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Advances in Functional Training

Advances in Functional Training
Michael Boyle

Coach Boyle presents the evolution of functional training as seen by a leader in the strength and conditioning field.


Athletic Body in Balance

Athletic Body in Balance
Gray Cook

Maintain what you gain, then build on your improvements with Athletic Body in Balance. This guide shows you how to train for smooth, fluid movement and prevent muscle imbalances, mobility restrictions, stability problems, and injuries so you can prepare and repair your body for ultimate athletic performance.


Arnold

Arnold: The Education of a Bodybuilder
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Five-time Mr. Universe, seven-time Mr. Olympia, and Mr. World, Arnold Schwarzenegger is the name in bodybuilding. Here, Arnold shares his fitness and training secrets—demonstrating with a comprehensive step-by-step program and dietary hints how to use bodybuilding for better health.


Becoming a Supple Leopard

Becoming a Supple Leopard
Kelly Starrett

Improve your athletic performance, extend your athletic career, treat stiffness and achy joints, and prevent and rehabilitate injuries—all without having to seek out a coach, doctor, chiropractor, physical therapist, or masseur.


Beyond Training

Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
Ben Greenfield

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


The Calorie Myth

The Calorie Myth: Eat More, Exercise Less, Lose Weight and Live Better
Jonathan Bailor

Jonathan Bailor offers concrete evidence that the calorie-counting model of weight loss doesn’t work. In fact, cutting-edge science supports a radically different approach to weight loss and health, proving that by focusing on food and exercise quality—rather than calorie quantity—you can burn fat and boost health more easily and enjoyably that you ever thought possible.


Can You Go?

Can You Go? Assessments and Program Design for the Active Athlete and Everybody Else
Dan John

Can You Go? answers this question: What do we need to do next? Appropriate assessment leads to an appropriate answer. When we find a mobility issue, let’s focus on mobility work. The same is true for both body composition and strength-we focus on what we need to do, not what we want to do.


The Conditioning Handbook

The Conditioning Handbook: Getting in Top Shape
Brian Jones

If you’re asking the question, “Is this the only way to get in shape?” when faced with the prospect of long, slow, distance workouts for building endurance and burning fat, the answer is a resounding “No!” There are so many alternative ways to do endurance work, you could fill a book – and in fact, here it is.


Deskbound: Sitting is the New Smoking

Deskbound: Sitting is the New Smoking
Kelly Starrett

Sitting can wreak havoc on your health, and not just in the form of minor aches and pains. Recent studies show that too much sitting contributes to a host of diseases—from obesity and diabetes to cancer and depression—and literally shortens your life. In Deskbound, Dr. Kelly Starrett unveils how your sedentary lifestyle is killing you and, more important, what you can do to change it.


3 Weeks to Shredded

The Dolce Diet: 3 Weeks to Shredded
Mike Dolce

Mike Dolce, shares his powerful weight cut and rehydration techniques used with the world’s greatest combat athletes. 3 Weeks to Shredded includes not only the incredible new weight-cut method used for UFC’s Thiago “Pitbull” Alves’ 2014 career-defining comeback, but a bonus section detailing Mike Dolce’s original 2007 3 Weeks to Shredded meal plan in which he cut 42 lbs. in 6 weeks!


Living Lean

The Dolce Diet: Living Lean
Mike Dolce

Mike Dolce shares the same principles, recipes and workouts he uses in MMA’s elite fight camps and how they can be used by you.


Easy Strength

Easy Strength
Dan John

Pavel and Dan John’s landmark Easy Strength delves deeply into the role and impact of strength training in fitness, sports, and life. Whatever your chosen physical activity and whoever you are, there are proven methods that can get you and your athletes to their goals faster and more effectively.


Enter the Kettlebell!

Enter the Kettlebell! Strength Secret of the Soveit Supermen
Pavel Tsatsouline

Hunk of iron on a handle. Simple, sinister, brutal and ferociously effective for developing explosive strength, dramatic power and never-say-die conditioning. The man s man s choice for the toughest, most demanding, highest-yield exercise tool on the planet. Guaranteed to forge a rugged, resilient, densely-muscled frame built to withstand the hardest beating and dish it right back out, 24/7.


