What Doesn't Kill Us traces our evolutionary journey back to a time when survival depended on how well we adapted to the environment around us. Our ancestors crossed the Alps in animal skins and colonized the New World in loin cloths. They evaded predators and built civilizations with just their raw brainpower and inner grit.
"Entertaining and Inspiring"
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.
"This book is a God send!"
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"
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.
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?
Imagine, just 12 weeks from now, having the lean, healthy body you've always wanted and not having to turn your life upside down to get it. Imagine having the energy to be at your peak from dawn to dusk, having the confidence to do all the things you've been putting off, having the certainty to make the right decision at the right time, and knowing that you really do have the power to change, not just your body, but anything in this world you set your mind to.
"Good Starting Point"
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"
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.
"I found this book to be very useful.."
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.
"My first ever book review."
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.
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"
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."
What if we can make ourselves, our communities, and our planet healthier all at the same time by moving our bodies more? Movement Matters is a collection of essays in which biomechanist Katy Bowman continues her groundbreaking investigation of the mechanics of our sedentary culture and the profound potential of human movement. Here she widens her message and invites us to consider our personal relationship with sedentarism, privilege, and nature.
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.
"Loved some of the De-bunked Myths"
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"
Fact: Over 95% of guys fail to achieve their fitness goals. Most quit after just 1-2 months in the gym. So what's stopping you from seeing results? Simple. You're focused on all the wrong things. Fad diets, random workouts, and questionable motivations will only get you so far. To break through your plateau and see fast progress you need to re-build your fitness habit from the ground up.
"Obvious to the point of genius"
A little over a decade ago, Baron Baptiste published his seminal book, Journey into Power. The first of its kind, it introduced the world to Baptiste Yoga, his signature method that marries a lifetime of studying with some of the world's most renowned yoga masters with his uniquely powerful approach to inner and outer transformation. Since then, yoga has steadily moved into the mainstream in our culture, and Baron's unique contribution has played a key role.
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.
"Could not be more thorough! "
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.
"Asthma free and Stress-less!"
Muscle Myths was written to debunk the most commonplace and harmful gimmicks, fads, myths, and misinformation in the health and fitness industry. With the information in this book, you can save the money, time, and frustration of buying into misleading diet plans and products that promise unattainable results. You can become your own personal trainer and start getting real results with your diet and exercise.
"Another great one by Michael Matthews"
Yoga is a powerful physical and mental practice that has been practiced for centuries. It was practiced by numerous celebrities and it is known for its many benefits. There are many ways that women can benefit from yoga practice. But, the main question is, can women practice yoga while menstruating? Can yoga help relieve cramps and other menstrual problems?
How does focusing on your outbreath help create a new, healthier you? In Just Breathe Out, you learn how practicing the BreatheOutDynamic system (BODs) energizes and relaxes you - the beginning of creating your very own user-friendly body. Respiratory therapist Betsy Thomason, BA, RRT introduces listeners to a life-changing way of breathing that focuses on breathing out instead of breathing in. Learning and using the BreatheOutDynamic system improves everything from management of pain to athletic performance and overall health.
Are you sick of having jiggly batwings or buggy whip arms? Wouldn't it be perfect if you had a simple easy-to-follow plan to turn your arms into loaded guns in no time? This book has your answer in a short, concise audiobook. That way you can get into shape instead of spending countless hours scouring the Internet and encyclopedia-long fitness publications!
Are you tired of having no upper body strength and no way to improve it? Wouldn't it be awesome to have a simple step-by-step plan to turn your buggy whip arms into the guns they're meant to be? The Home Workout Plan has your answer in a short, concise book you can listen to in less than an hour. That way you can get your information, get into shape and get on with life!
This is a triple book bundle. There are three manuscripts in this one book! This bundle includes Weight Watchers: The No B.S. SmartPoints Starter Guide For Rapid Weight Loss; Bodybuilding: 12 Absolute Best Workout Programs to Grow Stronger, Gain Muscle Mass, & Build the Ultimate Muscular Physique; and Muscle Building: 12 No B.S. Tricks for Explosive Muscle Growth, Getting Absolutely Ripped, & Building Strength Quickly.
Are you tired of fad diets and all-juice cleanses? Confused about all the conflicting nutrition information available? Over feeling guilty for your nutrition slip-ups? Finally learn to trust yourself to make slimming, nutritious, and energizing choices without dieting, confusion, and self-judgment!
