Built for Strength by Doug Briggs

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Built for Strength:
A Basic Approach to Weight Training Success for Men & Women by Doug Briggs

This comprehensive weight training guide priced at only $34.95 contains 386 pages of highly educational material, wonderfully illustrated throughout! 

This book is designed for use in a classroom, gym, health education program or anywhere else weight training is taught or practiced.  Suitable for sale in gyms, health clubs, vitamin stores, nutrition stores, big-chain booksellers, college bookstores & educational outlets.  Everything you need to know is contained in this exceptional guide on weightlifting.

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About the Author

Doug Briggs, AuthorDoug Briggs, Ph.D., is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS,*D, RSCC,*D) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and a NSCA Fly Solo Mentor. 

He has been involved in strength and conditioning for over 30 years and has become a leading expert in his field. 

Doug not only "talks the talk" but "walks the walk" with a long history of personal weight training, strength and conditioning coaching and competing internationally. 

Professional Background

Doug is currently the Director of Human Performance for the U.S. Army Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) activity at Fort Bliss, Texas. 

He is also faculty member in the Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (PERD) Department at New Mexico State University.  Subjects that he teaches, or has taught, include anatomy, motor development, principles of strength & conditioning, personal training, test & measurements, as well as beginning, intermediate, and advanced women's and Olympic weightlifting. 

Previously Doug owned a Powerhouse Gym for 12 years and a personal training studio that became an Olympic-style weight training facility that produced numerous collegiate national champions and national level athletes. 

Doug has acted as an assistance coach for the men's and women's teams of USA Weightlifting at the World University and College Championships and the Young Louis Cyr Competition in Canada in 2000.  He is a USA Weightlifting Regional Coach and has previously served as President for three terms, and as Secretary for the New Mexico Local Weightlifting Committee (LWC).   

Doug has also written for numerous magazines including "Pure Power Magazine", "Bliss Now", and the "Army Times", to name a few.  

Athletic Background

Doug Briggs Pan American Masters Weightlifting Champion 

Doug is a competitive Olympic weightlifter who won the 2002 and 2005 Pan American Masters Weightlifting Championships, setting a new Pan American Masters Snatch record in 2002.



Doug Briggs USA Weightlifting Masters National Champion


Doug has also won the 2005 and 2007 USA Weightlifting Masters National Championships.  He was named male "Athlete of the Year" for the 2002 New Mexico State Games.  He has held over 200 state records in Olympic weightlifting.