Essay on Bodyweight

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Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy
Bret Contreras

Human Kinetics

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Contreras, Bret, 1976Bodyweight strength training anatomy / Bret Contreras. pages cm 1. Bodybuilding--Training. 2. Muscle strength. I. Title. GV546.5.C655 2013 613.7'13--dc23 2013013580 ISBN-10: 1-4504-2929-7 (print) ISBN-13: 978-1-4504-2929-0 (print) Copyright © 2014 by Bret Contreras All rights reserved. Except for use in a review, the reproduction or utilization of this work in any form or by any electronic, mechanical, or other means, now known or hereafter invented, including xerography, photocopying, and recording, and in any information storage and retrieval system, is forbidden without the written
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Contents
Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1: The Bodyweight Challenge Pushing and Pulling The Bodyweight Advantage Chapter 2: Arms Muscles of the Arms Exercising the Arms Chapter 3: Neck and Shoulders Neck Shoulders Chapter 4: Chest Chest Muscles Chest Exercises Chapter 5: Core Core Muscles Core Actions and Movements Core Exercises Chapter 6: Back Back Muscles Actions of the Back Muscles Chapter 7: Thighs Thigh Muscles Thigh Actions and Movements Chapter 8: Glutes Gluteal Muscles Glutes in Motion Chapter 9: Calves Calf Muscles Calf Actions Chapter 10: Whole Body

Metabolic Training Whole-Body Exercises Chapter 11: Planning Your Program Individualization Autoregulation Structural Balance Training Goals Training Variables Putting It All Together Training

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