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Now the top-selling book on strength training anatomy comes with the leading software in interactive anatomy to create an impressive package.
The third edition of Strength Training Anatomy Package contains 600 anatomical illustrations and features 48 additional pages, 12 new exercises, and 18 stretches. Included is the Essentials of Interactive Functional Anatomy which allows the user to view the entire human body and remove anatomical structures layer by layer.
Strength Training Anatomy, Third Edition, offers the most compelling artwork ever applied to the strength training category and returns with more illustrations and techniques for safely building muscle. Strength and fitness enthusiasts worldwide have discovered the benefits of having X-rays of hundreds of exercises, pinpointing the direct anatomical benefits of each one.
Like the bestselling second edition, the book provides an intricate look at strength training from the inside out. Not only does Strength Training Anatomy, Third Edition demonstrate exercises for the entire body and showcase the muscles used, but it also delineates how these muscles interact with joints, bones, and connective tissue. The updated edition features 48 additional pages, 12 new exercises, and 18 stretches. Loaded with more than 600 full-color illustrations, this edition also contains new information on common strength training injuries and preventive measures for each.
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Frédéric Delavier is a gifted artist with an exceptional knowledge of human anatomy. He studied morphology and anatomy for five years at the prestigious École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and studied dissection for three years at the Paris Faculté de Médecine.
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 Pédagogie Sportive. Delavier lives in Paris, France.
"Without question, this book is a must for anyone interested in strength training or in teaching strength training. No other book more clearly represents the functional anatomy of nearly every resistance training exercise. The illustrations are highly detailed and the material is accurate. This book will spend very little time on your bookshelf because you will constantly be referring to it."
David R. Pearson, PhD, CSCS
Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology
Ball State University, Muncie, IN