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The ultimate low-cost, low-maintenance workout - no gym or weights required. Gym-Free and Ripped is for people needing workouts and exercises that can be performed without a gym - and with no, or minimal, equipment.
About this book
The ultimate low-cost, low-maintenance workout - no gym or weights required.Gym-Free and Ripped is for people needing workouts and exercises that can be performed without a gym - and with no, or minimal, equipment. Whether one is traveling, at home, or for whatever reason cannot go to a gym, these exercises - organized into workouts - provide one with gym- equivalent bodybuilding and toning. The author, both a certified fitness trainer and a photographer, carefully shows each exercise with step-by-step instructions. Multiple workouts are provided so that the reader can keep things fresh by varying routines. Additionally, the author offers nutrition and supplementation guidance to ensure maximum benefits from the body-building and toning workouts.
... with weights and dumbbells, it is an approach that develops strength and should not be overlooked as a training method. ... rack or power rack • Olympic bar and collars • Olympic dumbbell handles • Olympic weight plate set • Adjustable ...
About this book
A key title in the successful Complete Guides series, this is the definitive text on using free weights for strength, conditioning and flexibility training.Free weights are the simplest and most effective pieces of equipment and are found in every gym and many homes. The benefits of their use - as opposed to fixed-weight machines - are becoming increasingly appreciated in the fitness industry, and include:saving money on gym membership with home workoutsa wider range of exercisesexercises working more muscles than fixed machines for a quicker workoutavoiding over-training single muscle groups, which can lead to strength imbalancesbetter co-ordination and core stabilityIn addition to a variety of exercises, the book will also contain sample programmes, tips on technique, and exercises for specific sports, ages and body types.
The adjustable barbells and dumbbells enable you to change the weight as needed by adding or removing weight plates, which you can secure to the bar by collars or locks. On the other hand, fixed barbells and dumbbells come in a ...