As fitness professionals, we are continually faced withsimilar concerns among our female clientele. They don't want to "bulk up,"they want to "tone" and "lengthen" their muscles, longcardio is the only workout for them or the common belief that doing dailycrunches is the answer to a flat stomach. Enter The New Rules of Lifting for Women by Lou Schuler. This is anincredibly versatile book: give it as a resource to a client or add it as ago-to reference book in your resource library. The book not only provides sixmonths of effective, challenging and specifically designed workout and mealplans, but candidly delivers the no-nonsense "New Rules" of trainingthat any lay exerciser can understand and apply while backed with applicablescience and research.