Maximum Strength: Get Your Strongest Body in 16 Weeks with the Ultimate Weight-Training Program

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Hachette Books, May 13, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 256 pages
Most of the 23 million American men who lift weights do so to get bigger; unfortunately, many of them are going nowhere with watered-down bodybuilding routines that don't help them actually get stronger. Eric Cressey's cutting-edge four-phase program, featuring constant progression, variation, and inspiring goals, keeps you focused on increasing strength along with muscle mass, helping you achieve the fittest, most energetic, and best-looking body you've ever had-with fewer hours at the gym.
 

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This is an excellent book for anyone wanting to get in better shape and willing to do the work. Mr. Cressey is top in his field, and provides clear, precise path to a more fit you. This book is not ... Read full review

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Contents

1 Why Stronger Is Better 1
1
2 Building Strength 9
9
3 Maximum Strength Program Overview 19
19
4 What to Expect 35
35
5 Maximum Strength WarmUps 41
41
Foundation 77
77
Build 111
111
Growth 133
133
Peak 157
157
10 Nutrition for Maximum Strength 177
177
11 The Muscle Between Your Ears 197
197
12 Maximum Strength for Life 207
207
Appendix 215
215
Acknowledgments 217
217
Index 219
219
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Eric Cressey, M.S., CSCS, renowned strength coach and nationally ranked powerlifter, is a regular contributor to Testosterone Nation, Men's Fitness, and Rugged Magazine. He lives in Massachusetts. Matt Fitzgerald is the author/coauthor of seven books. He writes regularly for several publications, including Maxim, Men's Fitness, and Men's Health. He lives in Northern California.

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