Building Muscle & Performance

Author(s): Nick Tumminello


By combining the most effective approaches and exercises, expert trainer Nick Tumminello has developed a high-octane, high-efficiency system for building muscle and boosting performance. Step by step he presents the best exercises for increasing speed, explosiveness, athleticism and endurance. Readers will learn to push themselves to the limits with strength and power lifts and progressions, power training drills and cardio conditioning workouts. Building Muscle and Performance includes more than 250 exercises and 75 ready-to-use programmes, with detailed photo sequences that depict every movement as well as variations to increase or decrease difficulty.


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Reviews in relevant UK and European websites, magazines and journals including REPS Journal, P7; FitPro and Health and Fitness magazines. Featured at various fitness and sport science events throughout the UK and Europe including Bodypower, Fitpro, the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences and the European Congress of Sports Science. Solus emails, inclusion in online newsletters and posted on Human Kinetics' Health and Fitness Blog.

Coach Nick Tumminello provides hybrid strength training and conditioning for athletes and professional educational programmes for trainers and coaches all over the world. Nick has become known as the "Trainer of Trainers" and is also the author of the bestselling Strength Training for Fat Loss.

Part I Principles and Rationale: Chapter 1 Functional-Spectrum Training; Chapter 2 Building Muscle, Increasing Strength. Part II Exercises: Chapter 3 Cardio Conditioning; Chapter 4 Upper Body-Pushing; Chapter 5 Upper Body-Pulling; Chapter 6 Lower Body; Chapter 7 Core; Chapter 8 Warm-Up and Cool-Down. Part III Workout Programs: Chapter 9 Foundational Programming; Chapter 10 Performance Programming; Chapter 11 Muscle Programming; Chapter 12 Performance and Muscle Programming; Chapter 13 Customizing Programs for Personal Results.

General Fields

  • : 9781492512707
  • : Human Kinetics Publishers
  • : Human Kinetics
  • : 0.998
  • : March 2016
  • : 279mm X 216mm X 28mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Nick Tumminello
  • : Paperback
  • : 02
  • : 613.713
  • : 312
  • : 501 photographs, 3 illustrations