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A REVIEW … "Body By Science"

Building muscle has never been faster or easier than with this
building healthy bodies
strength and nutrition revolutionary once or twice-a-week strength training program.

In "Body By Science" the author teams up with bodybuilding powerhouse John Little to present a
scientifically-proven formula for maximizing muscle development in just 12 minutes a week once or
twice a week. Backed by rigorous research, the authors prescribe a focused high-intensity pro-
gram for increasing strength, revving metabolism, and building muscle for a total fitness experi-
ence. By using a proper science-based approach to exercise you can be on your way to achieving
amazing health benefits.
* Buil d m usc l e si z e a nd strength * Im prove fl exibil ity
* O ptim iz e c a rd i ova scul a r hea lth * Ma na ge a rthritis and c hronic ba ck pa i n
* R am p up your m etabol i sm * Buil d bone d ensity
* Low er c hol esterol * R ed uc e your risk for d ia betes, c a nc er,
* Inc rea se i nsul i n sensi ti vi ty hea rt a tta ck , a nd m ore.

"Body By Science" defines and describes the how and the what the body needs to obtain and
maintain good health.

1. Defining Health, Fitness, and Exercise 7. Tweaking the Exercise Stimulus


2. Global Metabolic Conditioning 8. The Genetic Factor
3. The Dose-Response Relationship of Exercise. 9. The Science of Fat Loss
4. The Big-Five Workout 10. The Ideal Training Programs for Athletes
5. The Benefits of the Big-Five Workout 11. The Ideal Training Program for Seniors
6. 6. Enhancing the Body’s Response to Exercise

In addition, this book thoroughly and conclusively debunks the belief that aerobics or “cardio” is
necessary for cardiovascular fitness or fat loss, and provides scientific explanations for why high
intensity strength training is the most effective way to accomplish both of these. For those of
you still harboring doubts about this, Body by Science will put them to rest.

The authors also explain why high intensity strength training is the safest and most effective ex-
ercise protocol for improving: resting metabolic rate; glucose metabolism; insulin sensitivity; body
composition; cholesterol levels; blood pressure; bone mineral density; symptoms of arthritis; lower
-back pain and enhancing flexibility.

All of this is backed up by properly performed studies published in reputable, peer-reviewed


scientific journals, comprising nearly 30 pages of references contained at the end of the book.

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Body By Science goes into great detail on the dose-response relationship of exercise and proves
just how little high intensity exercise is actually required for best results - far less than many
people believe - also backed up by scientific research and the results of a combined 30 years of
supervising and tracking the progress of thousands of trainees through tens of thousands of
workouts.

Body By Science also explains the numerous genetic factors determining individual muscular poten-
tial and response to exercise, and how this information can be used to fine tune your workouts to
get the best results possible. The chapter on genetics also contains an interesting discussion of
epigenetics - how high intensity strength training influences the expression of your genes.

Chapter 9, The Science of Fat Loss, destroys numerous myths while explaining how training, diet
and other factors combined to produce discriminated fat loss. It further debunks the popular
misconception that aerobics or “cardio” are effective or even necessary for fat loss.

Chapters 10 and 11 address the training requirements of athletes and seniors and how the con-
cepts and principles explained in the book should be adapted for those populations, including spe-
cific routines for football, hockey, baseball and golf. Chapter 10, The Ideal Training Programs for
Athletes, also addresses numerous popular misconceptions about skill training, conditioning,
stretching, warming up, and cross-training. Chapter 11, The Ideal Training Programs for Seniors,
explains the numerous benefits high intensity strength training has for seniors, including how