BookOver 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 du Muscle 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
Develop Your Weight Training Program
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
Cool-Down (Return to Calm)
Keep a Workout Notebook
Analyze Your Workouts
Techniques for Increasing Intensity
Theory of Absolute Strength
Train to Muscle Failure?
How Should You Breathe While Exercising?
Strengthen Your Arms
Develop Bigger Shoulders
Sculpt Your Chest
Strengthen Your Neck
Sculpt Your Back
Strengthen Your Thighs
Strengthen Your Legs
Firm Up Your Glutes
Gain Flexibility in the Rotator Muscles of the Hips
Sculpt Your Abdominals
Exercises for the Diaphragm and Respiratory Muscles
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
Articles & LinksFrederic Delavier Books
Six Reasons Why It's Better To Work Out At Home Than At The Gym