What's Going On In There? The Anatomy of a ResistanceTraining Set

In resistance training there are many questions that need reasonable answers to help you design the best program to meet your strength training goals. This book provides readers with all the information they need to achieve the results they desire. Topics covered include: the neuromuscular system, chemical interactions, energy systems and fatigue, genetic influences, skill and training and motivation factors.

The Interval Training Manual

A comprehensive collection of sport-specific interval runs that can help coaches of any sport take advantage of the innumerable benefits of sound interval training. Includes all target and recovery time calculations, along with a progressive plan and weekly training options. Offers an introduction to interval training, and covers administering pre-established interval training workouts, altering/designing new workouts, progressive training, and features the comprehensive interval workout catalog (including 528 pre-established interval workouts). Also includes interval venue diagrams and descriptions, percentage speed charts, recovery time charts, sample workout recording forms, and more. Large format with hundreds of clear, easy-to-read and apply charts

The Ultimate Interval and Circuit Training Manual (Second Edition)

This new edition offers a total of 588 interval workouts (60 more than the first edition) plus several new features including sections on circuit training (with a total of 170 circuit workouts, including large group and minimal equipment circuits) and a comprehensive exercise catalog with 875 exercises. The sport-specific interval runs include all target and recovery time calculations. Simply select the appropriate running venue, interval distance, and level of difficulty. Also included are interval venue diagrams and descriptions, percentage speed charts, and recovery time charts. Circuit training exercise, work period, rest period, and total volume options are offered in numerous pre-set options. Large format with hundreds of clear, easy-to-read and apply charts.

The Strength Training Workout Encyclopedia

Everyone who resistance trains needs a solid plan to make their efforts worthwhile. Whether the goal is to get stronger, build muscle, "tone" and "shape" the body, improve athletic performance potential, protect against injury, or improve overall fitness and well-being, having proper guidelines is essential. The Strength Training Workout Encyclopedia and its accompanying CD-ROM serve as those essential guidelines. The book contains instructions in its 3 chapters on how these workouts can be personalized. Chapter 1, Selecting Workouts, contains the basic instructions on how to read and utilize the CD-ROM files. Chapter 2, Creating a Personalized Workout, contains a short and long method and instructions for setting up a workout plan. Lastly, Chapter 3, Workout Catalog, contains the entire CD-ROM catalog for quick viewing. The CD-ROM that accompanies this book contains over 2,500 workout spreadsheets for the avid trainer, strength coach, personal trainer, or anyone needing specific workout guidelines. If you can`t find exactly what you`re looking for, simply tweak a workout by substituting an exercise or altering the number of repetitions. Whatever your goals, time frame, or equipment limitations are, the workouts you need can be found on the CD-ROM in a few simple steps.