Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple
What are the biggest obstacles to sticking to a workout plan? You don’t have enough time? It costs too much? You don’t have enough equipment? You don’t know how to get the results you want? Now you can set those excuses aside.
Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple gives you the solution you need with efficient and effective workout programs that use only one piece of equipment. You can work out in a short period of time without spending a lot of money on expensive equipment or gym memberships—all while targeting your personal goals.
Exercise doesn’t have to be difficult to figure out. In Smarter Workouts, fitness expert Pete McCall explains the effects of exercise on your body so you can identify what will work best for you. He gives you access to fat-burning workouts that help you work smarter to produce real results. First, choose your target: improving mobility for better balance and coordination, strengthening your core for better functional movement, or amping up your metabolism with sweat-inducing conditioning work. Then select one of seven equipment options to perform your workout:
CE exam available! For certified professionals, a companion continuing education exam can be completed after reading this book. The Smarter Workouts Online CE Exam may be purchased separately or as part of Smarter Workouts With CE Exam, a package that includes both the book and the exam.
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Onearm bentover row X 154
STABILITY BALL EXERCISES
Kneeling with overhead reach X 78
TWOARM RESISTANCE TUBING EXERCISES
Romanian deadlift to biceps curl X 168
Reverse lunge with overhead reach X 130
Singleleg balance with arm reach X 128
Slowmotion burpee X X 63202
Oneleg squat X 139
MEDICINE BALL EXERCISES
Get Fit and Stay
Hip hinge with offset stance X 88
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20 reps 45 seconds abdominal add 2 reps allow anchor point band Benefits This exercise bent-over row body calories challenging chest circuit training Complete 2 sets connective tissue core muscles Correct Your Form deadlifts dumbbell elbows energy exercise program extended fascia feet hip-width floor Form Keep front glutes glycogen help improve high-intensity HIIT hip flexors hips back hips forward Instructions intensity joint Keep your spine kettlebell Lateral lunge left arm left foot left hip left leg lengthen medicine ball motion move movement patterns muscle fibers muscle growth overhead press oxygen pelvis perform press your left pull push your hips recovery reduce repetitions reps per week resistance band return to standing rib cage right arm right foot right hand right hip right leg rotate sandbag shoulder-width side spine long squat stability ball standing position strength training strengthens the muscles tension thigh thoracic spine upper back weight