Table of contents for Weight training for dummies / by Liz Neporent and Suzanne Schlosberg.


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Introduction.
 PART I: Stuff to Know Before You Pick Up a Weight.
 Chapter 1: Tools of the Trade.
 Chapter 2: How to Avoid Dropping a Weight on Your Toe and Other Safety Tips.
 Chapter 3: Testing Your Strength and Tracking Your Progress.
 PART II: Weight Training Wisdom.
 Chapter 4: Joining a Gym or Exercising at Home: Which Is for You?
 Chapter 5: Choosing Your Guru: Trainers, Videos, and Exercise Classes.
 Chapter 6: Weight Training Etiquette.
 PART III: The Exercises.
 Chapter 7: How to Read the Exercise Instructions.
 Chapter 8: Working Your Back.
 Chapter 9: Working Your Chest.
 Chapter 10: Working Your Shoulders.
 Chapter 11: Working Your Arms.
 Chapter 12: Working Your Abdominals.
 Chapter 13: Working Your Butt and Legs.
 Chapter 14: Advanced Weight Training Exercises.
 PART IV: Designing Your Workout Program.
 Chapter 15: Designing a Basic Workout.
 Chapter 16: Expanding Your Repertoire.
 PART V: Beyond the Barbell.
 Chapter 17: Yoga and Pilates.
 Chapter 18: Whipping Your Heart and Lungs into Shape.
 Chapter 19: Stretching: The Truth.
 Chapter 20: Improving Your Balance and Coordination.
 Chapter 21: Pills, Powders, and Potions: Nutrition in a Nutshell.
 PART VI: The Part of Tens.
 Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Educate Yourself about Weight Training.
 Chapter 23: Ten Myths and Misconceptions about Weight Training.
 Chapter 24: Ten Major Weight Lifting Goofs.
 Chapter 25: Ten (G-Rated) Things You Can Do with Latex Rubber.
 Chapter 26: Ten Weight Training Deals and Duds.
 Index.
 Book Registration Information.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Weight training, Physical fitness