books & dvds

I've always been a little skeptical of somatotyping, but Ben Greenfield's book was pretty dead on when it came to my training needs. I recommend this book especially for beginners.
If you love pork, Stacy Toth and Matthew McCarry have written a book for you. "Beyond Bacon" is a unique resource full of information and recipes featuring the pig.
"Dumbbell Training for Strength and Fitness" is a comprehensive guide to the dumbbell, with exercises as well as helpful information.
"Beast Tamer" is full of progressions and information for athletes and coaches. Regardless of your fitness level, this book is well worth a space on any strength enthusiast’s bookshelf.
"The 30 Day Guide to Paleo Cooking," by Hayley Mason and George Staley, is a perfect beginner’s guide to getting your feet wet with paleo eating or re-inspire your paleo habits.
Information is one of the best tools for growing your business. If you own a CrossFit affiliate or want to open one, "The Affiliate Yearbook" is an invaluable resource for growing your business.
With this book, Brett Contreras has created an effective and simple-to-follow strength program designed just for women. And who doesn't want a nice booty, anyway?
"Fit & Healthy Pregnancy" by Kristina Pinto is an excellent resource for pregnant women who want to maintain their fitness before, during, and after pregnancy.
"The Paleo Coach," by Jason Seib of Everyday Paleo, is a unique resource for coaches and clients who need an extra push with paleo eating and living.
Rodney Yee's "Power Up Yoga" is a short but effective practice that aids recovery and mobility and builds strength and stamina. For these reasons, it's also ideal for athletes.
After well over a decade and a half as a personal trainer, nutritionist, and more, I actually learned some things reading this book and that is a rare thing indeed.
Many of you are familiar with "K-Star" and his website, MobilityWOD. Have you checked out his new book? The title might be whacky, but the information inside is 100% legit.
Shiva Rea's "Prenatal Yoga" is a great choice for a gentle, low-impact prenatal yoga routine to prevent pregnancy discomforts and relax the body and mind.
I think this is probably the single best deadlifting book I have read. This book isn’t just for learning basic technique either, it has something for everyone.
"Sane and Simple Nutrition" by Nia Shanks provides simple, flexible tips to help readers break free from "OCD eating habits" and the guilt that sometimes comes with following strict diets.
Two greats of strength training, Pavel and Andy, wrote a book that focuses on all three powerlifting movements, but specifically on how to improve your deadlift.
"Beautiful Babies" is one of my new favorite nutrition books for the reproductive years. The book is a primer in traditional nutrition for fertility, pregnancy, and feeding babies.