Body by Science: A Research Based Program to Get the Results You Want in 12 Minutes a Week

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jan 11, 2009 - Sports & Recreation - 288 pages
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Building muscle has never been faster or easier than with this revolutionary once-a-week training program

In Body By Science, bodybuilding powerhouse John Little teams up with fitness medicine expert Dr. Doug McGuff to present a scientifically proven formula for maximizing muscle development in just 12 minutes a week. Backed by rigorous research, the authors prescribe a weekly high-intensity program for increasing strength, revving metabolism, and building muscle for a total fitness experience.

 

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User Review  - bodhisattva - LibraryThing

A strong body is key to good health and quality aging. This book does provide key insights into how strength training enables this. And does a far better job than (perhaps all) other books of this genre. Read full review

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User Review  - trivigo - LibraryThing

The system didn't work for me. I used it for about three months. During that time I lost significant mass and tone, and also gained fat in my torso. The book makes a case that seems reasonable to the lay reader, but with results like mine, I have to recommend heavy skepticism. Read full review

Contents

Chapter 1 Defining Health Fitness and Exercise
1
Chapter 2 Global Metabolic Conditioning
11
Chapter 3 The DoseResponse Relationship of Exercise
43
Chapter 4 The BigFive Workout
65
Chapter 5 The Benefits of the BigFive Workout
97
Chapter 6 Enhancing the Bodys Response to Exercise
119
Chapter 7 Tweaking the Exercise Stimulus
129
Chapter 8 The Genetic Factor
161
Chapter 9 The Science of Fat Loss
179
Chapter 10 The Ideal Training Programs for Athletes
203
Chapter 11 The Ideal Training Program for Seniors
239
The Scientific Literature Supporting Body by Science
249
Index
277
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About the author (2009)

Doug McGuff, M.D., owns the state-of-the-art personal training facility Ultimate-Exercise. He lectures on exercise science all over the world.

John Little is a columnist for Ironman magazine and the innovator of three revolutionary training protocols, including Max Contraction Training. He and his wife, Teri, own Nautilus North Strength & Fitness Centre and have supervised more than 60,000 workouts.

Learn more at www.bodybyscience.net

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