The Barbell Prescription

The Barbell Prescription Author Jonathon Sullivan
ISBN-10 0982522770
Year 2016-12-01
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher
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The Barbell Prescription: Strength Training for Life After 40 directly addresses the most pervasive problem faced by aging humans: the loss of physical strength and all its associated problems - the loss of muscle mass, bone mineral loss and osteoporosis, hip fractures (a terminal event for many older people), loss of balance and coordination, diabetes, heart disease related to a sedentary lifestyle, and the loss of independence. The worst advice an older person ever gets is, Take it easy. Easy makes you soft, and soft makes you dead. The Barbell Prescription maps an escape from the usual fate of older adults: a logical, programmed approach to the hard work necessary to win at the extreme sport of Aging Well. Unlike all other books on the subject of exercise for seniors, The Barbell Prescription challenges the motivated Athlete of Aging with a no-nonsense training approach to strength and health - and demonstrates that everybody can become significantly stronger using the most effective tools ever developed for the job.

Starting Strength

Starting Strength Author Mark Rippetoe
ISBN-10 0976805421
Year 2007
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher
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Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training is the new expanded version of the book that has been called "the best and most useful of fitness books." It picks up where Starting Strength: A Simple and Practical Guide for Coaching Beginners leaves off. With all new graphics and more than 750 illustrations, a more detailed analysis of the five most important exercises in the weight room, and a new chapter dealing with the most important assistance exercises, Basic Barbell Training offers the most complete examination in print of the most effective way to exercise.

Men s Body Sculpting

Men s Body Sculpting Author Nick Evans
ISBN-10 9780736083218
Year 2009-12-01
Pages 243
Language en
Publisher Human Kinetics
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Men’s Body Sculpting, Second Edition, is your key to getting the lean and chiseled muscular look you’ve always wanted. Bodybuilding expert and featured columnist Dr. Nick Evans provides you with proven programs for generating mass, reducing fat, and sculpting and maintaining your physique.

The Exercise Cure

The Exercise Cure Author Jordan Metzl
ISBN-10 9781623360115
Year 2014-12-23
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Rodale
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Everyone wants to lose weight, feel better, and live longer. But what if that was just the beginning? What if readers could use specific workouts to prevent, improve, or cure what ails them? As Dr. Jordan Metzl says, "Exercise is medicine." Now he puts that philosophy--along with cutting-edge research and a motivational bedside manner--into a groundbreaking book delivering a head-to-toe list of maladies that affect quality of life for millions. He then offers the specific exercise prescriptions that will help fix them--from type 2 diabetes to depression, from arthritic joints to PMS, from addiction to sleep apnea. The Exercise Cure received an amazing amount of publicity for its simple approach to weight loss and better health for everyone. The book offers an exhaustive (and exhausting) collection of fun, fat-torching, life-changing workouts that can be tailored to any fitness level. "Doctors have long focused on the treatment of disease. Now we have a manual that highlights a means of prevention. As Dr. Metzl touts, exercise is one of the world's most effective medicines." --Sanjay Gupta, MD, chief medical correspondent, CNN

Powerlifting Over 50

Powerlifting Over 50 Author Richard Schuller
ISBN-10 1530513766
Year 2016-03-17
Pages 298
Language en
Publisher
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Powerlifting training can skyrocket a man's strength, health and confidence. This book is for the mature athlete or fitness enthusiast who wants to experience the huge benefits of power training. Competing is optional.For mature athletes, there are always some risks associated with lifting "big iron". Great gains are possible if an athlete follows the "training smart" system in this book. Training smart involves three distinct things: mastering the athletic skills needed in powerlifting; doing sport specific conditioning; and mastering proper lifting technique.The author, a retired scientist, has been lifting weights for 60 years. He began his powerlifting career at age 48 and competed at the national and international level for 25 years. During his life, he has competed in eight different organized sports. Based on extensive research and his long career, in this 300-page book, the author provides detailed instructions on how to master the skills of strength needed for heavy lifting; a unique conditioning program to reduce the chance of injury; extremely detailed instruction (with pictures) for properly performing the squat, bench press and deadlift; and five complete training routines for the squat, bench press and deadlift, along with dozens of tips on building a powerful body over age 50. These are probably the most detailed instructions on optimal lifting technique available anywhere.In addition, the author provides detailed instruction on the mental approach to training, nutrition, injury management, plus training plans and a full chapter on how to prepare for and compete in a powerlifting meet.An Amazon review of the authors book Mastering the Squat (5 star rating) "This book is a gem... Great workout programs. Probably the most practical guide on squats written out there...."

