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If you’re ready to walk the walk and talk the talk, Fundamental Weight Training is your guide. Learn the basics safely, effectively, and in less time. Over 100 exercises with photo demonstrations are included and supported with step-by-step descriptions for use in the gym or at home. Every aspect of a beginning weight program is covered:
Exercises and programs to target key areas in every muscle group
Stretching routines to prevent injuries
Steps and tips for developing your own program
Gym language and lingo so you feel at ease walking into any gym
The easy-to-use programs in Fundamental Weight Training will give you the confidence to start training safely and quickly and begin strengthening and toning your body.
Chapter 1. Introduction to Weight Training
Chapter 2. Weight Room Language and Protocol
Chapter 3. Types of Resistance Training
Chapter 4. Warm Up, Stretch, Cool Down
Chapter 5. Chest
Chapter 6. Back
Chapter 7. Shoulders
Chapter 8. Traps
Chapter 9. Arms
Chapter 10. Core
Chapter 11. Glutes and Hips
Chapter 12. Quads
Chapter 13. Hamstrings
Chapter 14. Lower Legs
Chapter 15. Program Design
Chapter 16. Sample Programs
David Sandler has served as science advisor for Spike TV’s Jesse
James Is a Dead Man series, Fox Sports’ Sport Science
series, and National Geographic’s Fight Science, Super
Strength, The Science of Steroids, and Humanly Possible
shows. He is president and cofounder of StrengthPro Inc. and a member of
the advisory boards for Muscle and Fitness Magazine, Muscle Mag
International, Reps, Maximum Fitness, and Performance Training
Journal of the NSCA.
Sandler has been a strength and conditioning consultant for two decades
and presented at almost 300 lectures worldwide with organizations such
as the NSCA, ACSM, AFPA, AAHPERD, IFPA, SWIS, ECA, and SCW Fitness. He
was the recipient of the Faculty of the Year Award in 2005 for the
International Fitness Professionals Association (IFPA).
Sandler has also authored or coauthored 5 books, over 20 scientific
articles, and more than 150 articles in power and strength training
magazines, including Muscle and Fitness, Men’s Health, and
Oxygen. As a former world-class powerlifter, Sandler focuses his
research in strength and power development.
"On television, in magazines, on the Web, and now in his new book,
Fundamental Weight Training, David Sandler delivers the best
information, workouts, and programs for getting stronger."
Jim Stoppani, PhD -- Senior Science Editor, Muscle & Fitness
Magazine; Author of Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength and Stronger
Arms and Upper Body