Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy, Enhanced Edition
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Increase strength, build mass, burn fat, and define your muscles. With full-color anatomical illustrations, interactive muscle identifiers, animated videos, step-by-step instructions, and training advice, Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy: Enhanced Edition is the authoritative resource for sculpting your physique without free weights, machines, or expensive equipment.
Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy: Enhanced Edition targets all muscle zones and primary muscle regions—arms, chest, shoulders, back, core, thighs, glutes, and calves—presenting nearly 150 of the most effective bodyweight exercises that can be performed anytime, anywhere. With expert advice from renowned strength trainer Bret Contreras and an additional 10 exercises that work the entire body, you’ll learn how to modify, combine, and sequence exercises to ramp up your routine and avoid plateaus.
Each exercise includes step-by-step instructions and illustrations to show body position and highlight the key muscles being developed. Most exercises also have an interactive muscle identifier. This feature lets you highlight primary or secondary muscles collectively or individually. Simply tap on the button, expand it, and see the muscles at work.
Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy: Enhanced Edition also includes five animated videos. For the feet-elevated pike push-up, side-to-side push-up, modified inverted row, bicycle, and donkey kick exercises, videos show the exercise in motion and highlight the key muscles.