A groundbreaking strength and conditioning plan for women, from the authors of The New Rules of Lifting for Women.
Forget the elliptical machine and the candy-colored Barbie weights. Female athletes are hungry for real fitness. They want to beStrong.
By now, it's common knowledge that women can, and should train the way men do. As a woman, you want more than a lean and athletic physique-you want to be healthy. In Strong, fitness author Lou Schuler and renowned strength coach Alwyn Cosgrove present a comprehensive conditioning plan to help you burn fat and build muscle. By moving your workouts off the machines, Schuler and Cosgrove will revolutionize the way you exercise, one deadlift and squat at a time. With direct guidance and proven tools to help you enhance your strength and get truly fit,Strongprovides-
A three-phase training program, including nine unique total-body programs. More than 100 exercises, with detailed instructions and step-by-step photographs. Simple nutrition guidelines to cut through the barrage of trendy diets in magazines and show you what really matters-and what works-when it comes to your diet. Real success stories from women who have used this transforming training program and gained lasting results. Schuler and Cosgrove'sThe New Rules of Lifting for Womenhas empowered tens of thousands of women inside and outside the weight room. Filled with cutting-edge research delivered in Lou and Alwyn's signature direct style,Strongwill inspire you to remake your physiques and reimagine your life.
'In the fitness-book arena, Strong is a runaway gold-medal winner. I've not only read Strong; I'm doing the training program, and I love it. It's the best concept, best for science, and best for training guidance. Ladies- Get this book!.' Susan M. Kleiner, PhD, RD, FACN, CNS, FISSN, author ofPower Eating