Fitness weight training

Fitness weight training


By (author) Thomas R. Baechle, By (author) Roger Earle

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  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Format: Paperback | 272 pages
  • Dimensions: 176mm x 252mm x 18mm | 640g
  • Publication date: 10 March 2014
  • Publication City/Country: Champaign
  • ISBN 10: 1450445136
  • ISBN 13: 9781450445139
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 169 colour illustrations, 2 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 403,552

Product description

Whether a regular at the gym for years or just getting started, Fitness Weight Training is the guide to reaching individual fitness goals. This third edition provides a thorough overview of weight training covering everything from techniques and grips, to equipment and programme design. With programmes designed for muscle toning, body shaping and pure strength training, readers determine their overall objectives and work at their own pace. With the previous two editions selling over 100,000 copies, Fitness Weight Training has helped people reach their ultimate physique for years. Now with updated exercises and workout plans, adding a copy of this new edition to the locker will enable readers to reach their fitness goals. This 100,000 bestseller is now in its third edition.

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Author information

Thomas R. Baechle is the executive director of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certification Commission. He also is the chair of the exercise science and athletic training department at Creighton University. Roger Earle was previously the associate executive director and the director of exam development for the NSCA Certification Commission. Roger has been a personal fitness trainer for people of all ages and fitness levels for over 20 years.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Weight Train for Improving Fitness; Chapter 2. Know Your Equipment and Understand Its Proper Use; Chapter 3. Success Starts Here; Chapter 4. Steps to Starting Your Program; Chapter 5. Weight Train the Correct Way; Chapter 6. Weight Training Exercises; Chapter 7. Green Zone; Chapter 8. Blue Zone; Chapter 9. Purple Zone; Chapter 10. Yellow Zone; Chapter 12. Red Zone; Chapter 14. Cross Train by Combining Weight Training and Aerobic Exercise.