Stronger Legs & Lower Body

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Take your lower-body workout to new levels with Stronger Legs & Lower Body. Tim Bishop, one of the world’s leading strength and conditioning experts, brings you the most effective exercises and programs for increasing strength, size, power, and definition.

Focusing on all lower-body muscle groups, especially those previously neglected by popular workouts, Stronger Legs & Lower Body features more than 90 exercises for both serious lifters and athletes, including detailed ...

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Overview

Take your lower-body workout to new levels with Stronger Legs & Lower Body. Tim Bishop, one of the world’s leading strength and conditioning experts, brings you the most effective exercises and programs for increasing strength, size, power, and definition.

Focusing on all lower-body muscle groups, especially those previously neglected by popular workouts, Stronger Legs & Lower Body features more than 90 exercises for both serious lifters and athletes, including detailed instructions for perfecting your technique and advanced variations to help you break through plateaus.

With 15 unique programs and ready-to-use workouts, detailed anatomical illustrations, exercise explanations and variations, and the latest advanced training methods, Stronger Legs & Lower Body is the comprehensive, hard-core guide you need in order to achieve the ultimate results!

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Stronger Legs & Lower Body will show you an effective method of achieving strong and powerful legs. It is a must-read for anyone looking for a stronger, leaner, and more functional lower body.”B.J. Surhoff, Major League Baseball All-Star

19-Year Major League Baseball Veteran

"Finally! A strength training book that doesn't waste your time with pseudo-science and fad exercises. Stronger Legs and Lower Body delivers all the information you need to develop a powerful, well-built lower body in a thorough, easy-to-read text.”Rich Fitter, Editor of Exercise for Men Only, Men’s Exercise, and Natural Bodybuilding & Fitness

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736092951
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/15/2011
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 796,462
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Tim Bishop owns and operates PerformFit, a sport performance and fitness facility, in Lutherville, Maryland. He also creates strength and conditioning programs for Ripken Baseball’s summer camps and clinics. Bishop served as the strength and conditioning coach for the Baltimore Orioles for 14 years. He also played professional baseball for the New York Yankees and, as a two-sport star, took part in the NFL training camp in St. Louis.

He has appeared on numerous television and radio stations to promote health and fitness and is a frequent contributor to Men’s Health, Maximum Fitness, and Men’s Fitness magazines. His training advice has appeared in USA Today, the New York Times, and the NSCA Journal. He has lectured on a variety of topics for the NSCA, M-F Athletics, the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society, and various colleges and universities. In addition, he is coauthor of the Power for Sports DVD (Human Kinetics, 2006).

Bishop has a bachelor’s degree in human movement and sport studies and a master’s degree in exercise science. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist and a registered strength and conditioning coach through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Training the Lower Body

Chapter 1: Lower-Body Anatomy

Chapter 2: Principles of Training

Chapter 3: Exercise Planning

Part 2 Lower-Body Exercises

Chapter 4: Gluteal Exercises

Chapter 5: Quadriceps Exercises

Chapter 6: Hamstring and Posterior Chain Exercises

Chapter 7: Lower-Leg Exercises

Chapter 8: Explosive Multijoint Exercises

Part 3 Goal-Oriented Workouts

Chapter 9: Increasing Mass and Strength

Chapter 10: Boosting Power and Stamina

Chapter 11: Ready-Made Workouts

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