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Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow.: Quick-Fix Recipes for Hangry Athletes

Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow.: Quick-Fix Recipes for Hangry Athletes Lowest new price: $15.49
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Author: Shalane Flanagan
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Cook the recipes that Shalane Flanagan ate while training for her 2017 TCS New York City Marathon historic win!

The New York Times bestseller Run Fast. Eat Slow. taught runners of all ages that healthy food could be both indulgent and incredibly nourishing. Now, Olympian Shalane Flanagan and chef Elyse Kopecky are back with a cookbook that’s full of recipes that are fast and easy without sacrificing flavor. Whether you are an athlete, training for a marathon, someone who barely has time to step in the kitchen, or feeding a hungry family, Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow. has wholesome meals to sustain you.

Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow. is full of pre-run snacks, post-run recovery breakfasts, on-the-go lunches, and 30-minutes-or-less dinner recipes. Each and every recipe—from Shalane and Elyse’s signature Superhero muffins to energizing smoothies, grain salads, veggie-loaded power bowls, homemade pizza, and race day bars—provides fuel and nutrition without sacrificing taste or time.

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Becoming Ageless: The Four Secrets to Looking and Feeling Younger Than Ever

Becoming Ageless: The Four Secrets to Looking and Feeling Younger Than Ever Lowest new price: $23.40
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Author: Strauss Zelnick

 

How would you like to have the mind, body, and spirit of someone half your age, and add more years to your life? Or have people stare in disbelief when they discover how old you really are? How would you like to become...ageless? 
You can. It's possible. And the proof is inside this very book. Becoming Ageless: The Four Secrets to Looking and Feeling Younger Than Ever is the result of years of research into the science of longevity, written by a man who looks and feels eternal. He made it work, and it will work for you. 
On this easy and effective plan, you'll: 
* Lose stubborn belly fat and watch the pounds melt away. 
* Enjoy amazing meals, workouts, and a sense of community. 
* Look and feel noticeabley younger—for life!
Developed by media mogul Strauss Zelnick—founder of the private equity firm Zelnick Media Capital (ZMC) and Chairman and CEO of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.—the strategies contained inside are the same ones he used to evolve from a skinny business executive to "America's fittest CEO." 
In Becoming Ageless, you'll discover: 
* An easy and effective program for everyone that will help you flatten your gut and become healthier than you ever thought possible. 
* Delicious, healthy, and easy-to-make recipes including hearty breakfasts, easy-to-make lunches, filling dinners, and even desserts. 
* A full workout plan that will sculpt your body and help you prevent back pain and sleep better. 
* A holistic mind/body approach that really works. Look and feel better than ever without deprivation dieting, counting calories—or ever feeling hungry! 
With Becoming Ageless, you'll feel fitter, sharper, and more energized than ever before—with the body of someone half your age! 

 

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Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike Lowest new price: $9.34
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Author: Phil Knight
Brand: NIKE

In this instant and tenacious New York Times bestseller, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight “offers a rare and revealing look at the notoriously media-shy man behind the swoosh” (Booklist, starred review), illuminating his company’s early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world’s most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands.

Bill Gates named Shoe Dog one of his five favorite books of 2016 and called it “an amazing tale, a refreshingly honest reminder of what the path to business success really looks like. It’s a messy, perilous, and chaotic journey, riddled with mistakes, endless struggles, and sacrifice. Phil Knight opens up in ways few CEOs are willing to do.”

Fresh out of business school, Phil Knight borrowed fifty dollars from his father and launched a company with one simple mission: import high-quality, low-cost running shoes from Japan. Selling the shoes from the trunk of his car in 1963, Knight grossed eight thousand dollars that first year. Today, Nike’s annual sales top $30 billion. In this age of start-ups, Knight’s Nike is the gold standard, and its swoosh is one of the few icons instantly recognized in every corner of the world.

But Knight, the man behind the swoosh, has always been a mystery. In Shoe Dog, he tells his story at last. At twenty-four, Knight decides that rather than work for a big corporation, he will create something all his own, new, dynamic, different. He details the many risks he encountered, the crushing setbacks, the ruthless competitors and hostile bankers—as well as his many thrilling triumphs. Above all, he recalls the relationships that formed the heart and soul of Nike, with his former track coach, the irascible and charismatic Bill Bowerman, and with his first employees, a ragtag group of misfits and savants who quickly became a band of swoosh-crazed brothers.

