Bodybuilding Anatomy provides a unique approach by illustrating muscles in action, as well as giving you step-by-step instructions that detail the perfect technique for each exercise. This book also subdivides each body region into target zones for pinpointing those hard-to-work areas. This is the ultimate guide for strength training and bodybuilding.
Sculpt your physique like you never thought possible! With full-color, detailed anatomical illustrations of exercises, combined with step-by-step instructions on how to perform them, Bodybuilding Anatomy is the ideal resource for gaining mass and defining your muscles.
Focusing on the primary muscle groups of shoulders, chest, back, arms, legs, and abdominals and targeting muscle zones and hard-to-work areas, Bodybuilding Anatomy can make the difference between bulking up and sculpting an award-winning physique. You will also learn how to modify exercise technique to influence results and individualize training programs according to your specific needs.
Combining the expertise of MuscleMag International columnist, bodybuilder, and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Nick Evans with the talent of acclaimed bodybuilding artist Bill Hamilton, Bodybuilding Anatomy is the ultimate training guide for bodybuilders and dedicated strength trainers.
Chapter 1. Shoulders
Chapter 2. Chest
Chapter 3. Back
Chapter 4. Arms
Chapter 5. Legs
Chapter 6. Abdominals
Dr. Nick Evans, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and is a highly regarded authority on strength training, nutrition, and weight-training injuries. He is an expert in musculoskeletal anatomy and has written for numerous scientific publications.
A bodybuilder and fitness model, Evans is also the author of Men's Body Sculpting. He writes a monthly "Ask the Doctor" column for MuscleMag International and is a columnist for Oxygen women's fitness magazine.
Evans resides in Los Angeles, California.
ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR William P. Hamilton is a medical illustrator with extensive anatomical training and 30 years of experience. He illustrates kinesiology columns in Muscular Development, Fitness Rx for Women, and Fitness Rx for Men, and he has written articles and done illustrations for Pure Power magazine. Additionally, Hamilton has more than 40 years of weightlifting and bodybuilding experience, having competed in both disciplines. He holds a master's degree (postbaccalaureate certificate, or PBC) in medical illustration from The Ohio State University, is a board-certified medical illustrator (CMI), and serves as an active member of the Association of Medical Illustrators, Graphic Artists Guild, and Guild of Natural Science Illustrators. Hamilton resides in Marquette, Michigan, with his wife, Jacqueline.
"No one knows bodybuilding anatomy like Dr. Nick Evans. He is the master of the human physique."
Robert Kennedy Editor MuscleMag magazine
”Bodybuilding Anatomy is an instant classic - a reference that readers will refer to again and again as they journey down the path of building exceptional muscle and strength.”