The Gym Survival Guide

The Gym Survival Guide

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Yoga, kickboxing, spinning, weights, cardio machines: the gym can leave novices bewildered! What is all that equipment fora€”and how do you use it? This survival manual is the antidote to gym confusion. It shows newcomers the ropes, serving up savvy advice that will get them fearlessly on the road to becoming healthier, slimmer, and stronger. From an overview of membership types (including questions to ask before signing) to help on determining your goals, from creating a well-rounded fitness program to thoroughly illustrated explanations of every type of class and equipment, this volume has it all. Therea€™s information on resistance, cardiovascular, core, and flexibility training, as well as descriptions of the different gym areas. Youa€™ll even find a a€œCode of Gym Conduct.a€OLYMPIC. SPRING. COLLARS. THE FUNCTION These springy clips are safety clips. They attach onto the ends of the Olympic bars in order to secure the plates onto them. Should you accidentally tip the bar over to one side, you wona#39;t run the risk of dropping the plates on yourself or on ... foam pads that wrap around the Olympic bar or Smith Machine bar in order to cushion your neck from their weight.

Title:The Gym Survival Guide
Author:Gregg Cook, Fatima D'Almeida-Cook
Publisher:Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. - 2008


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