If you're a regular M&F reader, then you enjoy digesting every bit of info you can find on making your physique better. And while M&F and M&F Online should be your main sources of 411 on getting bigger and stronger, there are occasionally bookstore selections that prove to be productive reads. Human Kinetics' newest release, Stronger Arms & Upper Body, is one such title.

Co-authored by M&F's own senior science editor Jim Stoppani, PhD, and senior features editor Joe Wuebben, Stronger Arms & Upper Body might be the missing piece of the puzzle in your efforts to sculpt a cover model physique.

The title tells the story: this book targets your shoulders, arms, upper back, chest, and abdominals using the most effective exercises and programs available. Featuring over 100 exercises and exercise variations, Stronger Arms & Upper Body also provides you with hundreds of tips and intensity techniques designed to help you push past plateaus so that you are constantly making improvements.

There are plenty of other bonuses in Stronger. Dozens of programs, detailed anatomical illustrations, explanations and variations for equipment needs, and the latest in advanced training methods all help you get your money's worth.

The book also features a chapter specifically dedicated to advanced trainees who like to employ high-intensity techniques to get the most out of every workout.

Dave "Scooter" Honig,LL Cool J's trainer and co-author of the New York Times Best Seller LL Cool J's Platinum Workout, offers Stronger Arms & Upper Body a resounding endorsement. "Jim Stoppani is one of the leaders in the field of weight training. In Stronger Arms & Upper Body, he and Joe Wuebben have created the resource for the development of upper-body strength, power, and size."

The book, available at bookstores now, is also a click away at www.humankinetics.com.