Category: Health, Fitness & Dieting

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

Atul Gawande
Rating: 8/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:8 hours

Being Mortal is a powerful, eye-opening and empathetically written book about how we struggle to cope with the constraints of our biology, with the limits set by genes and cells and flesh and bone. We aren't are properly [...]

Power Eating: Build Muscle, Increase Energy, Cut Fat

Susan Kleiner,Maggie Greenwood-Robinson
Rating: 7.5/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:10 hours

A well-researched guide to achieving your physical and performance goals through smarter eating and supplementation. Kleiner does a deep dive into the macro and micronutrients involved in building, repairing, and maximizing [...]

The Power of Full Engagement

Jim Loehr, Tony Schwartz
Rating: 7.5/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:7 hours

The Power of Full Engagement emphasizes the importance of energy management over time management to be truly effective. There are four key sources of energy you can mobilize: Physical, Emotional, Mental, and Spiritual. Loehr [...]

Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual

Michael Pollan
Rating: 5.5/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:3 hours

Short book of Food Eating Principles. The kind of rules your grandma would tell ya. Food Rules is separated into three parts, What should I eat? (Eat food), What kind of food should I eat? (Mostly plants) and How should I [...]

The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health, and Disease

Daniel E. Lieberman
Rating: 9.5/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:14 hours

The story of the human body by Lieberman, explores the transition of our lifestyle, diets and body from an evolutionary perspective. We have undergone a “cultural evolution” that has outpaced our “biological evolution”, [...]

Nutrient Timing: The Future of Sports Nutrition

John Ivy, Robert Portman
Rating: 8/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:5 hours

Nutrition is KEY to making gains in the gym. It took me far too long to realize this, but once I did I went in search of books to help unlock my potential and Nutrient Timing was one of those books that taught me a lot about [...]

In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto

Michael Pollan
Rating: 7.5/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:7 hours

In Defense of Food can be summarized by this simple rule: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” Pollen argues that we should eat more like our ancestors, which refers to a time before the onslaught of modern day diseases [...]

Addiction: A Disorder Of Choice

Gene M. Heyman
Rating: 7/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:6 hours

Herman's addiction takes an alternative look at the view of addiction being more like a chronic disease, which tends to give people with addictions less burden for their situation, painting it as something not totally in [...]

The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right

Atul Gawande
Rating: 8/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:6 hours

Checklists can save lives and keep you from making big mistakes at work and in your personal life. People make mistakes and as the systems we operate in become even more complex, we will be prone to make more of them. Inundated [...]

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