Health, Family & Lifestyle Fitness & Exercise Books

Fit is the New Skinny: The No-BS Truth About Getting Thinner, Leaner, and Stronger (The Build Muscle, Get Lean, and Stay Healthy Series)

If you want a no-BS “crash course” in building lean muscle, losing fat, and getting healthy…eating foods you love…and doing workouts you actually enjoy...then you want to read this book.I have good news for you:Getting into awesome shape isn't nearly as complicated as the fitness industry wants you to believe. You don’t need to starve yourself with super low-calorie diets to lose weight and keep it off. In fact, this is how you ruin your metabolism and ensure that any weight lost will come back with a vengeance.You don’t need to spend hundreds of dollars per month on worthless supplements or fat loss pills.You don’t need to constantly change up your exercise routines to “confuse” your muscles. I’m pretty sure that muscles lack cognitive abilities, so this approach is a good way to just confuse you instead.You don’t need to grind out hours and hours of boring cardio to shed ugly belly fat and love handles and get lean and toned. (How many flabby treadmillers have you come across over the years?)You don't need to obsess over "eating clean" to get ripped, and you don't need to completely abstain from "cheat" foods while getting down to single-digit body fat percentages.Those are just a few of the harmful lies and myths that keep women from ever achieving the toned, lean, strong, and healthy bodies they truly desire. The bottom line is you CAN achieve that “Hollywood babe” body without having your life revolve around it.How “flexible dieting” works and how you can use it to finally free yourself from the dietary prisons many people confine themselves to.A simple solution to “metabolic damage” that easily and painlessly speeds your metabolism back up to where it should be.The “deadly” training mistakes most people make once their “newbie gains” are spent and how to avoid this pitfall.The most effective exercises for building and strengthening every major muscle group in your body.A “paint by numbers” workout program that will force your body to build muscle and get and stronger.What type of cardio you should do to maximize fat lass, how much is enough, and how much is too much.A no-BS guide to supplements that will show you what works, what doesn’t, and what’s just outright fraudulent.And a whole lot more!Imagine...just a few weeks from now…finally seeing progress in the mirror and in the gym…Imagine enjoying the added benefits of high energy levels, no aches and pains, better spirits, and knowing that you're getting healthier every day...The bottom line is getting toned, lean, and strong isn’t nearly as complicated as the fitness industry wants you to believe. This book makes it simple.Scroll up, download this free eBook now, and begin your journey to a fitter, stronger, and healthier you!

12 Health and Fitness Mistakes You Dona??t Know Youa??re Making (The Build Muscle, Get Lean, and Stay Healthy Series)

Do you believe that your genetics are preventing you from making great gains in the gym?Do you do certain exercises because they're supposed to "shape" your muscles?Do you stretch before lifting weights to prevent injury or increase strength?When doing cardio, do you shoot for a "target" heart rate zone to burn the most fat possible?If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, you're in good company as most people do the same.But here's the kicker: There's NO science behind any of it. Quite to the contrary, however, science actually disproves these things.Thanks to the overwhelming amount of fitness pseudo-science and lies being pushed on us every day by bogus magazines and self-styled “gurus,” it’s becoming harder and harder to know how to get in shape.12 Health & Fitness Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making was written to debunk some of the most common and harmful myths in the health and fitness industry.Download this book today and learn the truth about 12 myths and mistakes that ruin people's efforts to get fit.SPECIAL BONUS FOR READERS!With this book you'll also get a free 31-page bonus report from the author called "The No-BS Truth about Building Muscle, Getting Shredded, and Staying Healthy."In this free bonus report, you're going to learn the true fundamentals of building a lean, muscular body without steroids, good genetics, or wasting ridiculous amounts of time in the gym and money on supplements.

Muscle Meals: 15 Recipes for Building Muscle, Getting Lean, and Staying Healthy (The Build Muscle, Get Lean, and Stay Healthy Series)

If you want to know how to build muscle and burn fat by eating healthy, delicious meals that are easy to cook and easy on your wallet, then you want to read this book.Do you lack confidence in the kitchen and think that you just can’t cook great food?Are you not sure of how to prepare food that is not only delicious and healthy but also effective in helping you build muscle and lose fat?Are you afraid that cooking nutritious, restaurant-quality meals is too time-consuming and expensive?Do you think that eating healthy means having to force down the same boring, bland food every day?If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, don’t worry—you’re not alone. And this book is going to help. Inside you’ll find 15 fast, healthy, and tasty meals that will help you build muscle or lose weight, regardless of your current skills.Not only that, but you’re also going to learn how to eat right without having to obsess over every calorie. These 9 scientifically proven rules for eating are the foundation of every great physique, and they have nothing to do with following weird diets or depriving yourself of everything that tastes good.Download this book now and learn how to escape the dreadful experience of “dieting” and how to cook nutritious, delicious meals that make burning fat or building muscle easy and enjoyable!

