The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding: The Bible of Bodybuilding, Fully Updated and Revised Paperback – Illustrated, 5 November 1999

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A book specifically written for anyone who enjoys working with weights or who simply likes keeping fit and healthy, ‘The New Encyclopaedia Of Modern Body Building’ has earned its reputation of being the ‘holy grail’ of bodybuilding.

The book is a comprehensive study of the entire world of bodybuilding, which starts from a knowledge about the latest advances in bodybuilding competitions and weight training and covers everything from sports psychology, the required nutrition and diet and the various methods of training to the various injuries that can be incurred, their prevention techniques and treatments. What’s more alluring about this book is that all these sections have been properly illustrated with detailed photographs of some of the newest stars of bodybuilding.

To make the book more useful, Arnold furnishes various tried-and-tested tips for strengthening and sculpting muscles. In fact, for the novice, he has a separate section where elaborations on all the types of muscles have been furnished along with the tips to strengthen each individually. For the pro bodybuilders, he also shares some special tactics and strategies that would enable them for selecting the best poses at different fests and programmes. A special section on how to handle publicity has also been provided for the best effect.

The book also covers a fascinating history of the growth of bodybuilding as a sport and contains a photographic story of the ‘Bodybuilding Hall of Fame’.

By amalgamating experience with expertise, this book has certainly become the ‘bible of bodybuilding’ for all interested in this sport. Besides, the unique style of inspiration and motivation of Arnold makes the book all the more interesting.

Published by Simon & Schuster, this revised and updated edition came out on November 5, 1999 and is available in paperback.

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From the Back Cover

From elite bodybuilding competitors to gymnasts, from golfers to fitness gurus, anyone who works out with weights must own this book -- a book that only Arnold Schwarzenegger could write, a book that has earned its reputation as "the bible of bodybuilding".

Inside, Arnold covers the very latest advances in both weight training and bodybuilding competition, with new sections on diet and nutrition, sports psychology, the treatment and prevention of injuries, and methods of training, each illustrated with detailed photos of some of bodybuilding's newest stars.

Plus, all the features that have made this book a classic are here:
-- Arnold's tried-and-true tips for sculpting, strengthening, and defining each and every muscle to create the ultimate buff physique
-- The most effective methods of strength training to suit your needs, whether you're an amateur athlete or a pro bodybuilder preparing for a competition
-- Comprehensive information on health, nutrition, and dietary supplements to help you build muscle, lose fat, and maintain optimum energy
-- Expert advice on the prevention and treatment of sports-related injuries
-- Strategies and tactics for competitive bodybuilders from selecting poses to handling publicity
-- The fascinating history and growth of bodybuilding as a sport, with a photographic "Bodybuilding Hall of Fame"
-- And, of course, Arnold's individual brand of inspiration and motivation throughout

Covering every level of expertise and expertise and experience, The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding will help you achieve your personal best. With his unique perspective as a seven-time winner of the Mr. Olympia title and an international filmstar, Arnold shares his secrets to dedication, training, and commitment, and shows you how to take control of your body and realize your own potential for greatness.

About the Author

Arnold Schwarzenegger served as governor of California from 2003 to 2011. Before that, he had a long career, starring in such films as the Terminator series; Stay HungryTwinsPredator; and Junior. His first book, Arnold: The Education of a Bodybuilder, was a bestseller when published in 1977 and, along with his Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding, has never been out of print since.