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101 Fitness Myths: The scientific approach to losing fat and gaining muscle! By Maik Wiedenbach NYU Professor & Musclemania Champion. Kindle Edition
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Top Customer Reviews
Whether you're new to training or experienced, you'll enjoy this book. I've been lifting for nearly a decade and consider myself fairly educated in the field and I clarified quite a few things. I also recommend Bigger Leaner Stronger: The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Male Body (The Lean Muscle Series)--one of the better overall health and fitness books that I've read in a while.
Wiedenbach's book is about individual empowerment. In his words, we don't need an expensive personal trainer or fancy machine, just dedication, basic equipment, and the solid scientifically based information he offers in this book.
He attacks myths such as Weight training to get big, Cardio to get lean; cutting exercises, bulking exercises; importance of number of reps; which supplements fight cellulite; are there any supplements worth buying?; the best exercise for the abs is not the crunch!
Maik's well written and well designed book is a must for frustrated exercise advocates. The book is POD at Createspace so it likely will be available here on Amazon.com soon. It is a winner. Grady Harp, May 12
But that is where this Adonis figure steps away from his competitors. After listing the myths that abound, he inserts accessible methods for reducing size (the musculoskeletal tree covered in a blanket of adipose tissue) by addressing solid dietary information and how to permanently change the way to eat) and an exercise regimen that is smart, fast, repeatable and accompanied by the all important concept of stretching routines that prepare the body for resistance training. So according to Wiedenbach ignore the miracle adjuncts (thermogenic capsules, strange herbals remedies, protein bars and other fad diets and routines that promise the world but fall by the wayside due to LOI (lack of interest). And if it is inspiration you need, keep the cover photo handy! Grady Harp, January 12
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Another wanna be expert who loves hearing himself. Nothing new - money could have been better spent on a good elastic exercise band.Published 10 months ago by F. Becht
Short read with great depth of information. I would recommend this book to anyone serious about getting fit as a lifestyle.Published on March 10, 2014 by Larry J. Sigley Jr.
This book covered all my areas of concern from workouts to diet. Very easy to read and was in a logical order from one issue to next.Published on February 8, 2014 by Brock Kennedy
Very well written explaining the reason of hte myth and the reality, I fully recommend if planning of getting fit, this book guides you to right track!Published on August 16, 2013 by Luis Mosquera
Great book for a beginner that wants to make some sense out of the time spent in the gym. Highly recommended!Published on July 30, 2013 by David CS
Myths are out there, and people always look for short cuts.
I didn't really like the way he tagged his wife book at the end.
Better stuff out there.
Maik is a knowledgeable resource for everything fitness. His 101 myths touches on the essential elements required to meet your personal fitness objectives. Read morePublished on March 11, 2013 by Jaydub
this book has the essentials to understand what could be wrong and what to do right when you are in any training program.Published on February 26, 2013 by Cocol
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