This easy-to-use manual helps readers determine what they want from weight training and provides 50 color-coded, progressive workouts that they can follow according to their fitness level and personal goals.
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". . . An excellent guide for developing muscular fitness through progressive programs of weight training. The exercise information is presented in a simple and practical manner, with ample program variation to meet different training objectives. The procedures for determining starting weightloads and self-recording are particularly valuable."
Wayne L. Westcott, PhD Fitness Researcher/Educator, South Shore YMCA, Quincy, MA National Strength Consultant, International Dance-Exercise Association (IDEA), YMCA of the USA, American Council on Exercise, and National Youth Sports Council Member, IDEA Board of Advisors
"Fitness Weight Training provides step-by-step guidelines for a variety of workouts that will bring results. Your investment will be richly rewarded if you follow the recommended routines."
Boyd Epley, MEd, CSCS Director of Strength and Conditioning University of NebraskaAbout the Author:
Thomas R. Baechle, EdD, CSCS, is the executive director of the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists Agency, the certifying body for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He is co-founder and past president of NSCA, former Director of Education, and in 1985 was named their Strength and Conditioning Professional of the Year. Dr. Baechle is also the chair of the Department of Exercise Sciences and the exercise leader of the Phase III Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Creighton University, where he has received several honors, including an Excellence in Teaching Award.
For 16 years Dr. Baechle competed successfully in weightlifting and powerlifting, setting various Midwest records. For more than 20 years he coached collegiate powerlifting teams and taught weight training classes. Dr. Baechle also holds certifications as a Level I weightlifting coach from the United States Weightlifting Federation, a Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Personal Trainer from NSCA, and an Exercise Test Technologist and Exercise Specialist from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). He is a member of NSCA, ACSM, the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD), and the National Organization for Competancy Assurance (NOCA). Dr. Baechle has authored several texts, including Weight Training: Steps to Success and has published more than 30 articles on the topic of weight and strength training.
Roger W. Earle, MA, CSCS, earned his master's degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in exercise science. He is the head strength and conditioning coach and is on the faculty of the Department of Exercise Science at Creighton University in Omaha. In addition, he has served as a personal fitness trainer for individuals at all age and fitness levels for nearly 10 years. Earle serves as the Nebraska State Director of NSCA. He is certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Personal Trainer by NSCA and as a Health and Fitness Instructor by ACSM.
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Book Description Human Kinetics Publishers, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0873224450