Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Weight Training books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.
- Strength Training Anatomy, 3rd Edition (2010)
- Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, 3rd edition (2011)
- The Strength Training Anatomy Workout: Starting Minimal Equipment (2011)
- Strength Training Past 50 (2015)
- Practical Programming for Strength Training (2014)
- Strength Training for Triathletes: The Complete Program to Build Triathlon Power, Speed, and Muscular Endurance (2015)
- The Strength Training Anatomy Workout III: Maximizing Results with Advanced Training Techniques (2019)
- Strength Training for Fat Loss (2014)
- The Barbell Prescription: Strength Training for Life After 40 (2016)
- Delavier’s Women’s Strength Training Anatomy Workouts (2014)
- Strength Eating You Can Actually Maintain (Strength Training 101) (2017)
- The Strength Training Anatomy Workout II: Building Strength and Power with Free Weights and Machines (2012)
- New Functional Training for Sports (2016)
- Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy (2013)
- Strength Training: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide to a Stronger, Sculpted Body (2009)
With new exercises, additional stretches, and more of Frédéric Delavier’s signature illustrations, you’ll gain a whole new understanding of how muscles perform during strength exercises. This one-of-a-kind best-seller combines the visual detail of top anatomy texts with the best of strength training advice. Many books explain what muscles are used during exercise, but no other resource brings the anatomy to life like Strength Training Anatomy.
Starting Strength has been called the best and most useful of fitness books. The second edition, Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, sold over 80,000 copies in a competitive global market for fitness education. Along with Practical Programming for Strength Training 2nd Edition, they form a simple, logical, and practical approach to strength training.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout: Starting Minimal Equipment (2011)
Over one million readers have turned to Strength Training Anatomy for strength training’s most effective exercises. Now put those exercises to work for you with The Strength Training Anatomy Workout. The Strength Training Anatomy Workout is your guide to creating the body and the results you want.
Strength Training Past 50 (2015)
Increase your strength to improve your health, your appearance, and your performance with Strength Training Past 50. Strength training offers many benefits for active adults, including enhanced athletic performance, reduced risk of disease, and decreased symptoms of arthritis, diabetes, and osteoporosis.
There is a difference between Exercise and Training. Exercise is physical activity for its own sake, a workout done for the effect it produces today, during the workout or right after you’re through. Training is physical activity done with a longer-term goal in mind, the constituent workouts of which are specifically designed to produce that goal.
Strength Training for Triathletes: The Complete Program to Build Triathlon Power, Speed, and Muscular Endurance (2015)
Strength Training for Triathletes offers a comprehensive strength training program for triathlon that will help triathletes build power, speed, and muscular endurance for faster racing over any race distance. Certified USA Triathlon coach and NSCA Personal Trainer of the Year Patrick Hagerman, EdD, reveals a focused, triathlon-specific strength training program that will enable triathletes to push harder during training and on the racecourse when the effort is hardest.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout III: Maximizing Results with Advanced Training Techniques (2019)
Frédéric Delavier, the mastermind of the best-selling Strength Training Anatomy phenomenon, is at it again. More than two million readers have turned to his books, including Strength Training Anatomy, to find the most effective exercises in strength training.
No fads, gimmicks, or miracle claims. Just science-based programming, sensible strategies, and the results you desire.
directly addresses the most pervasive problem faced by aging humans: the loss of physical strength and all its associated problems – the loss of muscle mass, bone mineral loss and osteoporosis, hip fractures (a terminal event for many older people), loss of balance and coordination, diabetes, heart disease related to a sedentary lifestyle, and the loss of independence.
Delavier’s Women’s Strength Training Anatomy Workouts delivers the exercises, programming, and advice you need for the results you want. Based on the anatomical features unique to women, this new guide sets the standard for women’s strength training.
Strength Eating You Can Actually Maintain (Strength Training 101) (2017)
There are more diets out there than you’ve had hot dinnersThere are countless crappy supplements promising the worldThere’s all sorts of confusing advice being thrown at us about macronutrients, micronutrientsblah, blah, blah.Wouldn’t you rather just cut out the bull**** and learn a straightforward weight training diet that’ll help you gain lean muscle, keep your bodyfat levels low and maintain good health?A simplified strategy on what to eat, when, what to avoid to get the best results…
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout II: Building Strength and Power with Free Weights and Machines (2012)
The anatomy of strength, size, and definition! Over 1 million readers have turned to Strength Training Anatomy for the most effective exercises in strength training. Now put those exercises to work for you with The Strength Training Anatomy Workout, Volume II.
Train to perform at the highest level with the lowest risk of injury. New Functional Training for Sports, Second Edition produces the best results on the court, field, track, and mat, not just in the weight room. Michael Boyle, one of the world’s leading sport performance coaches, presents the concepts, methods, exercises, and programs that maximize athletes’ movements in competition.
Increase strength, build mass, burn fat, and define your muscles. With full-color anatomical illustrations, step-by-step instructions, and training advice, Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy is the authoritative resource for sculpting your physique without free weights, machines, or expensive equipment.
Providing exercises for all parts of the body and taking you step-by-step through each movement, highlighting exactly which muscle should be working when, Strength Training is the ultimate personal trainer. With an emphasis on clear demonstration of optimum technique, detailed outlines of the muscles used, and advice on avoiding common pitfalls, Strength Training provides the maximum safeguard against the danger of injury, and helps you stay at peak fitness.
Best Weight Training Books That Will Hook You
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Weight Training And Nutrition Plan Book: A 90-Day Program To Get Lean And Healthy At Home: Build Muscle And Maximize Energy
Author(s): Floan, Devorah
ID: 2902434, Publisher: Independently published, Year: 2021, Size: 23 Mb, Format: azw3
Weight Training Guidebook On Plan And Nutrition: The Ultimate Guide To Bodyweight
Author(s): Timmermann, Kera
ID: 2909484, Publisher: Independently published, Year: 2021, Size: 20 Mb, Format: azw3
Weight Training Guidebook On Plan And Nutrition: The Ultimate Guide To Bodyweight: Bodybuilding For Beginners
Author(s): Timmermann, Kera
ID: 2909533, Publisher: Independently published, Year: 2021, Size: 19 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely best-sellers according to Chicago Tribune, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.