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- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
By participating in the everyday life of fitness professionals, gym-goers and bodybuilders, The Global Gym explores fitness centres as sites of learning. The authors consider how physical, psychological and cultural knowledge about health and the body is incorporated into people's identity in a local and global gym and fitness context. more...
- Tracks Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99
Written for women who want more out of their workout routine than polite, early-evening sessions of Pilates or Zumba or yoga, this go-to manual is filled with a wealth of information on high intensity training (HIT) that will help readers meet quality, high-end fitness objectives. The book begins with profiles of a diverse range of women who have... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99
The Story Behind America's Iconic Patch of Sand--Muscle Beach, California Almost half a century before health clubs, fitness videos and weight training became American obsessions, a pioneering enclave in Santa Monica, California, started the physical culture boom. In the 1940s, Jack LaLanne, Vic Tanny, Joe Gold, Les and Pudgy Stockton and other... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 27.04
How many sets per exercise are necessary to gain muscle mass and strength? In this study subjects trained all major muscle groups twice a week performing nine exercises. One group applied high-intensity training (HIT) and did only one drop-set of each exercise to the point of momentary muscular failure, whereas the other group performed as many repetitions... more...
- Hatherleigh Press 2014; US$ 12.99
The complete guide to body sculpting with kettlebells. Unlike traditional dumbbells, the true power of the kettlebell lies in its unique shape. Because the kettlebell's center of mass is extended beyond the hand, more muscle groups are utilized in the swinging and movement of a kettlebell as opposed to the lifting of dumbbells, thus producing... more...
- Hatherleigh Press 2013; US$ 14.99
Add weights to your NAVY SEAL Training prep! The Navy SEAL Weight Training Workout is an effective weight lifting program designed to maintain muscle growth and avoid over-training in high-repetition and high-mileage running and fitness routines like those used by Navy SEALs. Pushing your fitness to the extremes is a necessary part of a rigorous... more...
- Crowood 2013; US$ 17.49
Powerlifting: Training Techniques and Performance is a guide for athletes and coaches in powerlifting as well as more general reading for the lover of sport. It takes a coach-led, athlete-centred approach that is intended to empower the individual, promote excellence and facilitate personal fulfilment within the sport of powerlifting. The book is... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 19.99
The Complete Guide to Strength Training is essential reading for anyone wanting to increase strength and resculpt their body. Its unique combination of effective training methods and cutting-edge nutritional guidance delivers a comprehensive training programme adaptable to both beginner and advanced trainer alike. This fully updated fourth edition... more...
- Page Street Publishing 2013; US$ 22.99
Challenging High-Intensity Workouts That Make You Incredibly Strong and Fast Had it with the relentless pace, fatigue and sore muscles of Body Beast and P90X? Tired of driving to the gym every day or paying a trainer? Or do you want a break from your tedious workout routine? Dive into Fire Your Gym and you will find a challenging, exciting,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 139.95
Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance: Muscle Building, Endurance, and Strength provides a comprehensive overview to understanding the integrated impact of nutrition on performance. The book is divided into five main themes: An introductory overview of the role of nutrition in human health Various types of physical exercises, including... more...