Provides information on general conditioning and bodybuilding, including strength training for twenty-one sports.WEIGHTS. VS. MACHINES. The typical barbell consists of a solid steel or hollow bar, four to six feet long, to which you attach flat metal or vinyl-covered concerted discs called plates, by means of collars. Most plates weigh 1a#39;A, 2a#39;/2, 5, 7a#39;/2, 10, ... Adequate machines for an equivalent workout would cost many times as much and take up much more space. Leta#39;s take a close look at the two ... The weight of Olympic barbells and plates is very precise. In most American gyms, the weights anbsp;...
|Author||:||Bill Pearl, Richard Golueke|
|Publisher||:||Shelter Publications, Inc. - 2005-11-10|