Step 1. Understanding the Basics of Lifting and Training Step 2. Selecting Exercises and Setting Training LoadsStep 3. Chest ExercisesStep 4. Back ExercisesStep 5. Shoulder ExercisesStep 6. Arm ExercisesStep 7. Leg ExercisesStep 8. Abdominal ExercisesStep 9. Total-Body ExercisesStep 10. Training With a Standard ProgramStep 11. Applying Program Design PrinciplesStep 12. Manipulating Program Variables to Maximize ResultsStep 13. Creating Your Program
Thomas R. Baechle is the executive director of the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists Agency, the certifying body for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Roger W. Earle has served as a personal fitness trainer for individuals at all age and fitness levels for more than 10 years.