If you're looking for a guide to strength training that addresses your needs-not your boyfriend's or husband's-then look no further! A Woman's Guide to Muscle and Strength is created for women, by a woman. Designed to target the unique ways your body works and reacts to exercises, this resource will produce the lean and well-toned physique that you seek. Nationally recognized and sought-after personal trainer Irene Lewis-McCormick has packed over 100 of the top exercises for women into this single resource. As a featured writer for popular publications such as Shape and More magazines, Lewis-McCormick makes it easy for women of all ages and abilities to transform their bodies, and she does so by providing progressive training programs while putting common training myths to rest. From free weights and TRX suspension training to foam rollers and exercise balls, this book has the workouts to fit your plan. Whether you're looking for a complete body transformation or simply looking for an easy way to gain strength and definition, A Woman's Guide to Muscle and Strength is your guide to the strong, sexy, and toned body you want.
Part I Basics of Strength Training for Women Chapter 1 Strength Training and the Female Body Chapter 2 Myths and Pitfalls of Strength Training Chapter 3 Essentials of Excellent Strength Training Part II Strength Training Exercises for Women Chapter 4 Warming Up and Cooling Down Chapter 5 Training the Upper Body Chapter 6 Training the Lower Body Chapter 7 Training the Core Part III Strength Training Programs for Women Chapter 8 Starting a Strength Training Program Chapter 9 Developing a Workout Chapter 10 Beginner and Intermediate Strength Programs Chapter 11 Advanced and Endurance Strength Programs