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    DescriptionTake the guesswork out of strength training with this no-nonsense guide, 200,000 readers can't be wrong! Take the guesswork out of strength training and understand the details of proper exercise technique, weight loads and reps. The no-nonsense approach of "Weight Training: Steps to Success" has guided more than 200,000 readers to their strength training goals and it will do the same for you! Combining the experience of strength and conditioning experts, this guide will maximize your development with a progressive approach to weight training using either free weights or machines. Learn which exercises target which muscles and how to perform each one correctly and safely. Gain insight on how to eat smart to maximize results and follow the step-by-step directions to calculate safe training loads, and design an overall training programme that fits your interests and training preferences. Publicity and reviews of this title are in strength and fitness magazines including "Men's Health", "Health & Strength Magazine", "Muscle & Fitness" and "FitPro". It is featured at fitness events including the annual FitPro Convention and the UKSCA Conference. Mailing of this title is via consumer fitness brochure to fitness enthusiasts and individuals interested in strength and conditioning. E-mail marketing campaign to contacts interested in strength and conditioning. It is also featured in Human Kinetics' monthly "FitNews E-Newsletter" sent to over 10,000 subscribers.


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    Title
    Weight Training
    Subtitle
    Steps to Success
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Thomas R. Baechle, By (author) Roger W. Earle
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 794 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781450411684
    ISBN 10: 1450411681
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.4
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: VFMG
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    BIC subject category V2: WSM
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 613.713
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14640
    BISAC V2.8: SPO006000, SPO047000, HEA007000
    DC23: 613.713
    LC classification: GV546.3 .B34 2012
    Thema V1.0: SHP, SXB
    Edition
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    116 colour illustrations, 22 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Human Kinetics Publishers
    Imprint name
    Human Kinetics Publishers
    Publication date
    01 January 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Champaign
    Author Information
    Thomas R. Baechle competed in Olympic-style weightlifting and powerlifting and was a weight training instructor and a strength and conditioning coach for 20 years. Roger W. Earle is the Director for the Higher Education and Professional Division at Human Kinetics.
    Table of contents
    Chapter 1. Learning about Equipment and Its Proper Use; Chapter 2. Mastering Stretching, Lifting, and Spotting Skills; Chapter 3. Learning How to Select Exercises and Training Loads; Chapter 4. Selecting Chest Exercises and Training Loads; Chapter 5. Selecting Back Exercises and Training Loads; Chapter 6. Selecting Shoulder Exercises and Training Loads; Chapter 7. Selecting Upper Arm Exercises and Training Loads; Chapter 8. Selecting Leg Exercises and Training Loads; Chapter 9. Selecting Core Exercises and Training Loads; Chapter 10. Selecting Total-Body Exercises and Training Loads.