From the author of the best-selling book Strength Training Anatomy
(over 1 million copies sold) comes The StrengthTraining
Anatomy Workout. Highlighted by Delavier’s trademark illustrations
and hundreds of full-color photos, this supplement offers 200-plus
exercises and 50 programs for strength, power, sport performance,
shaping, and toning.
Over one million readers have turned to Strength Training Anatomy for strength training’s most effective exercises. Now put those exercises to work for you with The Strength Training Anatomy Workout.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout is your guide to creating the body and the results you want. Strengthen arms and legs; increase muscle mass; sculpt chest, back, and core; firm glutes; increase hip flexibility . . . it’s all here, and all in the stunning detail that only Frédéric Delavier can provide!
Over 150 full-color illustrations allow you to get inside more than 200 exercises and 50 workouts to see how muscles interact with surrounding joints and skeletal structures. You’ll also discover how variations, progressions, and sequencing can affect muscle recruitment, the underlying structures, and ultimately the results.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout includes proven programming for strength, power, bodybuilding, and toning that can be used in a gym or at home. You’ll find targeted conditioning routines for optimal performance in more than 30 sports, including basketball, football, soccer, track and field, and golf.
Former editor in chief of PowerMag in France, author and illustrator Frédéric Delavier is a journalist for Le Monde du Muscle and a contributor to Men’s Health Germany and several other strength publications. His previous publication, Strength Training Anatomy, has sold more than one million copies.
Advantages of Working Out at Home
Practical Aspects of Exercising at Home
Why Working Out at Home Is the Right Choice
Develop Your Weight Training Program
Diversify Resistance for Maximum Effectiveness
How a Muscle Gains Strength
Mechanisms of Muscle Enlargement
How Muscles Increase Their Endurance
Contraindications to Weight Training
Clearly Define Your Objectives
Quantify Your Objectives
20 Steps to Developing Your Program
Rates of Progress
Role of Diet
Cool-Down (Return to Calm)
Keep a Workout Notebook
Analyze Your Workouts
Techniques for Increasing Intensity
Theory of Absolute Strength
Train to Muscle Failure?
How Should You Breathe While Exercising?
Strengthen Your Arms
Forearms Develop Bigger Shoulders
Infraspinatus Sculpt Your Chest
Strengthen Your Neck
Sculpt Your Back
Lumbar Muscles Strengthen Your Thighs
Adductors Strengthen Your Legs
Calves Firm Up Your Glutes
Gain Flexibility in the Rotator Muscles of the Hips
Sculpt Your Abdominals
Obliques Exercises for the Diaphragm and Respiratory Muscles
1. Men’s Strength
2. Women’s Strength
3. Sport-Specific Training
Frédéric Delavier is a gifted artist with an
exceptional knowledge of human anatomy. He studied morphology and
anatomy for five years at the prestigious École des Beaux-Arts in Paris
and studied dissection for three years at the Paris Faculté de Médecine.
The former editor in chief of the French magazine PowerMag,
Delavier is currently a journalist for the French magazine LeMondeduMuscle and a contributor to several other muscle
publications, including Men's Health Germany. He is the author of
the best-selling Strength Training Anatomy and Women’s Strength
Delavier won the French powerlifting title in 1988 and makes annual
presentations on the sport applications of biomechanics at conferences
in Switzerland. His teaching efforts have earned him the Grand Prix de
Techniques et de Pédagogie Sportive. Delavier lives in Paris, France.
Michael Gundill, MBA, has written 13 books on strength training,
sport nutrition, and health. His books have been translated into
multiple languages, and he has written over 500 articles for
bodybuilding and fitness magazines around the world, including Iron Man
and Dirty Dieting. In 1998 he won the Article of the Year award at the
Fourth Academy of Bodybuilding Fitness & Sports Awards in California.
Gundill started weightlifting in 1983 in order to improve his rowing
performances. Most of his training years were spent completing specific
lifting programs in his home. As he gained muscle and refined his
program, he began to learn more about physiology, anatomy, and
biomechanics and started studying those subjects in medical journals.
Since 1995 he has been writing about his discoveries in various
bodybuilding and fitness magazines all over the world.