Book Reviews of Lean, Long Strong : The 6-Week Strength-Training, Fat-Burning Program for Women

Lean, Long  Strong : The 6-Week Strength-Training, Fat-Burning Program for Women
Lean Long Strong The 6-Week Strength-Training Fat-Burning Program for Women
Author: Wini Linguvic
ISBN-13: 9781579549565
ISBN-10: 157954956X
Publication Date: 1/1/2005
Pages: 240
Rating:
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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3.6 stars, based on 9 ratings
Publisher: Rodale Books
Book Type: Paperback
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reviewed Lean, Long Strong : The 6-Week Strength-Training, Fat-Burning Program for Women on + 63 more book reviews
A 6 week training program that has programs for beginners, intermediates and advanced exersicers.
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In this book Linguvic seeks to lay out multiple strength training routines for women that can be done within your own home with minimal equipment. The routines are divided into core, lower body, and upper body. Each of these have beginner, intermediate, and advanced options. The routines are designed to be combined in various ways to either fat-blast or target core, lower body, or upper body. The book includes a nutrition guide.

This book is not challenging at all unless you were previously essentially a non-moving couch potato. All of the moves include using an exercise ball, which is awkward at best. A solid half of the "moves" are just stretches, which will not build muscle. There is no way that Linguvic got the body on the cover of her book by doing wimpy moves like this.

Overall, there is some value in this book in that it consists of non-threatening, quick routines that women who have never exercised before may find simple enough to stick with. If it will get them off the couch, then it has done something. If you have any experience with strength training at all, though, don't waste your time with it.

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