The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding By Arnold Schwarzenegger
The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding: The Bible of Bodybuilding is encyclopedia book by Arnold Schwarzenegger, published in 1985.
A book specifically written for anyone who enjoys working with weights or who simply likes keeping fit and healthy, ‘The New Encyclopedia Of Modern Body Building’ has earned its reputation of being the ‘holy grail’ of bodybuilding.
The book is a comprehensive study of the entire world of bodybuilding, which starts from a knowledge about the latest advances in bodybuilding competitions and weight training and covers everything from sports psychology, the required nutrition and diet and the various methods of training to the various injuries that can be incurred, their prevention techniques and treatments. What’s more alluring about this book is that all these sections have been properly illustrated with detailed photographs of some of the newest stars of bodybuilding.
To make the book more useful, Arnold furnishes various tried-and-tested tips for strengthening and sculpting muscles. In fact, for the novice, he has a separate section where elaborations on all the types of muscles have been furnished along with the tips to strengthen each individually. For the pro bodybuilders, he also shares some special tactics and strategies that would enable them for selecting the best poses at different fests and programmes. A special section on how to handle publicity has also been provided for the best effect.