From square one to living strong—a beginner's guide to weight lifting.
You don't have to hire a personal trainer to learn how to lift weights the smart, safe way. The Beginner's Guide to Weight Lifting is the perfect companion for men and women who are starting from scratch and want to begin working out at the gym or at home.
From air squats to barbell bench presses, you'll explore beginner-friendly exercises with clear illustrations so you can perfect your form, get stronger while building muscle, and improve your cardiovascular health. The Beginner's Guide to Weight Lifting can help you get the most out of your workout routine by sharing how to set up your home gym, safety tips, nutrition, and more. It doesn't matter who you are, your age, or physical ability, it's never too late to start weight lifting.
This ultimate beginner's guide to weight lifting includes:
Get started—Learn weight lifting fundamentals like how to choose the right weight, defining gym jargon, and using proper gym etiquette.
Get training—Build muscle and stamina with 35 beginner-based exercises and a complete 4-week weight lifting routine that includes specific exercises, sets, and reps that can be modified for your skill level.
Get results (and compliments)—You'll feel fitter and healthier, and you may even notice a firm muscle or two—plus you get well-timed encouragement when you need it.
Lift weights without the heavy lifting—all you need is the Beginner's Guide to Weight Lifting.
About the Author
KYLE HUNT is a competitive powerlifter, coach, author, and owner of Hunt Fitness, a successful online fitness and nutrition coaching business. He has worked with hundreds of clients all aiming to be their best, including bodybuilders, physique athletes, powerlifters, and wrestlers. Hunt has a Bachelor of Science in exercise science from Fredonia State University and is a certified fitness trainer and nutrition specialist.
"Starting an exercise program doesn't have to be so difficult. Kyle Hunt delivers a straightforward approach to lifting weights that can help any beginner take the first step on their fitness journey."—Matt Gary, SSPT Founder and USA Powerlifting Coaching Education Director
"This is the book I wish I had when I first started lifting weights! In the Beginner's Guide to Weight Lifting, Kyle Hunt uses his decade of coaching experience to make the process of getting in the gym, and more importantly seeing results, as simple as possible. I couldn't recommend this book enough!"—Zach Plymale, Hunt Fitness Client
"I have been working with Hunt Fitness for 9 or 10 years, and the progress Kyle has helped me achieve is unbelievable! His guidance has honestly changed my life. The Beginner’s Guide to Weight Lifting is everything you need to begin your own journey. If you are on the fence about getting started, take it from me, Kyle Hunt is the real deal and his methods are proven effective."—Tom Nybeck, Hunt Fitness Client