book reviews

I recommend "Way of the Peaceful Warrior" both for its message and for its flaws. It has some great lessons about life, but it's written in a way that caused my inner seventh grader to roll her eyes.
This book includes sections from all the superstar coaches of the RKC, along with 45 kettlebell workouts. If you're a fan of kettlebells, you'll probably want to check this one out.
Tired of yo-yo dieting and binge eating? "The Self-Compassion Diet" presents an different way to approach food that is based on the Eastern concept of loving-kindness and mindfulness.
While Paul Wade remains a secretive and elusive character, the techniques he divulges in Convict Conditioning are simple, effective, and useful for athletes of all experience and strength levels.
The author of this book grew up like many Americans, eating processed foods and using food as a source of comfort. Later as a chemist, she realized the true horrors of the standard American diet.
While the recipes are good, the strength of this book is in it's detailed and straight forward explanation of paleo. It includes graphs, tear-out charts, and 30-day meal plans for a variety of goals.
TJ Murphy, former editorial director of "Triathlete" and "Competitor" magazines, wrote a book about CrossFit and his experiences. A great way for the curious to find out what exactly CrossFit is.
Looking for some good reading to kick off the new year? Check out the top 10 books we reviewed in 2012.
Don’t let your New Year’s resolutions fall to the wayside. Read on to discover a new book that will help you make lasting change during the most important time of the year.
Strength and flexibility are not necessarily opposing forces. In this book, Master RKC Jon Engum teaches how anyone can achieve a more flexible, and therefore healthier, body.
The Last Headbangers has something for everyone: the most avid fan, the cultural historian, and even the disinterested family member. An honest and enlightening look at the heart of football.
Interested in paleo nutrition, but think you can't do it because of time and/or money? Think again. Slow cooking is a fantastic option and this book is full of amazing paleo recipes.
So you’ve read "Run Like a Mother" and are ready to start training for your first race. If you want to take your ‘mother running’ to the next level, then "Train Like a Mother" is the book for you.
If you are a CrossFit gym owner struggling with the business aspects of running a gym, this book offers advice from someone who's been there, learned the lessons, and succeeded.
Last week we reviewed Katy Bowman's book, "Every Woman's Guide to Foot Pain Relief," and this week we're giving away a free copy! Read on to see who won the giveaway!
With a goal of providing pleasing meals that are also healthy and won't sap your time, Weeknight Paleo delivers nine weeks worth of mouth-watering and unexpected paleo recipes.
"Every Woman's Guide to Foot Pain Relief," is not just about feet. This book is really about the relationship between our footwear, foot care, and alignment, and I highly recommend it.