Working out can be fun and rewarding, but if you're not doing it correctly, it can seem pointless, and even painful. Knowing the best way to build your strength—and knowing why it's the best way—can mean the difference between a lifelong devotion to exercise or giving up in frustration. In Ultimate Guide to Strength Training, you'll find information on exercises targeted for flexibility or body weight, exercises using weights or equipment, and workout routines specifically for body improvement, sports, and everything in between. Embark on a journey of fitness and health—from basic movements to information on how to build a complete exercise plan. With step-by-step instructions and full-color illustrations, it's like having your very own personal trainer.
Hollis Lance Liebman has been a fitness magazine editor and national bodybuilding champion. Currently a Los Angeles resident, Hollis has worked with some of Hollywood’s elite, earning rave reviews. He is the author of several Fitness books, including The Core Training Kit (Hinkler), Anatomy of Core Stability, and the forthcoming Anatomy of Exercise Encyclopedia.