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Title:
Basic weight training for men & women
Author:
Fahey, Thomas D. (Thomas Davin), 1947-
Edition:
Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
Mountain View, Calif. : Mayfield Pub. Co., [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xii, 203 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780767412032
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This popular text for men and women 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 plentiful illustrations, diagrams, and figures demonstrate proper technique and form.


Table of Contents

1 Basic Weight Training
2 Weight Training and Your Body
3 Basic Principles of Weight Training
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 Neck and Back
9 Developing the Abdominal Muscles
10 Developing the Lower Body
11 Exercises to Develop Speed and Power
12 Nutrition for Weight Training
Appendix 1 Muscular System
Appendix 2 Weight Training Exercises for Machines and Free Weights
Appendix 3 Norms and Test Procedures for Measuring Strength
Glossary
References
Index