Descriere: This updated third edition is packed with more than 600 anatomical illustrations of muscles from each major muscle group. New pages show common strength training injuries in a fascinating light and offer precautions to help exercise safely.
Frederic Delavier is a gifted artist with an exceptional knowledge of human anatomy. He studied morphology and anatomy for five years at the prestigious Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and studied dissection for three years at the Paris Faculte de Medecine.
The former editor in chief of the French magazine PowerMag, Delavier is currently a journalist for the French magazine Le Monde du Muscle and a contributor to several other muscle publications, including Men's Health Germany.
Delavier won the French powerlifting title in 1988 and makes annual presentations on the sport applications of biomechanics at conferences in Switzerland. His teaching efforts have earned him the Grand Prix de Techniques et de Pedagogie Sportive. Delavier lives in Paris, France.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1. Arms
Chapter 2. Shoulders
Chapter 3. Chest
Chapter 4. Back
Chapter 5. Legs
Chapter 6. Buttocks
Chapter 7. Abdomen
The third edition of Strength Training Anatomy offers the most compelling artwork ever applied to a strength training resource. Packed with over 600 anatomical illustrations of muscles from each major muscle group, the updated edition features 48 additional pages, 12 new exercises, and 18 stretches.
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