This is a practical resource for current and aspiring strength and conditioning professionals and personal trainers. With unmatched visual demonstration of a variety of free weight and machine exercises, the text is a valuable tool for those preparing for certification and for those who design programmes for athletes and clients of all ages and fitness levels. It is organised by body region, including total, lower and upper body and core, and focuses on specific resistance training exercises that pertain to each region. Every chapter contains a table that describes each exercise's concentric action, predominant muscle groups and muscles involved, enabling readers to understand the impact of the exercises on each body region. The fully updated, full-colour reference explains 70 resistance training exercises with step-by-step instructions, photos and online video demonstrations. With the inclusion of additional exercises as well as online video demonstrations, it is the most authoritative and current resource in teaching safe and effective resistance training.