The Women's Health Big Book of Exercises: Four Weeks to a Leaner, Sexier, Healthier YOU! by Adam CampbellThe Women's Health Big Book of Exercises: Four Weeks to a Leaner, Sexier, Healthier YOU! by Adam Campbell

The Women's Health Big Book of Exercises: Four Weeks to a Leaner, Sexier, Healthier YOU!

byAdam Campbell

Paperback | December 22, 2009

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The Women's Health Big Book of Exercises by Adam Campbell, MS, CSCS is the essential workout guide for anyone who wants a better body. As the most comprehensive collection of exercises ever created, this makeover manual is a body-shaping power tool for both beginners and longtime fitness buffs alike. From start to finish, this 480-page makeover manual bulges with hundreds of useful tips, the latest findings in exercise science, and cutting-edge workouts from the world's top trainers.

Inside The Women's Health Big Book of Exercises you'll find:

619 Exercises!
All expertly demonstrated with color photographs, with dozens of movements for every muscle in your body, including:
* More than 100 core exercises! You'll never run out of ways to sculpt your abs.
* 74 biceps, triceps, and forearm exercises: Tone your arms faster than ever before.
* 64 chest exercises, to burn more calories and even help give your bosom a lift.
* 103 back exercises, to make sure you turn heads in your backless dress.
* 40 shoulder exercises, so you can wear a tank top with confidence.
* 99 quadriceps and calves exercises, to help you look great in a pair of shorts.
* 62 glutes and hamstrings exercises, for the perfect backside.

Hundreds of workouts!
From cover to cover, you'll quickly see that there's a training plan for every fitness goal-whether you want to shrink your hip, find your abs, or shape your arms. Highlights include:
* The World's Greatest 4-Week Diet and Exercise Plan
Lose 10 pounds of pure fat in 30 days! This scientifically proven plan, based on research from the University of Connecticut, shows what's truly possible when you combine the right kind of diet with the right kind of exercise. You'll build muscle and lose fat faster than ever.
* The Get-Your-Body-Back (Fast!) Guide
If you've never even picked up a weight, you'll want to try this plan from Joe Dowdell, C.S.C.S. Joe makes his living training models, athletes, and celebrities, and has worked with such names as Anne Hathaway, Claire Danes, Molly Sims, and Kate Hudson, as well as Victoria's Secret and Sports Illustrated swimsuit models. And the strategies he uses when designing workouts for his high-profile clientele are the same ones he employs to help you quickly burn fat, firm up, and improve your overall fitness.
* The Bikini-Ready Workout
This fitness plan will help you flatten your stomach and tighten your butt. It's designed by celebrity trainer Valerie Waters, who has perfected the body-shaping workouts you'll find here on dozens of Hollywood stars, including Jennifer Garner, Rachel Nichols, Kate Beckinsale, and Jessica Biel. Add your name to Valerie's client list to tone your total body and feel more confident than ever.
* The Skinny Jeans Workout
Want to look sexier in a pair of Sevens? Try this routine from Women's Health fitness advisor Rachel Cosgrove, CSCS. In a pilot study at Rachel's gym, clients who tried the plan dropped two jean sizes in just 8 weeks.

* The Wedding Workout
Look great-just in time for the big day (and your honeymoon!)
* The Hard-Body Workout
Use this 12-week plan to tone your legs, arms, and abs faster than ever
* The Lose-the-Last-10-Pounds Workout
Your guide to finishing off that last bit of flab for good
* The Total-body Arm-shaping Workout
Blast fat as you shape and firm your arms
* The Best Three-Exercise Workouts
Shrink your hips with just three simple moves
* The Prenatal Workout
Stay fit and healthy during your pregnancy
* The Best Workouts for a Crowded Gym
Sculpt a lean, fit body-no waiting!
* The Time-Saving Couples Workout
Burn fat together (it's the secret to better sex!)
* The Best Bodyweight Workouts
Take your workout anywhere with these no-weight routines
* The 10 Best 15-Minute Workouts

Bust stress, blast fat, and build muscle in almost no time

Every page of The Women's Health Big Book of Exercises is filled with the fitness and nutrition tips and tricks you need to sculpt the body you want.
Throughout the book, you'll discover:
* The secret to burning 40 percent more fat.
* The 18 fitness mistakes you should never make
* The best stretch for every muscle
* The fastest cardio workout of all-time (just 4 minutes!)
* The best exercises you've never done
* The 8 healthiest foods you aren't eating
* The 4 perfect fitness foods
* The 25 super snacks that keep you lean
* The 5 biggest nutrition lies-exposed!
* The truth about saturated fat
* The simple way to master the pushup
* The 20 ways lifting weights helps you look great, stay healthy, and live longer

Adam Campbell is the fitness director for Women's Health and a National Magazine Award-winning writer. He holds a master's degree in exercise physiology and is a NSCA-certified strength and conditioning coach. Campbell has appeared on Good Morning America, The Early Show, and VH-1.
Title:The Women's Health Big Book of Exercises: Four Weeks to a Leaner, Sexier, Healthier YOU!Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 8.49 × 8.03 × 0.89 inPublished:December 22, 2009Publisher:Rodale BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1605295493

ISBN - 13:9781605295497

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from For Beginners or not this book is awesome I totally recommend this book, it has pictures in it on how to do the exercise and what muscles it works. The coolest thing is that it will show you an exercise with the machine for instance, but it will also show you the same exercise that you can do at home with the ball or whatever. It will show you a couple of ways to do an exercise. I am so happy that I bought this book!
Date published: 2017-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book I bought this book to give me ideas for my personal training but I can also totally see a coach use it as well. The images and info are clear, precise and you have so many different options you are sure to find something that fits you if ever some mouvements are difficult because of any reasons. Covers everything in one simple book.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from This book is a must! I cannot believe the sheer amount of information in this one book, it's got it all! If you've ever gotten bored with your gym routine, or felt intimated by the weight room because you don't know how to use the equipment, then get this book! The exercises and routines inside will last you a lifetime, you'll never need to spend hundreds on a personal trainer and you'll never get bored at the gym again. I've been using this book for 2 weeks now and have already seen significant results from my revamped weight routine. The best exercise book out there, bar none!
Date published: 2016-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is better than a personal trainer This book has everything you could ever want, whether you're a first-timer or a veteran exerciser. I love every part of it, from the diet plan, to the helpful tips, the anatomy of each muscle group, the abundance of exercises (including how to challenge yourself or an easier version), to the pictures that show you how to do each exercise right! I've used it so much, that I have to buy another book because the pages are falling off! There are tons of great workouts at the back so you'll never get bored. I've lost weight with this book and have learned to eat right. I recommend this book 100% to anyone who wants to be healthier, leaner, and happier.
Date published: 2012-02-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The book is pretty good... It has excellent pictures of many many many excersises, it talks about faq's that probably we all have when we start our trip to the gym and most important of all, it is a great source especially after you already got some knowledge in training/personal training because it will help you build your own training program.
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