You have reached the United States portal for Human Kinetics, if you wish to continue press here, else please proceed to the HK site for your region by selecting here.


Please note if you purchase from the HK-USA site, currencies are converted at current exchange rates and you may incur higher international shipping rates.

Human Kinetics Logo

Purchase Digital Products

If you are looking to purchase an eBook, online video, or online courses please press continue

Footprint Books Logo

Purchase Print Products

Human Kinetics print books are now distributed by Footprint Books throughout Australia/NZ, delivered to you from their NSW warehouse. Please visit Footprint Books to order your Human Kinetics print books.

Feedback IconFeedback
Fundamental Weight Training

Fundamental Weight Training

Author:
$16.95 USD

Available As





    Book

    If you’re ready to walk the walk and talk the talk, Fundamental Weight Training is your guide. Learn the basics safely, effectively, and in less time. Over 100 exercises with photo demonstrations are included and supported with step-by-step descriptions for use in the gym or at home. Every aspect of a beginning weight program is covered:
    • Exercises and programs to target key areas in every muscle group
    • Stretching routines to prevent injuries
    • Steps and tips for developing your own program
    • Gym language and lingo so you feel at ease walking into any gym
    The easy-to-use programs in Fundamental Weight Training will give you the confidence to start training safely and quickly and begin strengthening and toning your body.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introduction to Weight Training

    Chapter 2. Weight Room Language and Protocol

    Chapter 3. Types of Resistance Training

    Chapter 4. Warm Up, Stretch, Cool Down

    Chapter 5. Chest

    Chapter 6. Back

    Chapter 7. Shoulders

    Chapter 8. Traps

    Chapter 9. Arms

    Chapter 10. Core

    Chapter 11. Glutes and Hips

    Chapter 12. Quads

    Chapter 13. Hamstrings

    Chapter 14. Lower Legs

    Chapter 15. Program Design

    Chapter 16. Sample Programs

    About the Author

    David Sandler has served as science advisor for Spike TV’s Jesse James Is a Dead Man series, Fox Sports’ Sport Science series, and National Geographic’s Fight ScienceSuper Strength, The Science of Steroids, and Humanly Possible shows. He is president and cofounder of StrengthPro Inc. and a member of the advisory boards for Muscle and Fitness Magazine, Muscle Mag International, Reps, Maximum Fitness, and Performance Training Journal of the NSCA.

    Sandler has been a strength and conditioning consultant for two decades and presented at almost 300 lectures worldwide with organizations such as the NSCA, ACSM, AFPA, AAHPERD, IFPA, SWIS, ECA, and SCW Fitness. He was the recipient of the Faculty of the Year Award in 2005 for the International Fitness Professionals Association (IFPA).

    Sandler has also authored or coauthored 5 books, over 20 scientific articles, and more than 150 articles in power and strength training magazines, including Muscle and Fitness, Men’s Health, and Oxygen. As a former world-class powerlifter, Sandler focuses his research in strength and power development.

    Reviews

    "On television, in magazines, on the Web, and now in his new book, Fundamental Weight Training, David Sandler delivers the best information, workouts, and programs for getting stronger."

    Jim Stoppani, PhD -- Senior Science Editor, Muscle & Fitness Magazine; Author of Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength and Stronger Arms and Upper Body