Delavier's Core Training Anatomy

Delavier's Core Training Anatomy

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By (author) Frederic Delavier, By (author) Michael Gundill

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  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Format: Paperback | 144 pages
  • Dimensions: 193mm x 251mm x 18mm | 522g
  • Publication date: 1 December 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Champaign
  • ISBN 10: 1450413994
  • ISBN 13: 9781450413992
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: 98 illustrations, 362 photographs
  • Sales rank: 16,214

Product description

"Delavier's Core Training Anatomy" is your guide to increasing core strength, stability and flexibility. Whether you're just beginning your routine or looking to enhance an existing conditioning programme, "Delavier's Core Training Anatomy" presents the most effective exercises and workouts for the results you want. It's all here and all in the stunning detail that only Frederic Delavier can provide. With 460 full colour photos and illustrations, you'll go inside over 100 exercises and 60 programmes to see how muscles interact with surrounding joints and skeletal structures. You'll learn how variations, progressions, and sequencing can affect muscle recruitment, the underlying structures and ultimately the results.

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Frederic Delavier is a gifted artist with an exceptional knowledge of human anatomy. He studied morphology and anatomy for five years at the prestigious Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and studied dissection for three years at the Paris Faculte de Medecine. Michael Gundill, has written 13 books on strength training, sport nutrition and health. His books have been translated into multiple languages and he has written over 500 articles for bodybuilding and fitness magazines around the world.

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By Samuel Alfred Jones 17 Sep 2014 2

I am not a professional but when I saw the title and read the blurb about the book I naturally thought "core" training and not "abdominal" training which it is about. From what I have learned till this point in my training is that core training consists of, in a nutshell, summoning using techniques the underlying groups of muscles not normally worked with a regular crunch or leg raise. As an abdominal workout book I might have been impressed but instead I am a bit deflated. Nice book though haha.

Table of contents

Part 1. 20 Steps to Creating the Perfect Core Workout Programme; Part 2. Increase the Visibility of Your Abs; Part 3. Basic Exercises to Sculpt Your Abs; Part 4. Advanced Exercises and Techniques; Part 5. Ab and Core Exercises Using Machines and Accessories; Part 6. Workout Programmes for Abdominal and Core Muscles.