The updated version of the classic guide to bodybuilding includes more than one thousand step-by-step photographs and illustrations, the latest data on diet and nutrition, sports-related injuries, and much more. Reprint.
Young or middle-aged, men equate muscle with power, success, and sexual attractiveness. Taking a healthier approach to bodybuilding, this book reveals the secret techniques that bodybuilders use to achieve hard, rippling muscle.
"Muscle" explains and illustrates how muscles operate; shows how muscles are built systematically and how hormonal factors contribute to muscle growth; tells of muscle-building possibilities; presents total muscle-building programmes; and demonstrates workouts that work wonders.
Bodybuilding is the wildest, wierdest sport in the world, but it's more than just a sport. It's a whole way of life for the supermen who scale its Olympian heights. This title takes you on a journey through a land of giants, men for whom life is given meaning by the pursuit of the suitable pec and who worship at the shrine of Schwartzenegger.
Includes the basic concepts on exercise, training principles, contest preparation, diet and nutrition that have evolved into modern bodybuilding. This title answers various question bodybuilders could ask. It offers a reference and instructional manual covering various aspect of the sport.
Presents the advanced techniques, productive workouts, and life-transforming personal philosophies of bodybuilding legend Mike Mentzer. This title includes hunger - the code of integrity for displaying a heroic physique, and the science of productive bodybuilding exercise - Mentzer's fail-safe principles for building maximum size and strength.
Giving clear and detailed explanations of massage techniques, along with drawings and photographs, this book is aimed at the beauty therapist who is increasingly called upon to administer massage. Other sections include relaxation techniques, and breathing exercises for the client.
Illustrated with motivational photographs, this book shows how excessive training is slowing down your progress. It covers topics such as: the importance of working to the "point of failure"; Mentzer's use of the early Nautilus machines: a "Heavy Duty" seminar; "Most Productive" Routine; and advanced "Heavy Duty" training techniques.
Helps serious weightlifters increase mass, definition and strength. This is your guide to the massive biceps, triceps and forearms you've always wanted. Whether you're looking to quickly increase the size of your biceps or correct imbalances between the heads of your triceps, it provides serious training for serious results.
Presents you with a key to getting the lean and chiselled muscular look. This title provides you with programmes for generating mass, reducing fat and sculpting and maintaining your physique. It offers the specific exercises that professional bodybuilders have used, with step-by-step advice on nutrition and supplements to enhance your workouts.
Building Muscle and Performance includes more than 250 exercises and 75 ready-to-use programmes, with detailed photo sequences that depict every movement as well as variations to increase or decrease difficulty.