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Nov 05, 2013
| ISBN 9781615645732
Nov 05, 2013
| ISBN 9781615645749
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Nov 05, 2013 | ISBN 9781615645732
Nov 05, 2013 | ISBN 9781615645749
Take the guesswork out of weight training, and follow this step-by-step guide for getting strong!Whether at home or at the gym, all you need to get started are a few dumbbells! Anything more is just a bonus. Perfect for the beginner who wants to stay active and get strong, this easy-to-use guide uses step-by-step color photographs to demonstrate over 100 exercises. Starter exercises use bodyweight only, but you’ll learn how to effectively add resistance to make real strength gains. A thorough Q&A answers all your questions to get you started on the right foot. With smart training workouts and an index of exercises by muscle group, you’ll be training like a professional with confidence. Put together your own workouts based on time available and personal goals, or follow the routines in the book.The Idiot’s Guide to Weight Training offers a program for getting strong that is striaghtforward and easy to learn! With a crystal clear understanding of the exercises, you’ll be flexin’ those muscles in no time.
They’re nothing fancy, but these exercises work. Learn to target:-Legs with exercises such as bodyweight squats, dumbell lunges, and barbell front squats-Chest with exercises such as inclined push-ups, dumbbell chest flys, and barbell chest presses-Back with exercises such as dumbbell pullovers and inverted rows-Shoulders with exercises such as dumbbell raises and flys, barbell shoulder presses, and Arnold presses-Arms with exercises such as dumbbell hammer curls, bench dips, and barbell skull crushers-Abs with exercises such as bicycle crunches, mountain climbers, and V-upsA bonus section even guides you through how to use any additional equipment you might have access to, like medicine balls, balance trainers, kettlebells, and suspension bands.
Abby Fox started her own dance company at the age of 17 while she was still in high school. After graduating, Abby decided to jump into the intense world of figure competitions. She became a certified personal trainer through the… More about Abby Fox
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