Better Body Workouts for Women
Are you serious about your workouts but disappointed in the results? Training harder and longer but getting no closer to your goal? If so, then read on—the solutions to your problems are here.
In Better Body Workouts for Women, fitness experts and elite athletes Dean Hodgkin and Caroline Pearce provide you with your own personal training toolkit. You’ll discover the best methods for assessing your current fitness level, identifying physical strengths and deficiencies, setting and refining training goals and selecting and customizing the programs to make an immediate, lasting impact.
Packed with full-colour photos and detailed descriptions of exercises, this book includes proven programs for increasing strength, endurance, power and agility as well as strategies for accelerating muscle development and recovery, breaking through plateaus, reducing body fat and fueling performance. You’ll find expert advice on pregnancy, menstruation, osteoporosis and common injuries.
Complete with a discussion on training diaries for tracking progress and monitoring results, sample menu plans and dietary recommendations and an array of workouts for home and gym, Better Body Workouts for Women is the ultimate resource for any woman serious about pushing her body and performance to the next level.
Read it, perform it, live it and see mesmerising results.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Training Essentials
Chapter 2 Fitness Assessments
Chapter 3 Nutrition Matters
Chapter 4 Warming Up and Cooling Down
Chapter 5 All In Aerobics
Chapter 6 Go Anaerobic
Chapter 7 Going Strong
Chapter 8 Power Up
Chapter 9 Get Agile
Chapter 10 Personalise Your Programme
Chapter 11 Sample Workouts and Programmes
Chapter 12 Training Diary
“Better Body Workouts for Women is an excellent book for fitness instructors, coaches, students, and athletes, both professional and recreational, who want to get their minds behind their muscles and train to new heights."
Jane Wake, MSc, fitness expert for Lorraine on ITV1
“Better Body Workouts for Women covers all aspects of performance training and nutrition and is a must-read for anyone looking to gain a competitive edge.”
Charlotte Ord-- 2010 Personal Trainer of the Year, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach of the England Lacrosse Squad, Owner of Phoenix Pro Fitness
“Better Body Workouts delivers solid, no-nonsense advice rather than relying on fad or fashion. A must-read for anyone serious about improving physical performance.”
Caroline Sandry-- Fitness Expert and Presenter
“If you really want to get results and gain an edge in your training, I highly recommend Better Body Workouts for Women. Inspiring, challenging and motivational, the book offers a unique winning formula.”
Kim Ingleby-- Leading Fitness and Performance Coach
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