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Strength Basics : Your Guide To Resistance Training for Health and Optimal Performance (96 Edition)

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Whether you're young or old, male or female, seeking better health or better performance, success starts with Strength Basics.

This easy-to-understand guide explains the basics of resistance training and shows you how to design a training program using the most commonly found types of equipment.

Written for beginning and less-experienced strength trainers, the book's practical, how-to advice for safe and effective workouts will ensure you're on the right track. You'll discover the benefits of resistance training, how and why it works, how to choose equipment, and how to get the results you want. More than 140 illustrations show you how to perform the 75 exercises and use the equipment correctly.

Here's what you'll learn:

- The theory and benefits of resistance training- How to set reasonable, attainable, and worthwhile goals- How to adapt training programs for different age groups and fitness goals- How to design an individualized program- Tips for injury-free training, including stretching and warm-up routines- 22 equipment-free exercises that use your own body weight or inexpensive tubing and exercise bands- 20 well-balanced training routines using free weights and stack-weight equipment- 24 advanced exercises to add to your workouts and help fight boredom- 16 ready-to-use, sport-specific programs designed to meet the demands of your favorite sports or recreational activities

Strength Basics also includes forms to help you get started, monitor progress, and stay on track. Suggested readings list more advanced and specific sources of information.

Follow the sensible advice in Strength Basics and get stronger. It's that simple.

Synopsis:

If you're looking for better fitness or better sports performance, success starts with Strength Basics. This easy-to-understand guide explains resistance-training fundamentals and shows you how to design a strength-training program using common types of equipment and body-weight exercises. Written for beginning and less experienced strength trainers who want to make sure they're on the right track, the book provides practical, how-to advice for safe and effective workouts to do at home or at the gym. Inside you'll find 66 exercises to make you stronger, plus 16 ready-to-use sport-specific programs designed to meet the demands of your favorite sports activities.

Synopsis:

Resistance training for better results in fitness and sports

Synopsis:

Readers will learn how and why resistance training works, how to choose equipment, and how to get results. More than 140 illustrations show readers how to perform the 75 exercises correctly and use the equipment properly.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-196) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780873228435
With:
Stewart, Gordon W.
Author:
Stewart, Gordon W.
Author:
Cook, Brian B.
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Location:
Champaign, IL :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Exercise
Subject:
Physical Education
Subject:
Physical fitness
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Sports General
Series Volume:
v. 5.
Publication Date:
19960831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
9.02x6.02x.55 in. .75 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , If you're looking for better fitness or better sports performance, success starts with Strength Basics. This easy-to-understand guide explains resistance-training fundamentals and shows you how to design a strength-training program using common types of equipment and body-weight exercises. Written for beginning and less experienced strength trainers who want to make sure they're on the right track, the book provides practical, how-to advice for safe and effective workouts to do at home or at the gym. Inside you'll find 66 exercises to make you stronger, plus 16 ready-to-use sport-specific programs designed to meet the demands of your favorite sports activities.
"Synopsis" by , Resistance training for better results in fitness and sports
"Synopsis" by , Readers will learn how and why resistance training works, how to choose equipment, and how to get results. More than 140 illustrations show readers how to perform the 75 exercises correctly and use the equipment properly.
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