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See How Your Muscles Work Before You Work Your Muscles "Anatomy for Strength and Fitness Training for Women" provides magnificent visual insight into what happens to your muscles when you exercise. You'll be able to isolate specific muscle groups and design the most targeted program possible. "Anatomy for Strength and Fitness Training for Women" gives you: 100+ muscle-by-muscle illustrations for an inside look at how exercise affects your muscles 70+ exercises--ranging from free weights to machines to yoga and aerobics--that will sculpt your entire body and will give you a sexy chest, toned arms and legs, slimmer hips, a strong back and shoulders, and flat abs Tips for good form to maximize safety and effectiveness Expert commentary on each exercise, covering everything from history to cautions and benefits Specific exercise programs for muscle tone and strength A difficulty rating for every exercise, ranging from beginner to advanced
"Strength Training for Beginners" gives women of 35 and up a chance to look and feel younger, tone up, reverse symptoms of osteoporosis, and increase energy, all through a simple, scientifically sound, strength-training program that can be easily incorporated into even the busiest lifestyle. Whether you're a bona-fide couch potato or a more active fitness buff, you'll find it easy to follow these exercises, which are cleverly laid out in large print and in full color, step-by-step photographs, in a unique spiral-bound, stand-up package that can be conveniently placed on the exercise mat or a table top. Starting with simple warm-up stretches, the program includes a series of shaping, toning, and flattening exercises, with and without simple weights, all of which can be performed at home and easily modified for beginners and older women. Each exercise is accompanied by important information on the exercise's purpose, the correct technique, and how to customize the movement if you suffer from weak or swollen joints. With just two sessions per week, research has proven that you'll be on your way to looking and feeling as much as 20 years younger
Learn how your muscles work before you work your muscles Perfect for beginning and advanced fitness practitioners alike, this is an in-depth look into the most magnificent machine ever created--the human body. Using detailed anatomical illustrations, "Anatomy for Strength and Fitness Training" provides you visual insight into what happens to this organic machine during exercise--muscles and tendons working in concert to strengthen your body's building blocks. With a basic knowledge of how the body works, you can buff up your body with the book's 90 exercises, grouped by body region and involving gym machines, free weights, and body weight/stretching, as well as yoga and Pilates. Each exercise is vividly illustrated by a full-color anatomical illustration of the targeted muscles, together with instructions on execution and technique.
Regardless of your age or ability, daily use of a balance board or wobble board is an asset to your fitness, health and well-being. Using this board you will experience increased core strength & stability. Heightened sense of body awareness. Improved balance & coordination. Available in different sizes. 17 in. L x 17 in. W x 4 in. H (5 lbs.). 21 in. L x 21 in. W x 4 in. H (7 lbs.)