Intervention

Intervention: Course Corrections for the Athlete and Trainer
Dan John

Acclaimed strength coach Dan John has created the perfect guide for beginners, advanced lifters, and fitness professionals interested in correcting basic body movements and improving overall mobility and lifting performance.


The Juicing Bible

The Juicing Bible
Pat Crocker

The Juicing Bible continues to be one of the bestselling juicing books in the marketplace containing all the outstanding elements in this essential guide for anyone who wants to explore the wide-ranging nutritional and health benefits of juicing.


Kettlebell Simple & Sinister

Kettlebell Simple & Sinister
Pavel Tsatsouline

Learn how to use the extreme hand-held gym from the man who started the Kettlebell revolution. Simple & Sinister will prepare you for almost anything life could throw at you. Simple & Sinister will give you the strength, the stamina, and the suppleness to forge physique because the form must follow the function. If you are a serious lifter, Simple & Sinister will build your strength, rather than interfere with it.


Movement: Functional Movement Systems

Movement: Functional Movement Systems
Gray Cook

Gray Cook crosses the lines between rehabilitation, conditioning and fitness, providing a clear model and a common language under which fitness and rehabilitation professionals can work together. By using systematic logic and revisiting the natural developmental principals all infants employ as they learn to walk, run and climb, Gray forces a new look at motor learning, corrective exercise and modern conditioning practices.


The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding

The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding
Arnold Schwarzenegger

The ultimate book on bodybuilding by one of the most popular bodybuilders of all time and the bestselling author of three previous bodybuilding books; covers diet, training, and a history of the sport.


The Naked Warrior

The Naked Warrior
Pavel Tsatsouline

Russian strength expert and former Spetsnaz instructor Pavel has gathered many of these devastating techniques into one highly teachable skill set. In The Naked Warrior Pavel reveals exactly what it takes to be super-strong in minimum time-when your body is your only tool.


The Omnivore's Dilemma

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
Michael Pollan

Today, buffeted by one food fad after another, America is suffering from what can only be described as a national eating disorder. Will it be fast food tonight, or something organic? Or perhaps something we grew ourselves? The question of what to have for dinner has confronted us since man discovered fire.


Practical Programming for Strength Training

Practical Programming for Strength Training
Mark Rippetoe

Practical Programming for Strength Training addresses the topic of Training. It details the mechanics of the process, from the basic physiology of adaptation to the specific programs that apply these principles to novice, intermediate, and advanced lifters.


Ready to Run

Ready to Run
Kelly Starrett

In a direct answer to the modern runner’s needs, Dr. Kelly Starrett has focused his revolutionary movement and mobility philosophy on the injury-plagued world of running.


The RKC Book of Strength and Conditioning

The RKC Book of Strength and Conditioning
RKC

The RKC Book of Strength and Conditioning, replete with time-tested, results-producing kettlebell workouts that can satisfy the needs of newbie and pro alike, for years to come.


The Roll Model

The Roll Model
Jill Miller

The Roll Model gives you the tools to change the course of your life in less than 5 minutes a day. You are a fully equipped self-healing organism, and this book will guide you through easy-to-perform self-massage techniques that will erase pain and improve your performance in whatever activities you pursue.


Sleep Smarter

Sleep Smarter
Shawn Stevenson

Sleep Smarter is a fun and entertaining look at how sleep impacts your mind, body, and performance, without skimping on the “how to’s” to get the sleep you really deserve. Whether you’ve struggled with sleep problems, or you’re simply interested in living a longer, healthier life, you’re going to be blown away with what you learn.


Special Strength Development for All Sports

Special Strength Development for All Sports
Louie Simmons

Between the covers you will have access to the most comprehensive, advanced and up to date special strength training methodology currently available. Everything presented in this book is derived from over 40 years of research and athletic experiments by Louie Simmons within the walls of his private gym/athletic laboratory, Westside Barbell.


Starting Strength

Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training
Mark Rippetoe

Starting Strength has been called the best and most useful of fitness books. No other book on barbell training ever written provides the detailed instruction on every aspect of the basic barbell exercises. And while the methods for implementing barbell training detailed in the book are primarily aimed at young athletes, they have been successfully applied to everyone.


Strength and Conditoning for the Modern Gladiator

Strength and Conditoning for the Modern Gladiator
JC Santana

Strength and Conditioning for the Modern Gladiator examines the sport and demands of MMA. This text starts with an analysis of the traditional myths and fallacies of combat sports and much more.


