Recommended Reading

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Scientific Principles of Strength Training – A high level overview of training principles with a specific application to strength training. Highly recommended!

The Muscle and Strength Training Pyramid – Practical guidelines and advice for putting together your own training program, both for strength and physique athletes.

Nutrition and Diet

The Renaissance Diet – A detailed look at dieting (including losing fat, gaining muscle, maintaining and sports performance) in strength athletes.

The Muscle and Strength Nutrition Pyramid – Counterpart to the training pyramid, practical guidelines for creating dieting strategies.