The New Rules of Lifting for Abs: A Myth-busting Fitness Plan for Men and Women Who Want a Strong Core and a Pain-free Back

The New Rules of Lifting for Abs: A Myth-busting Fitness Plan for Men and Women Who Want a Strong Core and a Pain-free Back

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By (author) Lou Schuler, By (author) Alwyn Cosgrove

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  • Publisher: Avery Publishing Group Inc.,U.S.
  • Format: Hardback | 282 pages
  • Dimensions: 198mm x 239mm x 28mm | 680g
  • Publication date: 8 January 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Wayne
  • ISBN 10: 1583334130
  • ISBN 13: 9781583334133
  • Sales rank: 126,350

Product description

A strong, athletic physique, highlighted by a flat midsection with well-defined abdominal muscles, is the goal of everyone who works out, from lifelong gym rats to the New Year's resolution crowd. But most people who seek these goals undermine their efforts. In "The New Rules of Lifting for Abs", Lou Schuler and Alwyn Cosgrove offer unique programs based on the latest breakthroughs in exercise science. And, as they did in their previous books, "The New Rules of Lifting" and "The New Rules of Lifting for Women", the authors debunk ab-training myths while showing readers how to strip off even the most stubborn flab. Surprising revelations include: washboard abs do not always equal a healthy, pain-free back; the crunch is actually a poor choice for most people; extending the core can be much more effective than flexing ab muscles; it's impossible to isolate the core muscles; and, much, much more. Readers get three months of intense workouts, combining fat-busting conditioning work with intense strength training, which they can easily expand into a yearlong program. Schuler and Cosgrove also include a nutrition component detailing how to eat for fat loss, muscle gain, and improved health. Home-gym friendly, and illustrated with more than 150 black-and-white photographs, "The New Rules of Lifting for Abs" delivers the goods.

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Alwyn Cosgrove specialises in strength-training and Lou Schuler (co-author of New Rules of Lifting) is a fitness expert, they both have years of expericence in the fitness industry.