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Weight Training for Dummies�

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ISBN-10: 0471768456

ISBN-13: 9780471768456

Edition: 3rd 2006

Authors: Liz Neporent, Suzanne Schlosberg, Shirley J. Archer

List price: $21.99
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Whether you want to bodybuild, sculpt your physique, or simply preserve bone density, this guide will help you meet your fitness goals, from free weights to buying the best equipment.
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/6/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 412
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

Before You Pick Up a Weight
Weight Training for Life
Workout Lingo and Proven Training Concepts
Testing Your Strength, Setting Goals, and Tracking Progress
Examining Tools of the Weight-Training Trade
How to Avoid Dropping a Weight on Your Toe (and Other Safety Tips)
Weighing In with Weight Training Wisdom
Exercising at Home: Setting Up Your Own Gym
Exercising Away from Home: Clubs, Trainers, and Classes
Stretching: The Truth
Avoiding Common Weight Lifting Mistakes
Tackling the Exercises
Interpreting the Exercise Instructions
Working Your Back
Working Your Chest
Working Your Shoulders
Working Your Arms
Working Your Abdominals
Working Your Butt and Legs
Working Your Core
Setting Up Your Workout Programs
Basic Workouts to Get Started
Quickie Workouts for Busy Days
Core Programs for Good Balance and a Healthy Back
Tackling More Advanced Programs
Workouts for Special Needs
Adding Yoga and Pilates for Flexible Strength and Coordination
The Part of Tens
Ten (Okay, Eleven) G-Rated Things You Can Do with Latex Rubber
Ten Ways to Have a Ball (Almost Literally)
Ten Thoughts on Supplements, Diets, and Healthy Eating