Fitness for Geeks

Fitness for Geeks

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If youa€™re interested in how things work, this guide will help you experiment with one crucial system you usually ignorea€”your body and its health. Long hours focusing on code or circuits tends to stifle notions of nutrition, but with this educational and highly useful book you can approach fitness through science, whether ita€™s investigating your ancestral health or using the latest self-tracking apps and gear. Tune into components of your health through discussions on food, exercise, sleep, hormesis, and other issuesa€”as well as interviews with various scientists and athletesa€”and discover healthy ways to tinker with your lifestyle. Learn to live in the modern digital world and still be physically vibrant Examine apps and widgets for self-tracking various fitness issues Zero in on carbs, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals Find and choose food, and learn when to eat and when to fast Reboot your system through movement in the outside world Select from more than a dozen techniques for your gym workout Fuel fitness by focusing on the science of nutrition and supplements Apply lifestyle hacks, such as high-intensity exercise and good stressThey are mostly designed for beginners and include coverage of machines, free weights, and body-weight exercises. also has a huge library of instructional videos and other resources:

Title:Fitness for Geeks
Author:Bruce W. Perry
Publisher:"O'Reilly Media, Inc." - 2012-04-23


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