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."
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."
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 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.
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 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 "
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! "
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.
This book explores a world where you can get the results you've always wanted; all you need is the right ketogenic diet and the right workout plan! My goal is to give you the tools to lose weight fast and obliterate fat by sharing the secrets to unlock weight loss through your own ketogenic diet in order to get the exact results you want!
"Just another diet book"
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"
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?
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.
"Not the right narrator for this title."
Reigning CrossFit world champion Rich Froning is "the fittest man on Earth". He's fast, he's strong, and he's incredibly disciplined. But it takes more than physical strength to compete and win at an elite level. It takes incredible mental and spiritual toughness as well. And it is the precise balance of all three that makes Rich Froning a champion.
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"
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.
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"
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.
This groundbreaking book introduces a unique approach to spirituality called meditative fitness. Showing you how to integrate meditation into your fitness routine, Meditative Fitness: The Art and Practice of the Workout can be described as a workout book with timeless spiritual truths. Offering his own inspiring story of personal transformation, author Clark Hamilton Depue illustrates how a meditative fitness practice can take you to new levels of happiness, awakening, and enlightenment.
"I highly recommend this book to everyone"
Oftentimes we find ourselves feeling motivated for a week or even a month to exercise and get back into shape. Sadly, this motivation tends to fade, and we start back at square one. Not anymore! With this 15-section audiobook, you will find everything you need and more to get you on your way to your desired weight once and for all!
Triathlon: Winning at 70.3 is dedicated to all triathletes who are thinking about stepping up to the middle distance. 70.3 Half Ironman training requires quite a different approach to the shorter distances, and to be successful, a more professional approach to training is required. Do not set yourself up for failure on race day! Simply doubling your Olympic distance training will not work. Those who do this will struggle. Do not be one of these! 70.3 triathlon is a serious step up and preparation is key.
Want to know what exercises are proven to make you gain muscle and strength? Then this book is perfect for you! It tells you the 48 best gym exercises for building strength and gaining muscle. I have included all important muscle groups (Chest, Back, Legs, Arms, Shoulders/Neck, Abs). Many of them are timeless and have been performed by bodybuilders for decades. They are proven to work, and should be part of every workout routine. No fluff or bro science! No need for fancy equipment or a personal trainer.
With the help of this book, you'll transform your body and your ability using parkour & freerunning. Conquer your body, build mental toughness, and look like a ninja in the process!
Discover the calisthenics book that gives you two detailed and complete 28-day routines to lead you to strength, flexibility, and total wellness! You're about to discover how to immediately start incorporating calisthenics training into your life. Benefit from this book's detailed description of all of the classic calisthenics exercises and the two complete 28-day routines that you can start working on right away.
Yoga is a widely popular art form which is packed with benefits for absolutely anyone! Whether you are young or old, yoga can help you to relieve inner stress and increase strength. In this book, you will learn 21 of the most common poses that will help you attain agility and calmness. This guide is great for beginners who are just starting on their physical and spiritual journey. The various sequences engage your body and mind, transforming you from the inside out. You will also learn a few tricks and hacks to improve your practice.
I have been a qualified personal trainer/coach for 10 years. In this easy to listen to guide, I have put together a collection of 50 easy gym hacks that have allowed hundreds of my clients to achieve their goals. Split into three easy sections - pre-workout, during-workout, and post-workout - this book has the hacks and tools to transform the way you train! Whether you're a professional athlete or bodybuilder, a beginner or fitness fanatic, striving for weight loss or weight gain, these fitness hacks will increase your performance in days!
Do you want to increase your strength, speed, and overall athletic performance? Do you want to fit a bodybuilding routine into your schedule? You can reach your fitness goals with Bodybuilding for Women. Muscle building has two important components: diet and exercise. If you don't maintain a good balance between diet and exercise, it will be nearly impossible to build a leaner and stronger body. This book provides in-depth coverage of each of these areas.
Foam rolling for beginners! Your ultimate guide to mobility & pain-free living Foam rolling used to be an exclusive practice among athletes and therapists. Now, the inner circle has expanded. Foam rolling has become a widespread practice. It is now very well known as a reliable technique for easing muscle pain and preventing injury. This book contains proven steps and strategies on how to use foam rollers effectively to maximize the muscle and mobility benefits they offer.
Are you ready to learn how to harness the power of interval training to transform your body? If so you've come to the right place.
This book covers the world's best types of massage therapies and lets you know what they specialize in, so that you can intelligently choose the best type of massage that will work well for you. Select from one or more of these massage methods to help you relax, to make you feel mentally alert and physically capable, to build a strong relationship with your significant other, to heal body, mind and spirit, and to increase your sense of well-being.
"Valuable Massage Information!"
Why is getting skinny so hard? Or so Aubrey thought. The fitness industry had burned her, again. But this time needed to be different, she needed to lose the weight, she just had to. Aubrey was destined for another failed attempt, until she runs into the talented Mr. Skinny. He holds the secret to her success. He's smart, fit, charming, and too busy for her. She needs to get in shape, she needs to find a man, and she needs to make this year her year. In this book, Tony reveals the secrets to his amazing fitness program.
"Secrets of Success!"
The Tao of Running brings a fresh and unique perspective to the topic of running. It offers listeners multiple ways to significantly deepen, enlighten, and enrich their running experiences.
Many people have a whole range of preconceived misconceptions about yoga. They think that yoga is only for women who are fit and flexible and live a certain lifestyle. Are you one of those people? This book is here to shatter those misconceptions and teach you that yoga is for everyone. Whether you're male or female, young or old, unfit and overweight, or the fittest you've ever been, this book will introduce you to yoga and the astounding benefits it can start having in your life.
Discover how you can finally get rid of stress naturally with the ultimate yoga handbook that reveals the exact steps to dramatically enhance your wellness through yoga. Living a life of abundance, happiness, and fulfillment is not as hard as you might think - nor is it something just a few lucky people are destined to experience. Getting rid of stress and living a worry-free life is actually much simpler than you thought it would be.
How to master the ancient art of moving meditation! The practice of Tai Chi provides many benefits to the human body. Aside from the physical benefits, the practice of Tai Chi can bring improvements in different aspects. Learning to master Tai Chi challenges your physical and mental capabilities. Tai Chi requires effort, patience, and discipline. Improved coordination. Tai Chi progressively improves your gross physical coordination and even the most subtle aspects of physical movement.
Attention: You're about to discover the fitness phenomenon that will have you dropping body fat like never before....
Are you ready to learn meditation? (100% suitable for beginners!) Meditation is powerful! Learning the correct techniques I will explain to you in this easy-to-follow book will allow you to benefit in many ways - from stress relief from daily living to finding inner peace (which does make a huge difference to your quality of life from my experience!), and much, much more! If this is the very first book on meditation that you've picked up, then you have made a great choice.
This book covers an incredible variety of stretches that you can easily learn and incorporate into your daily life. Be prepared to discover how to stretch out all of your different body parts and the best ways to do these stretches. The benefits of a daily stretching routine are many, and if you would like to live a long and happy life with a healthy body, then this is the book for you! Most people know that exercise is a valuable activity to boosting your health, making you feel great, and helping you grow strong.
"Essential book to have on stretching!"
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"
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"
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.
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.