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Get strong : Body by Jake's guide to building confidence, muscles, and a great future for teenage guys
Steinfeld, Jake.
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Publication Information:
New York : Fireside, [2002]

Physical Description:
x, 154 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
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GV546.5 .S74 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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America's fitness guru provides a unique protocol of simple principles & fitness techniques to help teenage boys develop a positive self-image and become stronger, mentally & physically.

Author Notes

Jake Steinfeld (born February 21, 1958) is an American fitness specialist and entrepreneur in the fitness training industry. He grew up an overweight child with a stutter in Long Island, New York. He overcame those adversities and is now known for creating the industry of personal fitness training. He was the first nationally recognized fitness trainer.

Jake has appeared in several motion pictures and starred in his own sitcom, Big Brother Jake. He has also hosted his own Body by Jake television shows, which led to the creation of "fit tv," a twenty-four hour fitness lifestyle television network. He is Chairman of Body by Jake Enterprises. Jake has authored several books and he has lectured to corporations and universities across the country.

Jake also supports several children's and educational organizations and chairs the Sports Entertainment Sub-Committee for the Watts Cinema and Entertainment Center. He's active with the Big Brothers and Big Sisters Organization and has been a spokesman for the NFL's fitness program. He supports the arts by funding the Jake Steinfeld Endowment Program at Regents University and is a funding member of the National Playwright Awards.

(Bowker Author Biography)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. v
Introduction: Dreams Workp. xiii
1 Listen Up to Muscle Upp. 1
2 Before You Look Ahead, Look in the Mirrorp. 12
3 The Power Is There--It's Time to Turn It On!p. 28
4 The MQ Testsp. 42
5 The Map to Muscles and Manhoodp. 51
6 The Get Strong! Workoutp. 58
7 Leaders Are Made, Not Born!p. 94
8 You Hold the Tickets to a Great Futurep. 107
9 Who's Got Your Back?p. 121
10 Take It Outsidep. 138
Indexp. 150