Maximum Muscle: The No-BS Truth About Building Muscle, Getting Lean, and Staying Healthy (The Build Muscle, Get Lean, and Stay Healthy Series)

If you want a no-BS “crash course” in building muscle, losing fat, and getting healthy…eating foods you love…and doing workouts you actually enjoy...then you want to read this book.I have good news for you: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 the worthless supplements that steroid freaks shill in advertisements.You don't need to constantly change up your exercise routines to "confuse" your muscles. You don't need to toil away in the gym for a couple of hours per day, doing tons of sets, supersets, drop sets, giant sets, etc. (As a matter of fact, this is a great way to stunt gains and get nowhere.)You don't need to grind out hours and hours of boring cardio to shed ugly belly fat and love handles and get a shredded six-pack. (How many flabby treadmillers have you come across over the years?)You don't need to obsess over "eating clean" to get ripped, and you don't need to completely abstain from "cheat" foods while getting down to single-digit body fat percentages. Those are just a few of the harmful lies and myths that keep guys from ever achieving the lean, muscular, strong, and healthy bodies they truly desire. And in this book you're going to learn something most guys will never know...The exact methods of diet and training that make putting on 10 to 15 pounds of quality lean mass a breeze...and it only takes a few months.In this book you’ll learn things like...How “flexible dieting” works and how you can use it to finally free yourself from the dietary prisons many people confine themselves to.A simple solution to “metabolic damage” that easily and painlessly speeds your metabolism back up to where it should be.The “deadly” training mistakes most people make once their “newbie gains” are spent and how to avoid this pitfall.The most effective exercises for building and strengthening every major muscle group in your body.A “paint by numbers” workout program that will force your body to get bigger and stronger.Why most “six pack” advice is completely wrong and what it really takes to get a lean, defined core.What type of cardio you should do to maximize fat lass, how much is enough, and how much is too much.A no-BS guide to supplements that will show you what works, what doesn’t, and what’s just outright fraudulent.And a whole lot more!Imagine...just a few weeks from now…finally seeing progress in the mirror and in the gym…Imagine enjoying the added benefits of high energy levels, no aches and pains, better spirits, and knowing that you're getting healthier every day...The bottom line is getting big, lean, and strong isn’t nearly as complicated as the fitness industry wants you to believe. This book makes it simple.Scroll up, download this free eBook now, and begin your journey to a more muscular, stronger, and healthier you!

Muscle Myths: 50 Health & Fitness Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making (The Build Muscle, Get Lean, and Stay Healthy Series)

If you’ve ever felt lost in the sea of contradictory training and diet advice out there and you just want to know once and for all what works and what doesn’t—what’s scientifically true and what’s false—when it comes to building muscle and getting ripped, then you need to read this book.Let me ask you a question. Do any of the following claims sound familiar?“I have bad genetics—I’m a ‘hardgainer.’”“You have to work your abs more to get a six-pack.”“When doing cardio, you want your heart rate in the ‘fat burning zone.’”“You have to do cardio for 20 minutes before your body starts burning fat.”“Don’t eat at night if you want to lose weight.”“Steroids make you look great.”“I’m overweight because I have a slow metabolism.”You’ve probably heard one or more of these statements before, and the sad truth is lies like these have ruined many people’s fitness ambitions. There are many, many more.Thanks to the overwhelming amount of fitness pseudo-science and lies being pushed on us every day by bogus magazines and self-styled “gurus,” it’s becoming harder and harder to get in shape. Muscle Myths was written to debunk the most commonplace and harmful gimmicks, fads, myths, and misinformation in the health and fitness industry. Here are just some of the things you’ll learn in this book:Why you don’t have to cut carbohydrates (carbs), or fat, or eat weird combinations of food to lose weight.The truth about supplements and why 99% of them are a complete waste of money (and the few that are actually scientifically proven to work).What it actually takes to “tone up”—and it’s not doing “shaping exercises” (these don’t exist) or doing a million reps every workout.Why women shouldn’t be training differently than men if they want the lean, toned, and sexy type of body that they see in magazines, TV shows, and movies.The scientific secrets of getting a six-pack. Forget 6-minute gimmicks, doing endless crunches, and hours of grueling cardio—it’s actually pretty easy when you know what you’re doing.Training and diet methods that will completely shatter any perceived “genetic barriers” that you think are holding you back from building a muscular, lean physique that you love.The proper way to stretch so you don’t sap your strength and risk injury. (Most people do this wrong and suffer the consequences without even realizing it.)And much more.With the information in this book, you can save the money, time, and frustration of buying into misleading diet plans and products that promise unattainable results. You can become your own personal trainer and start getting real results with your diet and exercise.Scroll up and click the “Buy” button now to learn the no-BS truth of how to look good and feel great without having to endure tortuously restrictive diets or long, grueling exercise routines.

Martial Arts and Well-being: Connecting communities and promoting health

Martial Arts and Well-Being explores how martial arts as a source of learning can contribute in important ways to health and well-being, as well as provide other broader social benefits. Using psychological and sociological theory related to behaviour, ritual, perception and reality construction, the book seeks to illustrate, with empirical data, how individuals make sense of and perceive the value of martial arts in their lives. This book draws on data from over 500 people, across all age ranges, and powerfully demonstrates that participating in martial arts can have a profound influence on the construction of behaviour patterns that are directly linked to lifestyle and health. Making individual connections regarding the benefits of practice, improvements to health and well-being – regardless of whether these improvements are ‘true’ in a medical sense – this book offers an important and original window into the importance of beliefs to health and well-being as well as the value of thinking about education as a process of life-long learning.This book will be of great interest to a range of audiences, including researchers, academics and postgraduate students interested in sports and exercise psychology, martial art studies and health and well-being. It should also be of interest to sociologists, social workers and martial arts practitioners.The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.taylorfrancis.com/doi/view/10.4324/9781315448084, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license.