Author: Bret Contreras
Publisher: Victory Belt Publishing
Release Date: 2013-04-02
Genre: Health & Fitness
This is not your run-of-the-mill fitness book. Developed by world-renowned gluteal expert Bret Contreras, Strong Curves offers an extensive fitness and nutrition guide for women seeking to improve their physique, function, strength, and mobility. Contreras spent the last eighteen years researching and field-testing the best methods for building better butts and shapelier bodies. In Strong Curves, he offers the programs that have proven effective time and time again with his clients, allowing you to develop lean muscle, rounded glutes, and greater confidence. Each page is packed with information decoding the female anatomy, providing a better understanding as to why most fitness programs fail to help women reach their goals. With a comprehensive nutritional guide and over 200 strength exercises, this book gets women off the treadmill and furnishes their drive to achieve strength, power, and sexy curves from head to toe. Although the glutes are the largest and most powerful muscle group in the human body, they often go dormant due to lifestyle choices, leading to a flat, saggy bum. Strong Curves is the cure.
More than an exercise guide, the book Eat. Lift. Thrive. acknowledges and addresses the relationship women have with fitness and food. Popular trainer and author Sohee Lee shares her experience and strategies for overhauling mindset, eating habits, and training routines. Detailed instructions, color photos, and advice accompany Lee’s nutrition tips, exercises, and 12-week program.
Sculpt and shape your ultimate body. In Strong & Sculpted, internationally renowned fitness expert Brad Schoenfeld’s proven training practices will help you get real-world results. Featuring 117 exercises, the book is based on Schoenfeld’s years of expertise with celebrity clients and elite competitors.
A groundbreaking strength and conditioning plan for women, from the authors of The New Rules of Lifting for Women. Forget the elliptical machine and the candy-colored Barbie weights. Female athletes are hungry for real fitness. They want to be Strong. By now, it’s common knowledge that women can and should train the way men do. Today’s women want to be strong, with lean and athletic physiques. Fitness author Lou Schuler and renowned strength coach Alwyn Cosgrove present a comprehensive strength and conditioning plan to help women burn fat and build muscle by getting them off the machines and revolutionizing how they work out. Offering direct guidance and proven tools to help readers enhance their strength and get truly fit, Strong provides: • A three-phase training program, including nine unique total-body workouts • More than 100 exercises, with detailed instructions and step-by-step photographs • Simple nutrition guidelines to cut through the barrage of trendy diets in magazines • Inspiring success stories from women who have used this training program Schuler and Cosgrove’s The New Rules of Lifting for Women has empowered tens of thousands of women inside and outside the weight room. Filled with the latest research distilled in Lou and Alwyn’s signature direct style, Strong will help women remake their physiques and reimagine their lives.
In The New Rules of Lifting for Women, authors Lou Schuler, Cassandra Forsythe and Alwyn Cosgrove present a comprehensive strength, conditioning and nutrition plan destined to revolutionize the way women work out. All the latest studies prove that strength training, not aerobics, provides the key to losing fat and building a fit, strong body. This book refutes the misconception that women will "bulk up" if they lift heavy weights. Nonsense! It's tough enough for men to pack on muscle, and they have much more of the hormone necessary to build muscle: natural testosterone. Muscles need to be strengthened to achieve a lean, healthy look. Properly conditioned muscles increase metabolism and promote weight loss -- it's that simple. The program demands that women put down the "Barbie" weights, step away from the treadmill and begin a strength and conditioning regime for the natural athlete in every woman. The New Rules of Lifting for Women will change the way women see fitness, nutrition and their own bodies.
Going far beyond standard pull-ups, push-ups, and squats, Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy presents 156 unique exercises that work every muscle in the body. Detailed anatomical artwork accompanies step-by-step instructions for performing each exercise anytime, anywhere, without the need for equipment or machines.
Author: Tumminello, Nick
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release Date: 2014-02-28
Genre: Sports & Recreation
As an innovator in the field of human performance and training, Nick Tumminello now gives everyone access to his elite training program with Strength Training for Fat Loss. Offering a scientifically based plan for melting fat, Tumminello provides over 150 exercises and nearly 30 ready-to-use workouts to help readers begin transforming their bodies.
