From square one to living strong--a beginner's guide to weight lifting.
You don't have to hire a personal trainer to learn how to lift weights the smart, safe way. The Beginner's Guide to Weight Lifting is the perfect companion for men and women who are starting from scratch and want to begin working out at the gym or at home.
From air squats to barbell bench presses, you'll explore beginner-friendly exercises with clear illustrations so you can perfect your form, get stronger while building muscle, and improve your cardiovascular health. The Beginner's Guide to Weight Lifting can help you get the most out of your workout routine by sharing how to set up your home gym, safety tips, nutrition, and more. It doesn't matter who you are, your age, or physical ability, it's never too late to start weight lifting.
This ultimate beginner's guide to weight lifting includes:
- Get started--Learn weight lifting fundamentals like how to choose the right weight, defining gym jargon, and using proper gym etiquette.
- Get training--Build muscle and stamina with 35 beginner-based exercises and a complete 4-week weight lifting routine that includes specific exercises, sets, and reps that can be modified for your skill level.
- Get results (and compliments)--You'll feel fitter and healthier, and you may even notice a firm muscle or two--plus you get well-timed encouragement when you need it.
Lift weights without the heavy lifting--all you need is the Beginner's Guide to Weight Lifting.