book reviews

If you love pork, Stacy Toth and Matthew McCarry have written a book for you. "Beyond Bacon" is a unique resource full of information and recipes featuring the pig.
"Dumbbell Training for Strength and Fitness" is a comprehensive guide to the dumbbell, with exercises as well as helpful information.
"Beast Tamer" is full of progressions and information for athletes and coaches. Regardless of your fitness level, this book is well worth a space on any strength enthusiast’s bookshelf.
"The 30 Day Guide to Paleo Cooking," by Hayley Mason and George Staley, is a perfect beginner’s guide to getting your feet wet with paleo eating or re-inspire your paleo habits.
Information is one of the best tools for growing your business. If you own a CrossFit affiliate or want to open one, "The Affiliate Yearbook" is an invaluable resource for growing your business.
"The Paleo Coach," by Jason Seib of Everyday Paleo, is a unique resource for coaches and clients who need an extra push with paleo eating and living.
After well over a decade and a half as a personal trainer, nutritionist, and more, I actually learned some things reading this book and that is a rare thing indeed.
"Sane and Simple Nutrition" by Nia Shanks provides simple, flexible tips to help readers break free from "OCD eating habits" and the guilt that sometimes comes with following strict diets.
In his new book, "Pound for Pound," Brian D'Souza goes behind the scenes of MMA fighting and examines what other journalists won't - the exploitation of some of the sport's biggest names.
Two greats of strength training, Pavel and Andy, wrote a book that focuses on all three powerlifting movements, but specifically on how to improve your deadlift.
"Beautiful Babies" is one of my new favorite nutrition books for the reproductive years. The book is a primer in traditional nutrition for fertility, pregnancy, and feeding babies.
If you are looking for ways to introduce paleo to your family without eating sweet potato fries and chicken breast every day, "The Everyday Paleo Family Cookbook" is a must-have paleo resource.
Christopher Sommer's amazing new courses, Foundation One and Handstand One, break down complicated gymnastics techniques for the beginner. They also incorporate much needed mobility drills.
This book and DVD provide great progressions for bar-based exercises. They also made me realized what a cool guy Al Kavadlo is. I just want to hangout with the guy now.
The Healing Kitchen combines traditional wisdom, scientific research, and simple recipes to provide a good starting point for anyone who is interested in the healing power of food.
Author Dan Buettner who previously traveled the world seeking answers to achieving longevity, takes a look at how happy people become happy people and shares his discoveries.
A lot of athletes use treatments like acupuncture to stay strong and healthy. But do you know why these practices work and where they come from? "The Subtle Body" answers those questions.