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eBook Strength Training for Women ePub

eBook Strength Training for Women ePub

by Lori Gross

  • ISBN: 0736052232
  • Category: Exercise and Fitness
  • Subcategory: Fitness and Nutrition
  • Author: Lori Gross
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics; 1 edition (November 23, 2004)
  • Pages: 232
  • ePub book: 1744 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1703 kb
  • Other: mobi doc lit azw
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Votes: 579

Description

Ready for an individualized approach to working out that produces better results? Strength Training for Women delivers with information tailored to the way your body works and responds to training, and the specific tools you need to reach your goals.

More than simple descriptions of exercises and training programs, this book explains why the exercises are important and which training program is right for you. You'll gain insight into how the female body responds to training and come away with six sample programs and more than 102 exercises to train every area of the female form. In addition to helping you gain strength, the programs provided will help you burn fat, build strong bones, and prepare for competition.

Maximize your genetic makeup and unique physiology to build muscle that will add strength, boost metabolism, improve bone density, and give you the lean, muscular look you want without the big, bulky look you don't. Start using Strength Training for Women now to break through frustrating plateaus and cater to the special needs of your body.

Comments

Dorizius Dorizius
I have been weight training for 25 years. All these years I've been doing standard bodybuilding exercises, with the standard bodybuilding number of reps. This book recommends we try something different for a while. I've been trying the "Strength Training" exercises now for six weeks. I am seeing changes in my body for the first time in years! The abdominal exercises are different from what I'm used to, and the leg exercises too. (Not only squats and leg curls, but one legged squats, lunges, and step- ups).

My body is responding so well to this change of pace. This book has sections on bodybuilding, strength building, bone building...take your pick and try something new for a while. This lady knows what she's writing about. Highly recommended!
Dordred Dordred
I purchased this book for my sister for Christmas & asked her to review it. Here is what she said...
This is a great book. The information is great and will be a great reference for years to come. It helped put things together scientifically that I was wondering about in the gym. It has helped me train better. The only thing I have found that is a minor issue is that some of the references do not match up. An example would be on page 32 table 3.3b references for what page to find the exercises on do not all match up. Sumo deadlift is not on page 178 but on page 180. The information in this book makes it easy to overlook the printing errors and is a valuable tool for the everyday woman who is looking to make the most out of her time in the gym.
Brariel Brariel
I bought this manual in an attempt to add a bit more strength training to my workout. It was helpful, however, I find that it's gathering a lot of dust on my bookshelf, and I'm turning to advice from other people in the gym.
What I was hoping for was more understanding of how to build a strength training program. What I found was a decent narrative on musculature and some basic principles of training, along with a few sample programs, but nothing to help me increase my own understanding as a female feeling out of place in a gym full of knowledgeable looking men. I can take the basics that Incledon outlines and try to apply them to my workouts, but if you are working with a limited amount of equipment, there's no real explanation of how to modify workouts or understand which exercises will work in lieu of the one she recommends.
There's a whole section on powerlifting and strong woman competitions at the end, so maybe I am simply the wrong target audience. I am in my mid-twenties, fit after a childhood playing lots of athletics, and looking for enough toning to a) look good in a little black dress and b) stave off the effects of gravity that are looming somewhere in my thirties. I would probably have benefitted more from saving the money on the book and hiring a personal trainer for a few sessions and familiarizing myself with the weight room.
Men's strength training books seem to offer a lot more depth and options, I don't think we women deserve any less.
Rleillin Rleillin
This book is exactly what I was looking for. I needed to affective add strength training to my workout. The information that I received from these pages kick started my journey.
Hadadel Hadadel
Book gives reasons and logic behind strength training for women. It provokes thought on the subject most often overlooked by the vast majority of women wanting to either start a fitness program or trying to figure out why they aren't reaching their fitness goals through the traditional approaches of aerobics alone.
Iesha Iesha
Great information
Invissibale Invissibale
Worth every penny of what I paid.
I bought this for my own personal use, I'm not a trainer. It makes putting your own workout programs together so easy. I'm seeing the results and it has helped my body to get stronger and helping to rehabilitate my knees!!