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Strength training past 50

Author: Wayne L Westcott; Thomas R Baechle
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"Increase your strength to improve your health, your appearance, and your performance with Strength Training Past 50. Strength training offers many benefits for active adults, including enhanced athletic performance, reduced risk of disease, and decreased symptoms of arthritis, diabetes, and osteoporosis. Whether your are just getting started or have been training your entire life, Strength Training Past 50 has  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne L Westcott; Thomas R Baechle
ISBN: 9781450497916 1450497918
OCLC Number: 896954343
Description: xii, 257 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Exercise Finder --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Key to Muscles --
Chapter 1 Benefits of Strength Training --
Chapter 2 Assessment for Success in Training --
Chapter 3 Applying Principles of Training --
Chapter 4 Strength Training Equipment --
Chapter 5 Learning Basic Exercise Techniques --
Chapter 6 Machine Exercises --
Chapter 7 Free-Weight Exercises --
Chapter 8 Alternative-Equipment Exercises --
Chapter 9 Basic Training Programs --
Chapter 10 Advanced Training Programs --
Chapter 11 Sport-Specific Training Programs --
Chapter 12 Nutrition for Continual Improvement --
References --
About the Authors.
Other Titles: Strength training past fifty
Responsibility: Wayne L. Westcott, Thomas R. Baechle.

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Strength training offers many benefits for active adults, including enhanced athletic performance, reduced risk of disease, and decreased symptoms of arthritis, diabetes and osteoporosis. This 3rd  Read more...

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"Wayne Westcott is a pioneer, leading researcher, and authority on strength training, metabolism, and fitness. He puts it all together in Strength Training Past 50, a must-read for anyone who cares Read more...

 
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