Together, harnessing the electrifying power of a bold vision and a shared belief in the transformative power of sports, they created a brand—and a culture—that changed everything.

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Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning 4th Edition With Web Resource

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning 4th Edition With Web Resource Lowest new price: $81.01
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Brand: imusti

Developed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and now in its fourth edition, Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning is the essential text for strength and conditioning professionals and students. This comprehensive resource, created by 30 expert contributors in the field, explains the key theories, concepts, and scientific principles of strength training and conditioning as well as their direct application to athletic competition and performance.

The scope and content of Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, Fourth Edition With Web Resource, have been updated to convey the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of a strength and conditioning professional and to address the latest information found on the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam. The evidence-based approach and unbeatable accuracy of the text make it the primary resource to rely on for CSCS exam preparation.

The text is organized to lead readers from theory to program design and practical strategies for administration and management of strength and conditioning facilities. The fourth edition contains the most current research and applications and several new features:

• Online videos featuring 21 resistance training exercises demonstrate proper exercise form for classroom and practical use.

• Updated research—specifically in the areas of high-intensity interval training, overtraining, agility and speed in changes of direction, nutrition for health and performance, and periodization—helps readers better understand these popular trends in the industry.

• A new chapter with instructions and photos presents techniques for exercises using alternative modes and nontraditional implements.

• Ten additional tests of maximum power and strength, aerobic capacity, along with new flexibility exercises, resistance training exercises, plyometric exercises, and speed and agility drills help professionals design programs that reflect current guidelines.

Key points, chapter objectives, and learning aids including key terms and self-study questions provide a structure to help students and professionals conceptualize the information and reinforce fundamental facts. Application sidebars provide practical application of scientific concepts that can be used by strength and conditioning specialists in real-world settings, making the information immediately relatable and usable. The web resource provides students with lab activities in fillable form for practice and information retention. Further, both students and professionals will benefit from the online videos of 21 foundational exercises that provide visual instruction and reinforce proper technique.

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, Fourth Edition, offers an expanded ancillary package for instructors. Instructors receive access to a 61-video collection, including the 21 videos available in the web resource, plus an additional 40 videos demonstrating resistance training exercises, plyometric exercises, and exercises using alternative modes and nontraditional implements, bringing practical content to the classroom. Working along with the instructor guide and presentation package, a test package has been added to assist instructors in evaluating students’ understanding of key concepts.

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, Fourth Edition, provides the most comprehensive information on organization and administration of facilities, testing and evaluation, exercise techniques, training adaptations, program design, and structure and function of body systems. Its scope, precision, and dependability make it the essential preparation text for the CSCS exam as well as a definitive reference for strength and conditioning professionals to consult in their everyday practice.

Features:

  • HUMAN KINETICS

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Becoming a Supple Leopard 2nd Edition: The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performance

Becoming a Supple Leopard 2nd Edition: The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performance Lowest new price: $30.28
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Author: Kelly Starrett
Brand: Starrett Kelly

Updated and expanded with more than 80 pages of new content!

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. In Becoming a Supple Leopard, Dr. Kelly Starrett—founder of MobilityWOD.com—shares his revolutionary approach to mobility and maintenance of the human body and teaches you how to hack your own movement, allowing you to live a healthier, more fulfilling life. This new edition of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller has been thoroughly revised to make it even easier to put to use.

Want to truly understand the principles that guide human movement? Becoming a Supple Leopard lays out a blueprint for moving safely and effectively through life and sport. Want to learn how to apply those principles to specific movements, whether you are doing squats in the gym or picking up a bag of groceries? Hundreds of step-by-step photos show you not only how to perform a host of exercise movements, such the squat, deadlift, pushup, kettlebell swing, clean, snatch, and muscle-up, but also how to correct the common faults associated with those movements. Frustrated because you can’t perform a certain movement correctly due to range of motion restrictions? Breaking the body down into 14 distinct areas, Starrett demonstrates hundreds of mobilization techniques that will help you resolve restrictions and reclaim your mobility. Unsure how to put it all together into a program that addresses your individual needs? This updated edition lays out dozens of prescriptions that allow you to hone in on a specific limitation, a nagging injury, or an exercise fault that you just can’t seem to get right. It even offers a 14-day full-body mobility overhaul.

