A Practical Approach to Strength Training, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

A Practical Approach to Strength Training, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

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by Matt Brzycki
     
 

This fourth edition of A Practical Approach to Strength Training is a long-awaited update of the classic book that has been a widely used resource in the fitness industry, selling nearly 35,000 copies. Many of the chapters have been overhauled with the latest information on strength and fitness; new chapters have been added, including ones on anaerobic trainingSee more details below

Overview

This fourth edition of A Practical Approach to Strength Training is a long-awaited update of the classic book that has been a widely used resource in the fitness industry, selling nearly 35,000 copies. Many of the chapters have been overhauled with the latest information on strength and fitness; new chapters have been added, including ones on anaerobic training, metabolic training, flexibility training, power training, weight management and several on nutrition.

The book is 336 pages with more than 135,000 words and 300 photographs and describes nearly 100 exercises that can be done with free weights, machines and manual (partner) resistance. The year 2014 will mark the 25th anniversary of its initial publication.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935628132
Publisher:
Blue River Press
Publication date:
06/30/2012
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
594,312
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Matt has authored eight books, co-authored seven books and edited two books. In addition, he has authored more than 510 articles/columns on strength and fitness that have been featured in 48 different publications. Matt has given presentations throughout the United States and Canada including the Princeton University Cross Country Camp; Princeton University Wrestling Camp; Princeton University Strength & Speed Camp; American College of Sports Medicine's Health & Fitness Summit & Exposition; Athletic Business Conference & Expo; Tampa Bay Buccaneer Strength and Conditioning Seminar; Michigan State University Strength & Conditioning Seminar; HIT Resurgence Conference; Toronto Football Clinic; FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar; and Operational Tactics National SWAT/Sniper Symposium. In addition, he has given presentations to the Central Intelligence Agency; US Customs and Border Protection; and US Secret Service Academy. He has been a guest on radio shows in Atlanta, Cincinnati and Phoenix.

Previously, Matt was a part-time lecturer for the Department of Exercise Science and Sport Studies at Rutgers University from March 1990 to July 2000, teaching Strength Training Theory and Applications. In January 2012, he returned to Rutgers in the same capacity, teaching Principles of Strength and Conditioning. He taught a similar course for the Department of Health and Physical Education at The College of New Jersey from 1996 to 1999. Matt has co-developed two certification courses: the SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) Fitness Specialist certification (in 2003) and the Youth Fitness Instructor/Trainer (YouthFIT™) certification (in 2010).

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