Health and fitness trainers, students of sports science, and men and women intent on getting into better physical shape will recognize and value this manual as a key guidebook and information resource. Its contents include:
50 essential exercises, described and illustrated, and including stretching, weightlifting, and cardiovascular routines
200 anatomical color illustrations showing the active and stabilizer muscles used in each exercise
A glossary of anatomical terms
A 30-page workbook section with line illustrations of the muscular system
Health and fitness students are advised to use the workbook by shading the various parts of the muscular system with colored pencils as an aid to memorizing locations of muscles. Visualizing and understanding which muscles are activated during exercise helps to improve the effectiveness of workout and rehabilitation routines. Full-color illustrations throughout.