Anatomy of Exercise: A Trainer's Inside Guide to Your Workout

Anatomy of Exercise: A Trainer's Inside Guide to Your Workout


By (author) Pat Manocchia

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  • Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS
  • Format: Hardback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 224mm x 282mm x 23mm | 1,202g
  • Publication date: 14 March 2008
  • ISBN 10: 1554073758
  • ISBN 13: 9781554073757
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations

Product description

Detailed anatomical illustrations reveal what the body actually does during specific exercise sequences. Anatomy of Exercise is revolutionary for its insights into and illustrations of how the body works during exercise. The book is organized by body area and shows common sequences in the progression of a typical workout. Clear photographs demonstrate each exercise. Lifelike anatomical illustrations reveal in colorful detail which muscles are engaged, which are being conditioned and how the muscles respond. Valuable features of the book help the reader gain the greatest benefit from each exercise and improve fitness and well-being. These include: Detailed, full-color anatomical illustrations for all the exercisesAnnotations identifying the active and stabilizing musclesConcise how-to instructions for each exerciseIdentification of the specific muscles that benefit the most from each exerciseSuggested modifications for different levels of difficultyInstructions on stabilizing the bodythroughout each movementA visual index of exercises, allowing easy navigation through the book.No other such book is tailored to the general reader. Beginners, those already committed to exercise, competing athletes, trainers, coaches, physiotherapists, massage therapists and others involved in fitness will find Anatomy of Exercise instructive and practical.

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