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Body by Science: A Research-Based Program for Strength Training, Body Building, and Complete Fitness in 12 Minutes a Week

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Building muscle has never been faster or easier than with this revolutionary once-a-week training program

In Body By Science, bodybuilding powerhouse John Little teams up with fitness medicine expert Dr. Doug McGuff to present a scientifically proven formula for maximizing muscle development in just 12 minutes a week. Backed by rigorous research, the authors prescribe a weekly high-intensity program for increasing strength, revving metabolism, and building muscle for a total fitness experience.

About the Author

Doug McGuff, M.D., is the proprietor of state-of-the-art personal training facility Ultimate-Exercise. Helectures on exercise science all over the world.

John Little is a regular columnist for Ironman magazine and the innovator of three revolutionary training protocols, including Max Contraction Training.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Introduction

1: Exercise: Who Can You Trust?

2: Conservation of Energy: The Enemy of Progress

3: "I Can't (Or Don't Want to) Get Bigger": the Genetic Factor

4: The Dose-Response Relationship of Exercise

5: The Ideal Exercise Stimulus (What Type and How Much)

6: The Optimal Training Frequency

7: Enhancing the Body's Response to Exercise

8: Nutrition for Peak Performance

9: What Exercise Can - and Can't - Give You

10: The Ideal Exercise Prescription for Weight Loss

11: The Ideal Exercise Prescription for Athletes (Golf, Hockey, Football, Baseball, BMX

12: Tweaking the Stimulus: Advanced Exercise Techniques

13: A Rational Approach to Rehabilitating Injuries(Back, Knee, Shoulder, Neck, Elbows)

14: Creating the Perfect Workout Environment

15: Strength Training and the Heart (Global Metabloic Conditioning)

16: Long Term Fitness (Safety Considerations)

17: The Degradation of the Fitness Industry

18: Exercise for Seniors

19: Questions and Answers

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071597173
Author:
Mcguff, Doug
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
John, Little
Author:
McGuff, Doug
Author:
Little, John R.
Subject:
Physical fitness
Subject:
Weight Loss
Subject:
Physiology
Subject:
Bodybuilding & Weight Training
Subject:
Exercise
Subject:
strength, fitness, training, bodybuilding, muscle, science, scientific, personal trainer, lifing, bench press, building, exercise, edge, state-of-the-art, maximum, chemical, 9780071475334, 9780071383301
Subject:
Training
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Weight Training
Copyright:
Publication Date:
January 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
284
Dimensions:
9.04x7.36x.51 in. 1.13 lbs.

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