If you want to be muscular, lean, and strong as quickly as possible without steroids, good genetics, or wasting ridiculous amounts of time in the gym and money on supplements... then you want to listen to this book. Here's the deal: Getting into awesome shape isn't nearly as complicated as the fitness industry wants you to believe. You don't need to spend hundreds of dollars per month on worthless supplements. You don't need to constantly change up your exercise routines to "confuse" your muscles. You don't need to burn through buckets of protein powder every month. You don't need to toil away in the gym for a couple of hours per day, doing tons of sets. You don't need to grind out hours and hours of boring cardio to get a shredded six-pack. You don't need to completely abstain from "cheat" foods while getting down to single-digit body fat percentages. In this book you're going to learn something most guys will never know: the exact formula that makes putting on 10 to 15 pounds of quality lean mass a breeze… and it only takes 8-12 weeks.
"Everything you need to know."
Primal Endurance shakes up the status quo and challenges the overly stressful, ineffective conventional approach to endurance training. While marathons and triathlons are wildly popular and bring much gratification and camaraderie to the participants, the majority of athletes are too slow, continually tired, and carry too much body fat respective to the time they devote to training. The prevailing "chronic cardio" approach promotes carbohydrate dependency, overly stressful lifestyle patterns, and ultimately burnout.
"Wish it had a PDF included."
Did you know you can beat stress, lift your mood, fight memory loss, sharpen your intellect, and function better than ever simply by elevating your heart rate and breaking a sweat? The evidence is incontrovertible: Aerobic exercise physically remodels our brains for peak performance.
America's Angriest Trainer, Vinnie Tortorich, exposes the nasty underbelly of the fitness industry while getting you into the best shape of your life. For over 20 years, Vinnie has been Hollywood's go-to guy for celebrities and athletes looking to get fit fast. Now, in this hilarious and often R-rated memoir, he holds nothing back. What's the best piece of fitness equipment money can buy? What's the fastest way to lose weight: diet or exercise? Why are health clubs worse than used car lots? In Fitness Confidential, Vinnie tells all.
"The best voice in audible with the lungs to match"
After running an ultramarathon through the Copper Canyons of Mexico, Christopher McDougall finds his next great adventure on the razor-sharp mountains of Crete, where a band of Resistance fighters in World War II plotted the daring abduction of a German general from the heart of the Nazi occupation.
"A solid follow-up"
Everywhere you go, you see gyms, videos, and books about exercise, advertising how they can help you get in shape fast and easy. You've probably even put some money down before, vowing that this was the year you'd get in shape, lose that extra weight, and become the energetic person you know is hiding inside you. Unfortunately, life happens, and you fall into the habit of "I'll start tomorrow." How to Build Self-Discipline to Exercise is a practical guidebook on how to introduce exercise into your life and keep it there.
"Just the facts to get you going"
If you want to be toned, lean, and strong as quickly as possible without crash dieting, "good genetics", or wasting ridiculous amounts of time in the gym and money on supplements...regardless of your age...then you want to listen to this audiobook. Getting into great shape isn't nearly as complicated as the fitness industry wants you to believe. You don't need to spend hundreds of dollars per month on worthless supplements.
"Written and Read for a Man not a Woman"
Beyond Training is for men and women who have made it out of couch potato mode and are ready to take things to the next level, whether that means shedding those last few extra pounds, finishing a 5K, or even crossing the finish line of an Ironman triathlon. Everyone from the casual exerciser to the weightlifter, CrossFitter, obstacle racer, marathoner, mountaineer, triathlete, swimmer, cyclist, runner, and biohacker will glean tons of knowledge and life-changing advice from this book.
"packed with information"
Achieve more with less effort: The secret to weight loss, fitness, and wellness lies in the most basic and most overlooked function of your body - how you breathe. One of the biggest obstacles to better health and fitness is a rarely identified problem: chronic overbreathing. We often take many more breaths than we need without realizing it, contributing to poor health and fitness, including a host of disorders, from anxiety and asthma to insomnia and heart problems.
Meditate Your Weight is a 21-day weight-loss plan that employs a daily journaling and meditation practice to coach listeners through the various mental blocks, thoughts, habits, and behaviors that stand in their way of living in strong, healthy, well-loved bodies.
