Fitness Books

For any fitness enthusiast or someone looking to start strength and fitness training, these books are essential in giving you the tools and knowledge to get you off to a powerful and efficient start. You do not want to be in the gym, day in and day out, using the wrong form and wasting your time. These fitness books will teach you the right techniques and the ideal form to get the results that you want.

As part of a healthy lifestyle and a nutritious diet, these fitness books will help you get the body you want. Not only will you have more energy and be naturally happier, your body will build a stronger immunity to diseases and defend against ageing.

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Without further ado,

4 Of The Best Fitness And Workout Books

1. The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding : The Bible of Bodybuilding – Arnold Schwarzenegger

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This book has everything you need to know about all aspects of bodybuilding. It starts with basic recommendation and training techniques for the beginner. It ends with bodybuilding contests, but if that’s not your goal, you can simply ignore that and use the training tips instead.

2. Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength – Steven Low

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This book mainly focuses on upper body strength development in a gymnast’s way. In Overcoming Gravity, the progressions are in much smaller steps which allows for the reader to pick up at his or her ability easily and immediately begin developing their strength.

3. Becoming a Supple Leopard: The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performance – Kelly Starrett

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This book seeks to “Improve your athletic performance, extend your athletic career, treat body stiffness and achy joints, and rehabilitate injuries—all without having to seek out a coach, doctor, chiropractor, physical therapist, or masseur”, and according to the hundreds of reviews and tens of thousands of sales, its safe to say it does just that.

4. Starting Strength – Mark Rippetoe

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Beginners can greatly benefit from this book to learn good form right off the bat. Experienced lifters might also want to check it out because,

a) there’s always more to learn, and

b) your form might not be as good as you think it is.

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