In the world of bodybuilding, there are nearly as many opinions on how to get the edge as there are bodybuilders. How do you know which advice to follow? Look to the experts--the world's most recognized and respected bodybuilding organization, Gold's Gym. Whether you are a newcomer or a veteran, you'll find what you need in this all-in-one bodybuilding bible. From diet and nutrition to sets and reps, every concern is addressed and every question answered by the pros who started the bodybuilding movement and who have been leaders in the arena for more than thirty years. The Gold's Gym Encyclopedia of Bodybuilding offers everything a bodybuilder needs to overcome obstacles and exceed training goals, including:
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Bodybuilders, wisdom has it, go through three stages: First, people make fun of them because they're so skinny; then, after they've been training for a while and starting to see results, people admire them because they look so strong and healthy; then, after they've become successful bodybuilders, people make fun of them again because they have so much muscle. The Gold's Gym Encyclopedia is about getting to that third stage and staying there--and not caring what anyone who's not a bodybuilder thinks of the way you look. For the hardest of the hard-core, this book shows the way to hugeness with the latest information about training, nutrition, nutritional supplementation, and, of course, actually competing in the sport of bodybuilding. There's an interesting discussion of high-volume (lots of sets and repetitions of each exercise) vs. high-intensity (one killer set per exercise) training methods and other systems, plus a token caution against using physique-enhancing drugs (followed by a list of drugs that's far longer than the caution preceding it). If Gold's Gym is the mecca of bodybuilding, then this "encyclopedia" is surely the sport's holy text.About the Author:
McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide
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Descripción Lincolnwood, Illinois, U.S.A.: Contemporary Books, 1997. Soft cover. Estado de conservación: New. Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng. Nº de ref. de la librería 86
Descripción McGraw-Hill, 1998. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 1. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0809230062
Descripción McGraw-Hill, 1998. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0809230062
Descripción McGraw-Hill, 1998. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110809230062