"Tiffany Explains It All"
Forget "losing weight" - you want to lose fat...and if you want to know how to do it as quickly as possible without losing muscle...and without doing hours and hours of grueling cardio every week...then you want to listen to this audiobook. What if I told you that you could dramatically transform your body eating foods you actually like...every day...seven days per week?
Primal Blueprint author Mark Sisson presents a fun, easy-to-follow, practical guidebook to help you "get Primal" in only 21 days. First, you'll learn eight key concepts that represent the most important day-to-day elements of living Primally, then tackle five action items that will enable you to literally reprogram your genes toward a long, healthy, and energetic life. The action items are presented in a fun and life-transforming 21-Day Challenge, featuring daily diet, exercise, and lifestyle endeavors with corresponding journal exercises.
"DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME"
Now in a revised, expanded, and upgraded edition, Ignite the Fire is the highly practical approach to personal training already relied on by thousands of trainers worldwide. Repeatedly called one of the "best books for personal trainers", it provides a clear road map teaching you how to become a personal trainer, to getting a personal trainer certification, to building your career from the bottom up so you can build a clientele, your reputation, and income.
Twenty-six point two miles isn’t enough anymore. Obstacle course racing, which combines the endurance challenges of a marathon with the mind-bending rigors of overcoming obstacles along the way, is taking the world by storm. At the center of this phenomenon is Joe De Sena, the driving force behind the enormously popular Spartan Race. De Sena offers a simple philosophy: commit to a goal, put in the work, and get it done.
"A different type of mindset"
In The Yoga Matrix, the renowned instructor Richard Freeman immerses us in the rich teachings and sutras that inform the many schools of yoga and reveals how the body can serve as the ultimate laboratory, temple, and place of pilgrimage for spiritual inquiry.
If you want to build as much muscle as naturally possible... be able to bench press, squat, and deadlift gargantuan amounts of weight... and maintain a ripped, beach-ready physique year round... then you want to read this book.
"Amazing book "
The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga brings spirituality back to yoga. It shows how the Seven Spiritual Laws play a crucial role in yoga's path to enlightenment while providing listeners with a wealth of meditation techniques, mantras, breathing exercises, and yoga poses. Whether a newcomer to yoga or an experienced practitioner, The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga is a portal to yoga's deeper spiritual dimension and a beautiful step to a happier, more harmonious, and more abundant life.
We all want to live long, healthy, and happy lives. But the path to achieve this-fitness and nutrition-is fraught with popular yet dangerously misleading myths about personal wellness. How do you separate the fact from the fiction? How can you recognize when you're doing your body more harm than good? Scientific knowledge has greatly expanded our understanding of how the human body works, laying many previously held ideas about fitness and nutrition to rest.
"Very basic information... mostly common sense"
Learn how to use the extreme hand-held gym from the source - the man who started the kettlebell revolution. Simple & Sinister will prepare you for almost anything life could throw at you, from carrying a piano upstairs to holding your own in a street fight. Pavel Tsatsouline is a former Soviet Special Forces physical training instructor, currently a Subject Matter Expert to elite US military and law enforcement special operations units.
"Needs an accompanying PDF to visualize exercises"
Discover 50 simple shortcuts you can use right now for more motivation, losing fat, and building muscle and a healthier, happier body fast! Even if you've no time or money, this expert guide, with insights from top fitness coaches and cutting-edge research, skips the BS and hard work and exposes the efficiency shortcuts you can take right now to get an awesome body and feel good!
"Excellent Techniques To Stay Fit and Healthy"
Weight loss, beautiful glowing skin, peace of mind, a strong, flexible body, and overall good health are some of the major benefits of yoga. Unfortunately, yoga has been widely considered as being confined to yoga poses only and as such, its benefits only associated with the body. However, it isn't so. Yoga poses for beginners have immense benefits which include uniting the mind, breath, and body. When in harmony, your spiritual journey through life can be more fulfilling, happier, and calmer.
From the best-selling weight loss writer Linda Westwood comes 15-Minute Body Fix: Resize Your Thighs, Blast Belly Fat & Sculpt Lean Arms! This book will jump-start your weight loss, increase your energy level, clear your mind, and improve your overall health! The best thing is that this is Linda's third edition - which means expanded tips, tricks, strategies, and bonus sneak peeks at the back!
