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Has Anyone Read This Book By Steve Justa?


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#1 OFFLINE   alexjones234

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 03:41 PM

if it wasnt so expensive i would have bought it. but id just like to know if anyone has read this book

 

http://www.amazon.co...rds=steve justa

 

i only wanted to read it for the information he has on isometrics.. is the book a good read?

 

thanks.



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Posted 01 May 2013 - 03:55 PM

Ehhhh.
I have it... It's really not worth it. Sorta interesting, but I really wouldn't recommend it.

It's not very well written, for one thing. But also, there really isn't any info in it you can't get anywhere else. And it's all kinda just thrown together. He seems like a nice guy, but I can't recommend this book.

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 04:00 PM

if it wasnt so expensive i would have bought it. but id just like to know if anyone has read this book

 

http://www.amazon.co...rds=steve justa

 

i only wanted to read it for the information he has on isometrics.. is the book a good read?

 

thanks.

 

The book is interesting, but there is some lack of information on his part that makes you guess at what he is meaning. The book is short and to the point of some things. If you're looking for information on how he trains isometrics, he actually has a website that's run by other people that offers some training dvds of his and there's 2 videos that feature his methods on nothing but isometrics. The videos are about 2 hours long and about $40 (don't know what the price will be if a person is from a different part of the world).



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Posted 01 May 2013 - 08:57 PM

I read this book many years ago and I found it fairly motivating for his work ethic in getting stronger through hard work but nothing was mind blowing in his method, he just pushed hard and became a strong man due to that...



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Posted 01 May 2013 - 09:52 PM

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Posted 02 May 2013 - 03:43 AM

I read this book many years ago and I found it fairly motivating for his work ethic in getting stronger through hard work but nothing was mind blowing in his method, he just pushed hard and became a strong man due to that...


Yeah that's about what I got from it.

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 01:41 PM

It's a good book, especially if you want to do odd object lifting or some old timey lifts, but a lot of it is going to be impractical for a lot of people IMO.



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Posted 13 May 2013 - 07:52 AM

I bought it years ago for about half the price it's selling for now. I found it interesting, but it didn't make me want to go out and find chuncks of concrete to drag home and lift. I always find it interesting to read about backyard strongmen and how they live and how they train. But $30.00 for this book - no way. You can watch his stuff on youtube for free.