The books is divided into 3 parts: an introduction to weight lifting basics, which is essential reading for newcomers and useful revision for the more experienced, a step-by-step description of the techniques and an in-depth explanation of the importance of good form when lifting weights.
McRobert's advice in the introduction is straightforward and pragmatic. He stresses the importance of finding the approach to training that works for the individual, rather than trying to force people into a generic training program, and aspiring to realistic goals. There are no promises of superhuman athleticism in just 20 minutes a day or a Schwarzenegger physique in 6 weeks (if ever).
The list of techniques described is concise and to the point. It includes every technique most people are ever likely to need to use. Most of them are compound exercises, although a few isolation ones are thrown in to keep the bodybuilder