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Weight Training for Dummies (Paperback)

Author: Neporent, Liz

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More than 150 easy-to-follow exercises for rookies and veterans alike

Weight training provides a variety of health benefits; a properly executed strength or weight lifting routine can lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels, stabilize blood sugar, increase bone density, reduce the risk of disease, and much more. This timely update of the popular Weight Training For Dummies features valuable information on new weight training equipment, combining weight training with other exercise programs, preventing injury, circuit and resistance training, 20-minute weight training routines, and new chapters targeted to gender differences in weight training goals and routines. There are also tips for baby boomers beginning their weight training regimens and people training to aid specific health conditions. Readers will develop the knowledge and confidence to start their own program either at home or at a gym. Plus, they’ ll find the latest on weight training Web sites, videos, research, and classes.

Liz Neporent (New York, NY), trainer and fitness consultant as well as author of Fitness Walking For Dummies (0-7645-5192-2), is on the board of the American Council on Exercise.


Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Mfg Part# 9780471768456
SKU 202002302
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0471768456
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Book Format Paperback
Edition 0003
Number of Pages 0388
Publisher For Dummies
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