"This useful title, which will also work well as a circulating item, presents that something extra for fitness enthusiasts who want to become serious about their conditioning." -Library Journal (starred review).
The revolutionary series Anatomy of Exercise includes eight specialized titles that followed the first title, Anatomy of Exercise, each focusing on a specific sport or exercise programme. Since the release of the first book, the titles in this innovative series have sold over 250,000 copies.
Compiling content from all nine titles, Encyclopedia of Exercise Anatomy enables the reader to tailor a personalized and professional programme that will meet specific needs. A runner can dip into yoga to improve his breathing; a muscle builder can shape her legs with cycling workouts; a gymnast can combine yoga with core stability and strength exercises, and a woman over 50 can design a programme that fits into her busy life.
Comprehensive and informative, this big compendium includes these standard features: Full-body anatomy illustrations, front and back; Annotated full-colour anatomical illustrations for all exercises; Full-colour photographs of exercises; Visual identification of active and stabilizing muscles; Concise step-by-step how-to instructions and guidance; Level-of-difficulty modifications; "Best For" information boxes; Safety tips boxes; Pre-designed workouts; Visual index of exercises; Glossary of anatomical terms.
For anyone who works on their fitness routines, whether at a gym, health club or in a sport personally, professionally or academically, Encyclopedia of Exercise Anatomy is the ideal resource for a lifetime of healthy living.