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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.
, owns the state-of-the-art personal training facility Ultimate-Exercise. He lectures on exercise science all over the world.
John Little is a columnist for Ironman magazine and the innovator of three revolutionary training protocols, including Max Contraction Training. He and his wife, Teri, own Nautilus North Strength & Fitness Centre and have supervised more than 60,000 workouts.
Table of Contents
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