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Basic Weight Training for Men and Women / Edition 7
     

Basic Weight Training for Men and Women / Edition 7

by Thomas Fahey
 

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ISBN-10: 0073376582

ISBN-13: 9780073376585

Pub. Date: 06/22/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This popular text is a comprehensive, practical guide to developing a personalized weight-training program with both free weights and machines. Weight training concepts and specific exercises are grouped by body region, and many photographs, illustrations, diagrams, and figures demonstrate proper technique and form.

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This popular text is a comprehensive, practical guide to developing a personalized weight-training program with both free weights and machines. Weight training concepts and specific exercises are grouped by body region, and many photographs, illustrations, diagrams, and figures demonstrate proper technique and form.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073376585
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
06/22/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Basic Weight Training

2. Weight Training and Your Body

3. Weight Training Guidelines

4. How Weight Training Improves Your Body

5. Getting Started: The Basics

6. Developing the Chest and Shoulders

7. Developing the Arms

8. Developing the Back and Neck

9. Developing the Abdominal Muscles

10. Developing the Lower Body

11. Exercises to Develop Speed and Power

12. Nutrition for Weight Training

13. Ergogenic Aids: Drugs and Supplements

APPENDIX 1: Muscular System

APPENDIX 2: Skeletal System

APPENDIX 3: Weight Training Exercises for Machines and Free Weights

APPENDIX 4: Norms and Test Procedures for Measuring Strength

Glossary

References

Index

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