Best bodybuilding books?

  1. Best bodybuilding books?


    im an effing nerd. i like to read. and im also a gym slut so that makes me a nerdy slut. my point is any of you guys read any good books bodybuilding and such.
    The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do.


  2. there are tons of great training books..

    here is a short list:

    Beyond Brawn
    Building the Classic Physique: The Natural Way
    Unleashing the Wild Physique
    Power: A Scientific Approach
    The Westside Barbell Book of Methods
    Beyond Bodybuilding: Muscle and Strength Training Secrets for The Renaissance Man
    Power to the People! : Russian Strength Training Secrets for Every American
    Supertraining
    Starting Strength
    Science and Practice of Strength Training
    Practical Programming for Strength Training
    Theory and Application of Modern Strength and Power Methods
    Functional Training for Sports
    Low Back Disorders
    5/3/1
    The Unnatural Athlete
    "The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance." - Socrates

  3. lol
    you really like your strength training dont you.
    The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do.
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  4. Quote Originally Posted by rochabp View Post
    lol
    you really like your strength training dont you.
    lol... how did you know:
    "The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance." - Socrates

  5. any "get swole" books?
    The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do.

  6. Strength Training Anatomy frederic delavier

  7. I love reading. It is surprising that there aren't that many good books on BBing.

    I need to go back and read the ones I have again. I ordered Brother Iron, Sister Steel hopefully it will be a good read.

  8. Quote Originally Posted by fadi View Post
    I love reading. It is surprising that there aren't that many good books on BBing.

    I need to go back and read the ones I have again. I ordered Brother Iron, Sister Steel hopefully it will be a good read.
    There probably are a bunch on bodybuilding but I am not really into physique training that much so I tend not to seek out those kinds of books.
    "The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance." - Socrates

  9. Arnold Schwarzenegger's encyclopedia of modern bodybuilding.
    Its good ****.

  10. Arnold's book is Ok. Even so, how many times can one read it.

  11. Quote Originally Posted by JudoJosh View Post
    There probably are a bunch on bodybuilding but I am not really into physique training that much so I tend not to seek out those kinds of books.
    I do read strength training books as well. They tend to be more informative than BBing books. Starting Strength 3rd edition was released and thinking of picking it up.

  12. I love Arnold's encyclopedia. I have the second.d version and I've read it like 20 times over

  13. Quote Originally Posted by JudoJosh View Post
    There probably are a bunch on bodybuilding but I am not really into physique training that much so I tend not to seek out those kinds of books.
    By the way, thanks for recommending Supertraining, it is an excellent book.

  14. Though books are nice to bring along for a bathroom trip, with all the free information that's already on the internet, there's not a ton of value in investing in bodybuilding books. I suppose that's arguable, but at the same time, everything you would ever need to know about it is already on the internet and available for free.

    Just my opinion... Also, I was serious about the bathroom thing. I love reading in there!
  

  
 

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