Weight Training for Life

ISBN-10: 0495012750
ISBN-13: 9780495012757
Edition: 8th 2007 (Revised)
Authors: James L. Hesson
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Description: WEIGHT TRAINING FOR LIFE, Eighth Edition is ideal for anyone interested in learning about weight training. It focuses on helping students learn to plan their own weight training programs for a lifetime of fitness. Whether used for group lessons or  More...

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Book details

List price: $64.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 2/6/2006
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 176
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

WEIGHT TRAINING FOR LIFE, Eighth Edition is ideal for anyone interested in learning about weight training. It focuses on helping students learn to plan their own weight training programs for a lifetime of fitness. Whether used for group lessons or as a reference for anyone wanting to get back into a routine, this text is designed to help men and women of all ages and skill level build a solid foundation of current knowledge and practice in weight training, as well as learn the most effective ways to develop the body shape one desires. The text contains hundreds of full-color photos demonstrating exercises and proper techniques. It also contains forms for writing goals, for planning a personal weight-training program, and for recording circumference measurements, strength measurements, and muscle endurance measurements. Readers will learn how to design and maintain a safe, personalized, effective, and enjoyable weight-training program. They will learn that weight training, done properly, can be a fun and beneficial activity. Whether as a required or recommended text, WEIGHT TRAINING FOR LIFE continues to be the best-selling, most visually oriented weight training text in the higher education market.

Dr. James Hesson has been weight training continuously since 1960 and had been teaching weight training since 1964. He has taught men and women of all ages, from beginners to elite athletes. His passion and purpose is motivating and inspiring others to achieve personal success in life.

Getting Started
What, Who, and Why
Frequently Asked Questions
Muscle Structure and Function
Warm-Up, Flexibility, and Stretching
Safe and Effective Weight Training
A Beginning Weight Training Program
Nutrition, Rest, and Drugs
Learning More Weight Training Exercises
Chest Exercises
Back Exercises
Shoulder Exercises
Arm Exercises
Leg Exercises
Trunk Flexion and Extension Exercises
Getting The Most Out Of Weight Training
Measurement and Evaluation
A Formula for Success
Planning Your Personal Weight Training Program
Beyond the Basics
Weight Training for Life

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