Synopses & Reviews
We’ve beefed up … with all new photos.
Both newbies and gym rats will want to get their hands on this updated edition. Now with an easier-to-use format, this guide gives each exercise a full 2-page spread, adding over new 300 photos. Included are additional exercises for all major muscle groups (incorporating bands, balls, and other non-traditional equipment), a section on bringing the gym experience home, and up-to- the-minute information on taking supplements.
-Earlier editions of this book have sold extremely well
-Includes a 2-color interior, oversized trim with more than 300 photos
-The International Health, Racquet, and Sportsclub Association estimates that the U.S. commercial health club industry generated $12.7 billion in total revenues in 2003 (+6.0%), despite an overall flat economy
-A national study conducted by American Sports Data, Inc., found that the number of health club patrons climbed 6% to 59.4 million people in 2003, and U.S. membership is up 62% from a decade ago
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About the Author
Jonathon Cane is a competitive cyclist who holds an M.A. in exercise physiology and is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine.
Joe Glickman is a New York-based journalist, rock climber, nationally ranked marathon kayaker, and triathlete. He writes the “Weekend Warrior” column for The New York Times and is currently working on a book, To the Top, which details his experiences climbing the highest mountain in each of the 50 states.