- ASIN : 0684857219
- Publisher : Simon & Schuster; Updated edition (5 November 1999)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 800 pages
- ISBN-10 : 3200328452
- ISBN-13 : 978-0684857213
- Item Weight : 2 kg 540 g
- Dimensions : 21.59 x 4.32 x 27.62 cm
A book specifically written for anyone who enjoys working with weights or who simply likes keeping fit and healthy, The New Encyclopaedia Of Modern Body Building has earned its reputation of being the holy grail of bodybuilding.
The book is a comprehensive study of the entire world of bodybuilding, which starts from a knowledge about the latest advances in bodybuilding competitions and weight training and covers everything from sports psychology, the required nutrition and diet and the various methods of training to the various injuries that can be incurred, their prevention techniques and treatments. Whats more alluring about this book is that all these sections have been properly illustrated with detailed photographs of some of the newest stars of bodybuilding.
To make the book more useful, Arnold furnishes various tried-and-tested tips for strengthening and sculpting muscles. In fact, for the novice, he has a separate section where elaborations on all the types of muscles have been furnished along with the tips to strengthen each individually. For the pro bodybuilders, he also shares some special tactics and strategies that would enable them for selecting the best poses at different fests and programmes. A special section on how to handle publicity has also been provided for the best effect.
The book also covers a fascinating history of the growth of bodybuilding as a sport and contains a photographic story of the Bodybuilding Hall of Fame.
By amalgamating experience with expertise, this book has certainly become the bible of bodybuilding for all interested in this sport. Besides, the unique style of inspiration and motivation of Arnold makes the book all the more interesting.
Published by Simon & Schuster, this revised and updated edition came out on November 5, 1999 and is available in paperback.About the author:
A famous Hollywood actor starring in movies like The Terminator Series, The Predator and Junior among others, Arnold Schwarzenegger is a man of many talents. He is also a bestselling author who came out with his first book in 1977. He had also served as the Governor of California from 2003 to 2011.