Performance is what drives us as human beings, but dysfunctional movement patterns can bring the human body to an abrupt halt. Often, the factors that impede performance are invisible even to seasoned athletes and coaches. Becoming a Supple Leopard makes the invisible visible. Whether you are a professional athlete, a weekend warrior, or simply someone wanting to live healthy and free from physical restrictions, this one-of-a-kind training manual will teach you how to harness your athletic potential and maintain your body.

Learn how to perform basic maintenance on your body, unlock your athletic potential, live pain-free…and become a Supple Leopard.

This step-by-step guide to movement and mobility will show you how to:

Move safely and efficiently in all situations

Organize your spine and joints in optimal, stable positions

Restore normal function to your joints and tissues

Accelerate recovery after training sessions and competition

Properly perform strength and conditioning movements like the squat, bench press, pushup, deadlift, clean, and snatch

Build efficient, transferable movement patterns and skill progressions from simple to more advanced exercises

Identify, diagnose, and correct inefficient movement patterns

Treat and resolve common symptoms like low back pain, carpal tunnel, shoulder pain, and tennis elbow

Prevent and rehabilitate common athletic injuries

Use mobilization techniques to address short and stiff muscles, soft tissue and joint capsule restriction, motor control problems, and joint range of motion limitations

Create personalized mobility prescriptions to improve movement efficiency

Features:

  • Becoming a Supple Leopard 2nd Edition The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain Preventing Injury and Optimizing Athletic Performance

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Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, 3rd edition

Starting Strength:  Basic Barbell Training, 3rd edition Lowest new price: $22.70
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Author: Mark Rippetoe
Brand: Unknown

Starting Strength has been called the best and most useful of fitness books. The second edition, Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, sold over 80,000 copies in a competitive global market for fitness education. Along with Practical Programming for Strength Training 2nd Edition, they form a simple, logical, and practical approach to strength training. Now, after six more years of testing and adjustment with thousands of athletes in seminars all over the country, the updated third edition expands and improves on the previous teaching methods and biomechanical analysis. No other book on barbell training ever written provides the detailed instruction on every aspect of the basic barbell exercises found in SS:BBT3. 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: young and old, male and female, fit and flabby, sick and healthy, weak and already strong. Many people all over the world have used the simple biological principle of stress/recovery/adaptation on which this method is based to improve their performance, their appearance, and their long-term health. With over 150,000 copies in print in three editions, Starting Strength is the most important method available to learn the most effective way to train with barbells -- the most important way to improve your strength, your health, and your life.

-- Why barbells are the most effective tools for strength training.
-- The mechanical basis of barbell training, concisely and logically explained.
-- All new photographs and improved illustrations of all the lifts, and the biomechanics behind them.
-- Complete, easy-to-follow instructions for performing the basic barbell exercises: the squat, press, deadlift, bench press, power clean, and the power snatch.
-- Revised instruction methods for all six lifts, proven effective in four years of seminar, military, and group instruction.
-- How the human body adapts to stress through recovery, and why this is the foundation of the development of strength and lifetime health.
-- How to program the basic exercises into the most effective program for long-term progress.
-- Completely indexed.
-- The most productive method in existence for anyone beginning a strength training program.

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Light on Yoga: The Bible of Modern Yoga

Light on Yoga: The Bible of Modern Yoga Lowest new price: $10.95
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Author: B. K. S. Iyengar
Brand: B K S Iyengar

The definitive guide to the philosophy and practice of Yoga--the ancient healing discipline for body and mind--by its greatest living teacher. Light on Yoga provides complete descriptions and illustrations of all the positions and breathing exercises. Features a foreword by Yehudi Menuhin. Illustrations throughout.

Features:

  • With complete descriptions and illustations of all the postures and breathing techniques.

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Run Fast. Eat Slow.: Nourishing Recipes for Athletes

Run Fast. Eat Slow.: Nourishing Recipes for Athletes Lowest new price: $16.49
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Author: Shalane Flanagan
Brand: RODALE

Fuel up like 2017 New York City Marathon Champion Shalane Flanagan

From world-class marathoner and 4-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan and chef Elyse Kopecky comes a whole foods, flavor-forward cookbook—and New York Times bestseller—that proves food can be indulgent and nourishing at the same time. Finally here's a cookbook for runners that shows fat is essential for flavor and performance and that counting calories, obsessing over protein, and restrictive dieting does more harm than good.

