The Gold's Gym Beginner's Guide to Fitness

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9780071422826: The Gold's Gym Beginner's Guide to Fitness

The top gym in the nation leads the way in fitness programs for every need and physique

Written especially for those with little or no gym experience, The Gold's Gym Beginner's Guide to Fitness is a cutting-edge, balanced, and straightforward guide to total fitness for the novice exerciser. Readers learn about various training methods, the latest fitness technology, and the most modern exercises for developing target muscle groups such as the upper back, lower back, chest, shoulders, arms, abs, legs, and buttocks. And they get:

  • Expert advice on cardiovascular conditioning, flexibility, aerobics, and nutrition
  • Alternative workouts for when they can't get to a gym
  • 175 inspiring and instructive photographs, shot on location at Gold's facilities

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Cutting-edge advice and inspiration for people with little or no gym experience from Gold's Gym, the authority on fitness since 1965!

Want to lose weight, shed fat, gain muscle mass, and improve muscle tone and endurance? This is the book for you. Would you like to lower your blood pressure, reduce your cholesterol count, slow or reverse bone loss, strengthen your heart, and look and feel years younger? You've come to the right place. No matter what your fitness level or prior experience, The Gold's Gym Beginner's Guide to Fitness gets you on track with what you need to know to create a fitness program that's right for you. You'll learn how to:

  • Assess your current physical condition
  • Set realistic goals based on your age and condition
  • Design a personalized workout routine
  • Get started, stay motivated, and see results--right away

And, with the help of dozens of inspiring and instructive photographs shot on location at Gold's facilities, author David Porter fills you in on:

  • Various training methods and the latest fitness technologies
  • The most effective exercises for developing your chest, abs, pecs, shoulders, buns, and other target muscle groups
  • Cardiovascular conditioning, flexibility training, and aerobics
  • What to eat to feel great and get the most out of your workouts
  • Alternative workouts for when you can't make it to a gym

No matter what your age, physical condition, or prior gym experience, The Gold's Gym Beginner's Guide to Fitness is your ticket to looking and feeling your best.

About the Author:

David Porter is the author of Winning Weight Training for Girls and Fixed: How Goodfellas Bought Boston College Basketball. He is a reporter for the Associated Press.

Established in Venice Beach, California, in 1965, Gold's Gym is the world's most trusted authority on strength training. Long known as the Mecca of hardcore bodybuilders, Gold's has also earned a reputation as the go-to source of information and training for regular folks interested in shaping up, getting fit, and staying healthy.

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