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Strength Training for Women PDF

Strength Training for Women PDF

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    Perfectly suited for the fast-growing, increasingly sophisticated women’s fitness market, Strength Training for Women prescribes the most effective strength training exercises and programs along with the rationale behind them.

    Readers will gain insight into how the female body responds to training and come away with sample programs and exercises to train every area of the female form. In addition to the strength training programs provided, fat-burning circuits, bone-building regimens, and competition programs are also presented. Readers will learn to customize their training programs to maximize their own genetic makeup and unique physiology and achieve such goals as
    • gaining strength
    • getting leaner
    • boosting metabolism,
    • promoting muscle hypertrophy, and
    • increasing bone density.
    Strength Training for Women allows women to reap the full benefits of a stronger physique with this book women will discover how their muscles function so that they can take full advantage of every workout.

    Table of Contents

    Part I. Designing Women
    Chapter 1. Becoming Fashionably Strong
    Chapter 2. Building a Better Body
    Chapter 3. Muscling Up Your Metabolism

    Part II. Results-Oriented Training
    Chapter 4. Training for Specific Results
    Chapter 5. Gaining Superwoman Strength
    Chapter 6. Fueling Your Strength
    Chapter 7. Designing Your Program

    Part III. Movements and Muscles
    Chapter 8. Strengthening Your Core
    Chapter 9. Pressing and Pulling for Power
    Chapter 10. Arming Your Biceps and Triceps
    Chapter 11. Developing Lean, Athletic Legs
    Chapter 12. Deadlifting for Whole-Body Strength
    Chapter 13. Quenching Your Competitive Fire

    About the Author

    Lori Incledon serves as vice president of Human Performance Specialists, Inc. For more than 10 years she has been involved in personal training, sport-specific conditioning, physical therapy, athletic training, and injury prevention. She specializes in women’s personal training, placing an emphasis on strength training.

    Previously, Incledon was the head strength and conditioning specialist at Cypress Bay High School and St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where she was also the head athletic trainer. She initiated the strength and conditioning program for the then-new Cypress Bay, and during her time at St. Thomas she assisted in sending a majority of their sports teams to state competitions.

    Incledon has a BS in public relations from the University of Florida, and an AS as a physical therapist assistant. She holds a National Athletic Trainers’ Association certification in athletic training, and she is a certified strength and conditioning specialist and a certified personal trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Additionally, she is licensed in the states of Florida and Arizona as a physical therapist assistant and as an athletic trainer.

    She is an active lecturer and rehabilitation consultant to high school, collegiate, and professional sports teams. Her freelance articles appear in Muscle & Fitness, Muscle & Fitness Hers, and numerous Internet sites.

    Incledon lives in Chandler, Arizona.

    Sample Content

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