"Fitness & Bodybuilding" is the fourth title in Marie Porter s "Spandex Simplified" series, and is all about designing and creating spectacular and durable posing suits for fitness athletes of all disciplines - Figure, Bodybuilding, Sports Model, Fitness, and more. This book is appropriate for beginner to advanced levels of sewing ability, and is written from both a designer, and former "performance" athlete s point of view. It will teach everything from the basics, to tricks of the trade. "Spandex Simplified : Fitness and BodyBuilding" will prepare the reader to design and make almost any design of posing suit or routine costume imaginable! Given the cost of decent competition bikinis, this manual can more than pay for itself with the savings from just one project! The entire book is written completely in laymans terms and carefully explained, step by step. Only basic sewing knowledge and talent is required. Learn everything from measuring, to easily creating ornate applique designs, to embellishing the finished suit in one book!