If your goal is to develop a muscular physique, time spent in the gym is a must. However, there is also something else you can do to help you build your muscle and that is reading books that inspire, motivate, and drive you to want to push yourself just a little bit harder. Books that teach you things about fitness that you can apply in your own exercise routine to get better and faster results. Books just like these…Arnold: The Education of a BodybuilderThis book is the story of Arnold Schwarzenegger (it was actually written by him) and it shares how he became Mr. Universe five times, Mr. Olympia seven times, and ultimately Mr. World. Read it and you learn how he trained, what he ate, and even the exact 4-day fitness program he used to develop his body into an award winning machine. Although it was released in 1993, it is still relevant to anyone wishing to build that kind of physique today.Bigger Leaner Stronger: The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Male BodyBigger Leaner Stronger was written by Michael Matthews and it is a bestseller for a reason—it gets you results! This book teaches you all about which body building myths keep you from reaching your full potential, how to lose weight without depriving yourself, which supplements to buy and which ones aren’t worth your hard earned money, and more, giving you visible results in just 12 weeks. Now that’s fast.Strength Training Anatomy, 3rd EditionWritten by Frederic Delavier, Strength Training Anatomy teaches you all you need to know about muscles and how they respond to various exercises. It also shows you exactly what exercises work what muscles so you can create the physique of your dreams. This also helps you avoid injury because you’ll be aware of how each one interacts with its surrounding bones, tendons, and ligaments.Have you read any great muscle building books you’d like to share? Put them in the comment section below so that others can read them too!