Weight Training For Dummies

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Wiley, May 29, 1997 - Sports & Recreation - 432 pages
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Weight training isn′t just for muscleheads like Arnold Schwarzenegger any more. Now, health experts are telling us that lifting weights strengthens your bones, boosts your energy, and helps you lose fat. Weight Training For Dummies helps you design a program that′s right for you with information you not only can trust but also understand. Health and fitness experts Liz Neporent and Suzanne Schlosberg talk you through whatever misconceptions you may have about weight training, and show you how to set goals and achieve them. They lay out basic principles of weight training for you, so that you can make sense of unfamiliar equipment at a gym or get the workout you want at home. Even if you already lift weights as part of your regular fitness routine, Weight Training For Dummies will inspire you to try new and different things with suggestions for improving your current exercises. Unlike other weight training books you may have seen, Weight Training For Dummies also offers tips specially tailored for kids, seniors, moms–to–be, and anyone who′d just like to lose some weight.

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User Review  - Leslie - Goodreads

I got this in December and by mid-January had injured my shoulder joints, and am still getting physiotherapy 9 months later. Dummy is the truth, I should never have considered lifting weights! Read full review

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User Review  - Levent Bayindir - Goodreads

Good overview on weight training. It has enough information to start your own home workout (both for planning and implementation). Additionally, it touches topics like nutrition and yoga in relation to weight training very lightly. Read full review


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About the author (1997)

Liz Neporent is the former president of Frontline Fitness and Plus One Health Management and is author or co-author of a dozen books on fitness and health, including "The Migraine Solution".

SUZANNE SCHLOSBERG is the best-selling author of The Ultimate Workout Log, The Active Woman s Pregnancy Log, and numerous other books. She has written for Shape, Fitness, Health, Real Simple, and Weight Watchers, among numerous other publications.

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