9780495559092

Weight Training For Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495559092

  • ISBN10:

    0495559091

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 2/19/2009
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

Practical, visual, and clear, the best-selling WEIGHT TRAINING FOR LIFE, Ninth Edition is ideal for anyone interested in learning about weight training. Preparing readers to plan their own weight training programs for a lifetime of fitness, this book builds a solid foundation of current knowledge and practice in weight training for men and women of all ages and skill level. The book contains hundreds of full-color photos demonstrating exercises and proper techniques. It also contains forms for writing goals, planning a personal weight-training program, and recording circumference, strength, and muscle endurance measurements. Seeing that weight training done properly can be a fun and beneficial activity, readers learn how to design and maintain a safe, personalized, effective, and enjoyable weight-training program.

Table of Contents

Getting Started
What, Who, and Why
Frequently Asked Questions
Muscle Structure and Function
Warm-Up, Flexibility, and Stretching
Safe and Effective Weight Training
A Beginning Weight Training Program
Recovery
Learning More Weight Training Exercises
Chest Exercises
Back Exercises
Shoulder Exercises
Arm Exercises
Leg Exercises
Trunk Flexion and Extension Exercises
Getting The Most Out of Weight Training
Measurement and Evaluation
A Formula for Success
Planning Your Personal Weight Training Program
Beyond the Basics
Weight Training for Life
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