The first three editions of A Practical Approach to Strength Training were published in 1989, 1991 and 1995. This fourth edition is a much-needed update of the classic book that was a widely used resource in the fitness industry, selling nearly 35,000 copies. Many of the chapters have been overhauled with the latest information on strength and fitness; new chapters have been added, including ones on aerobic training, metabolic training, flexibility training, power training, weight management and several on nutrition. Also of note is that 2014 will mark the 25th anniversary of the book’s publication.Matt Brzycki has authored 8 books, co-authored 7 books and edited 2 books. In addition, he has authored more than 450 articles/columns on strength and fitness that have appeared in 45 different publications. He has nearly 30 years of experience in collegiate strength and fitness. Currently, Matt is the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation, Fitness at Princeton University. Also, he’s a coadjutant in the Department of Exercise Science and Sport Studies at Rutgers University where he teaches a course in Principles of Weight Training. Matt has been a guest on radio shows in Atlanta, Cincinnati and Phoenix.Cardinal Publishers Group is the distributor of Blue River Press books.