Prepare to look, feel, and perform better than you ever have before!
Why bodybuilding? Put simply, lifting weights--or resistance training--is one of the best ways to achieve total body health and fitness. Research has shown time and again that pumping iron provides a host of benefits: Bigger muscles, of course, but also greater strength, higher bone density, and improved cardiovascular capacity. Adding muscle also naturally ignites your body's internal fat-burners, increasing your metabolism while lowering your blood pressure and cholesterol. Oh yeah, and you'll look terrific.
Here's all you need to start building serious muscle, including crucial information on:
|About the author|
John Little has worked alongside bodybuilding's greatest champions and innovators for more than thirty years. He has created three revolutionary training techniques--max contraction training, static contraction training, and power factor training (and authored many books on the subjects). More than 150,000 bodybuilders in sixty countries use his training techniques and read his regular column in Iron Man magazine.
|Table of contents|
PART ONE: Beginning Bodybuilding
1. Getting Started
2. The Next Stage
3. Less Sets + More Reps = More Mass!
4. What About Steroids?
PART TWO: Adding More Muscle
5. Fast Mass! – The “60-Second Workout”
6. The Power Of Partials
7. The Split Routine
8. Giant Sets
9. How To Train For Size And Power
PART THREE: Specialization And Refinement
10. Setting Up Your Year-Round Training Schedule
11. Specialization – Shoulders
12. Specialization -- Legs
13. Specialization – Arms
14. Specialization -- Back
15. Specialization -- Chest
16. An Incredible Abdominal Routine
PART FOUR: Keeping The Muscle Machine Primed
17. Dieting To Build Pure Muscle
18. 10 Common Training Mistakes To Avoid
19. Questions & Answers