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Strength Training Anatomy-3rd Edition [Paperback]

Frederic Delavier
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March 9 2010 Sports Anatomy

Over 1 million copies sold! With new exercises, additional stretches, and more of Frédéric Delavier’s signature illustrations, you’ll gain a whole new understanding of how muscles perform during strength exercises. This one-of-a-kind best-seller combines the visual detail of top anatomy texts with the best of strength training advice.

 

Many books explain what muscles are used during exercise, but no other resource brings the anatomy to life like Strength Training Anatomy. Over 600 full-color illustrations reveal the primary muscles worked along with all the relevant surrounding structures, including bones, ligaments, tendons, and connective tissue.

 

Like having an X-ray for each exercise, the anatomical depictions show both superficial and deep layers and detail how various setup positions affect muscle recruitment and emphasize underlying structures. New pages show common strength training injuries in a fascinating light and offer precautions to help you exercise safely.

 

Author and illustrator Frédéric Delavier is the former editor in chief of the French publication PowerMag. He is a journalist for Le Monde du Muscle and a contributor to Men’s Health Germany and several other strength training publications.


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About the Author

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.


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4.0 out of 5 stars Accurate and Helpful March 24 2014
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The exercises are somewhat limited but the book does a great job of depicting which muscles are used during certain exercises. It was helpful for an exercise prescription for my Graduate Kinesiology program.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great book to help help you a workout. Feb. 22 2014
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This is a great book with a lot of detail on numerous workouts and which muscles are activated. Provides different positioning variations for the same exercise. Best book out there. Only wish there was a portable version to carry with me to the gym.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome Book Feb. 20 2014
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Purchased on a whim. Very detailed, good information. Helped me correct my form on most of my lifts. Still need to refer to other books for some exercises, but I'm really impressed overall.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Bon! Oct. 29 2013
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Très bon livre, les images sont bonnes, le livre est bien organisé et il est arrivé en parfait état. Je le conseille!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect.. Oct. 4 2013
By Sercan
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The book has prepared especially for personal trainers and personal trainer candidates. I believe that it helps so much.. Thanks..
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent book for strength training Sept. 17 2013
By sfwalsh
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There are many poor books for strength and weight training, this is not one of them. The book does an excellent job of not only demonstrating exercises but explaining what each exercise achieves. Best I've come across.
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5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best.... July 9 2013
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I've been working out for 10+ years and this book is a must. Delavier's details in illustration help the reader with thoroughly understanding the material and movements of the exercises. This is a must for someone who wants to understanding anatomy as well as the proper way to lift in order to mitigate injury.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Best exercise bible March 21 2013
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I've owned this book for over 2 years now and whenever I need some references to build a new workout program, it's my go to book.
The book is very well organized, provides a great description of every muscles worked by an exercise along with illustrations.
Well worth the price.
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