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Strength Training, 2nd Edition

In an age when information is everywhere, the challenge is finding safe, effective, and evidence-based science. Cue the National Strength and Conditioning Association, the world’s leading organization in strength and conditioning. The first release of Strength Training redefined exercise instruction with no-nonsense, straightforward science. Now the new second edition raises that bar even further.

  • © 2017
  • 400 pages
  • Paper Book
  • Product Code:  9781492522089

  • Non-Member Price: $24.95 USD
    • Member Price : $22.00 USD

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Written by a team of experts chosen by the NSCA, Strength Training combines the most valuable information with best instruction for proven results:

-Assessing strength to personalize programs
-Incorporating new exercises and equipment for increased intensity
-Increasing muscle mass as well as strength, power, and muscular endurance
-Preventing injuries
-Improving performance

Serving more than 30,000 members from the sport science, athletic, allied health, and fitness industries, the NSCA is the authoritative source on strength training. Now the proven techniques developed by these renowned experts are available to you.

Whether you’re launching a lifting program or fine-tuning a serious training regimen, Strength Training will fill any knowledge void and correct the misconceptions to ensure proper technique, safety, and progressions. Multiple program options for specific machines, free weights, body weight, and other types of apparatus provide the flexibility to tailor your training to personal preferences or needs. It’s the authoritative guide from the world’s authority on strength training.


Contents

Preface

Part I: The Origin of Strength
Chapter 1. Muscle Anatomy 101
Chapter 2. How Muscle Grows
Chapter 3. Types of Muscle Training
Chapter 4. Nutrition for Muscle Growth

Part II: Resistance Training Guidelines
Chapter 5. Strength Assessment
Chapter 6. Types of Strength and Power Training
Chapter 7. Workout Schedule and Rest
Chapter 8. Safety, Soreness, and Injury

Part III: Exercise Technique
Chapter 9. Upper Body Exercises
Chapter 10. Lower Body Exercises
Chapter 11. Torso Exercises
Chapter 12. Explosive Movements

Part IV: Sample Programs
Chapter 13. Beginner Programs
Chapter 14. Intermediates Programs
Chapter 15. Advanced Programs
Chapter 16. Youth Programs
Chapter 17. Senior Programs

References
Index
About the NSCA
About the Editor
About the Contributors

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