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There is a difference between exercise and training. Exercise is physical activity for its own sake, a workout done for the effect it produces today, during the workout, or right after you're through. Training is physical activity done with a longer-term goal in mind, the constituent workouts of which are specifically designed to produce that goal. Training is how athletes prepare to win, and how all motivated people approach physical preparation.

Strength Training details the mechanics of the process, from the basic physiology of adaptation to the specific programs that apply these principles to novice, intermediate, and advanced lifters.

This scientific and practical book reveals that there is no single program that works for everyone, at all times and in all conditions. It addresses the complexity of strength-training programs, while providing straightforward approaches to take under specific circumstances. Those approaches are backed with physiological concepts, ensuring listeners gain a full understanding of the science behind the practice of strength training. In addition, Health Class provide examples of strength-training programs to demonstrate the principles and concepts they explain in the book.

With new exercises, additional stretches, and more signature descriptions, you’ll gain a whole new understanding of how muscles perform during strength exercises. This book offers the best of strength-training advice.

Strength Training offers updates based on current science and new information to enhance the practical application of the concepts. Influenced by both Eastern European and North American perspectives, their experience and expertise are integrated into solid principles, practical insights, and directions based on scientific findings.

The most comprehensive book on the theory and practice of programming for strength training.

Health Class forms a simple, logical, and practical approach to strength training. Here’s what you will find in this book:

  • Day-to-day, workout-to-workout, week-by-week detailed programs for every level of training advancement
  • Why barbells are the most effective tools for strength training
  • The mechanical basis of barbell training concisely and logically explained
  • Descriptions of all the lifts, and the biomechanics behind them
  • Complete easy-to-follow instructions for performing the basic barbell exercises: the squat, press, deadlift, bench press, power clean, and the power snatch
  • How the human body adapts to stress through recovery, and why this is the foundation of the development of strength and lifetime health
  • How to program the basic exercises into the most effective program for long-term progress
  • The most productive method in existence for anyone beginning a strength-training program
©2020 Health Class (P)2020 Health Class

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  • Sterling Bizier
  • 07-12-2020

Good information and insight

This is a great audiobook teaching to do the basic exercises properly. The illustrations are great about which exercise work which muscles. The exercises range from basic to advance. It's very easy to listen also. I fully recommend it.

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  • Deangelo Odonoghue
  • 07-12-2020

Excellent

Excellent information for anyone who wants this type of workout. Varied levels of exercises and detailed explanations.

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  • Armand Bovee
  • 07-12-2020

For my own purposes

For my own purposes, I was very interested in this audio-book, particularly about re-building upper body strength. I must say that, this audiobook is very exciting and motivating!

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  • Pedro Bransford
  • 07-12-2020

Seems simple but extra ordinary

Strength training is a very well designed and researched audiobook. Following this is a series of exercises, which include a clear, understandable, very clear instructions for the exercise and extremely helpful and interesting additional notes about each exercise.

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  • Kelvin Bernier
  • 07-12-2020

Extremely clear and very relate-able!

This audible can help you evaluate yourself and reveal ways to grow and develop in ways you may not have ever considered. Really this audible is so informative.

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  • Darren Brennan
  • 06-12-2020

Really impressive

It really impressed me a lot by both of it's performance and narration. Thanks a lot for making and publishing this.

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  • Jessie Linebaugh
  • 06-12-2020

Exactly what I've been looking for

Exactly what I've been looking for as a recreational athlete that wants to be generally fit and athletic in many different new exercises, additional stretches, and more signature description.

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  • Alfred Coppola
  • 06-12-2020

Successful audiobook

I am glad that I found this audiobook. I've learned a lot from it. It helped me to start my program the basic exercises into the most effective program for long-term progress. Thanks Health Class!

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  • Dorsey Dease
  • 06-12-2020

It's very easy to listen

Barbell is a strength training program designed specifically for operational athletes using correct principles and best practices. Great Strength Training solution, its helping me a lot! It's very easy to listen. I fully recommend it.

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  • Jere Winans
  • 06-12-2020

Great inspirational audiobook

The author's techniques are very effective and easy to follow. I liked this audio book very much and I highly recommend it for those who want to know about practical programming and science of Barbell training.

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