Content tagged with "fitness"

The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
Book Review
June 27, 2014

“This book is a meticulously researched dismantling of the commonly-held belief that dietary fat is bad, and we should try to limit it as much as possible. The author makes incendiary claims that the…”

The Economists' Diet: The Surprising Formula for Losing Weight and Keeping It Off
Book Review
February 21, 2018

“Best book I’ve ever read about food. It’s raw reality – we’re obese because we eat too much, and this book is simply about ways to eat less. The first lesson is so true, yet so hard: you cannot lose…”

Fitness Confidential
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Book Review
May 18, 2014

“I can’t recommend this book more highly. It’s an absolutely fantastic read. I didn’t learn anything new, but it reinforced everything I’ve learned about fitness and diet in the last five years, and…”

Inside the Box: The Culture, Science, and Sweat of the CrossFit Revolution
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Book Review
June 12, 2016

“The entire time I was reading this book, I was thinking, ‘Who is the audience for this? Who would read this book?’ When it was done, I realized that I am the audience. I read that book. That book…”

The Joy of Half a Cookie: Using Mindfulness to Lose Weight and End the Struggle with Food
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Book Review
February 4, 2016

“I love the idea of this book, but I think the practical application is going to be tough. Basically, the book seeks to teach ‘mindful’ eating practices, which is the idea of eating intelligently –…”

The Power of Community: CrossFit and the Force of Human Connection
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Book Review
September 19, 2016

“There are three ways to approach this topic (the social/community aspects of CrossFit): Theoretical: the psychological/scientific underpinnings of community in CrossFit Practical: how to foster…”

Row Daily, Breathe Deeper, Live Better: A Guide to Moderate Exercise
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Book Review
January 26, 2022

“I don’t know what to make of this book. Someone on the Internet recommended it. The point is this: you should row on a rowing machine every single day. The entire book seems to be devoted to…”