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Stronger Abs and Backby Dean Brittenham
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Ancient Greek and Chinese leaders have stressed it for centuries, but only in the past decade have fitness and sports conditioning experts emphasized the development of abdominal and back muscles. Now we have the science to support the argument that the body's stability and power comes from its center.
Stronger Abs and Back shows how to develop the body's core musculature for maximum fitness and athletic performance. Strong abdominal and torso muscles will enhance physical appearance and mobility as well as contribute to the prevention of low back pain--the most common physical ailment in the industrialized world.
Because of its extensive benefits, Stronger Abs and Back applies to a broad readership: office workers who stiffen up while sitting at a desk all week; weekend warriors who play 36 holes on a free day at the course; serious athletes who want the utmost power to perform closer to their potential; and coaches who develop training programs with the best and most comprehensive fitness level of their athletes in mind.
The book features 165 exercises for developing flexibility, strength, and power. It also shows how to select and sequence these exercises in a 24-week sample program for abs and back development.
A practical guide to training the body's midsection. This text provides 165 exercises to develop greater flexibility, stability, fitness, strength and power at the body's core. It also explains how to perform each movement for best results.
165 exercises for building your center of power
Build your center of power! Stronger Abs and Back shows how to develop the body's most important source of energy and support - its core muscle groups. The abdominal and back muscles form the foundation for enhanced fitness and athletic performance. Featuring 165 exercises and packed with training advice, this illustrated guide is your training manual to rock-hard abs and strong supportive back muscles that prevent low back injury and pain. Stronger Abs and Back is for athletes and fitness enthusiasts who want firm, high-performance bodies.
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