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A Practical Approach to Strength Training (4th Edition) by Matt Brzycki, Princeton University Click the image to order Matt Brzycki examines all aspects of strength training, including: specificity, high intensity training, explosive training and plyometrics and offers advice on organizing individual and group strength training programs. Featuring Nautilus, Universal Gym, free weight and manual resistance exercises, this revised edition also includes chapters designed for those who teach strength training at the high school and college levels.
Body by Science: A Research Based Program for Strength Training, Body building, and Complete Fitness in 12 Minutes a Week If you want to learn about the science behind High Intensity Strength training this is an excellent book. "In Body By Science, bodybuilding powerhouse John Little teams up with fitness medicine expert Dr. Doug McGuff to present a scientifically proven formula for maximizing muscle development in just 12 minutes a week. Backed by rigorous research, the authors prescribe a weekly high-intensity program for increasing strength, revving metabolism, and building muscle for a total fitness experience." To reassure our readers the book is not about bodybuilding, it's about effectively stimulating your muscles and describing what happens in the muscle in in a biological sense from this training and how that leads to strength and muscle gains. Very informative for someone that wants a deeper understanding. Click the image to order