I've been a Fitbit user for some time now, and it took me some time to get the hang of its unique features. I checked on the main website and some other forums, but I learned most of what I know by experimenting with it. I've written this short guide to help the new Fitbit user. This is an honest assessment of my experience. There are some things I would change, which I'll come onto later, but overall I've been very pleased with it. I hope you in turn find some value from this guide, and make the most of this fitness tech.
Achieving the ultimate body does not require endless hours in a gym or excessively restrictive diets. The fundamental aspect of the 4-Hour Body plan is to use the minimum effective dose of something, such as partaking in the least amount of healthy food or exercise that still produces results. It is a minimalist approach. Losing fat and building muscles with the prescribed 4-Hour Body diet and exercise regimens are important parts of the plan.
Ever since the fitness craze in the 1980s, we have become a nation increasingly aware of our health and physique. Millions of dollars are spent every year in the quest for a perfect body. Gyms are big business, personal trainers are making a tidy living helping people stay fit, and body building supplements are at an all-time level of performance. In actuality, the sport of body building has been around for quite some time.
Often, the fad diets, workout regimens, and endless supplements touted by many fitness magazines and ripped gurus on TV have failed men looking to build their ideal body. These fitness strategies are often not based on hard science and don't deliver on their promises. The Bigger Leaner Stronger plan, on the other hand, is a regimen based on scientific studies and methods that have proven to be effective for men and women across age groups.
Would you like a way to awaken your innate talents? Would you like to widen your comfort zones? Would you like to develop skills you didn't even know you had? Hiking and backpacking are ways to help you do just that...and more! Hiking and backpacking can lead to mental satisfaction, a true sense of achievement, increased confidence, and can even help overcome depression.
As a shy, awkward 25-year-old with self-confidence issues, Brad Gouthro decided he couldn't take living his unfulfilling life anymore. Rather than giving up, Brad took personal responsibility for the life he was living. This all took a pivotal turn when Brad made the empowering choice to use fitness to transform his life inside and outside of the gym. Based on Brad's amazing physical, emotional, and personal transformation, he's now showing hundreds of thousands of "Live Leaners" how they can do it, too.
"Loved it so much I might get the book too"
Bikram yoga allows the body to completely stretch out and sweat from all pores. It is a good technique to relieve stress, pain in joints, and body aches and heal chronic injuries. It also tones up your body, helps to reduce weight, lowers blood pressure, revitalizes your body, and increases life span.
This book will show you how to make small adjustments with minimal effort to affect maximum results using small diet changes and short exercise routines. As an added bonus, you will learn some massage techniques to help your body to detox itself, and also some techniques you can practice with a partner for fun, well-being, and relaxation.
This information is what should be taught in schools today, and I know for a fact we would have a more fit, happy, and healthy society. This is a book of science, real-life stories of health struggles and victories, as well as simple steps you can take to radically change your health, body, and mind. Educate yourself, take action, and change your destiny one day at a time with the figureFIT! lifestyle program.
This book contains useful information on the exercise of walking and how you can benefit from getting into a daily habit of long walks. You'll learn the most important elements needed to make your walking plan a success.
Running is the most simple, effective, affordable, and convenient form of exercise in the world. It will challenge your body and mind, give you energy, and let you enjoy the great outdoors. People all over the world run regularly for different reasons. Some want to lose weight. Others want to maintain their current fitness level. There are those who like to run because of how it makes them feel empowered. Professional athletes run because it strengthens specific muscles and boosts endurance.
You already know the dedication it takes to see results in one area of your life. Now it's time to apply your "strength training" across the board. When someone asks you what day of the week it is, do you say which body part you're working that day (chest day, leg day, upper body, or lower body)? I know I'm not the only one. Many people don't understand our enthusiasm for working out. It's more than the gym...it's our life.
If you're a parent, you understand how difficult it can be to eat healthy and exercise on a regular basis. With your children taking up the majority of your life, who has time to cook a healthy meal or take a two-mile run? Often times, meals are surrendered or replaced with quick, not-so-healthy alternatives while exercise is never even a thought. This book will give you tips and advice on how to burn calories and lose wait while still spending time with your kids.
