Do you stretch before lifting weights to prevent injury or increase strength?
When doing cardio, do you shoot for a "target" heart rate zone to burn the most fat possible?
If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, you're in good condition as most people do the same.
Thanks to the overwhelming amount of fitness pseudo-science and lies being pushed on us every day by bogus magazines and self-styled “gurus,” it’s becoming harder and harder to know how to get in shape.
These are the perfect health books to correct the mistakes you cannot ignore.
1. 12 Health and Fitness Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making (The Build Muscle, Get Lean, and Stay Healthy Series)
Finally, someone gets it! This was a fantastic read, easy to follow advice that's backed up with scientific and medical studies. I've said for years that I do better on a low fat, more plant-based diet. The information is clearly laid out, informative, educational funny and easy to understand.
Michael Matthews, the author of the book, believe that every person can achieve the body of his or her dreams. He works hard to give everyone that chance by providing workable and proven advice grounded in science, not a desire to sell phony magazines, workout products, or supplements.
Overall, this is a good, quick read for someone just getting into fitness, who needs a bit of guidance and encouragement.
2. Don't Make These Morning Health Mistakes: Before getting out of bed
This book is very informative, clearing up some questions I had. It's a good thing for switching into the ketogenic diet. I was diagnosed as prediabetic, so I'm going to beat the disease before it takes over my system. A plus would be losing weight and looking better in my clothes.
Robert Charlie Smith, the brilliant author of the book covers all the basics in a clear easily understood way for anyone who is considering the Keto diet.
3. Muscle Myths: 50 Health & Fitness Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making
A great book with a ton of information all backed by scientific studies. If you think you know all you need to know about lifting, get this book, it will surprise you what he proves and disproves!
This book takes everything you need to know about getting into the best shape of your life and simplifies it for anyone.
4. Fitness Results Training Book: 30 Minute Workouts: Weight Training, Health, Fitness & Dieting (Nutrition) for the Aging to Youth
It was a great way to get information on what to do to improve my own health from my own starting point. Working together with my spouse and I have found this a book we can follow and stick too. 30 mins 3 times a week, eat right and get lots of rest too!
Fitness Results Training Book reveals how only three 30-minute weight training workouts a week, combined with a sensible diet, allows you to achieve your health and fitness dreams without endless hours of exercise and cardio, and without feeling beat up and sore.
The book also reveals why what you’ve been told by the health and fitness industry is actually keeping you from achieving your dream body.
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