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Mean Ol' Mr. Gravity: Conversations on Strength Training

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Mean Ol' Mr. Gravity: Conversations on Strength Training

-book Mean Ol' Mr. Gravity: Conversations on Strength Training is a hardcover book written by Grayson Lindsay and published by Rogue Fitness. The book offers interviews with the top individuals in the world of strength and conditioning to discuss the topics of strength training, nutrition, success, and much more. Within the book, readers will find life stories, opinions and advice from some of the most esteemed strength and conditioning professionals in the world—including coaches, athletes, and doctors. The knowledge and wisdom contained within these conversations can help readers to develop better insights into strength training and help them to reach their goals more efficiently and effectively. Mean Ol' Mr. Gravity combines stories of real-life anecdotes with the scientific principles that govern the strength game. The book intends to give readers the knowledge and motivation to improve their fitness and strength, whether they’re a beginner, intermediate, or advanced lifter. Topics range from the importance of nutrition to proper ways to warm up and program for strength to developing explosive power and speed. The book also has a strong emphasis on building mental toughness, which is a critical element of strength and conditioning. In addition, readers can expect subjects such as the science behind injuries and recovery, strategy to break personal and world records, and the science behind lifting fundamentals. The conversations and insights contained herein can serve as invaluable lessons as readers embark on their own strength-training journey and help them understand the complexity of the game of strength training and excel. This book has something to offer to all athletes and active individuals who wish to become stronger and improve their performance in the gym.


Pros & Cons


• Covers a variety of topics around strength training

• Contains valuable information on bodybuilding, powerlifting, and Olympic lifting

• Illustrated with detailed drawings and photographs

• Designed to motivate and encourage readers

• Chapters are written in an interesting, insightful style

• Written by respected strength and conditioning professionals


• Some information may be less applicable to certain users

• Does not include advice on nutrition or lifestyle

• Price may be high for some readers

• Expert information may be too advanced for beginners

Who Should Buy

Should Buy:

• If you're a beginner to strength training

• If you're a fitness enthusiast looking to expand your knowledge

• If you're looking for smart conversations between experts in the fitness industry

Should Not Buy:

• If you're looking for a step-by-step fitness program

• If you're only interested in specific fitness topics

• If you're not willing to broaden your understanding of fitness



-223 Pages

-Published in 2009

-Written By: Steven Jast and Charles Staley

-Covers Barbell Training, Olympic Lifting, Adding Size, Conditioning, and Much More

-Introduction by Pavel Tsatsouline

-Includes Articles by Bill Starr, George Frenn, Joe Daniels, Laird Myers and Many More

Aasgaard Company Mean Ol' Mr. Gravity: Conversations on Strength Training$22.501.46 lb9.72 x 7.48 x 0.86 inPaperback
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