Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy
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Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy

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This is the new addition to the two million bestselling range. In Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy, author and renowned trainer Bret Contreras has created the authoritative resource for increasing total body strength without the need for free weights, fitness machines or even a gym. Going far beyond standard pull-ups, push-ups and squats, Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy presents 156 innovative exercises that work every muscle in the body. Each exercise includes step-by-step instructions demonstrating proper technique and more than 170 full-colour anatomical illustrations depict muscles in action and point out which ones are being engaged. This book is part of Human Kinetics' bestselling Anatomy Series that has sold more than two million copies.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 179 x 254 x 10.16mm | 544.31g
  • Champaign, United States
  • English
  • 160 colour illustrations, 174 colour illustrations
  • 1450429297
  • 9781450429290
  • 7,559

Table of contents

Chapter 1. The Bodyweight Challenge; Chapter 2. Arms; Chapter 3. Neck and Shoulders; Chapter 4. Chest; Chapter 5. Core; Chapter 6. Back; Chapter 7. Thighs; Chapter 8. Glutes; Chapter 9. Calves; Chapter 10. Whole Body; Chapter 11. Planning Your Program.
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Review quote

"Bret Contreras is hands down one of the top fitness professionals. If you want to learn the science and art of bodyweight training, there is no better resource than Bret's book, Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy."

Brad Schoenfeld, MSc, CSCS, CSPS-- Author of The M.A.X. Muscle Plan

"Bret Contreras is extremely knowledgeable about biomechanics, and Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy is a tremendous resource for anyone wanting a better understanding of performing bodyweight exercises."

Joe Dowdell, CSCS-- Founder and Owner of Peak Performance, New York City
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About Bret Contreras

Bret Contreras has become known in the strength and conditioning industry as "The Glute Guy" because of his expertise in helping clients develop strong, shapely glutes. He is currently pursuing a PhD in sport science at the Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand, where he has studied under biomechanics expert John Cronin.
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