The ultimate 'one stop' guide to training with suspended body weight training devices. Practical and easily accessible, The Total Suspended Body Weight Training Workout is perfect for the fitness enthusiast or fitness professional who wants to lightly improve their knowledge and heavily improve the range of exercises they can use in their training. Tried and tested exercises are accompanied by clear photos and illustrations presented in a modern and logical way. The Total Suspended Body Weight Training Workout is brimming with ideas for using this bestselling piece of fitness equipment not just in the gym but at home too. Packed with clear and easy to use exercises, this how-to reference book also provides adaptations of basic and advanced exercises making it ideal for anyone who wants to get the most out of their fitness gear. - Each exercise idea is organised by fitness level and includes follow-up and extension ideas. - Written in a jargon-free and concise style, this book is light on the science and background, heavy on practicality.
Sling Training is the ultimate guide to bodyweight suspension training. This is functional fitness at its best: Agility, strength, and balance. Every exercise connects to your core muscles. 100 exercises range from easy to extreme. Individual chapters take you from targeting simple muscles to full-body movements. „It makes you less Arnold, more Bruce Lee,“ says pro snowboarder Fredrik Austbo. Sling Training features 15 sport-specific programs by world-class athletes, coaches, and physical therapists. Whether you do golf, soccer, or snowboarding, you will improve your game by adding suspension training to your workouts.
Complete Guide to TRX® Suspension Training® is the ultimate training guide. Designed to develop strength, power, core stability, flexibility, and balance, this guide explains and presents more than 115 of the most effective Suspension Training® exercises. With over 30 ready-to-use programs, variations, and training advice, this is a must-have for anyone seeking to maximize their workout—and their results.
The Complete Guide to Suspended Fitness Training is a comprehensive resource - packed with training ideas and how the equipment can be used to improve functional strength, stability, rehabilitation as well as sports-specific training. This is ideal reading for anyone interested in fitness and weight training, and how get the most out of this equiment for their training programme or that of their clients. Includes information on: Types of suspension systems and attachments The benefits of suspended fitness training Safety considerations Upper body, lower body and core exercises progressions and variations as well as common faults Beginner, intermediate and advanced programmes and sessions Training sessions for sports.
Elite trainer Mark Lauren has been at the front lines of preparing US Special Operations soldiers for action, getting them lean and strong in record time. Now, he shares the secrets to his simple, yet amazingly effective regimen to get you into the best shape of your life. - Rapid results with minimum time commitment – work out for only 30-minutes a day, four times a week - No gym or equipment required – simple bodyweight resistance exercises you can do anywhere - Build muscle and burn fat – get more effective results than weightlifting and aerobics - Suitable for men, women and all abilities – choose your level from Basic, 1st Class, Master Class and Chief Class - Safe and effective – develop balance, stability and prevent injuries With 125 clear exercises to work every muscle in your body, motivation techniques and nutritional advice, Mark Lauren’s method will get you the body you want simply by using the body you have.
Todd Durkin is the most sought-after personal trainer in sports, and if you don't know his name, you've definitely seen his work. He is the man who helped world-class athletes such as quarterback Drew Brees win a Super Bowl MVP, pitcher Cole Hamels win a World Series MVP, and professional snowboarder Shaun White win two Olympic gold medals. He is known throughout sports as the one trainer who can use any person’s unique raw materials to transform them into—quite literally—the best they can be. Now Durkin has tailored his elite training program for anyone looking to transform their bodies. Based on groundbreaking “muscle matrix” research, Durkin’s program is designed to adapt to your body to help you shed flab, build strength and flexibility, and enhance your athletic performance.
Are you ready to challenge yourself, and turn up the intensity of your workouts? Are you ready for a proven program that burns fat, increases muscle, and sculpts the physique you’ve always wanted? If so, then Maximum Interval Training is for you! Maximum Interval Training combines high-intensity exercises and nontraditional equipment with a variety of modalities and training options to stimulate muscle growth, avoid plateaus, and produce results.
