With over 100 exercises partnered with photo demonstrations, Fundamental Weight Training gives you the basic knowledge and programs to start your weight training routine. Whether you’re working out at the gym or at home, this guide will help you develop a sound strength training program.
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