book reviews

Ice is a common treatment used by athletes, doctors, and parents for a variety of reasons. But is it really effective? Gary Reinl's book explains why the answer is "no."
"Why Fascia Matters" is a thorough but accessible guide to the importance of fascia. And it's free, so there's no excuse to be in the dark any more about this important topic.
"OMG That's Paleo?" is not only full of simple, straightforward recipes, but it's also an entertaining read that expresses Juli's passion and sense of humor.
Whether you're new to fermentation or want to learn how to add fermented foods to a paleo diet, Jill Ciciarelli's book, "Fermented," will not disappoint.
"Quick Strength for Runners" is an easy-to-follow program that aims to help runners improve performance and prevent injury.
Adam Farrah's book is an excellent primer on what the paleo lifestyle is and how it should fit your individual needs.
"Quick & Easy Paleo Comfort Foods" contains over one hundred delicious recipes. Most of them take about half an hour to prepare, making them ideal for healthy eating on the go.
If you’re a foodie looking for an enjoyable tour of the Mediterranean, then "Mediterranean Paleo Cooking" is most definitely for you.
Whether you still eat Twinkies or opt for raw honey or coconut sugar, "The 21 Day Sugar Detox" will help you overcome cravings and put sugar in its place.
Most of us are civilized people - but truly bad guys are not. Tim Larkin's book will teach you what violence really is and how to defend yourself against it, both mentally and physically.
This has been one of the primary resources to which I keep returning to develop my own yoga practice and skills as an instructor.
Written by Kelly Brozyna, this cookbook contains eighty grain-free, legume-free, and dairy-free recipes for chocolate lovers. (Read on for two free recipes!)
In an attempt to set the record straight and dispel many of the myths in and around fitness, author and scientist Alex Hutchinson wrote his latest book, "Which Comes First, Cardio Or Weights?"
"Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans" transports me back to my childhood love for books. Not only is it full of amazing recipes, but it's also carefully designed and fun to read.
If you're new to a gluten-free way of living, "Gluten Is My Bitch" is just for you, and you may want to have your friends and family members read it as well.
If you want to gain strength and mass while also fighting gym boredom, check out "Neuro-Mass" by Jon Bruney.
2013 was a great year for fitness geeks who like to curl up with a good book. Here are the top ten fitness, nutrition, and health books that we reviewed this year. Have you read them all?