Bruce Lee was a trend setter in many ways. He was the first celebrity to really bring the idea of martial arts fitness training into the lime light. Even today people want to know how he managed to develop a body that was almost perfect. His book, The Art of Expressing The Human Body, tells this story.
In this book we can learn about the various methods Bruce Lee used throughout his career. He changed his methods as his body developed. He moved from traditional kung-fu training drills to incorporate more functionaltraining. We can also learn about his , with insights from Linda Lee on what he liked to eat, the supplements he took, even the home made juice blends that he drank.
One of the most inspirational things about this book is that it shows his actually training logs. Bruce Lee was a great believer in documenting all his training. He believed that only by keeping a log of his workouts was he able to progress and improve.
Strength training is a key feature of the book. Bruce loved isometric exercises, and the book explains how they provide the rawrequired for . And he developed isometric exercise far beyond the basic horse stance.
Obviously the book documents his famous 1 inch punch, and goes some way to explain how he trained his body and hos mind to enable him to accomplish such feats. Part of his success was trying new techniques, even havingequipment custom made to meet his requirements, to strive to improve his physical self.
There are whole workouts dedicated to wrist and forearm(essential for martial artists and grapplers). Plus his back exercise routines are simply awesome. He provides details on stretching too.