New Anatomy for Strength & Fitness Training

An Illustrated Guide to Your Muscles in Action Including Exercises Used in CrossFit®, P90X®, and Other Popular Fitness Programs

Author - Mark Vella
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Each exercise is vividly illustrated by a full-color anatomical illustration of the targeted muscles, together with instructions on execution and technique.

This book provides a magnificent visual insight into what happens to your muscles when you exercise. By understanding how your body responds to each movement, you'll be able to isolate specific muscle groups and design the most targeted program possible.>/p>

Get an in-depth look into the most magnificent machine ever created—the human body!
  • Over 100 anatomical illustrations of 70 muscles in action, detailed and in full color
  • Over 75 exercises to increase your flexibility and strength
  • Expert instructions for exercises for strength training and gym fitness, stretching and flexibility training, yoga, Pilates, and bodybuilding
  • Learn how each exercise works and understand how it shapes the body, with the science of movement, training concepts, and fitness principles
  • Perfect for beginners and advanced fitness practitioners alike, this is the must-have exercise reference for fitness enthusiasts

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, New 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 more than 75 selected 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.

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Weight 1.393750
Series None
Pages 168
Size 8.5" x 11" x .39"
Author Mark Vella
Author Mark Vella
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Author Mark Vellahas been involved in the field of health and fitness for more than 15 years as a personal training instructor, lifestyle counselor, massage therapist, and practicing naturopath. He lectures to fitness professionals on a variety of health science topics. He has been active in developing standards and manuals for fitness trainers in his native South Africa. He is also the author of Anatomy and Strength Training for Women.

Consultant Dr. Nick Walters, an exercise physiologist with more than 20 years' experience, is the vice principal and head of research at the British College of Osteopathic Medicine in London.

New Anatomy for Strength and Fitness Training is clearly written and designed with highly instructive illustrations. A powerful resource for novice and advanced fitness enthusiasts alike, this book is the Bible of strength and fitness training. It is empowering, and should be in every home and commercial gym. Allan Richter, Editor, Discover Life and Energy Times magazines
Mark Vella, with his New Anatomy for Strength & Fitness Training, has once again created a valuable resource not only for exercise enthusiasts but also for fitness professionals. His detailed drawings and recommended exercises are a useful tool to optimize valuable training time and to design effective programs. Shirley Archer, best-selling author of The Pilates Deck