Produced by the award-winning maranGraphics Group, Maran’s Illustrated Guide to Weight Training is a valuable resource for all readers, regardless of age or fitness level. Clear, step-by-step instructions walk the reader through each exercise from beginning to end, while photographs and illustrations show you the targeted muscles for each exercise and how to help prevent injury. Thorough topic introductions and useful tips provide additional information and advice to enhance the readers’ weight training experience and help meet their individual needs. Maran’s Illustrated Guide to Weight Training is packed with information useful to readers who are just beginning to make weight training a part of their health regime. For readers who have been weight training for some time, the book is ideal as a refresher course on proper form and will present new exercises that even experienced weight trainers can add to their routines.
Features a unique two-page spread, over 500 full-color photographs, and color coding that appeal to and engage visual learners and simplify the learning process.
Provides extensive coverage of weight training with a wide variety of exercises and equipment including free weights, machines, exercise balls, and tubing, making it a great reference for all skill levels.
Includes a section designed to help you use the exercises in the book to create a personalized weight-training routine that will help you meet your fitness goals.
Written using "Visual Grammar™," a proven method that combines instructions with full-color screen shots to provide the best synergistic learning experience available.
Full-color photographs are taken from a variety of different zoom settings and camera angles to maximize the impact of each photograph.
About the Author
maranGraphics Development Group combines the efforts of many talented people. An industry expert in the field of each book and Maran's own writers work together to produce books that are highly visual, technically sound, easy for readers to understand, and adhere to maranGraphics' standards of structuring to provide the best learning experience.