The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding

The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding

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From elite bodybuilding competitors to gymnasts, from golfers to fitness gurus, anyone who works out with weights must own this book--a book that only Arnold Schwarzenegger could write, a book that has earned its reputation as "the bible of bodybuilding."

Inside, Arnold covers the very latest advances in both weight training and bodybuilding competition, with new sections on diet and nutrition, sports psychology, the treatment and prevention of injuries, and methods of training, each illustrated with detailed photos of some of bodybuilding's newest stars.
Plus, all the features that have made this book a classic are here:

-Arnold's tried-and-true tips for sculpting, strengthening, and defining each and every muscle to create the ultimate buff physique

-The most effective methods of strength training to stilt your needs, whether you're an amateur athlete or a pro bodybuilder preparing for a competition

-Comprehensive information on health, nutrition, and dietary supplements to help you build muscle, lose fat, and maintain optimum energy

-Expert advice on the prevention and treatment of sports-related injuries

-Strategies and tactics for competitive bodybuilders from selecting poses to handling publicity

-The fascinating history and growth of bodybuilding as a sport, with a photographic "Bodybuilding Hall of Fame"

-And, of course, Arnold's individual brand of inspiration and motivation throughout

Covering every level of expertise and experience, The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding will help you achieve your personal best. With his unique perspective as a seven-time winner of the Mr. Olympia title and all international film star, Arnold shares his secrets to dedication, training, and commitment, and shows you how to take control of your body and realize your own potential for greatness.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1999
Edition: 1st Fireside ed
ISBN: 9780684857213
Branch Call Number: 646.75 SCHWARZENEGGER
Characteristics: xxxii, 800 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Dobbins, Bill 1943-


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Jul 19, 2012

This is the greatest book I've ever
read. It gave me new ideas on how my program should be and how much I should lift. I've packed on a lot of muscle from reading this book and I ended up buying it. Not only does it cover exercise, it also covers
the history of bodybuilding and nutrition. It gives you pictures of other bodybuilders so that you may have a clear goal as to what you want to accomplish. If you want some serious size now, check this book out, it doesn't matter if you just want to get in shape or become the next Mr.Olympia, you need to read this book. In all honesty, you need this book on your shelf.

Robert9410 Dec 17, 2011

This is truly an OUTSTANDING book on bodybuilding. I haven't seen anything close to it thus far in my many years of reading. I liked it so much, I ended up buying a copy for myself to use as a reference. All aspects of muscle building are covered: exercise, nutrition, supplements, etc. The book is somewhat outdated (and incorrect) with respect to some of its discussion on supplements. That's natural... since the book was last updated over ten years ago. You will not be disappointed if you are looking to get more muscles.

Oct 14, 2010

amazing book, ended up buying it. never need another bodybuilding book

Feb 12, 2009

This book is truly a bodybuilder's bible. My son ended buying it.


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