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Anatomy of Strength Training The Five Essential Exercises



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Thunder Bay Press

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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 12/1/2010.
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  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.


Get the strong, healthy body you've always wanted! Anatomy of Strength Training offers an in-depth look at the way your muscles work and the best ways to work your muscles. Health and fitness expert Pat Manocchia gives readers the tools they need to get fit, from basic movements to information on how to build a complete exercise plan. You'll learn what to do and what not to do, from where to put your hands during a chin-up to how to hold your back during a dead lift. With step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow illustrations, it's like having your very own personal trainer.

Author Biography

Pat Manocchia is the owner, founder, and director of La Palestra Center for Preventative Medicine in New York City, a wholly integrated medical and fitness center. Widely recognized as one of the foremost experts in the field of health and fitness, Pat has multiple certifications and has served as contributing editor for Women’s Sports and Fitness and Allure magazines. A former professional hockey player, he has completed eleven marathons and led several group climbs around the world. A graduate of Brown University, he lives in New York with his wife, Deborah, and their two children.

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