eBook Idiot's Guides: Weight Training, 1st Edition

  • Abby Fox
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  • ISBN-10: 1615645748
  • ISBN-13: 9781615645749
  • DDC: 613.713
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

Perfect for the beginner weight trainer, this easy-to-use guide uses color photographs to show exactly where to start and finish each exercise, along with the steps in between, so the reader learns the proper form and steps needed to strengthen and train every muscle group like a professional. Covering the 100 best exercises for beginners, this book shows readers how exercises build on preceding exercises. Each exercise covers one spread, or pair of pages, so readers can get all the information they need at a glance without having to stop the exercise and turn the page. Weight training has never been clearer or easier to learn!

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
Acknowledgments.
1: Weight Training Q&A.
2: Legs (Glutes, Quads, Hamstrings, and Calves).
3: Standing Calf Raise.
4: Bridge.
5: Bodyweight Squat.
6: Bodyweight Lunge.
7: Sumo Squat.
8: Stability Ball Hamstring Curl.
9: Step-Up.
10: Lateral Lunge.
11: Dumbbell Squat.
12: Dumbbell Lunge.
13: Stability Ball Single-Leg Hamstring Curl.
14: Dumbbell Deadlift.
15: Split Squat.
16: Barbell Deadlift.
17: Barbell Squat.
18: Dumbbell Straight-Leg Deadlift.
19: Barbell Straight-Leg Deadlift.
20: Barbell Front Squat.
21: Chest (Pecs).
22: Incline Push-Up.
23: Kneeling Push-Up.
24: Push-Up.
25: Decline Push-Up.
26: Dumbbell Chest Press.
27: Dumbbell Chest Fly.
28: Incline Dumbbell Chest Press.
29: Incline Dumbbell Chest Fly.
30: Barbell Chest Press.
31: Incline Barbell Chest Press.
32: Decline Dumbbell Chest Press.
33: Decline Barbell Chest Press.
34: Back (Lats and Rhomboids).
35: Stability Ball Back Extension.
36: Seated Cable Low Row.
37: Cable Lat Pulldown.
38: Dumbbell T-Bar Row.
39: Dumbbell Pullover.
40: Dumbbell One-Arm Row.
41: Dumbbell Bent-Over Row.
42: Barbell Bent-Over Row.
43: Inverted Row.
44: Pull-Up.
45: Shoulders (Delts and Traps).
46: Dumbbell Lateral Raise.
47: Dumbbell Front Raise.
48: Dumbbell Reverse Fly.
49: Dumbbell Upright Row.
50: Dumbbell Shoulder Press.
51: Cable Lateral Raise.
52: Cable Face Pull.
53: Barbell Upright Row.
54: Barbell Shoulder Press.
55: Arnold Press.
56: Arms (Biceps and Triceps).
57: Dumbbell Bicep Curl.
58: Dumbbell Bicep Hammer Curl.
59: Dumbbell Bicep Reverse Curl.
60: Dumbbell Tricep Kickback.
61: Cable Bicep Curl.
62: Cable Tricep Pushdown.
63: Barbell Bicep Curl.
64: Barbell Bicep Reverse Curl.
65: Bench Dip.
66: Barbell Tricep Skull Crusher.
67: Bodyweight Dip.
68: Abs (Abdominals and Obliques).
69: Basic Crunch.
70: Stability Ball Crunch.
71: Bicycle Crunch.
72: Reverse Crunch.
73: Cable Crunch Down.
74: Sit-Up.
75: Wood Chopper.
76: Mountain Climber.
77: Plank and Side Plank.
78: Stability Ball Pike.
79: V-Up.
80: Hanging Leg Lift.
81: Stability Ball Mountain Climber.
82: Trends.
83: Medicine Balls.
84: Balance Trainers.
85: Kettlebells.
86: Suspension Bands.
87: Routines.
88: Two-Day Routine.
89: Three-Day Routine.
90: Four-Day Routine.
91: Full Body in 15 Routine.
92: Weight Loss Routine.
93: Muscle Gain Routine.
About the Authors.