Training for Warriors

Training for Warriors
Martin Rooney

To be a warrior, you must train like a warrior. Whether you are a fighter or just want to look like one, Training for Warriors is a proven, comprehensive system to get you fit for whatever battle life throws at you.


Ultimate Obstalce Race Training

Ultimate Obstacle Race Training
Brett Stewart

Satisfy your hunger for adventure, quench that thirst for competition and prepare for the most fun you’ve ever had in the mud. Ultimate Obstacle Race Training introduces you to these exhilarating events with detailed descriptions of races for every level. Packed with easy-to-follow workouts and step-by-step instructions, this book will help you develop the speed and strength you’ll need to crush any obstacle.


Ultimate Warrior Workouts

Ultimate Warrior Workouts: Fitness Secrets of the Martial Arts
Martin Rooney

In Ultimate Warrior Workouts, world renowned fitness instructor Martin Rooney travels to the top martial arts destinations around the globe to bring back a six-month training program based on fitness secrets from the world’s best fighters in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Karate, Muay Thai, Sambo, Judo and more.


Warrior Cardio

Warrior Cardio
Martin Rooney

From fitness and martial arts expert Martin Rooney, comes a complete twelve-week workout and diet plan for anyone looking to shed pounds of fat and increase muscle mass. In Warrior Cardio, the creator of the world-famous Training for Warriors System provides the latest scientifically proven techniques for cardiovascular training paired with a weight loss plan that really delivers.

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American Weightlifting movie

American Weightlifting

This movie looks at the passion and dedication of American athletes and coaches in the Olympic sport of weightlifting. The story of a sport, the human spirit and the struggles and incredible dedication and hope of a small community of people despite the odds against them.


Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret movie

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

Follow the shocking, yet humorous, journey of an aspiring environmentalist, as he daringly seeks to find the real solution to the most pressing environmental issues and true path to sustainability.


Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead movie

Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead

Forty-one year old Joe Cross decided to make a radical change to his eating life, by going on a sixty day fresh juice fast; and by changing to a predominantly micro-nutrient based diet, which is largely comprised of plant products.


Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead 2 movie

Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead 2

Joe Cross examines how to make healthy habits last. Joe meets with experts who present realistic solutions to make long-term sustainable improvements to eating behaviors and overall health.


Fed Up movie

Fed Up

An examination of America’s obesity epidemic and the food industry’s role in aggravating it.


Food, Inc. movie

Food, Inc.

An unflattering look inside America’s corporate controlled food industry.


Food Matters movie

Food Matters

Food Matters examines how the food we eat can help or hurt our health. Nutritionists, naturopaths, doctors, and journalists weigh in on topics organic food, food safety, raw foodism, and nutritional therapy.


Forks Over Knives movie

Forks Over Knives

Examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods.


Hungry for Change movie

Hungry for Change

Hungry for Change exposes shocking secrets the diet, weight loss and food industries don’t want you to know about deceptive strategies designed to keep you coming back for more.


Generation Iron movie

Generation Iron

A documentary that follows top bodybuilders as they train to compete in the Mr. Olympia competition.


Pumping Iron movie

Pumping Iron

From Gold’s Gym in Venice Beach California to the showdown in Pretoria, amateur and professional bodybuilders prepare for the 1975 Mr. Olympia and Mr. Universe contests.


Pumping Iron II movie

Pumping Iron II: The Women

A film that is changing the way the world views the female physique. Join four women as they prepare for the 1983 Caesars Palace World Cup Championship.


Super Size Me movie

Super Size Me

While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald’s food for one month.


Vegucated movie

Vegucated

Vegucated is a graphic documentary that follows three New Yorkers who agree to adopt a vegan diet for six weeks. Vegucated showcases the rapid evolution of three people who are trying to change in a culture that seems dead set against it.

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Ben Greenfield Fitness

Ben Greenfield Fitness
Ben Greenfield

Tune in to the latest health, fitness and multi-sport research, non run-of-the-mill interviews with exercise and medicine professionals, and new cutting-edge content from the top personal trainer and wellness coach in the nation.


