Franco Columbu’s Complete Book of Bodybuilding is the distillation of his lifelong approach to building the body beautiful. It covers every aspect of what an increasing number of individuals are considering a lifestyle as well as a sport. This book includes:
• A basic health and fitness program
• Explanations of basic weight training equipment
• Training programs for various strategies and routines
• Bodybuilding for women
• Bodybuilding for other sports
• Prevention and treatment of sports injuries
• Nutrition basics and food combining tips
• Fully illustrated exercise glossary
Franco Columbu’s Complete Book of Bodybuilding was written for non-competitive bodybuilders as well as competitive bodybuilders, who share the goal of achieving maximum results with their bodies in the least amount of time.
Dr. Franco Columbu, internationally known bodybuilding champion, has written a book that provides a commonsense approach to this much-misunderstood sport. He discusses in detail such diverse aspects as nutrition, attitude, and actual physique-contest preparation, along with complete bodybuilding programs at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels.
Exercises to develop every major muscle group in the body are described and illustrated (in sixty-five stunning black-and-white high-definition photographs). Columbu includes the why as well as the how of these championship techniques, points out common mistakes and misconceptions, and offers' practical advice to potential bodybuilders on training for personal rather than contest purposes.
For bodybuilders at every level of achievement, for athletes of every persuasion, and for all people interested in the science of the body in action and the art of the body in repose, Winning Bodybuilding shows that bodybuilding is the ultimate challenge in athletics.
Dr. Franco Columbu is considered the world's strongest bodybuilder and has been a repeat winner of virtually every prestigious title, including Mr. Universe, Mr. Europe, Mr. World, and Mr. Olympia. Columbu is the author of Coming On Strong, Weight Training for Young Athletes, Winning Weight Lifting and Powerlifting, and Franco Columbu's Complete Book of Bodybuilding.He is also a Doctor of Chiropractic and has a successful practice in West Los Angeles.
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