|Author:||Thomas R. Baechle & Roger W. Earle|
This volume provides information on proper stretching, resistance training, aerobic endurance training and plyometrics techniques. It also covers the business aspects of personal training, including facility and equipment maintenance, and legal issues that trainers may face.
In No-Fuss Fitness, TV fitness guru Lee-Anne Wann shows you how easy it can be to include fitness in everyday activities so you see results. With a realistic, achievable approach, Lee-Anne offers solutions for sustainable health benefits. And for those who have tried and failed in the past to achieve health and weight-los... read more
|Author:||Arnold Schwarzenegger with Bill Dobbins|
From elite bodybuilding competitors to gymnasts, from golfers to fitness gurus, anyone who works out with weights must own this book -- a book that only Arnold Schwarzenegger could write, a book that has earned its reputation as "the bible of bodybuilding."
Inside, Arnold covers the very latest advances in both weight t... read more
Do you want to lose fat, double testosterone, get the perfect posterior or give your partner a fifteen-minute female orgasm? Whatever your physical goal, "The 4-Hour Body" eclipses every other health manual by sharing the best kept secrets in the latest science and research to provide new strategies for redesigning the human ... read more
Full-colour, detailed anatomical drawings show each exercise while it's being performed and exactly what muscles are being used (it's like having an x-ray of each exercise!). Exercises for women to use for shaping and toning the buttocks, abs, legs and back are included and a colour-coded key shows the reader exactly what mus... read more
See inside every stretch-and maximize flexibility! "Stretching Anatomy" will arm you with the knowledge to increase range of motion, supplement training, enhance recovery, and maximize efficiency of movement. You'll also gain a detailed understanding of how each stretch affects your body. "Stretching Anatomy" is like having a... read more
Feel strong, toned and terrific with the latest moves in strength training. Whether you're a beginner, who doesn't know a barbell from a chocolate bar, a fitness junkie, looking to expand your knowledge on weight training, or you're recovering from an injury and need to rebuild strength, this book is for you. Find out how t... read more
"The Exercise Ball Bible" is the most up-to-date, authoritative and comprehensive guide to maximising the use of this popular exercise equipment. Whether your aim is to stay trim and toned or you need to correct your posture, professional dancer and fitness consultant Lucy Knight has the answers. Perfect for those who enjoy w... read more
This fitness book is based on the exercise method of Joseph Pilates. Often described as an athletic form of yoga, Pilates has become a fitness choice of the glamour set for its results in building longer, leaner muscles, and integrating mind and body in its movements giving a holistic workout.
Whether you call it power walking, fitness walking or just plain walking, indoors or out, walking is one of the most popular and rewarding forms of exercise. The appeal is that absolutely anyone can do it - young or old, fit or unfit. Take a look in a local park - from London to New York - and you will see walkers, early in t... read more
A winning formula of exercise and healthy eating, under the guidance of the UK's top personal trainer Day-by-day personalised plan for a fitter, leaner body A home-based program - you don't have to go anywhere near a gym No need to give up your life - an hour of exercise four times a week and meals that you can prepare in ... read more
|Author:||Men's Health (eds.)|
|Series:||"Men's Health" Best S.|
Men everywhere want to improve their health and fitness
Yoga addresses all of the basics of the discipline, including health benefits, different styles of yoga and which one to follow, all of the basic postures, how to practice, breathing techniques, meditation, and much more. Two-color illustrations offer at-a-glance instruction, and inspiring photographs set the mood. Packaged w... read more
Everyone loves the workout ball! You can use it in weight-training, Pilates, yoga and even cardio and stretching moves. This book is filled with moves that will stregthen, lengthen, tone. and stretch your body like no other form of exercise can, and includes workout plans and tips for progressing through all of the moves.
The number one reference for a wide audience, ranging from gym users to personal trainers, athletes to coaches, through to PE teachers, physiotherapists and academics. Over 400 unique full-colour illustrations reveal the primary muscles worked along with all the relevant surrounding structures, including bones, ligaments, ten... read more
|Author:||Australian Ballet Corp|
Not everyone can have a body of a dancer, but many of the characteristics of dancers - well-balanced spine, dynamically stable mid-section, graceful posture and fluid movement - are within the grasp of us all with the help of this elegant and distinctive movement guide.
Two inspired ideas join forces: the Swiss exercise ball and the concept of a workout for all the muscles of the body core. Working out while sitting or lying on the inflatable ball
|Author:||William J. Kraemer|
Young superstar athletes have dispelled long-standing misconceptions that strength development should start in the late teens. But much discussion has continued regarding what type of training is most beneficial. Strength Training for Young Athletes provides all the answers as the authoritative guide to strength developme... read more
Walking is the least daunting form of exercise. It's cheap; it's easy on the knees and requires no sporty coordination. Learn how to walk for fun, for good health, for fitness and for weight loss. Here is an eight-week program that can be customised to suit different body types and lifestyles. Now there's no excuse to get moving!