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  • Author(s) Georgia Rickard / Liz Neporent / Suzanne Schlosberg
  • Edition2
  • Published22nd June 2011
  • PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Australia
  • ISBN9780730376606
Feel strong, toned and terrific with the latest moves in
strength training

Whether you're a beginner who doesn't know a barbell from a
chocolate bar, a fitness junkie looking to expand your knowledge on
weight training, or you're recovering from an injury and need to
rebuild strength, this book is for you. Find out how to use
exercise machines and weights at the gym and design a workout to do
at home.




  • Know your way around a gym ? learn all the weight lifting
    lingo, equipment and etiquette




  • Help control your weight ? raise your basal metabolism and
    burn fat, not muscle, while eating right




  • Keep your bones healthy ? maintain bone density and reduce
    your risk of developing osteoporosis




  • Track your progress ? use a daily workout log to track
    your journey from soft to strong




  • Stay motivated ? try a blend of machines, free weights,
    balls, bands and classes to keep your workout interesting




  • Improve your heart health ? work your heart and lungs with
    aerobic exercise to complement your strength training




  • Exercise safely ? follow step-by-step instructions on how
    to train without hurting yourself




  • Mix up your weight training ? improve your balance and
    coordination with yoga and Pilates moves




Open the book and find:




  • More than 150 weight training exercises with photos




  • The latest in equipment, including free weights and machines




  • The best moves for working your core




  • Information on toning and strengthening without bulking up




  • How to find a fitness trainer




  • The latest exercise DVDs to hire, buy or download




  • The lowdown on exercise deals and duds




  • Current data on nutritional supplements




Learn to:




  • Customise a safe and effective exercise program to suit your
    lifestyle




  • Use free weights, kettlebells andmore to target specific
    areas




  • Complement your workout withPilates and yoga




  • Balance your diet to fuel your workout



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  • Author(s) Georgia Rickard / Liz Neporent / Suzanne Schlosberg
  • Edition2
  • Published22nd June 2011
  • PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Australia
  • ISBN9780730376606
Feel strong, toned and terrific with the latest moves in
strength training

Whether you're a beginner who doesn't know a barbell from a
chocolate bar, a fitness junkie looking to expand your knowledge on
weight training, or you're recovering from an injury and need to
rebuild strength, this book is for you. Find out how to use
exercise machines and weights at the gym and design a workout to do
at home.




  • Know your way around a gym ? learn all the weight lifting
    lingo, equipment and etiquette




  • Help control your weight ? raise your basal metabolism and
    burn fat, not muscle, while eating right




  • Keep your bones healthy ? maintain bone density and reduce
    your risk of developing osteoporosis




  • Track your progress ? use a daily workout log to track
    your journey from soft to strong




  • Stay motivated ? try a blend of machines, free weights,
    balls, bands and classes to keep your workout interesting




  • Improve your heart health ? work your heart and lungs with
    aerobic exercise to complement your strength training




  • Exercise safely ? follow step-by-step instructions on how
    to train without hurting yourself




  • Mix up your weight training ? improve your balance and
    coordination with yoga and Pilates moves




Open the book and find:




  • More than 150 weight training exercises with photos




  • The latest in equipment, including free weights and machines




  • The best moves for working your core




  • Information on toning and strengthening without bulking up




  • How to find a fitness trainer




  • The latest exercise DVDs to hire, buy or download




  • The lowdown on exercise deals and duds




  • Current data on nutritional supplements




Learn to:




  • Customise a safe and effective exercise program to suit your
    lifestyle




  • Use free weights, kettlebells andmore to target specific
    areas




  • Complement your workout withPilates and yoga




  • Balance your diet to fuel your workout



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