For intermediate to advanced exercises, Essential Chest provides quick, simple exercises to increase strength and muscle mass. Along with Essential Abs and Essential Arms, this volume completes the set for a total upper body workout. The 6-week programme provides shoulder and back exercises in addition to chest exercises, maximizing the results. Fitness expert Kurt Brungardt, author of the successful Complete Book of Abs, offers the latest advances in fitness research, including a stretching programme and an introduction to cardiovascular exercise for a total body workout. Extensive diet information helps men choose the right foods to foster muscle growth. He also offers more advanced routines for strength, sports performance and accelerated muscle growth. Most important, Brungardt encourages men to stay motivated and excited about weight training so that they can enjoy it for a lifetime.
Table of Contents
Essential plan -- Essential facts -- Essential aerobics -- Essential physiology -- Essential flexibility : stretches -- Essential principles -- Essential techniques -- Essential knowledge -- Essential foundation : level one -- Essential expansion : leveltwo -- Essential success : level three -- Essential maintenance -- Essential advanced routines -- Essential long-range plan.
Kurt Brungardt is one of America's best-known personal trainers. He is the author of many leading-edge works on fitness, including two previous books in our series of Men's Health Peak Conditioning Guides, "Essential Abs," and "Essential Arms."