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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 stilt 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 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 all international film star, 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.

Product Details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 116143 KB
  • Print Length: 832 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster; 1st Fireside Ed edition (3 July 2012)
  • Sold by:  Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0080GV276
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray: Enabled
  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled

Customer Reviews

A massive guide to bodybuilding. It covers all areas …

15 people found this helpful.
 on 6 October 2015
By Roberto
A massive guide to bodybuilding. It covers all areas and is full of so much information that most if not all will learn something new. It contains many excercises and how to preform them safety and correctly. How to prevent injurys, how to prepare for a contest, how to gain muscle, how to lose fat and more. Arnold has won many bodybuilding contests and has gathered information from other professionals making an educational and vaulable book for anyone, wether beginner or veteran I find it hard to believe you will not gain something of value from this book. I consider this book to be the one bodybuilding book you should get.

The Bible

One person found this helpful.
 on 4 January 2018
By Nelson IIIV
Buy this and ditch the Personal Trainer (and please please burn the Joe Wicks book!!), it really is that simple in my opinion. Arnie and his team have been there, done it, won it, and got the t-shirt. This book is a comprehensive review and detailed breakdown of building muscle including diet. The same 80-20 rule applies today, 80% diet (complex carbs, lean protein, good fat), 20% exercise (anabolic and aerobic). Get yourself a notepad and add the exercises and schedule from this book then hit the gym. Stop messing about with the machines, pick up the free weights, the barbel, the dumbells and watch the fat melt away and muscle grow. Arnie is the man.

The Ultimate Training Guide

5 people found this helpful.
 on 27 January 2014
By StrikerONE58
While this book is the revamped and updated version of the original it still contains everything you need to start or continue building a better body whether its for competition purposes or just to get into a better shape.

The bible from the legend!

 on 1 March 2018
By James
This is the bible from the living legend. It may seem outdated but routines that actually work never change. You can jump off boxes and do your cross fit all you like but ignore fads and do what actually works. It hasn’t changed and it never will.

Bible for Fitness

 on 25 September 2016
By Amazon Customer
Since getting this back in July it has been my go to book for fitness. Although it is primarily in bodybuilding, it does delve into aerobic training for fat loss for example. It covers everything you need, Exercises and how to do them correctly and safely, nutrition and diet, injury prevention and treatment, and everything else you would want to know.

A fantastic read for all levels of bodybuilding

 on 29 November 2011
Having read the book through cover to cover, my mind is now buzzing with information. This book has so much factual knowledge combined with the experience of Schwarzenegger and other bodybuilders. I agree that some it may not apply to many, like the chapters on posing and training at competition level but this is not what this book is all about. So much of it is about how to train effectively and efficiently, how to motivate yourself and how to ensure you feed your growth and maximise fat loss.

A real surprise

 on 6 November 2012
By Joeysworld
Firstly,I got the kindle version @£9.99 because i believe that with the availability the internet gives us £40 for any book is a silly price. The kindle version is great, it downloaded in under two minutes,i cant fault it.

I wish I’d bought this earlier, like 30 years ago.

 on 14 June 2013
By philf
I feel that I missed out all those years ago, not going to a gym and training in my bedroom for all those years, thonking I new best!. What a mistake. I read the book from the greatest show man living, and found out why I never grew to the best I could just by eating the right stuff and at the right time. I have noticed a difference in two weeks. If you want to change your body and the way you feel, buy and read this book. Do it properly and you can always revert back to it when your not sure about something. You will feel tired but its worth it. What a book.

Fantastic book. It’s s great read and gift for …

 on 2 January 2018
By Hjn1987
Fantastic book. It’s s great read and gift for someone. Has very useful interesting information that I found useful. Would definitely recommend.

The Bible of bodybuilding …

 on 6 October 2013
By Tury
All you need to learn how to get big. A complete book covering all the matters of bodybuilding + spectacular range of pictures of older and modern bodybuilders. Some of them even historic I would say. Good quality paper and considering the price for 600 pages its really a bargain!!!
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