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Beyond Training Audiobook

Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health, & Life

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Publisher's Summary

Discover little-known nutrition and lifestyle tactics with Beyond Training!

What problems does Beyond Training solve?

Ironically, many people who appear to be fit and healthy on the outside struggle with health and lifestyle issues like insomnia, gas, bloating, low libido, aging too fast, injuries, performance plateaus, brain fog, and a basic lack of time for their career, family, and friends. So, this book supplies a step-by-step guide to eliminating all these issues and helping you get the most out of life while still achieving amazing feats of physical performance.

Who is Beyond Training for?

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.

What will Beyond Training do for you?

Beyond Training educates and entertains with underground training, nutrition, and lifestyle tactics that mean no guesswork, less confusion about what to eat, and elimination of workout frustrations so you can have more time and make more money, experience fewer frustrating health issues, have complete confidence that you are training the right way, and rid yourself of notorious body trouble spots, nagging injuries, and stubborn body fat.

©2014 Victory Belt Publshing (P)2015 Ben Greenfield

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    Brian 01-11-16
    Brian 01-11-16 Member Since 2002
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    "Could not be more thorough! "

    This has to be the most complete health and fitness book ever written. Great stuff but can be a bit overwhelming. It should probably be approached as a reference book. Listening straight through gives you the impression that you could never do all these things. Just too many fixes that sound like snakeoil.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Emile 01-19-16
    Emile 01-19-16 Member Since 2015
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    "packed with information"

    I would read this several times over due to the density of information. The online resources go far to synthesise the concepts into a shorter simpler form.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Christopher A Stout 03-14-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Not worth the time"

    Ben puts in a big effort. but this book gives ideas that the common person isn't going to try because we don't have disposable income for gadgets that might or might not work. Ben simply is marketing an industry and tries to push the reader into buying ideas and products to build an industry. Pass on the book. all info is available free on Web youtube. he is just pushing his products too. He is trying to copy others Dave Asbrey Bulletproof by trying to create a market and capitalize on it. These guys are trying to sell stuff.

    10 of 13 people found this review helpful
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    Michael Cottle 07-09-16
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    "Beyond training book is overflowing with amazing information"

    Ben Greenfield hit the nail on the head with his book Beyond Training. If you're an athlete / coach or both this book is a must read. What you can expect to fine is a completed road map to amazing life, love, athletic, human body, time sucks, nutritional and many more amazing fact and hacks that apply to every day life you'll learn how to train smarter not harder the Ben Greenfield way. Coach Cottle

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Eric J USA...mostly 05-11-16
    Eric J USA...mostly 05-11-16 Member Since 2013
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    "An all out assault on stupidity"

    if you are familiar with Ben Greenfield you know you already know you that you won't be suffer from endless clichés. Ben tends to just get to point right away in his podcasts. He is fairly succinct considering the subjects he tackles; considering how long this audiobook is, you would think that there would be a lot of backstory or setup. Nope it's just hours of essential info. Don't space out or you'll miss a revolutionary idea and will be sorry.

    I am an over the hill desk pilot who wants to get back in shape enough to XBOX Kinnect vs hand controller (kidding); I now way more than I ever wanted to about health and fitness. If you really want your brain to "bulk up" on usable, bs-free training knowledge, there is an education waiting for you inside Beyond Training.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Shawn Kibel 03-02-16
    Shawn Kibel 03-02-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Great Primer on Nutrition, Exercise, & Lifestyle"

    I have read over 200 books on the subjects of diet, exercise, and healthy living. This is an excellent overall primer for anyone interested in these subjects. This is a LONG audio book, but I never found any part uninteresting. I am a newly minted Ben Greenfield fan as he is not "evangelical" about any of his advice and it all has an air of "common sense" both in content and the delivery. The fact that he is also the narrator really helps make this long listen much more palatable as his delivery is very conversational. I recommend this book to both the Newby and experienced diet, exercise, healthy living enthusiast.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Melanie 10-27-15
    Melanie 10-27-15
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    "One of a kind!"

    Ben is a mastermind when it comes to training, health, mind and body. Anyone who enjoys exercise and ideally wants to remain healthy should buy this book. He is a genius!

    7 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    Ryan 01-19-16
    Ryan 01-19-16 Member Since 2015
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    "The book I have been looking for for the past year!"

    After a year of listening to many different Podcasts daily this book has summed up about 90% of what I have learned about health and fitness. I really enjoyed having the author narrate it also!

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Daniel L. Sheehan 01-01-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Extreme Fitness by Working Out Smarter, Not Harder"
    What did you love best about Beyond Training?

    Balanced, scientific approach to workouts, nutrition, recovery, sleep, and lifestyle. This book literally changed the way I approached fitness. Solid, actionable information.


    Any additional comments?

    Reclaim your fitness without giving up your life.

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Adeline Rosa 02-28-16
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    "A true disappointment"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    I am so regretting having wasted my point


    What was most disappointing about Ben Greenfield’s story?

    The constant reference to website for more information.


    How could the performance have been better?

    I can't think of anything, I am totally shocked and I like Ben Greenfield but after think will think twice.


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Beyond Training?

    all the referencing got to be very very annoying


    Any additional comments?

    I think we should have at least a 24 hr or even an 8hr return policy cause all it took for me was one chapter and I would have dropped it all.

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    "Tonnes of valuable information"

    This book contains a huge wealth of information, with even more detailed resources on Bens website. I've studied this field for some years, and I can honestly say most of the information and advice here seems pretty accurate and up to date. There may be parts you disagree with, as I did, but even then, there's many opportunities to research further. There's probably to much advice to implement in your own life, but there's enough to change your habits and your health for the better even if you implemented just 10% of the advice.
    Overall I found this informative, interesting, inspiring and motivational. My best purchase for some time.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • John Penman
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    "Went off into 'woo woo' territory once too"

    Got fed up of him promoting his website and his incessant use if the phrase "bio-hack" had me feeling nauseous.

    I'm sure there are some useful tips and tricks but I couldn't be bothered to sift through the magic beans and snake oil to find them.

    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Russell
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    "Refreshing"

    A comprehensive look in to exercise and life physiology, delves in to areas not commonly covered by other training guides. I've definitely changed my approach to life since reading this, and at 49 years old I'm now looking forward to a faster, fitter, happier, less stressed second half century. The almost conversational narration (by the author) adds belief to the authenticity of the content - Excellent

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Mr. C. O. F. Carter
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    "The definitive guide to training"

    This is, without a doubt the best book on training I have ever listened to (or read) Greenfield breaks the science of optimised performance down into practical implementable terms and frames them with his own perspective on longevity and quality of life. I can't recommend this book enough

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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