With Men's Health Your Body Is Your Barbell, a reader will have no excuse not to get into the best shape of his or her life . . . simply, easily, and in just 6 weeks in the convenience of his or her own home. Metabolic training expert BJ Gaddour, CSCS, whom Men's Health magazine calls one of the 100 fittest men of all time, has created a remarkably efficient and effective body-transforming workout and nutrition program based on just a handful of simple moves, the Bodyweight Eight. These no-equipment-required exercises are all one needs to build a strikingly symmetrical, perfectly proportioned, and classically beautiful physique, just like BJ's. Once readers master each legendary fitness feat with perfect form, they will use BJ's scalable, step-by-step progressions to go from ground zero to superhero. From these exercise variations, readers can construct hundreds of personalized workouts. Dozens of sample routines are already demonstrated through big, bold how-to photographs within the book and organized by goal, duration, intensity, and targeted body zone. This is the only book a man or woman needs to achieve the body he or she has always wanted anywhere . . . and without gear.
The ultimate 'one stop' guide to training with dumbbells. Practical and easily accessible, The Total Dumbbell Workout is perfect for the fitness enthusiast or fitness professional who wants to lightly improve their knowledge and heavily improve the range of exercises they can use in their training. Tried and tested exercises are accompanied by clear photos and illustrations presented in a modern and logical way. The Total Dumbbell Workout is brimming with ideas for using this bestselling piece of fitness equipment not just in the gym but at home too. Packed with clear and easy to use exercises, this how-to reference book also provides adaptations of basic and advanced exercises making it ideal for anyone who wants to get the most out of their fitness gear. - Each exercise idea is organised by fitness level and includes follow-up and extension ideas. - Written in a jargon-free and concise style, this book is light on the science and background, heavy on practicality.
Going far beyond standard pull-ups, push-ups, and squats, Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy presents 156 unique exercises that work every muscle in the body. Detailed anatomical artwork accompanies step-by-step instructions for performing each exercise anytime, anywhere, without the need for equipment or machines.
Build muscle, burn fat, and sculpt the body you want—wherever, whenever you want—with the world’s most respected fitness experts as your personal trainers. THERE ARE NO MORE EXCUSES With The Men’s Fitness Exercise Bible, you will always have time to get in great shape—even if you only have no time at all. You will always have the equipment you need—even if you have no equipment at all. You will never grow bored or stop seeing progress—and your workout will never become routine. Whether you have access to an upscale gym or just a dumbbell in your garage, whether you’re an elite athlete or a complete beginner, there’s a workout in this book—101 of them, in fact—that will get you bigger, stronger, and leaner. Discover how to accomplish in 8 minutes what most people do in 80—because top exercise pros give you only the most effective and efficient workouts in the world. The Men’s Fitness Exercise Bible gives you: • Routines for barbells, dumbbells, bands, machines, a suspension trainer, and body weight alone • Muscle and strength building full-body workouts, plus body-part-specific, and upper/lower split routines • Fat-burning, heart-strengthening cardio workouts for all the most popular machines—treadmill, elliptical trainer, stationary bike, rower, and more • Expert programming from the world’s best trainers, including explanations of how the workouts were designed to build muscle, burn fat, or increase endurance so you learn what works and why • Over 1000 different exercises with complete descriptions so you master perfect form • Complete, scientifically proven nutrition plans for muscle gain and fat loss No matter where you are, no matter what your goals, the perfect workout is at your fingertips. The Men’s Fitness Exercise Bible will keep you burning fat, sculpting new muscle, and making great gains for life. Discover how to make the world your gym! Praise for The Men’s Fitness Exercise Bible “This reminds me of training I did in my early bodybuilding days in Austria. Simple programs like this have always worked and always will. Sean has put together a fantastic collection of workouts.”—Arnold Schwarzenegger, 7-time Mr. Olympia, Governor of California, and terminator From the Trade Paperback edition.
Push-up Progression is a 24 push-up journey in stabilization, strength, and power achieved by performing a variety of unique and demanding push-up techniques. This book discusses how crucial the push-up is to training not just the upper body, but the core and lower body as well. By strength training your core-stabilization muscles first, and your core-movement muscles second, you will create overall functional strength while obtaining that lean, muscular look we all desire. Performing these push-ups will also improve your posture drastically while you develop more strength in your upper and lower body. The push-ups outlined in this book can be performed quickly and conveniently at home or on the road. Most importantly, no matter your fitness level, this book shows you how the push-up can benefit everyone. The 24 push-ups are categorized into sections on stabilization, strength, and power. There are also sections on hand and arm positioning, stretching, core training, and a progression and program section.