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Explore the latest scientific principles and theories related to resistance training, as well as practically analyze exercise technique for over 100 upper body, lower body and trunk exercises. More than 200 photos and illustrations enhance the text. Effective Strength Training: Focuses on proper lifting techniques and understanding the "why" behind the approach. Provides a wealth of additional information that includes resistance training philosophy, program design and resistance training guidelines. Questions controversial exercises and puts them to the test with an objective scientific evaluation. Explores solutions for exercise situations where the relative risk of the exercise is high in relation to the training goals and known orthopedic concerns. Defines and discusses resistance training systems, periodization principles and a continuum of training programs.
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