Strength Training Anatomy Workout, The
Over one million readers have turned to Strength Training Anatomy for strength training’s most effective exercises. Now put those exercises to work for you with The Strength Training Anatomy Workout.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout is your guide to creating the body and the results you want. Strengthen arms and legs; increase muscle mass; sculpt chest, back, and core; firm glutes; increase hip flexibility . . . it’s all here, and all in the stunning detail that only Frédéric Delavier can provide!
Over 150 full-color illustrations allow you to get inside more than 200 exercises and 50 workouts to see how muscles interact with surrounding joints and skeletal structures. You’ll also discover how variations, progressions, and sequencing can affect muscle recruitment, the underlying structures, and ultimately the results.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout includes proven programming for strength, power, bodybuilding, and toning that can be used in a gym or at home. You’ll find targeted conditioning routines for optimal performance in more than 30 sports, including basketball, football, soccer, track and field, and golf.
Former editor in chief of PowerMag in France, author and illustrator Frédéric Delavier is a journalist for Le Monde duMuscle and a contributor to Men’s Health Germany and several other strength publications. His previous publication, Strength Training Anatomy, has sold more than one million copies.
Table of ContentsIntroduction:Advantages of Working Out at Home Practical Aspects of Exercising at Home Why Working Out at Home Is the Right Choice Part 1:Develop Your Weight Training Program Equipment Diversify Resistance for Maximum Effectiveness How a Muscle Gains Strength Mechanisms of Muscle Enlargement How Muscles Increase Their Endurance Contraindications to Weight Training Clearly Define Your Objectives Quantify Your Objectives 20 Steps to Developing Your Program Rates of Progress Role of Diet Warm-Up Techniques Cool-Down (Return to Calm) Keep a Workout Notebook Analyze Your Workouts Using Video Techniques for Increasing Intensity Inroad Theory Theory of Absolute Strength Train to Muscle Failure? Beyond Failure Cheat Repetitions Forced Repetitions Tapering Rest Break Negatives Stop-and-Go Burn Continuous Tension Unilateral Training Supersets Circuits How Should You Breathe While Exercising?Part 2: Exercises Strengthen Your Arms Biceps Triceps Forearms Develop Bigger Shoulders Infraspinatus Sculpt Your Chest Strengthen Your Neck Sculpt Your Back Latissimus Dorsi Trapezius Lumbar Muscles Strengthen Your Thighs Quadriceps Adductors Strengthen Your Legs Hamstrings Calves Firm Up Your Glutes Gain Flexibility in the Rotator Muscles of the Hips Sculpt Your Abdominals Obliques Exercises for the Diaphragm and Respiratory Muscles Part 3:Programming 1. Men’s Strength 2. Women’s Strength 3. Sport-Specific Training
ExcerptsAdvantages of working out at home
Keeping a notebook is key to workout success
Learn how muscles build up strength