Body by Science

by John R. Little, Doug McGuff

Body by Science Synopsis

Twelve minutes is all it takes to maximize muscle size and strength, shed fat, and dramatically reduce your risk of heart attack, cancer, and diabetes Body by Science challenges everything you thought you knew about exercise and takes you deep inside your body's inner workings--all the way down to the single cell--to explain what science now knows about the role of exercise in human health.With the help of medical diagrams and step-by-step photos, exercise scientist Doug McGuff, M.D., and weight-training pioneer John Little present a revolutionary new workout protocol that fully leverages the positive effects of high-intensity, low-frequency weight training, while avoiding the negative effects of traditional aerobic-centric exercise. In as little as 12 minutes a week, you'll: Build muscle size and strength, fastOptimize cardiovascular healthRamp up your metabolismLower cholesterolIncrease insulin sensitivityImprove flexibilityManage arthritis and chronic back painBuild bone densityReduce your risk for diabetes, cancer, heart attack, and more

Book Information

ISBN: 9780071597173
Publication date: 1st January 2009
Author: John R. Little, Doug McGuff
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional an imprint of McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 304 pages
Categories: Bodybuilding,

About John R. Little, Doug McGuff

Doug McGuff, M.D., owns the state-of-the-art personal training facility Ultimate-Exercise. He lectures on exercise science all over the world. John Little is a columnist for Ironman magazine and the innovator of three revolutionary training protocols, including Max Contraction Training. He and his wife, Teri, own Nautilus North Strength & Fitness Centre and have supervised more than 60,000 workouts. Learn more at www.bodybyscience.net

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