Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength

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Human Kinetics
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User Review  - morningrob - LibraryThing

This excellent resource is perfect for anybody who wishes to know more about weight training. The majority of the book is dedicated to explain various exercises and provides a variety of workouts of ... Read full review

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User Review  - vpfluke - LibraryThing

This is a pretty good book on bodybuilding. Its best feature is in the early part of the book where core concepts and training variables and cycles are described. Also quite good are the chapters on ... Read full review

Contents

Core Concepts
3
Training Variables
9
Training Cycles
17
Strength Training Equipment
23
Training for Muscle Mass
39
Tactics for Building Muscle Mass
41
Programs for Building Muscle Mass
75
Training Cycles for Building Muscle Mass
115
Trapezius
279
Triceps
289
Biceps
303
Forearms
317
Quadriceps
323
Hamstrings and Glutes
335
Calves
343
Abdominals
349

Training for Maximal Strength
141
Tactics for Maximizing Strength
143
Programs for Maximizing Strength
157
Training Cycles for Gaining Maximal Strength
199
Training Exercises
221
Chest
223
Shoulders
241
Back
259
Whole Body
365
Metric Equivalents for Dumbbells and Weight Plates
379
Glossary
381
References
387
Index
389
About the Author
399
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