of training programs for maximizing strength — Training techniques and programs for maximal strength — Sample training cycles for gaining maximal strength — Chest exercises — Shoulder exercises — Back exercises — Trapezius exercises — Biceps exercises — Forearm exercises — Triceps exercises — Abdominal exercises — Quadriceps exercises — Hamstrings/glutes exercises — Calf exercises — Whole body exercises.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781450407519
Publisher:
Human Kinetics
Subject:
General-General
Author:
Stoppani, Jim
Author:
Stoppani, James
Author:
Jim Stoppani
Author:
James Stoppani
Subject:
Muscle strength
Subject:
Bodybuilding
Subject:
Bodybuilding & Weight Training
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Weight training
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Weight Training
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
2006
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
399

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