Delavier who lives in Paris, France, is an extremely skillful and exceptionally talented man. Not only did he write the book above and Illustrate it, he really is knowledgeable of human anatomy, having studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and also studied dissection for three years at the Paris Faculté de Médecine. Delavier was the former editor in chief of the French magazine PowerMag and Le Monde du Muscle. He has also written fitness articles for magazines such as, Men's Health and Iron Man. He is also a Powerlifting champion, is a teacher and gives "World-Wide" presentations on Biomechanics.
I only own the original books by both Authors so I'm unable to comment on newer published editions. If I ever become interested in obtaining a newer version of my anatomy books, I'd personally go for the fourth edition of "Strength Training Anatomy".
So if you have a keen interest in bodybuilding anatomy or just simply like to know which muscles are targeted by certain exercises through training, then check out both recommended books by kindly using the Amazon "Affiliated" links to help Support Strength Oldschool.
Your patrons are bombarded with health and exercise advice fromevery corner and recommendations for what's best to do seem to changeweekly. Fitness magazine editor and national bodybuilding championLiebman's no-nonsense title goes back to the basics, educating users onhow to do specific exercises, illustrating in anatomical sketches how thebody is affected by them, and listing which exercises best prepare the bodyfor various sports. Part 1 offers general comments and tips on exercise andnutrition as well as large-format computer-generated images (CGI) of thehuman body with its muscles labeled. The other sections of the book showexercises and stretches in a spread each, with one page offering aphoto-illustrated how-to, and the opposite page featuring a CGI of the bodyat work with the relevant muscles highlighted. Most helpful is the segment ofworkouts, with instructions for two routines each for beginner, intermediate,and advanced practitioners who want to focus on a particular part of the bodyor prepare for a particular sport. The sports-specific entries ready readersfor common pastimes such as baseball, cycling, and various martial arts butalso for sports such as archery, hurling, and water polo. Closing the bookare glossaries of English and Latin terms. VERDICT This useful title, whichwill also work well as a circulating item, presents that something extra forfitness enthusiasts who want to become serious about theirconditioning.--Henrietta Verma, Library Journal 781b155fdc