Fitness & Training

The Vital Psoas Muscle

Connecting Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Well-Being

Written by Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones
Price: $19.95
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Located deep within the anterior hip joint and lower spine, the psoas major (usually just referred to as the psoas) is critical for optimal postural alignment, movement, and overall well being. The psoas is the only muscle in the human organism that connects the upper body to the lower body, and...

The Anatomy of Stretching, Second Edition

Your Illustrated Guide to Flexibility and Injury Rehabilitation

Written by Brad Walker
Price: $24.95
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The multiple stresses of contemporary life—whether from excessive sports play, overwork, or overuse of technology—are increasingly taking a toll on the body. Symptoms range from muscle soreness and pain to pinched nerves to potentially more permanent disabilities, including serious body injuries. One safe, quickly productive way to address the problem is...

Unlock Your Muscle Gene

Trigger the Biological Mechanisms That Transform Your Body and Extend Your Life

Written by Ori Hofmekler, Foreword by Joseph Mercola, D.O.
Price: $17.95
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Provocatively written yet grounded in science, Unlock Your Muscle Gene is a revolutionary guide to physical transformation and the latest information on muscle conditioning, weight loss, and anti-aging strategies. According to Ori Hofmekler, we need to learn how to trigger the genes that retain and develop our muscles and extend our...

The Anatomy of Exercise and Movement for the Study of Dance, Pilates, Sports, and Yoga

Written by Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones
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Awareness of movement potential,” says author Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones, “is key to a healthy body and injury prevention.” The Anatomy of Exercise & Movement shows readers how to gain that awareness by understanding the biomechanics of movement. In ten chapters, color-coded for easy reference, the author covers all of the major...

The Warrior Diet

Switch on Your Biological Powerhouse For High Energy, Explosive Strength, and a Leaner, Harder Body

Written by Ori Hofmekler, Foreword by Harvey Diamond and Udo Erasmus
Price: $18.95
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Along with the many benefits of leisure-class living comes obesity and its attendant ailments. In The Warrior Diet, Ori Hofmekler looks not forward but backward for a solution–to the primal habits of early cultures such as nomads and hunter-gatherers, the Greeks, and the Romans. Based on survival science, this book proposes...

Maximum Muscle, Minimum Fat

The Secret Science Behind Physical Transformation

Written by Ori Hofmekler, Foreword by Marty Gallagher
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Diet and fitness books appear at a dizzying rate – and with a wealth of dubious claims – in a culture facing increasing health problems based on a sedentary lifestyle. Ori Hofmekler’s Maximum Muscle, Minimum Fat pulls out of the pack by focusing on the biological principles that dictate muscle gain...

The Anatomy of Sports Injuries

Written by Brad Walker
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Everyone who plays sports experiences injuries. Many people never fully recover because they’re not aware of what they can do to facilitate recovery. But there’s no need to simply resign yourself to “living with” a sports injury. In The Anatomy of Sports Injuries, author Brad Walker brings years of expertise—he works...

The Warrior Diet

Switch on Your Biological Powerhouse For High Energy, Explosive Strength, and a Leaner, Harder Body

Written by Ori Hofmekler, Foreword by Harvey Diamond and Udo Erasmus
Price: $18.95
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Along with the many benefits of leisure-class living comes obesity and its attendant ailments. In The Warrior Diet, Ori Hofmekler looks not forward but backward for a solution–to the primal habits of early cultures such as nomads and hunter-gatherers, the Greeks, and the Romans. Based on survival science, this book proposes...

Fitness for Full-Contact Fighters

Training for Muay Thai, Karate, Kickboxing, and Taekwondo

Written by Christoph Delp
Price: $22.95
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Martial artists require a unique physical training program, one that ensures that powerful attacking and rapid counterattacking techniques can be used in self-defense performed over the full course of any contest or practice. In Fitness for Full-Contact Fighters, trainer, author, and fighter Christoph Delp presents a fitness training program expertly tailored...

Zen Body-Being

An Enlightened Approach to Physical Skill, Grace, and Power

Written by Peter Ralston and Laura Ralston
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In this inspiring guide, Peter Ralston presents a program of "physical education" for anyone interested in body improvement. Using simple, clear language to demystify the Zen mindset, he draws on more than three decades of experience teaching students and apprentices worldwide who have applied his body-being approach. More of a transformative...

Capoeira Conditioning

How to Build Strength, Agility, and Cardiovascular Fitness Using Capoeira Movements

Written by Gerard Taylor, Photographed by Anders Kjaergaard
Price: $15.95
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The popularity of capoeira continues to rise as more people discover how useful—and fun—it can be for increasing agility and flexibility, as well as strength and endurance. Capoeira Conditioning is an illustrated guide to whole-body training based on this increasingly popular Brazilian martial art. Designed for all ages and all levels...

Running with the Whole Body

A 30-Day Program to Running Faster with Less Effort

Written by Jack Heggie
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In Running with the Whole Body, Heggie proposes a thirty-day exercise program that will not only prevent you from injuring yourself in a new way, but enable you to become a smoother, and more powerful runner. The exercises presented isolate the workings of the various parts of the body to show...