Strength Training For Women

Overview

Strength Training for Women has been developed as a training guide as more women begin to understand the health benefits of this activity.

Strength Training for Women is written in five parts. First, you will be educated about general strength training terminology. Second, major muscle groups of the body will be pinpointed, providing strength training exercises used in a gym using hand weights (dumbbells), barbells, various cable, pinloaded and weighted machines. Third, you will...

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Overview

Strength Training for Women has been developed as a training guide as more women begin to understand the health benefits of this activity.

Strength Training for Women is written in five parts. First, you will be educated about general strength training terminology. Second, major muscle groups of the body will be pinpointed, providing strength training exercises used in a gym using hand weights (dumbbells), barbells, various cable, pinloaded and weighted machines. Third, you will be provided with a series of strength training routines for use in the gym. Fourth is a body weight workout routine that can be performed at home or whilst travelling. Fifth is the take anywhere hand weight routine for the whole body.

Through regular participation in strength training, many women find a positive outcome with body image, confidence and self-esteem since the body changes shape as fat is reduced and lean muscle is maintained.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781841262482
  • Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Sport
  • Publication date: 9/9/2008
  • Series: Body Coach Series
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 922,415
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction     6
About the Author     8
Building Stronger Bones     9
Strength Training Exercises     27
Getting to Know Your Muscles     28
Chest and Arm Region     31
Back and Arm Region     47
Arm Region     55
Shoulder Region     69
Leg Region     77
Lower Back and Abdominals     99
Strength Training Routines     108
Beginner Total Body Workout     111
Beginner Split Workout A     113
Beginner Split Workout B     115
Sports Strength Workout - 3 Day Cycle     118
Body Weight Workout     121
Hand Weights - Home and Travel Routine     136
Strength Training Index     142
Photo & Illustration Credits     143
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