The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) has recently released its second edition of Strength Training, offering a comprehensive guide that bridges science and practical application. Over 20 of the industry’s most qualified exercise scientists, kinesiologists, dieticians and strength and conditioning specialists contribute to the 17 chapters that cover the essentials of understanding a sound strength training program including anatomy, understanding muscle development, assessment, optimal nutrition, exercise technique and variation and extensive information on safe and effective program design. Strength Training is an ideal cross between an educational textbook and a practical training guide; the perfect go-to resource for any fitness professional.

Strength Training, Second Edition is available at Human Kinetics.