Getting Stronger: Weight Training for Sports

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Shelter Publications, Inc., 2005 - Health & Fitness - 429 pages
Written by Bill Pearl, a four-time Mr. Universe, and widely regarded as the best general book on weight training available, Getting Stronger contains specific strength training programs for 21 sports as well as general conditioning. The book includes more than 100 one-page fitness programs that can be performed by simply following the illustrations, while each lift is keyed to a section with specific instructions for that lift. The 20th anniversary edition includes new sections on nutrition, supplements, injury rehabilitation, stretching, and equipment.
 

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Contents

CONTENTS
8
General Conditioning
14
Bodybuilding
30
Strength Training For Sports
52
Training Concepts For Advanced Athletes
61
Power of Positive Lifting
70
Sports Training Programs
82
Exercises for Free Weights
184
Reiser Pneumatic Machines
326
Lower Back Pain
334
Getting Older
341
Rehabilitation of Injuries
354
Nutrients
363
Advanced Supplementation
369
Steroids and You
381
Appendix
404

Picking a Gym
312
Free Weights vs Machines
318

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