The Greyskull LP Second Edition

The Greyskull LP  Second Edition Author John Sheaffer
ISBN-10 0615635571
Year 2012-05-01
Pages 140
Language en
Publisher Villain Publishing
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The most user-friendly system for anyone interested in building quality strength and muscle. An in depth look at the principles used by Johnny Pain of the famed Greyskull Barbell Club to construct hordes of strong, capable beasts around the globe.

Weight Training Without Injury

Weight Training Without Injury Author Fred Stellabotte
ISBN-10 0996263810
Year 2016-01-01
Pages 294
Language en
Publisher
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The exercise will never hurt you--only improper form causes injury. Master the essentials of proper weight training and be safe while performing the squat, lunge, leg press, lat pulldown, reverse fly, bench press, chest fly, shoulder press, shoulder raise, biceps curl, triceps extension, plank, and more! With over 350 full-color, step-by-step photos, Weight Training Without Injury's unique, revolutionary approach teaches right from wrong at every step with meticulous attention to detail. Stellabotte and Straub's mission is simple: to enable you to master proper form and prevent injury when lifting weights. This book blends 50 years of experience and success with current scientific research (over 90 peer-reviewed publications are referenced)--all explained simply and organized in a clear format that is easy to follow. The techniques learned here can be applied to exercises found in any bodybuilding, strength training or resistance training manual or program, making Weight Training Without Injury indispensable for the beginner, the seasoned gym goer, and the professional trainer.

Tactical Barbell Presents Ageless Athlete

Tactical Barbell Presents  Ageless Athlete Author Jim Madden
ISBN-10 9781483596099
Year 2017-03-20
Pages 200
Language en
Publisher BookBaby
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K. Black’s Tactical Barbell and Tactical Barbell II compose a ground breaking multi-dimensional fitness system designed specifically for operational athletes. Not only has the Tactical Barbell system helped countless operational athletes step up their strength and conditioning game, but mix martial artists, endurance athletes, and recreational fitness enthusiasts of all sorts have adopted these principles in order to achieve high levels of achievement across the fitness spectrum. In Tactical Barbell Presents: Ageless Athlete, Jim Madden hones the Tactical Barbell system to fit the needs of trainees who have reached middle age and beyond. Programs geared at older populations typically aim at maintaining basic levels of fitness and general well-being. While that is all well and good, Tactical Barbell Presents: Ageless Athlete doesn’t assume that you need to settle for less just because you are now on the other side of forty. Using the Tactical Barbell system, Madden lays out how you can build and maintain outstanding levels of strength and conditioning at any age. In Tactical Barbell Presents: Ageless Athlete you will find extensive discussions of how to avoid the psychological pitfalls that lead many older trainees to sell themselves short, multiple new strength templates built on Operator and Zulu from Tactical Barbell, a method for planning recovery days/weeks, templates for incorporating accessory lifts and kettlebells, methods for testing strength progress, a standard base building template tailored for the ageless athlete, diet tips, and recommendations for long term persistence. Whether you have reached middle age or not, it is never too early to start training like an ageless athlete.

Living Longer Stronger

Living Longer Stronger Author Ellington Darden
ISBN-10 0399519009
Year 1995-01-01
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Perigee Trade
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Provides a simple six-week program for men that will build solid muscle, combat fat, help to regain flexibility and stamina, and provide valuable information about nutrition

Fitness for Life 6E

Fitness for Life  6E Author Corbin, Chuck B.
ISBN-10 9781450400220
Year 2014-03-05
Pages 496
Language en
Publisher Human Kinetics
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Fitness for Life, Sixth Edition, is the award-winning text that continues to set the standard for teaching personal fitness (fitness education) at the high school level. It will help students become physically literate individuals who have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity. This classic, evidence-based book will guide students in becoming informed consumers on matters related to lifelong physical activity and fitness, taking responsibility for setting individualized goals, and making their own plans for active living. To accomplish this overarching goal, they learn a variety of self-management skills, including self-assessment.

Lube Jobs

Lube Jobs Author Don Macleod
ISBN-10 1585425613
Year 2007
Pages 262
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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Counsels women on how to overcome incompatibilities in male and female sex drives in order to renew and sustain a healthy sexual relationship, in a straightforward guide that uses a metaphor of car maintenance to illustrate how to achieve successful long-term intimacy. Original.

NSCA s Essentials of Personal Training 2nd Edition

NSCA s Essentials of Personal Training 2nd Edition Author Jared W. Coburn
ISBN-10 9781450416221
Year 2012-01
Pages 679
Language en
Publisher Human Kinetics
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NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training, Second Edition, is the authoritative text for personal trainers, health and fitness instructors, and other fitness professionals as well as the primary preparation source for those taking the NSCA-CPT exam.