Bulletproof Radio

Bulletproof Radio
Dave Asprey

Born out of a fifteen-year single-minded crusade to upgrade the human being using every available technology. It distills the knowledge of more than 120 world-class MDs, biochemists, Olympic nutritionists, and meditation experts.


Precision Nutrition

Eat, Move and Live Better
Precision Nutrition

You can get healthy and fit while still living your life. In this show, we’ll make the whole process work for you. Eating, exercising, and living well will become easy and enjoyable.


Fat-Burning Man

Fat-Burning Man
Abel James

Abel James answers your questions and interviews leaders in the paleo, primal, evolutionary, and ancestral field to share secrets about losing fat, building muscle, and improving your health.


The FitCast

The FitCast: Fitness and Nutrition Podcast
Kevin Larabee

The FitCast is a weekly fitness and nutrition oriented show hosted by Kevin Larrabee. Each episode Kevin interviews the best experts in the field.


The Fitness Podcast

The Fitness Podcast
Nathanael Elmore

The Fitness Podcast was created to inspire you. Fitness can be a vague word, and what this show will teach you is that it is a very specific, subjective thing. Wherever you are in your journey, Nathanael Elmore and his guests have been there and want to shorten your learning curve to success.


Industrial Strength Show

Joe DeFranco’s Industrial Strength Show
Joe DeFranco

World-renowned strength and conditioning coach Joe DeFranco shares his thoughts on training for peak performance, mindset, and living your passion.


Jay Ferruggia Show

The Jay Ferruggia Show
Jay Ferrugia

Jay Ferruggia is one of America’s leading fitness and personal development gurus. This podcast is all about helping you get fit, get focused and living a life worth talking about.


The Mike Dolce Show

The Mike Dolce Show
Mike Dolce

World renowned weight loss and peak performance coach Mike Dolce shares his thoughts on topics ranging from losing baby weight to bench pressing twice your body weight.


The Model Health Show

The Model Health Show
Shawn Stevenson

World-renown author and nutritionist Shawn Stevenson breaks down complex health issues and makes them easy to understand and overcome.


Move Smart

Move Smart
Justin Goodhart

World-class tips in movement, mobility, strength training, gymnastics, parkour, martial arts, primal nutrition, wellness, meditation, stress management, supplementation, handstands, and more!


NO Meat Athlete

No Meat Athlete
Matt Frazier

Aims to inform and inspire plant-based athletes of all kinds. Vegetarian and vegan nutrition, running and training tips, healthy lifestyle and habit change advice, and well-known guests make for an entertaining, informative, no-preach listen.


The Paleo Solution

The Paleo Solution
Robb Wolf

A free, weekly podcast where Robb answers your questions about Paleo nutrition, intermittent fasting, training, fitness, and more.


The Primal Blueprint

The Primal Blueprint
Mark Sisson

On how to be healthy, strong, fit, happy and productive with the least amount of pain, suffering and sacrifice as possible.


SANE Show: Welcome to Wellness 2.0

The Rich Roll Podcast
Rich Roll

Ultra-athlete, Rich Roll, delves deep into all things wellness with some of the brightest and most forward thinking, paradigm busting minds in health, fitness, nutrition, creativity, entrepreneurship and spirituality.


SANE Show: Welcome to Wellness 2.0

SANE Show
Jonathan Bailer

There is no higher honor than helping those you love live well. Make “healthy 2.0” easy and enjoyable while enabling you and your family to live better than you ever imagined!


Starting Strength Channel

Starting Strength Channel
Mark Rippetoe

Mark Rippetoe is a strength coach and author of the bestselling book on the most fundamental and effective approach to strength training ever written, Starting Strength.


Strength Coach

The Strength Coach Podcast
StrengthCoach.com

The Strength Coach Podcast is the Official Podcast to Michael Boyle’s StrengthCoach.com, the World’s Leading Source of Strength & Conditioning Information. This is the best place to stay informed about the most cutting edge training techniques.


TEDTalks Health

TEDTalks Health
TEDTalks

From way-new medical breakthroughs to smart daily health habits, doctors and researchers share their discoveries about medicine and well-being onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world.


Total Human Optimization

Total Human Optimization
ONNIT

We are dedicated to providing our customers with supplements, foods, and fitness equipment aimed at helping people achieve a new level of well-being we call Total Human Optimization.

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