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Increase muscle mass and improve performance. The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) provides science-based techniques, programs, and recommendations from the leading authorities in the field. 

Strength Training combines the most valuable information with the best instruction for proven results.

What are the advantages to a Functional Fitness Athlete:

  • Proven strength training programs endorsed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (USA)
  • Increased muscle mass leads to better strength and better performance during workouts.
In an age when information is everywhere, the challenge is finding safe, effective, and evidence-based science. Cue the National Strength and Conditioning Association, the world’s leading organisation in strength and conditioning. The first release of Strength Training redefined exercise instruction with no-nonsense, straightforward science. Now the new second edition raises that bar even further. 

Written by a team of experts chosen by the NSCA, Strength Training combines the most valuable information with best instruction for proven results:
  • Assessing strength to personalise programs
  • Incorporating new exercises and equipment for increased intensity
  • Increasing muscle mass as well as strength, power, and muscular endurance
  • Preventing injuries
  • Improving performance
Serving more than 30,000 members from the sport science, athletic, allied health, and fitness industries, the NSCA is the authoritative source on strength training. Now the proven techniques developed by these renowned experts are available to you.

Whether you’re launching a lifting program or fine-tuning a serious training regimen, Strength Training will fill any knowledge void and correct the misconceptions to ensure proper technique, safety, and progressions. Multiple program options for specific machines, free weights, body weight, and other types of apparatus provide the flexibility to tailor your training to personal preferences or needs. It’s the authoritative guide from the world’s authority on strength training.


Released 2017
400 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781492522089

About The Author:

Wade Gilbert, PhD, is an award-winning professor in the department of kinesiology at California State University at Fresno.

Dr. Gilbert holds degrees in physical education, human kinetics, and education and has taught and studied coaching at the University of Ottawa (Canada), UCLA, and Fresno State. He has more than 20 years of experience in conducting applied research with coaches around the world spanning all competitive levels, from youth leagues to the FIFA World Cup and the Olympic Games. He is widely published and is frequently invited to speak at national and international events. Gilbert is a coach education advisor to USA Football and a regular contributor to coaching seminars for Olympic and national team coaches in the United States and Canada.

In addition, Gilbert is editor in chief of the International Sport Coaching Journal, published by Human Kinetics in conjunction with SHAPE America and the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE). As Human Kinetics’ coach education advisor, “The Coach Doc” writes articles and conducts webinars on a variety of coaching issues.

Gilbert lives in Clovis, California.



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