Our ancestors crossed deserts, mountains, and oceans without even a whisper of what anyone today might consider modern technology. Those feats of endurance now seem impossible in an age where we take comfort for granted. But what if we could regain some of our lost evolutionary strength by simulating the environmental conditions of our forbears? Investigative journalist and anthropologist Scott Carney takes up the challenge to find out: Can we hack our bodies and use the environment to stimulate our inner biology?
"Entertaining and Inspiring"
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.
"Less than engaging"
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!"
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"
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.
In Two Turns from Zero, Stacey Griffith, one of the iconic faces of the wildly popular SoulCycle, has helped thousands reshape their bodies while also becoming their best selves - physically, mentally, and emotionally. Stacey firmly believes that every one of us can be an athlete. Focusing on four key concepts - eat, love, train, and repeat - this is her life handbook that provides a blueprint for feeling healthy, happy, and empowered.
"Enhancements not included and website unavailable"
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!"
The celebrated ballerina and role model Misty Copeland shares the secrets of how to reshape your body and achieve a lean, strong physique and glowing health.
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.
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.
Finally, the solution to the number-one reason we don't exercise: time. Everyone has one minute. A decade ago, Martin Gibala was a young researcher in the field of exercise physiology - with little time to exercise. That critical point in his career launched a passion for high-intensity interval training (HIIT), allowing him to stay in shape with just a few minutes of hard effort. It also prompted Gibala to conduct experiments that helped launch the exploding science of ultralow-volume exercise
"Good Science, Repetitive, Misguided on Nutrition"
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 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."
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.
"Easy, Quick, EFFECTIVE"
With Ayurvedic Wellness, Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar presents an in-depth audio training program in the principles and practices of the "science of life." In this six-session course, Dr. Kshirsagar offers practical instruction in cornerstone principles of Ayurveda - including diet, exercise, breathing, and meditation - to balance, heal, and transform your life.
"Comprehensive yet step-by-step"
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! "
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"
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"
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.
"More about the author's life and not advice."
From Yale-educated truck driver and fitness guru Siphiwe Baleka, a revolutionary metabolism-spiking program for anyone who feels they don't have enough time, equipment, or money to get in shape and lose those extra pounds.
With this book, the key to a better you and a stronger self is at your fingertips. If you've ever wondered how some of the people around you or your fellow employees at work never seem to look stressed or overwhelmed by the situations that life presents to them, then the key to that knowledge is right in front of you. Finding a more fulfilled, satisfied and stronger self begins with looking inward and ends with finding workouts that not only lead to physical results but also are free!
Are you concerned about your balance, building strength and maintaining independence? Wouldn't it be nice having a simple step-by-step exercise plan to do on your own at home? Most importantly, won't you have better peace of mind knowing it's a safe and proven fitness routine specifically for senior citizens? 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 your information, exercise today, and maintain a great quality of life!
Are you sick of being out-of-shape, feeling lousy and having no time to improve your health? Wouldn't it be nice to build muscle, lose fat, and look great right away with a short, simple workout routine? Then The Complete Home Workout Plan Series: How to Master Fitness in 30 Days has all your answers in a short, concise books bundled in a nine-book series.
Everyday life can be incredibly stressful. There is a horde of problems and challenges that we each must face every day. And sometimes, it can become difficult to take time out of our busy lives to take care of ourselves. Have you been looking for a way to change this? To improve your life, become more attuned with yourself, or reach your full potential? Kundalini yoga will help you to find balance in your life by focusing on the potential energy that lives inside of you.
Are you ready to get toned up, looking lean and feeling healthy without crazy fad diets, boring workouts and wasting time? Wouldn't it be perfect to have a simple exercise routine to get your legs, butt and core looking sexy as hell? Then, The Best 30-Day Lower Body Workouts has your answer. This collection gives you what you need now so you can stop endlessly looking around for answers about getting a firm midsection, great butt, and toned body!
Are you tired of being out of shape? Do you have no time to exercise? Wouldn't it be great having a simple step-by-step plan to get toned up, burn fat, and build muscle? Then The Home Workout Plan: How to Master Squats in 30 Days has your answer in a short book you can finish in less than an hour. That way you can have a foolproof action plan, get into shape, and start looking great!
Do you want to get toned, lean, and strong quickly without crash dieting, wasting time in the gym and money on gross protein powders? Wouldn't it be awesome to have an easy-to-follow exercise program to get your body into phenomenal shape? Then, this audiobook has your answer. This book gives the information you need now so you can stop endlessly perusing the Internet for answers about getting a firm midsection, great butt and toned body!
The Art of Vinyasa takes a unique look at Ashtanga yoga as meditation in motion that produces profound inner change. Two of the most well-respected teachers of the Ashtanga style of yoga, Richard Freeman and Mary Taylor, explore this rigorous practice not as a gymnastic feat but as a meditative form.
This book describes how bad habits contribute to ill health. The habits the author refers to that so negatively impact patients by leading to significant illness and mortality include alcohol and tobacco abuse, obesity, and more.
Most of us are aware of the necessity of working out and exercising in order to become as physically and mentally healthy as possible, and to maintain that health throughout our lives. Nonetheless, working out and staying fit is a challenge for many individuals, particularly those of us who are suffering from arthritis and other joint-related pain problems.
So, do you want to tone up and get lean and strong right now without crash dieting, wasting time in the gym and money on bogus supplements? Are you ready to get to work now and don't want to spend all your time listening to a fitness novel? Then The 30-Day Total Body Fitness Challenge has your answer in a short, concise book you can listen to in less than an hour.
Champions, as the familiar adage preaches, are not born - they're made. Reaching the top of any sport, or any aspect of life, takes years upon years of dedication and proper preparation. But if there's a huge pool of individuals who have undertaken the same commitment and steps towards becoming the best, what truly separates the winners from everyone else? Joanna Zeiger believes proper mental preparation is the answer.
Are you sick and tired of stomping away on a treadmill and getting nowhere fast? How do you feel about getting rid of your muffin top gut without killing yourself? Then I have a simple health and fitness action plan to lose weight, build muscle and tighten your core today! This audiobook has your answer. It will tell you the way you get the necessities on core development, get into phenomenal shape and look great!
Are you sick and tired of doing the same old boring cardio routine only to get limited results? Wouldn't you like to have a simple step-by-step plan that's scientifically proven to benefit weight loss, incinerate fat, and build muscle? Then, The Home Workout Plan: How to Master Cardio in 30 Days has your answer in a short, concise book. That way you understand what you need to do, work out right away, and get the results you want now!
CrossFit may be the absolute best and most effective way to improve your overall fitness level and health. It is a series of varied functional movements taken from weightlifting, gymnastics, running and more, all performed at a high intensity. All workouts are easily measurable for you to see and keep track of your progress. There is an infinite number of CrossFit workouts you can create which means you never have to get bored of doing the same routine every time you work out at the gym.
In this book, Tony explains proven endurance techniques. You'll learn the principles to complete any race. Whether you're training for your first 5k, a triathlon, or a marathon. Tony will have you smiling at the finish line.
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 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"
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."
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.
"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.
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"
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.