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Whartons' Strength Book: Thirty-Five Lifts for over Fifty-Five Different Sports and Everyday Activities
     

Whartons' Strength Book: Thirty-Five Lifts for over Fifty-Five Different Sports and Everyday Activities

by Jim Wharton, Phil Wharton
 
"What Can I Do to Maximize My Performance?"

Active-Isolated Strength Training is a remarkably easy and effective way to tone up, lose weight, rehabilitate from an injury, reshape a sagging waistline, regain lost vitality, or build muscles. Using the Active-Isolated technique, introduced in The Whartons' Stretch Book ("Athletes rave about the program

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"What Can I Do to Maximize My Performance?"

Active-Isolated Strength Training is a remarkably easy and effective way to tone up, lose weight, rehabilitate from an injury, reshape a sagging waistline, regain lost vitality, or build muscles. Using the Active-Isolated technique, introduced in The Whartons' Stretch Book ("Athletes rave about the program by this father-son team"--USA Today), you'll learn how to create a personal training program backed by sound scientific principles and specifically tailored to your specific fitness goals and favorite sports. You'll discover:

Step-by-step instructions and clear illustrations for thirty-five simple exercises tailored to work specific muscle groups

The seven myths of strength training (forget going for the burn!)

How to make your own no-cost/low-cost home gym

Workout prescriptions for more than fifty sports and activities, from running,
swimming, and cycling to keyboarding and heavy lifting

And much, much more!

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"The Whartons' Strength Book can serve as a personal trainer in a unique system of working individual muscles to attain not only greater strength but also improved general health. Having worked with the Whartons, I consider them uniquely qualified as teachers of this method."
                          --Andrew Weil, M.D

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812929294
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
7.33(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.64(d)

What People are Saying About This

Andrew Weil
What the Whartons have done for stretching, they now do for strength. The Wharton's Strength Book can serve as a personal trainer in a unique system of working individual muscles to attain not only greater strength but also improved general health. Having worked with the Whartons, I consider them uniquely qualified as teachers of this method.

Meet the Author

Jim Wharton, an exercise physiologist known as "The Mechanic" for his ability to fine-tune athletes, and his son, Phil Wharton, a sports therapist and competitive long-distance runner, are president and vice president of Maximum Performance International in New York City. The Whartons have trained and rehabilitated athletic luminaries from pro-
fessional football players to dancers on the Broadway stage, track and field stars, and Olympic gold medalists. Their revolutionary Active-Isolated techniques are practiced in fitness centers all over the world.

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