THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WEIGHT TRAINING (1997) is not like all the rest of the books dealing with weight training. This volume is a fresh approach to application of scientific and practical principles of weight training for sports, general fitness and body building. In addition, the last section of the Encyclopedia gives an excellent discussion of nutritional support of these weight training programs. The information contained in the Encyclopedia of Weight Training presents the principles and practices that will enable anyone at any level of training to design and apply an effective weight training program. This volume will take you from the basics, to training to be world champion in sport or body building. It is also valuable for the average person who needs a quick and valid source of information on weight training and nutrition.