Lean Long & Strong is a tailored strength training program created just for women. Each workout, designed to be completed in just 12 minutes a day, incorporates synergy sets, a combination of precision strength training exercises with specially chosen stretches. Ttop personal trainer Wini Linguvic tailors her precision body-sculpting methods just for women in workouts that integrate the "flow" and stretching of yoga to produce the even more impressive real results of strength training. Finally, an expert women can turn to for a program designed to create the fabulously fit, lean, long, strong body that today's woman yearns to achieve. Features beautiful full-color photographs of the author doing each exercise, accompanied by detailed instructions for completing each move All exercises can be done at home with hand weights and an exercise ball Specific workouts focus on firming key trouble spots such as abs and core, butt and thighs, or upper body
Let's face it--women simply do not shed pounds or build muscle as easily as men do. Drawing on fascinating recent research that has shed new light on the gender differences in food metabolism and the effect of exercise, the editors of Women's Health, the healthy lifestyle magazine for today's active woman on the go, have devised a weight-loss plan that works especially well for women who would like to lose 5-25 pounds. Key features of the Women's Health Perfect Body Plan include: Glucomannan, a soluble fiber that helps dieters feel full faster--and therefore eat less throughout the day Meal plans that contain at least 40 grams of fiber per day An adjustment for the impact of female hormones on weight loss (women need a higher protein diet than men to increase lean body tissue and decrease body fat) Dieting techniques that revolve around psychological needs and personal goals and lifestyle Two diet plans to choose from--one higher in fats and lower in carbs; the other higher in carbs and lower in fats (simple food tests help women choose the type they need) In addition to the customized eating plan--complete with 75 easy-to-prepare recipes--there is a vigorous customized fitness program consisting of 50 exercises that brings results in just three weeks.
Demonstrates kettlebell exercises through illustrations and instructions for weight loss, strength building, and fitness, along with a history of the weight's use as an exercise tool, nutrition tips, and a twelve-week workout program.
Author: Shona Vertue
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2017-06-01
Genre: Health & Fitness
Revolutionise the way you approach fitness with former Bodyism Yoga Expert and celebrity trainer Shona Vertue - in just 28 days! 'Shona changed my perspective on yoga. Working with her made my aches and pains after playing disappear. She is the best.' - David Beckham Are you someone who has tried every fitness class out there, but nothing has ever really stuck? Or perhaps you can run a 10k but can barely touch your toes? Heard lifting weights is good, but feel lost in the gym? Keen to calm your racing mind and get the focus you need to train? Shona Vertue's 28-day reset plan will revolutionise the way you approach fitness. Her groundbreaking three-in-one method features a blend of resistance training with weights to build strength, yoga to aid flexibility and lengthen muscles, and a positive, mindful approach to exercise, combined with delicious, nourishing recipes. Get in the best shape of your life, both physically and mentally, and feel stronger, healthier and more flexible - in just 28 days. Features photos of every exercise, complete with food plan and nutritious, energising recipes.
