Über den Autor
Thomas R. Baechle, competed in Olympic-style weightlifting and powerlifting and was a weight training instructor and a strength and conditioning coach for 20 years. Currently he is a professor and chair of the exercise science department at Creighton University, where he directed phase III cardiac rehabilitation for 16 years. He is a cofounder and past president of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and for 20 years he was the executive director of the NSCA Certification Commission.
Roger W. Earle is the Scientific, Technical, and Medical (STM) Division director and the Professional Education Division director for Human Kinetics. In this role, he oversees the content and the process of acquiring books and online courses in the physical activity field. He is also the head sport training coach for Threshold Sports Training, a comprehensive performance training business.
Step 1: Learning about Equipment and Its Proper Use
Step 2: Mastering Stretching, Lifting, and Spotting Skills
Step 3: Learning How to Select Exercises and Training Loads
Step 4: Selecting Chest Exercises and Training Loads
Step 5: Selecting Back Exercises and Training Loads
Step 6: Selecting Shoulder Exercises and Training Loads
Step 7: Selecting Upper Arm Exercises and Training Loads
Step 8: Selecting Leg Exercises and Training Loads
Step 9: Selecting Core Exercises and Training Loads
Step 10: Selecting Total-Body Exercises and Training Loads
Step 11: Completing Your First Workout
Step 12: Applying Program Design Principles
Step 13: Learning How to Manipulate Training Variables to Maximize Results
Step 14: Designing Your Own Program
Weight Training" will help improve muscular endurance, build strength, increase muscle mass, and improve body composition. From the fundamentals of weight training to the specifics of designing an individualized program, this full-color guide covers every facet of weight training, including eating smart to maximize results.