With new workouts, extra stretches, and more of Frédéric Delavier's signature illustrations, you'll acquire an entire new understanding of how muscles carry out during strength workouts. This unique best-seller integrates the visual information of leading anatomy texts with the very best of strength training guidance.
Many books describe exactly what muscles are utilized during exercise, but no other resource brings the anatomy to life like Strength Training Anatomy. Over 600 full-color illustrations disclose the primary muscles worked along with all the pertinent surrounding structures, consisting of bones, ligaments, tendons, and connective tissue.
Like having an X-ray for each exercise, the physiological depictions reveal both superficial and deep layers and information how various setup positions affect muscle recruitment and highlight underlying structures. New pages reveal typical strength training injuries in a remarkable light and offer preventative measures to help you work out safely.
Author and illustrator Frédéric Delavier is the former editorial director of the French publication PowerMag. He is a reporter for Le Monde du Muscle and a contributor to Men's Health Germany and a number of other strength training publications.