Science of Strength Training: Understand the Anatomy and Physiology to Transform Your Body

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Dorling Kindersley Limited, Apr 8, 2021 - Sports & Recreation - 224 pages
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Packed with research and exercises that support you to build your strongest body - at home or in the gym.

Is it time to lose weight, tone and sculpt, gain muscle and speed up your metabolism? This book gives you practical advice on how to do just that. It also gives you valuable insight into how nutrition and exercise can improve your health.

Inside the pages of this strength training book, you'll discover:

- The physiology and benefits of strength training
- Workout plans for beginners, enthusiasts, and personal trainers
- The hard dietary science that debunks common myths and important information to properly fuel your body
- Depictions of 33 exercises: how to perfect them, common mistakes, and the benefits of each

In this book, Author Austin Current takes readers through the science of strength training, weight loss, nutrition and overall health. The book looks at why many people fear strength training, why they shouldn't, and how they can incorporate it into their daily lives. Filled with CGI artworks and science-backed information, this exercise book will help you transform your body and improve your wellbeing.

This book also includes full workout plans and over 100 individual exercises. You'll learn how your muscles engage at each stage, how to do movements with correct form and how to prevent injury, and shows you different variations for home and gym. This book is also packed with nutritional information and includes dietary advice for vegans and vegetarians.

DK's Science of series dives into the science of various types of exercises such as weight training, running, and yoga. Each book discusses the benefits of the specific type of workout and how you can transform your outlook about health and fitness.

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Austin Current, BSc, CSCS graduated in 2016 with a degree in Exercise Science from the University of Southern Indiana, where he focussed on Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, and Sports Nutrition. After gaining an NSCA-CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) qualification, Austin became the co-founder, co-owner and a physique coach of Physique Development Consulting LLC, based in Kentucky. He is an IFBB Professional Physique Athlete. Instagram: @austincurrent_

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