All posts tagged: Weight Training

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What are the best supplements for powerlifters?

Diet is an important part of any athlete’s regime, proving the fuel required to perform. However diet alone may not always be able to provide everything you need, this may be due to a deficiency you have or the fact that some nutrition you may not be able to take in. That’s where supplements come in. In this article we explore the most beneficial supplements for powerlifters, adapted from Dan Austin and Bryan Mann’s second edition of Powerlifting.

How to choose the right strength training exercises for athletes

As a coach choosing the right strength training exercises for athletes can be a daunting task with so many options out there: free weights, exercise machines, isometrics, uphill ambulation with an additional load, drop jumps, self-resistance exercises, and so on. In this post, adapted from Science and Practice of Strength Training, we explore the various classes of exercises used for strength enhancement for both beginning and qualified athletes.

See us at BodyPower Expo

If you are planning to visit this year’s BodyPower Expo at the NEC Birmingham, 16th to 18th June, then come along and see us on Stand K81. You will be able to see and buy many of the new and established strength and conditioning titles that have made Human Kinetics the leading publisher in the field. You will also have the chance to meet some of our authors including Caroline Pearce, Brad Schoenfeld, Martin McKenzie and Jim Stoppani Find out more

Make every minute in the weight room count

Whether a regular at the gym for years or just getting started, Fitness Weight Training is your guide to reaching your fitness goals. It provides a thorough overview of weight training covering everything from techniques and grips, to equipment and programme design. Now with updated exercises and workout plans, adding a copy of this new edition to the locker will enable you to reach your fitness goals. Normal Price: £13.99 I €18.20 HK Rewards Members’ Price: £11.19 I €14.56 Find out more