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In this second edition of a 1997 title, Westcott and Baechle, weight-training professionals and authors of many other books on the subject, offer new exercises and programs to enhance performance in golf, swimming, running, cycling, skiing, and tennis. This generously illustrated workbook is intended for anyone older than 50 who wants to start a basic strength-training program at home or at a gym. The authors focus on equipment selection and correct use, emphasizing free weights and weight-stack machines and including exercise balls and body-weight resistance to develop strength. Proper technique is outlined for performing an array of exercises safely and effectively. Intended to help readers design an individualized training regimen appropriate for their level of strength and to understand basic nutrition principles that support desired strength gains, the book offers carefully outlined training guidelines that should enable readers to make steady progress. Recommended for public libraries expanding their fitness collection or serving an active senior population.