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Basic Training: A Fundamental Guide to Fitness for Men

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A beautifully illustrated, indispensable guide for anyone embarking on a fitness program

Basic Training is an introductory guide to achieving health and fitness for men. This user-friendly source of information, techniques, and images will enable and inspire any man to achieve a healthy body and a fit lifestyle.

Divided into three sections-Motivation, Action, and Lifestyle-t
Paperback, 224 pages
Published October 20th 2000 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published November 23rd 1999)
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Jul 10, 2009 Buck rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: all-is-vanity
This book is so gay. Like, literally gay. It's basically soft-core porn coyly disguised as a weight-training manual. Half the photos are gratuitous beefcake shots with zero instructional value. A tiny section on 'buttocks' serves as an excuse for a full-page close-up of some naked guy's fuzzy ass. Diet -- obviously an essential component of fitness -- gets a measly two pages of nutritional boilerplate.

To be fair, I didn't exactly read this - just flipped through it a couple of times. But as far
Lots of homo-erotica spices up this how-to guide for pathetic slobby-muscled guys like me.
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Nov 01, 2014 Hom Sack rated it liked it
Due to the many gratuitous non-instructive photos that the book can do without, it gives the initial impression of a coffee table book. Consequently, it takes away from how informative it is.
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