Strength Training Past 50

Strength Training Past 50

Book - 2007
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This volume presents three different levels of strength training programs specially designed for people over the age of 50. It is thoroughly illustrated with b&w photographs of people demonstrating proper form and techniques. The volume also includes information on assessing current strength, selecting the right equipment, and getting optimal nutrition. Westcott is the author or co-author of 20 books on strength training, and Baechle teaches exercise science at Creighton U. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Strength training has numerous advantages for the active adult, including enhanced athletic performance; reduced risk of disease; and decreased symptoms of arthritis, diabetes, and osteoporosis. Strength Training Past 50 has everything you need to start enjoying these benefits or to jump-start your current routine: 63 exercises for both free weights and machines; 14 workout plans for increasing size, endurance, and strength; sport-specific programs for running, cycling, swimming, skiing, tennis, and golf; and eating plans for increased strength gains.

Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2007
Edition: 2nd ed
Description: vii, 255 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
ISBN: 9780736067713
Branch Call Number: 613.713 Wes
Additional Contributors: Baechle, Thomas R., 1943-


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