Get pain relief for carpal tunnel syndrome! A must-have book if you or someone else you know is suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome! Take steps now to alleviate the pain or to help prevent it from ever occurring! Proven strategies that can really make a difference! Get the relief you deserve that can dramatically improve the quality of your life!
"Carpal Tunnel Secrets"
Are you tired of being out-of-shape and feeling lousy? Wouldn't it be nice to have a simple step-by-step plan to whip yourself into incredible shape? This book has your answers, in a book you can listen to in less than an hour. This book gives the information you need now so you can stop searching the Internet endlessly for answers about getting fit and feeling great!
Get the limited edition two-book weight-loss bundle that includes IIFYM Flexible Dieting and Low Carb Keto Diet! For everything you need to know about dieting and losing weight the healthy way!
Taiji (pronounced Tie-jee) is an excellent system of exercise characterized by spiraling, supple, lithe movements, but it is much more than just a mild exercise. Taiji can also be used as an effective martial art, moving meditation, a way by which blood, nerve, and lymph blockages can be reduced, as well as reducing needless tensions, thus improving health; a way to develop good balance and power, clearer thinking, smooth and more effective actions, and is even able to make one better looking.
Have you ever wondered if it is truly possible to run pain and injury free? In You Can Run Pain Free: A Physio's 5 Step Guide to Enjoying Injury-Free and Faster Running, listeners will discover how to both prevent and overcome running injuries and go on to enjoy new levels of exercise pain and injury free, and ultimately faster running.
Have you ever thought of getting that toned look that everybody wants? And what crosses your mind whenever you come across the term bodybuilding? Perhaps images of huge, heavy muscled bare-chested men and lean-bodied ladies flexing their pectorals, massive biceps and triceps amidst tumultuous applause is what comes to your mind! That's fine, but that is only a part of bodybuilding!
Why is running considered by many to be the best form of exercise? Running is simple, inexpensive, convenient and a very effective way to lose weight! When you purchase this book, you'll discover what happens in our bodies when we run. You'll find out how to create running goals and fit this plan into your lifestyle. With this advice, you can reinvent yourself as a healthier, happier person!
This book contains proven steps and strategies on how to gain more muscle and become stronger through a variety of different workouts. Growing stronger and having more muscle mass is not only going to help you to look better but help you to feel better as well. You are going to be improving your overall health when you begin to take care of your body. Every program in this book is going to exercise a different part of your body so that you are able to get the full effect from your workout.
Are you sick of having a saggy bottom, fluffy rump, or no butt at all? Wouldn't it be perfect to have a simple step-by-step plan to get your backside into bikini-ready shape? Then, this book has your answer in a short, concise book you can listen to in less than an hour. That way you can get a firm understanding of what you need to do and get your butt into great shape now!
Better Running Goals is a different type of running book. Leaving behind generic advice, Diana Fitts takes you through a customizable process for developing a sustainable running life. Based on your priorities, your desires, and your needs, this guide will help you understand how your lifestyle and goals work together to promote your happiness and success. Don't be blindsided by the demands of a running goal that clashes with your ability to live a meaningful life.
Are you running the right way? Thanks to Christopher McDonald's book, Born to Run, we now know there is a right way and wrong way to run. Are you unsure if you're landing the right way, stretching right, or even wearing the right kind of shoes for your feet? It's time you learn. How to Run is a concise book that will teach you how to run better, safer, and faster.
Yoga Flow with Tim Maples contains three different progressive audio yoga classes. The classes have been devised, lay a foundation, and establish a sound vinyasa yoga practice. Vinyasa is the term given to flowing yoga practices, and moving in such a way brings a deep sense of connection to the breath, allows you to move with freedom and expression, increases mobility, strength, and provides a cardio workout.
This is an introductory guide for people who quite like the idea of getting on a bike. It does not tell you how to use a power meter or what ratio of protein to carbs you have to eat after a grueling turbo session. It's just about bikes, and cycling, and fun, and leisure, and safety.
"Bike Safety Fundamentals"
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.
"A true teacher."
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"
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"
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"
Joe De Sena designed the Spartan races to test overall conditioning: strength, flexibility, endurance, and speed. His signature take-no-prisoners approach to achieving physical and mental fitness has taken the endurance world by storm and inspired millions. Now, in Spartan Fit!, De Sena breaks down that approach and gives listeners the tools they need to conquer the course.
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"
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"
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.
"a couple of good stories, but overall just eh"
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.
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.
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.