Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy
Build strength, increase muscle mass and burn fat without using free weights or expensive equipment. Detailed anatomical artwork offers an inside-view of each exercise.
Arms, shoulders, chest, back, core, thighs, glutes, calves—this authoritative guide to bodyweight strength training covers all major muscle regions. Each of the 156 exercises is accompanied by step-by-step instructions, training advice and, most importantly, full-color anatomical illustrations that bring you inside the exercise to see how the primary muscles work with surrounding bones, ligaments, tendons, etc.
Renowned strength trainer Bret Contreras offers valuable advice to ensure exercises are done correctly and you get the best results. Learn how to modify, combine and sequence the exercises to avoid plateaus and maximize your gains. This is a go-to guide for trainers, athletes and anyone who wants the most productive, equipment-free exercise.
Written by Bret Contreras. Illustrated. Softcover; 224 pages.
1. The Bodyweight Challenge
3. Neck and Shoulders
10. Whole Body
11. Planning Your Program