Jim Stoppani’s Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength

Author: Jim Stoppani



As a leading authority on exercise science and former senior science editor for Muscle & Fitness, Jim Stoppani has helped millions of people change their lives through expertly designed training programs based on research and science. That tradition continues in his third edition of Jim Stoppani’s Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength.

Packed with an impressive 380+ exercises and nearly 140 programs, this comprehensive encyclopedia of training will guide you in maximizing muscle mass, strength, and fat loss. Breaking down the latest science and research, this reference defines more than 130 key terms and concepts; evaluates 95 types of strength training equipment, including suspension trainers, BOSU balance trainers, and kettlebells; and provides nutritional goals for specific training outcomes. You’ll be set for success with

  • 7 programs for maximizing fat loss,
  • 41 programs for building muscle mass,
  • 27 programs for maximizing strength, and
  • handy Quick Tips featuring snippets of Stoppani’s expert advice on exercise technique.

Beginner, intermediate, and advanced program options are available for each training objective and incorporate exercises that target 13 muscle groups. Programs are rated according to workout duration, the projected time frame for achieving measurable results, level of difficulty, and overall effectiveness.

With guidance from a renowned expert, your training is sure to deliver results. For those who are serious about their training, as well as for personal trainers and strength and conditioning professionals, Jim Stoppani’s Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength, Third Edition, is the must-have reference for all training needs.

ISBN: 9781718214491
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Pub Date: 03/2023
Format: Paperback

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