This book doesn't have every exercise known to man, but it has the basics and several variations of the basics - and some that I didn't expect to be in here. It has a slew of great workout plans and is very in depth about form, muscle anatomy and the like. I keep it in my gym bag for reference for mixing up my exercises....
The Men's Health Big Book of Exercises (Paperback)
ADAM CAMPBELL, is the fitness director for Men's Health and a National Magazine Award-winning writer. He holds a master's degree in exercise physiology and is a NSCA-certified strength and conditioning coach. Campbell has appeared on Good Morning America, The Early Show, and VH-1.
All expertly demonstrated with color photographs, with dozens of movements for every muscle in your body, including:
* More than 100 core exercises! You'll never run out of ways to sculpt your six-pack.
* 74 biceps, triceps, and forearm exercises: Build your arms faster than ever before.
* 64 chest exercises, and featuring dozens of variations of the pushup and bench press.
* 103 back exercises, so you can carve a v-shaped torso.
* 40 shoulder exercises, for a tank-top worthy torso.
* 99 quadriceps and calves exercises, to help you jump higher and run faster.
* 62 glutes and hamstrings exercises, for a more powerful, athletic body.
From cover to cover, you'll quickly see that there's a training plan for every fitness goalwhether you want to shrink your hip, find your abs, or shape your arms. Highlights include:
Lose 10 pounds of pure fat in 30 days! This scientifically proven plan, based on research from the University of Connecticut, shows what's truly possible when you combine the right kind of diet with the right kind of exercise. You'll build muscle and lose fat faster than ever.
You'll learn how to mix-and-match the 12 best biceps exercises to create scores of sleeve-busting routines. The upshot: You'll never get stuck in a muscle-building rut again!
If you've never even picked up a weight, you'll want to try this plan from Joe Dowdell, C.S.C.S. Joe makes his living training celebrities, cover models, and professional athletes, such as NBA stars Troy Murphy and Mike Dunleavy. And the strategies he uses when designing workouts for his high-profile clientele are the same ones he employs to help you burn fat, build muscle, and get back in shape.
You might call this the six-pack workout. That's because it's designed to help you finally finish off the flab that's hiding your abs. Created by Bill Hartman, P.T., C.S.C.S., a top fitness advisor to Men's Health, it's based entirely on the new science of fat loss. From the sets to the reps to the rest, every part of this workout is designed to optimize your body's ability to burn away belly-fat.
World-class powerlifter Dave Tate shares the strategies that helped him lift a personal best of 610 pounds
* Triple Your Chinups in 6 Weeks
Use this simple routine that to master one of the world's greatest muscle-building exercises
This high-flying plan from strength coach Kelly Baggett will have you jumping out of the gym in no time
* The Beach Ready Body Workout
Get-strong to get-bigthis 8-week plan shows you how
* The Wedding Workout
Look greatjust in time for the big day (and your honeymoon!)
|Genre||HEALTH & FITNESS / Exercise|
|Publisher Date||2009-12-22 00:00:00.0|
|Unit weight||2.5 lb|
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This book doesn't have every exercise known to man, but it has the basics and several variations of the basics - and some that I didn't expect to be in here. It has a slew of great workout plans and is very in depth about form, muscle anatomy and the like. I keep it in my gym bag for reference for mixing up my exercises.Read More
This book is easy to use and understand. Within one week I started to see results. Because the book is sectioned by body part it is easy to search the exercises you want to try. The recommended workouts are easy to follow and progress as you use the recommendations in your workout. It's like having a personal trainer at your finger tips. I'd recommend this book to anyone that is interested in learning a variety of exercises and who wants to see results. Anyone from a novice to expert would find this book very helpful.Read More
The Book has really good tips for any guy who is trying to work out on their own. Product arrived right on time and there is no beating the $2.95 shipping price. Thanks!Read More
This book is a comprehensive, easy-to-follow guide to muscle building. My husband loves it!Read More
The Men's Health Big Book of Exercises is an excellent resource for everyone who wants to get in shape. It not only gives advice on proper form, it also offers the reader a variety of workout plans designed to accomplish different things. What is perhaps most valuable about the book is that it offers people interested in getting in shape a lot of variety, at different levels of difficulty, so that your work outs don't become monotonous. On top of that, it offers a convincing argument for staying away from weight machines.Read More
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