books & dvds

If you’re a fan of the Convict Conditioning series, or of bodyweight training in general, you would be interested to know that this popular series from Dragon Door now includes a log book.
Ronda Rousey credits her mother for passing down her amazing judo skills. This book is written by her mother, AnnMaria De Mars, and world-class judo coach James Pedro Sr.
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.
Your friends and family will never believe these exotic tasting recipes were as easy to make as they are. If you're looking for simple, but fresh tasting recipes, this is a must-have paleo cookbook.
The new book from bodyweight master Al Kavadlo requires no equipment, just dedication and focus. Learn how bodyweight movements can build your strength, and you can do it all without a gym.
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.
"Yoga Shakti" is more than a workout DVD - it's a comprehensive resource and the perfect place to begin if you want to start a home yoga practice.
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.
Nia Shanks has put together yet another amazing training guide - the "Beautiful Badass Bodyweight Workout Guide." With this program, you really don't have much of an excuse not to get stronger.
Extreme Strength! is a great product for people interested in advancing their ability to move some kettlebells around, especially in the Olympic lifting exercises. It's not for beginners, though.
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.
"The 4 Habits of Healthy Families," by Amy Hendel, provides information, motivation, and practical tools to help families develop healthy habits together.
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.