Principles and Labs for Physical Fitness

Turn active learning into active living with PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, Seventh Edition! Taking a personalized approach that emphasizes behavior change, Hoeger/Hoeger focuses on important fitness topics, including body composition, cardiorespiratory endurance, and muscular strength and flexibility, and also highlights important wellness topics, such as behavior management, nutrition, and stress management. Featuring ov...

The End of Heart Disease

“The comprehensive information supplied by this book will empower patients and physicians to make healthier lifestyle choices, The End of Heart Disease may just save your life.” “The End of Heart Disease lays out the science and steps to prevent and reverse the epidemic of heart disease. This must read book will be required for every one of my patients and family.” “In his latest book, Dr. Fuhrman demonstrates an evidence-based appro...

Peyote: History, Tradition, Politics, and Conservation

"With different approaches, this interdisciplinary collection highlights the diversity of ways by which peyote can be employed, including both the Indigenous uses held as ‘traditional' and the growing non-Indigenous practices related to New Age and neo-shamanic groups. Thus, the book shows how the multiple contemporary uses of this cactus are transversal and present challenges to geographic, ethnic, and analytical categories and defi...

The Way of Energy: (A Gaia Original)

This book has changed my life for the better. As a young kid, I suffered a lower back injury in a phys. ed. class. In addition, some members of my family have had intense lower back problems. My sports injury kept haunting me for a very long time. To heal/control it, I swam in college most days for about forty minutes. I tried yoga, which aggravated it, bicycled, which helped some, and did a bunch of therapeutic exercises, which didn...

Always Change a Losing Game, 4th Edition

David Posen has mastered the art of helping people change into a better version of themselves. And he does so with the precision of an accomplished surgeon and the finesse of a talented artist. His brilliance as a counsellor shines forth in every chapter as he gently takes the reader onto a journey of positive transformation in all aspects of life... The book has a potential to help you shed the layers of deep-rooted, self-defeatist ...

Everything Is Horrible and Wonderful

I loved this book. I'm a big fan of Harris' work and felt like I didn't have closure with his passing. Listening to podcasts and seeing him perform, I just felt like there were gaps in my understanding of what happened leading up to his death and it's so hard to get a sense of closure when you have so many questions. This book answered those questions and Stephanie has given his fans this gift, which fills in those gaps and gave me c...

The Perrin Technique

This book was a huge eye opener for me. It made me take a closer look at things ie: diet, posture, breathing. Together with oesteopathy to correct my thoracic spine(my osteo had been saying for 12 months my thoracic spine wasn't right) and attention to essential fatty acids, amino acids and water, I a have no fatigue, no ibs, no headaches, no pain etc etc. this is essential reading for someone with CFS

Emotional Processing

On January 25, 2018, my husband was in hospice. After a horrendous previous week which led to his placement there, I had reached a state of exhaustion and my blood pressure had spiked into numbers that I didn't recognize as belonging to my 70 year old healthy self. (Yet there it was, 145/100.) I happened on the "Final Thoughts" section of the book that discusses the dynamics of acceptance. I applied them. My next pressure reading was...

The 12 Week Triathlete, 2nd Edition-Revised and Updated

Too many triathlon books are incredibly technical with heart rate zones and advanced power metrics. These technical books have training plans that read like novels with 8 various sub workouts on a given day at all sorts of exact times and paces that are tough to get right. I spent some time at a bookstore flipping through probably 20 different triathlon books and this was the one that stuck out to me as including some training plans ...

Improving Palliative Care for Cancer

This book examines the barriers—scientific, policy, and social—that keep those in need from getting good palliative care. In our society’s aggressive pursuit of cures for cancer, we have neglected symptom control and comfort care. Less than one percent of the National Cancer Institute’s budget is spent on any aspect of palliative care research or education, despite the half million people who die of cancer each year and the larger nu...