Women's Strength Training Anatomy

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Human Kinetics, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 135 pages


With information on strengthening and toning the legs, buttocks, abs, and back, Women's Strength Training Anatomy provides full-color, detailed anatomical illustrations of exercises for these hard-to-shape areas. What makes this book unique is that readers can see the muscles at work during each exercise, like an X ray of the body in motion.

Are there definite anatomical differences in the way men and women should build their bodies? According to the best-selling author and illustrator of Strength Training Anatomy, the answer is an overwhelming yes! Exercise variations based on a woman's unique anatomical features are also covered, helping to isolate muscles and make each exercise more effective.

Make your workouts work harder for you! If you work out to strengthen and shape your body or if you help women get stronger and more defined, this is one book you need for understanding the female form and getting the most from your exercises.

 

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Womens Strength Training Anatomy

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this is a great book for any beginner who whats to know about what muscles are used in each workout.also easy to read and pictures show muscle in action.this book is just the ticket for anyone who ... Read full review

Contents

Static Forward Lunges
13
Forward Lunges With a Bar
14
Forward Lunges With a Rod
15
Forward Lunges With Dumbells
16
Bench Steps
17
Standing Hip Abductions
18
Standing Hip Abductions With an Elastic Band
19
Cable Hip Abductions
20
Standing Leg Curls
76
Seated Leg Curls
77
Hamstrings at a Bench
78
Hamstrings on the Floor
79
Kneeling Hamstrings
80
Standing Calf Raises
81
Donkey Calf Raises
82
OneLeg Toe Raises
83

Standing Machine Hip Abductions
22
Floor Hip Abductions With an Elastic Band
23
Floor Hip Abductions
24
Seated Machine Hip Abductions
25
Lateral Thigh Raises on the Floor
26
Machine Hip Extensions
27
Standing Hip Extensions
28
Floor Hip Extensions
30
Machine Hip Extensions Lying Down
31
Hip Extensions With a Low Pulley
32
Floor Hip Extensions With an Elastic Band
34
Hip Extensions on a Bench
35
Prone Hip Extensions
36
Standing Hip Extensions With an Elastic Band
37
Pelvic Raises off the Floor
38
Pelvic Raises on One Leg
39
Pelvic Raises off a Bench
40
Posterior Pelvic Tilts
41
Small Lateral Thigh Flexions
42
LEGS
43
Squats
46
Squats With a Staff
48
Squats With Legs Apart
49
Squats With a Bar in Front
50
Squats With an Elastic Band
51
Anterior Squats With a Staff
52
Squats at a Frame Guide
53
Thigh Flexions in a Roman Chair
54
Thigh Flexions With Dumbbells
55
Thigh Flexions
56
Thigh Flexions With Legs Apart
57
Alternating Lateral Lunges
58
Flexions on One Leg
59
Hack Squats
61
Thighs at an Incline Press
62
Leg Extensions at an Incline Machine
64
Thigh Raises
65
Thigh Raises With Weights
66
Adductors on the Floor
67
Adductors at a Low Pulley
68
Adductors at a Machine
69
Adductors With a Ball
70
StiffLegged Dead Lifts
71
Good Mornings
72
Good Mornings With a Staff
74
Lying Leg Curls
75
Standing Barbell Calf Raises
84
Seated Barbell Calf Raises
85
Seated Calf Raises
86
ABDOMINALS
87
Crunches
89
Crunches With Feet on the Floor
90
Crunches at a Machine
91
Torso Raises Off the Floor
92
Half Crunches
94
Crunches With Feet Raised
95
Leg Extensions on the Floor
96
Leg Extensions on the Floor With Feet Raised
97
Crunches on a Wall Bar
98
Crunches on a Bench
99
Crunches on an Incline Bench
100
Crunches on an Incline Board
101
Suspended Crunches at a Bench
102
Leg Raises in an Abdominal Chair
103
Leg Raises From a Fixed Bar
104
Leg Raises on an Incline Board With Crunches
105
Pelvic Lifts off the Floor
106
Pelvic Rotations on the Floor
107
Oblique Crunches With Feet on the Floor
108
Cycling or Alternating Obliques on the Floor
110
Sidelying Torso Flexions
111
High Pulley Crunches
112
Machine Crunches
113
Lateral Torso Flexions on a Bench
114
Obliques at a Rocking Machine
115
Lateral Torso Flexions at a Low Pulley
116
Obliques at a High Pulley
117
Lateral Torso Flexions With Dumbbells
118
Broomstick Twists
119
Seated Broomstick Twists
120
Seated Torso Rotations at a Twist Machine
122
Standing Torso Rotations at a Twist Machine
123
Seated Tummy Sucks
124
Abdominals in Horizontal Stabilization
125
BACK
127
Torso Extension From the Floor
128
Horizontal Stabilizations
129
Torso Extensions on a Bench
130
Dead Lifts
132
SumoStyle Lifts
134
Torso Extensions at a Machine
135
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The former editor in chief of the French magazine PowerMag, Fr´┬┐┼"d´┬┐┼"ric Delavier is currently a journalist for the French magazine Le Monde du Muscle and a contributor to several other muscle publications, including Men's Health Germany.

Author and illustrator of the best-selling Strength Training Anatomy, Delavier is a gifted artist with an exceptional knowledge of human anatomy. He studied morphology and anatomy for five years at the prestigious Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and studied dissection for three years at the Paris Facult´┬┐┼" de M´┬┐┼"dicine.

Delavier won the French powerlifting title in 1988 and makes annual presentations on the sport applications of biomechanics at conferences in Switzerland. His teaching efforts have earned him the Grand Prix de Techniques et de P´┬┐┼"dagogie Sportive. Delavier lives in Paris, France.

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