Want to know why WODS can cost you nothing, with intense workouts, simple stay-at-home exercises, and basic moves? Looking for outlined exercises to follow and do on your own? Want to scale up and tackle the real deal and intense sessions but need to know what to look for when searching for that perfect class?
We can do more with this life. We all know it, we all wish for it, but just how to do itthat eludes us. In his new book, A Life Worth Breathing, internationally renowned yoga teacher and spiritual philosopher Max Strom shows us the way. His groundbreaking book reaches past expected dogma in a language that is vital, inspired, and accessible. Strom leads us on a journey of self-discovery as we excavate our past in order to have a better understanding of our present.
"loved, loved this book--"
The sport of running is ever changing, be it the shoes we wear or the goals we set, the training methods we use or the role models we emulate. But there is one constant: For 40 years, Runner’s World magazine has been recognized worldwide as the leading authority on running. Now the collective wisdom of the most savvy running writers, coaches, and editors can be found in Runner’s World Complete Book of Running.
"Great comprehensive book for running beginners"
The world of yoga is astonishingly rich in its array of schools and practices. Yet, as diverse as they seem, they share a common aim: the discovery of the essence of existence that can be found at the core of our being, and the liberation that comes from that discovery. With this worthy goal in mind, Richard Freeman presents an enlightening overview of the many teachings, practices, and scriptures that serve as the basis for all the schools of yoga - hatha, bhakti, jnana, karma, tantra, and others.
"A "must read" for any Yoga teacher"
Five years in the making, The Science of Yoga draws on more than a century of painstaking research to present the first impartial evaluation of a practice thousands of years old. It celebrates what’s real and shows what’s illusory, describes what’s uplifting and beneficial and what’s flaky and dangerous—and why. Broad illuminates how yoga can lift moods and inspire creativity. He exposes moves that can cripple and kill. As science often does, this groundbreaking book also reveals mysteries.
"Started strong, then went downhill"
With candid, witty, and compelling experiences of yoga from renowned memoirists, including Cheryl Strayed (author of the number one New York Times best-seller Wild), Claire Dederer (author of national best-seller Poser: My Life in 23 Yoga Poses), Dinty W. Moore (author of The Accidental Buddhist), Neal Pollack (author of Stretch: The Making of a Yoga Dude) and many others, Going Om shares a range of observations about this popular practice.
Today, women make up more than half of the nation’s runners. And, as more and more women have hit the roads and trails and laced up for 5-Ks and marathons, the research showing the effects of running on the female body has grown significantly, too. The truth is that even though the gap between men's and women's world best times is shrinking, the latest scientific evidence shows that running is a dramatically different experience for women than men - physically, mentally, and emotionally.
"Nothing to write home about"
In this specially priced collection, you'll get both the best selling The Abs Diet and its companion audiobook, The Abs Diet Personal Trainer.
Widely recognized as one of the most powerful healing methods that has ever been developed, bioenergy healing is relatively easy to learn. Csongor's unique writing - as if you were listening to him live at one of his seminars - makes this comprehensive book on energy healing a light yet very informative listen. If you are a fast learner, you may learn to heal in only one day. By the end of the book, you will become a healer for a lifetime.
With two out of every three Americans overweight or obese, scientists are studying how excess fat changes physical and mental health, demographers are calculating how it's shortening life spans, and economists are debating the impact it has on America's productivity and global competitiveness. But how weight affects intimacy and sexuality is barely discussed. Yet, it's a question of high importance for the tens of millions of Americans who are overweight or obese and having difficulty sexually and romantically.
Now you can get a personal trainer to work out with you whenever and wherever you want for less than the cost of a new pair of shorts! In his best-selling The Abs Diet, David Zinczenko, editor-in-chief of Men's Health, developed a plan to boost your metabolism, flatten your stomach, and keep you lean for life. The Abs Diet Personal Trainer coaches the listener through a total body workout using The Abs Diet exercise plan. Use it at home, in the gym, or when you're on the road.
Whether it results from injury, osteoporosis, or an unusually intense weekend golf game, back pain is an all-too-common cause of serious discomfort that can debilitate even your most dedicated effort to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. It doesn't have to be that way. Dr. Harris H. McIlwain has devoted his career to bringing relief to sufferers of back pain and arthritis, and in The Pain-Free Back, he shares his clinically proven six-step program for achieving and maintaining a healthy back.