Jim Stoppani's Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength-3rd Edition
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Packed with an impressive 380+ exercises and nearly 140 programs, this comprehensive encyclopedia of training will guide you in maximizing muscle mass, strength, and fat loss. Breaking down the latest science and research, this reference defines more than 130 key terms and concepts; evaluates 95 types of strength training equipment, including suspension trainers, BOSU balance trainers, and kettlebells; and provides nutritional goals for specific training outcomes. You’ll be set for success with
- 7 programs for maximizing fat loss,
- 41 programs for building muscle mass,
- 27 programs for maximizing strength, and
- handy Quick Tips featuring snippets of Stoppani’s expert advice on exercise technique.
With guidance from a renowned expert, your training is sure to deliver results. For those who are serious about their training, as well as for personal trainers and strength and conditioning professionals, Jim Stoppani’s Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength, Third Edition, is the must-have reference for all training needs.
AudienceIndividuals serious about training for visible results; reference for personal trainers, fitness instructors, and strength and conditioning professionals.
Chapter 1. Core Concepts
Chapter 2. Training Variables
Chapter 3. Training Cycles
Chapter 4. Strength Training Equipment
Part II. Training for Muscle Mass
Chapter 5. Tactics for Building Muscle Mass
Chapter 6. Programs for Building Muscle Mass
Chapter 7. Training Cycles for Building Muscle Mass
Part III. Training for Maximal Strength
Chapter 8. Tactics for Maximizing Strength
Chapter 9. Programs for Maximizing Strength
Chapter 10. Training Cycles for Gaining Maximal Strength
Part IV. Training for Maximal Fat Loss
Chapter 11. Tactics for Maximizing Fat Loss
Chapter 12. Cardio Training for Maximizing Fat Loss
Chapter 13. Programs for Maximizing Fat Loss
Chapter 14. Training Cycles for Maximizing Fat Loss
Part V. Training Exercises
Chapter 15. Chest
Chapter 16. Shoulders
Chapter 17. Back
Chapter 18. Trapezius
Chapter 19. Triceps
Chapter 20. Biceps
Chapter 21. Forearms
Chapter 22. Quadriceps
Chapter 23. Hamstrings and Glutes
Chapter 24. Calves and Tibialis Anterior
Chapter 25. Abdominals and Core
Chapter 26. Whole Body
Chapter 27. Calisthenics
Part VI. Nutrition for Maximizing Muscle Mass, Strength, and Fat Loss
Chapter 28. Nutrition for Maximizing Muscle Mass and Strength
Chapter 29. Nutrition for Maximizing Fat Loss
Appendix A. Metric Equivalents for Dumbbells and Weight Plates
Appendix B. List of Alternative Foods
Rope Triceps Pressdown exercise
Trapezius training guidelines
What is German Volume Training (GVT)?
Combined linear and reverse linear schemeLever-arm resistance machinesStrength training equipmentTactics for building muscle mass