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Strength Training past 50by Wayne L. Westcott
Synopses & Reviews
Strength training has numerous advantages for the active adult, including enhanced athletic performance; reduced risk of disease; and decreased symptoms of arthritis, diabetes, and osteoporosis. Strength Training Past 50 has everything you need to start enjoying these benefits or to jump-start your current routine: 63 exercises for both free weights and machines; 14 workout plans for increasing size, endurance, and strength; sport-specific programs for running, cycling, swimming, skiing, tennis, and golf; and eating plans for increased strength gains.
About the Author
Thomas R. Baechle is a professor and chair of the exercise science and athletic training department at Creighton University.
Table of Contents
Assessing current strength — Selecting exercise equipment — Performing exercises correctly — Practical strength training principles — Base fitness programs — Experienced training programs — Advanced training programs — Sports performance programs — Eating for strength gains.
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