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The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding: The Bible of Bodybuilding, Fully Updated and Revised (Paperback)

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    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 bodybuild......more

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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 training and bodybuilding competition, with new sections on diet and nutrition, sports psychology, the treatment and prevention of injuries, and methods of training, each illustrated with detailed photos of some of bodybuilding's newest stars.
Plus, all the features that have made this book a classic are here:

  • Arnold's tried-and-true tips for sculpting, strengthening, and defining each and every muscle to create the ultimate buff physique
  • The most effective methods of strength training to stilt your needs, whether you're an amateur athlete or a pro bodybuilder preparing for a competition
  • Comprehensive information on health, nutrition, and dietary supplements to help you build muscle, lose fat, and maintain optimum energy
  • Expert advice on the prevention and treatment of sports-related injuries
  • Strategies and tactics for competitive bodybuilders from selecting poses to handling publicity
  • The fascinating history and growth of' bodybuilding as a sport, with a photographic "Bodybuilding Hall of Fame"
  • And, of course, Arnold's individual brand of inspiration and motivation throughout

Covering every level of expertise and experience, The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding will help you achieve your personal best. With his unique perspective as a seven-time winner of the Mr. Olympia title and all international film star, Arnold shares his secrets to dedication, training, and commitment, and shows you how to take control of your body and realize your own potential for greatness.

Arnold Schwarzenegger has won more bodybuilding titles than anyone else in the world, including seven Mr. Olympia titles and three Mr. Universe titles. He has also won international fame as a movie superstar. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Maria Shriver, and their four children.

Author:
Schwarzenegger, Arnold
Genre:
SPORTS & RECREATION / Bodybuilding & Weight Training
Audience:
General/trade
Edition Detail:
Revised, Updated
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
800
Language:
English
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Publish Date:
11/05/1999
Copyright Year:
19990601
ISBN:
9780684857213
Height:
11.0 in
Wdth:
8.0 in
Thickness:
1.75 in
Unit weight:
5.75 lb
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  • Lots of Strengths

    This book is exactly what it says it is- an encyclopedia. It is divided into no less than five "books." Measuring in at about one and a half inches thick, if the info contained inside doesn't help you get bigger, just try lifting the book! A quick rundown of each chapter. The first book is basically an introduction to bodybuilding, covering a lot of miscellaneous, but important topics. The second book covers the training programs, the third the body part exercises, and the fourth book competing. The fifth and last book covers nutrition and diets. As you can tell, there's really only one word to describe this book- comprehensive. Would have liked to see a little more on injuries, for example there only about a half page on shoulder injuries, but then again this isn't exactly a sports medicine book either. Also recommend "Treat Your Own Rotator Cuff " if you have a shoulder problem or rotator cuff tear that is keeping you out of the gym.

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  • The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding

    This is by far the best fitness/ bodybuilding book that I have come by. It is well writen, has accurate information, and discriptions and illustrations for specific muscles and exercises to work them (including machines and free weights). The sample workouts are well explained and are at beginner and more advanced levels. The principles of increased intensity have helped me push my workouts to a new muscle exausting level! I am currently studing to be certified in Personal Training and love this book as an additional resource. It also fills in the gaps that I have found in my text books. I would suggest this book to anyone that is interested in fitness, bodysculpting, & bodybuilding.

    • How did the image on site compare with the actual product? perfect
    • How accurate was the on site description of the product? very accurate
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. high quality product. I would have spent over $100.00 on this book and felt it was a good value
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    sweatyrunner from Rochester, NY, Apr 10, 2012

  • Modern Bodybuilding

    Who wouildnt want to look like arnold well you can or u can sculpt yourself to your own liking.This book covers everything from protein carbs steroids alcohol effect on working out. Along with discovering your body type from ecto-meto-endomorph bodys I dont think theres a tihing that this book doesnt cover and i intend to read through the entire book again as i did before when i borrowed a copy from a friend. Now it my turn to own this book. Best**** dollars spent.

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    marzchoice from Long Beach CA., Jul 30, 2010

  • SOOOOOOOOO HELPFUL!

    This book is amazing!!! If you want to stay in shape or get into sape you must get this book!

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    chralby Jan 14, 2010

  • Buy this book!

    Slow shipping but great book, great for anyone who is serious about their bodies.

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    Anonymous from Nebraska, Jan 8, 2008

  • Very Informational

    This book was just what i was looking for, how to workout correctly. It was an easy read, i read it in less than one week. Awesome, just awesome.

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    josh81 Nov 9, 2007

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