Author: Michael Matthews
Publisher: Oculus Publishers
Release Date: 2012-09-10
Genre: Health & Fitness
THE #1 BESTSELLING WOMEN’S FITNESS BOOK WITH OVER 100,000 COPIES SOLD! If you want to build muscle, lose fat, and look great as quickly as possible without crash dieting, “good genetics,” or wasting ridiculous amounts of time in the gym and money on pills and powders...regardless of your age... then you want to read this book. Here’s the deal: Building muscle and losing fat isn’t nearly as complicated as the female bodybuilding industry wants you to believe. You don’t need to starve yourself with “extreme fat loss diets” or give up all the foods you actually like to lose weight quick. You don’t need to spend hundreds of dollars per month on worthless fat loss supplements that female bodybuilders shill in advertisements. You don’t need to toil away in the gym for a couple of hours per day to lose fat, build muscle, and have the bikini body you really want. You don’t need to do special exercises to lose weight or constantly change up your workout routine to make startling progress in the mirror. You don't need to grind out hours of boring cardio to lose belly fat and get rid of that fat stomach for good. Those are just a few of the harmful myths that keep women like you from ever achieving the lean, toned, strong, and healthy body you truly desire. And in this book you’re going to learn something most people, even women bodybuilders, will never know... The exact formula of exercise and eating that makes losing 10 to 15 pounds of fat while building lean, sexy muscle a breeze…and it only takes 8 to 12 weeks. This book reveals things like… Why most advice on what to eat to lose weight fails, and how to build meal plans that help you lose weight fast without ever feeling starved, deprived, or like you’re on a “fat loss diet.” The simple science of how to burn belly fat fast and keep it off for the rest of your life. The biggest female muscle building lies women are told about how to “tone” and “shape” their bodies...and what you REALLY need to do to have sexy, lean curves. (Hint: Using the Barbie weights to “tone your muscles” is a waste of time.) How to master the “inner game” of fitness and develop the self-discipline and willpower it takes to build the body of your dreams (and actually enjoy the process!). An all-in-one weight training program for women that will give you a toned upper body, flat stomach, sexy legs, and killer butt…in just 3 to 6 hours of exercise per week...doing workouts that you actually enjoy. A no-BS guide to women’s bodybuilding supplements that will save you from wasting THOUSANDS of dollars each year on bunk science and marketing hype. How to burn fat and build lean muscle while still indulging in the "cheat" foods that you love every week like pasta, pizza, and ice cream. What to eat before and after your workouts to build muscle fast. It’s the “little” things like this that make female bodybuilding diet plans maximally effective. And a whole lot more! Imagine...just 12 weeks from now...being constantly complimented on how great you look and asked what the heck you’re doing to transform your body… Imagine enjoying the added benefits of high energy levels, no aches and pains, better spirits, and knowing that you’re getting healthier every day... The bottom line is you CAN have that bikini body without having your life revolve around it. SPECIAL BONUS FOR READERS! With this weight lifting book for women you'll also get a free 98-page bonus report that contains a year's worth of Thinner Leaner Stronger female fitness workouts as well as Mike’s personal product and supplement recommendations and more! Scroll up, click the "Buy" button now, and begin your journey to a thinner, leaner, and stronger you!
Author: Kurt Brungardt
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Health & Fitness
A complete, illustrated guide to strengthening and shaping the lower body area introduces more than one hundred exercises and dozens of fitness routines and explains how both men and women can effectively tone the body. Original. 50,000 first printing. Tour.
CrossFit celebrity Christmas Abbott shows how to attain the body of your dreams with a targeted eating strategy and total-body workout plan that will whip glutes and hips—and every problem area—into top shape. As a formerly “skinny fat” woman, Christmas Abbott knows what real women need to get the butt and body of their dreams. In The Badass Body Diet, she dispels the myth of the health benefits of a “pear shape” body, teaches readers how to spot-reduce excess fat with targeted meal plans and recipes that zap cellulite, and galvanizes them with a quick and simple workout plan for a toned butt—the key to total body fitness. Your “glutes” (the technical term for booty) are the body’s largest and most powerful muscle group—and one of the most beautiful—but they can go dormant, flat, and flabby. Packed with essential information, and inspirational before-and-after photos of her clients, The Badass Body Diet shows how to whip that butt into shape and provides essential information on how to: Select essential “booty foods”—the right proteins, fats, and carbs Experience a total body workout with an easy-to-follow, powerful exercise program Improve posture and functional mobility and enhance overall health Target cellulite through diet, workout strategies, and other proven tips And much more. Unlike most “one approach fits all” diet and exercise books, The Badass Body Diet identifies the three types of dieters that Christmas has discovered working with hundreds of clients at her CrossFit gyms—Modifiers, Gainers, and Maintainers—and tailors her approach to each, providing specific goals for maximum results. Stop obsessing about a flat belly, Christmas advises. A Badass Body is a birthright, and it starts at the bottom—with a trim and tight tush.