Packed with more than 100 recipes for every part of your day, mind-blowing nutritional wisdom, and inspiring stories from two fitness-crazed women that became fast friends over 15 years ago, Run Fast. Eat Slow. has all the bases covered. You'll find no shortage of delicious meals, satisfying snacks, thirst-quenching drinks, and wholesome treats—all made without refined sugar and flour. Fan favorites include Can't Beet Me Smoothie, Arugula Cashew Pesto, High-Altitude Bison Meatballs, Superhero Muffins, Kale Radicchio Salad with Farro, and Double Chocolate Teff Cookies.

Features:

  • RODALE

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BodyBoss Ultimate Body Fitness Workout Guide. Includes BONUS 4-week Pre-Training Program

BodyBoss Ultimate Body Fitness Workout Guide. Includes BONUS 4-week Pre-Training Program Lowest new price: $65.90
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Author: BodyBoss
Brand: BodyBoss

BodyBoss Ultimate Body Fitness Workout Guide is a step-by-step fitness guide tailored to fit seamlessly into busy lifestyles of young, modern women.  BodyBoss can be done anytime, anywhere!  

✅ 12 WEEK STEP-BY-STEP EXERCISE PROGRAM.  Includes fun and challenging high intensity workouts. Unlock your dream body with our highly structured approach.

✅ 24 MINUTES (ACTIVE), 3 TIMES A WEEK IS ALL IT TAKES.  You don’t need to join a gym to get the best body you’ve ever had. Includes an exercises and stretches glossary to provide a detailed explanation of every exercise and stretch in the guide.

✅ RAPIDLY BURN FAT WITH HIIT WORKOUTS.  High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) circuits for maximum power and fat burning.  Exercises range from bodyweight resistance exercises to plyometric (jumping) exercises, cardio and unilateral exercises.

✅ BODY GOALS WORKSHEET. Set your weight loss and body goals to track your progress with our BodyBoss Goals Worksheet.

✅ BONUS: FREE 4-WEEK PRE-TRAINING PROGRAM.  Whether you're a beginner, a new mum, or have been out of the game a while, this will prepare you for the main program.

The BodyBoss Ultimate Body Fitness Workout Guide is a no-fuss, foolproof structured workout guide. BodyBoss helps women unlock their body potential in as little as 2 weeks to get the best body they've ever had! 

#BodyBoss  #BodyBossMethod  #BossEffect

Features:

  • 12 WEEK STEP-BY-STEP EXERCISE PROGRAM. Includes fun and challenging high intensity workouts. Unlock your dream body with our highly structured approach.
  • 24 MINUTES (ACTIVE), 3 TIMES A WEEK IS ALL IT TAKES. You don't need to join a gym to get the best body you've ever had. Includes an exercises and stretches glossary to provide a detailed explanation of every exercise and stretch in the guide.
  • RAPIDLY BURN FAT WITH HIIT WORKOUTS. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) circuits for maximum power and fat burning. Exercises range from bodyweight resistance exercises to plyometric (jumping) exercises, cardio and unilateral exercises.
  • BODY GOALS WORKSHEET. Set your weight loss and body goals to track your progress with our BodyBoss Goals worksheet.
  • BONUS: FREE 4-WEEK PRE-TRAINING PROGRAM. Whether you're a beginner, a new mum, or have been out of the game a while, this will prepare you for the main program.

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Just Breathe: Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement, and More

Just Breathe: Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement, and More Lowest new price: $9.09
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Author: Mallika Chopra

For kids ages 8 to 12, this is an accessible and fun meditation and mindfulness how-to book filled with full-color illustrations, written by Mallika Chopra and with a foreword by Deepak Chopra.


Just Breathe is a fun and accessible, fully illustrated go-to meditation guide written by none other than Mallika Chopra, wellness expert and the daughter of Deepak Chopra. For kids ages 8 to 12, this book is full of specific exercises to help deal with day-to-day challenges and tips to lead a healthier, happier, and more connected life. The book includes practical advice on breathing techniques and guided meditations for a number of topics and scenarios, including:

  • Dealing with stress
  • Getting to sleep
  • Building self-confidence
  • Focusing on school/tests/other work
  • Ridding oneself of anxiety

Beginners will learn the basics of meditation and how to get started, and those more experienced will learn how to improve their practice. This book will also teach kids how to prepare their own meditation spaces. Just Breathe is the go-to book for kids who want to learn more about mindfulness and meditation.


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