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Joe Weider's Ultimate Bodybuilding : The Master Blaster's Principles of Training and Nutrition - Joe Weider

Joe Weider's Ultimate Bodybuilding

The Master Blaster's Principles of Training and Nutrition

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Published: 1st September 1989
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"This massive and authoritative Master Blaster book is the greatest bodybuilding book ever written, primarily because it is firmly based on the training principles of the Weider System of Bodybuilding, which have been followed by literally every bodybuilder in the modern history of the sport. I began developing my Weider System back in the 1930s and continue to refine and add new Weider Training Principles to it. You can rely on the information I present in this book to improve your physique. Good luck " -- Joe Weider On Instinctive Training "One of the most fundamental secrets of successful bodybuilding is getting to know your body and how it reacts to various training and nutritional practices. Unless you have finely honed your instinctive training ability, it will take many weeks, even months, to evaluate each experiment. It definitely pays to master the Weider Instinctive Training Principle." -- Franco Columbo, two-time Mr. Olympia On Progression "The key to building massive, powerful muscles is to doggedly increase the training weights you use. But it is only good to increase training poundage if you do so in perfect form. There is a direct correlation between the amount of weight you use with perfect biomechanics in an exercise and the mass of muscles that move that weight." -- Lee Haney, three-time Mr. Olympia On Muscle Confusion "Once I reached the advanced level of bodybuilding and started entering competitions, I discovered that I quickly became bored with a set training program. I began to use the Weider Muscle Confusion Principle, changing to a new and more challenging routine every time I came into the gym to bomb a particular body part." -- Lou Ferrigno On Supersets "Since supersets constitute a big jump in training intensity, I always tell bodybuilders new to the Weider Supersets Training Principles to experiment with supersets, compounding movements for the biceps and triceps, or forearm flexors and forearm extensors." -- Albert Beckles, IFBB World Pro Grand Prix Champion

Prefacep. ix
Advice to Novice Bodybuildersp. 1
The Bodybuilding Lifestylep. 3
The Basics of Bodybuildingp. 7
How Muscles Grow Larger and Strongerp. 23
Bodybuilding Safety and Warm-Up Proceduresp. 28
Beginning Exercises and Routinesp. 38
Other Bodybuilding Basics for Mind and Bodyp. 64
Advice to Intermediate Bodybuildersp. 73
Instinctive Training and Overtrainingp. 75
Weider Specialization Techniquesp. 87
Building Mass Through Exercisep. 108
Training Injuriesp. 115
Intermediate Training Tipsp. 120
Advice to Advanced Bodybuildersp. 131
Advanced Training Techniquesp. 133
Other Advanced Training Topicsp. 148
Aerobics and Bodybuildingp. 155
Flexibility and the Bodybuilderp. 166
Body Part Training Registerp. 166
Developing Awesome Abdominalsp. 179
Big Back Bombingp. 200
Biceps Blastingp. 232
Building Huge, Diamond-Shaped Calvesp. 265
Championship Chest Developmentp. 283
Fabulous Forearms!p. 314
Building a Column of Neck Musclep. 327
Training Thighs and Hipsp. 331
Sculpting Stupendous Shouldersp. 356
Titanic Triceps Trainingp. 383
The Competitive Cyclep. 407
Training for a Bodybuilding Competitionp. 409
Posing, Grooming, and Publicityp. 427
Bodybuilding Nutritionp. 453
Nutrition and the Competitive Bodybuilderp. 455
Cycle Dietingp. 462
The Psychology of Bodybuildingp. 469
The Inner Game of Bodybuildingp. 471
Gaining the Psychological Edgep. 480
Glossaryp. 493
Indexp. 499
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ISBN: 9780809247158
ISBN-10: 0809247151
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 528
Published: 1st September 1989
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 21.6  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 1.12