With new exercises, additional stretches, and even more of Frédéric Delavier’s signature illustrations, you’ll acquire a whole new knowledge of how muscles perform during strength exercises. This one-of-a-kind best-seller combines the visual detail of top anatomy texts while using best of resistance training advice.
Many books explain what muscles are being used during exercise, but nothing else resource brings the anatomy our health like Strength Training Anatomy. Over 600 full-color illustrations reveal the principal muscles worked in conjunction with all the relevant surrounding structures, including bones, ligaments, tendons, and connective tissue.
Like through an X-ray for each and every exercise, the anatomical depictions show both superficial and deep layers and detail how various setup positions affect muscle recruitment and emphasize underlying structures. New pages show common weight training injuries in the fascinating light and provide precautions that may help you exercise safely.
Author and illustrator Frédéric Delavier may be the former editor in chief with the French publication PowerMag. He is a journalist for Le Monde du Muscle and also a contributor to Men’s Health Germany as well as some other weight training publications.