Strength Training Past 50 (Paperback)
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DescriptionIncrease your strength to improve your health, your appearance, and your performance - with "Strength Training Past 50"! Strength training has numerous advantages for the active adult, including enhanced athletic performance and reduced risk of disease, including decreased symptoms of arthritis, diabetes, and osteoporosis. "Strength Training Past 50" has everything you need to start enjoying these benefits or to jump-start your current routine including 63 exercises for both free weights and machines, 14 workout plans for increasing size, endurance, and strength. Also included are sport-specific programs for running, cycling, swimming, skiing, tennis, and golf and eating plans for increased strength gains. "Strength Training Past 50" will keep you active, healthy, and looking great with workouts and programs designed just for you!
- Published: 21 May 2007
- Format: Paperback 264 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780736067713 ISBN 10: 073606771X
- Sales rank: 199,335
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Reviews for Strength Training Past 50
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"Very Good, But..."
"Reviewing this book is somewhat difficult. It contains lots of useful information. The sections about programs and when, how much and how to train are very good.
However, I was left wondering what was specific to training past 50? There are a couple of mentions of how strength declines after 50, without some compensation through training. There is also a brief mention about the need for more protein for ageing strength trainers. But, this content is very limited and there is no mention at all of how or why strength training should be different for those past 50.
So, while the content is good, it seemed to me it could probably be obtained from any other good strength training manual that might even provide a wider range of exercises.
Thus I rate it only a 3 because, while there is nothing specifically wrong with the content, I felt it had nothing extra really to offer those over 50." by a Book Depository customer