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Best Fitness Books You Should Enjoy

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Fitness books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

1. F*ck Me! I’m Gonna Do This Diet and Exercise Sh*t!: Funny Daily Food Diary, Diet Planner and Fitness Journal For Some Real F*cking Weight Loss! (Tough Love To Inspire Bad Ass B*itches!) (2018)

 Best Fitness Books You Should EnjoyYou’ll love this if you want to lose weight and like swearing and sarcasm! It’s a funny tough love diet and exercise planner to support you in your weight loss goals from being a Weak Ass B*tch! to becoming a Bad Ass B*tch! It helps you track everything you need and not die of boredom in the process! It’s got 90 daily pages (about 3 months/12 weeks worth) for you to track your food and fitness activities. It’s simple, fast and easy for you to record the key information you need whilst getting a much needed boost from the tough love rude ass quotes! There’s also goals pages, 30/60/90 day…
Author(s): Funny Hunni Press

2. Today is the Day: A 90 Day Food + Fitness Journal: Daily Activity and Fitness Tracker to Cultivate a Better You (2018)

 Best Fitness Books You Should EnjoyToday is the Day is a 90 day guide to cultivate a better you! It is a food and fitness themed self exploration journal that is designed to help you set and reach your goals, dig into your why and set a plan of action to achieve those goals. Each day includes space to record stats on how much sleep you got, what you ate, how much water you drank and exercise. These are all critical metrics in becoming the best you. We all say that we’ll drink more water or exercise 5 times a week but going through the process of writing down your goals and tracking your…
Author(s): Pretty Simple Press

3. Senior Fitness Test Manual (2012)

 Best Fitness Books You Should EnjoySenior Fitness Test Manual, Second Edition, offers the most comprehensive and reliable test battery for assessing physical fitness in adults ages 60 and older. The tests in this resource assist health practitioners and fitness and rehabilitation specialists in identifying weaknesses that cause mobility problems, developing exercise programs that improve functional fitness, preventing future mobility issues, and evaluating progress. The Senior Fitness Test (SFT) is a simple, economical method of assessing the physical attributes that older adults need in order to perform daily activities. It consists of seven tests–covering lower- and…
Author(s): Roberta E Rikli, C Jessie Jones

4. The Career Fitness Program: Exercising Your Options (11th Edition) (2015)

 Best Fitness Books You Should Enjoy<> Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Pearson's MyLab products, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide. If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for Pearson's MyLab products may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. The…
Author(s): Sukiennik Professor Emeritus, Diane, Raufman Professor Emeritus, Lisa

5. ACE Group Fitness Instructor Exam Prep: 2019 Edition Study Guide that highlights key concepts required to pass the American Council on Exercise GFI exam to become a certified Group Fitness Instructor (2018)

 Best Fitness Books You Should EnjoyStudying made Simple.   We value your time & will help you make the most of it while preparing for your exam.  e-mail us at   – State that you are interested in the ACE GFI certification & we will reply with links to helpful websites, blogs, videos, and information.  along your journey to becoming a certified fitness professional. If you come across a difficult chapter, topic, or have a specific question please let us know. We will provide additional insight and clarity for any questions you may have while preparing for your exam. Your input and feedback ensure we…
Author(s): CPT Exam Prep Team

6. Motivational Interviewing in Nutrition and Fitness (Applications of Motivational Interviewing) (2015)

 Best Fitness Books You Should EnjoyMaking and maintaining lasting changes in nutrition and fitness is not easy for anyone. Yet the communication style of a health professional can make a huge difference. This book presents the proven counseling approach known as motivational interviewing (MI) and shows exactly how to use it in day-to-day interactions with clients. MI offers simple yet powerful tools for helping clients work through ambivalence, break free of diets and quick-fix solutions, and overcome barriers to change. Extensive sample dialogues illustrate specific ways to enhance conversations about meal…
Author(s): Dawn Clifford, Laura Curtis

7. Solitary Fitness (2007)

 Best Fitness Books You Should EnjoyBuy my book and I’ll show you how to burn off ugly love handles, firm up your abs, make your arms huge and powerful, build up stamina and help change your life forever! All of this without fancy gym equipment,steroids, steaks, pills or powders. Hey . . . don’t forget the ladies! Not just for the men, this is ideal for anyone of an adult age. Did Samson do drugs, did Hercules need fancy trainers . . . You’re never going to run any faster with £300 trainers! Charles Bronson has served 28 years behind bars and 24 of those years…
Author(s): Charlie Bronson, Stephen Richards

8. Nutrition for Health, Fitness and Sport (2016)

 Best Fitness Books You Should EnjoyDoes not contain an access card. Nutrition for Health, Fitness & Sport, now in its Eleventh edition, provides the reader with thorough coverage of the role nutrition plays in enhancing one’s health, fitness, and sport performance. Current research and practical activities are incorporated throughout. This edition welcomes the addition of author, J. David Branch, along with the return of author Eric S. Rawson from the tenth edition, both of whom are actively involved in the disciplines of exercise physiology and sports nutrition, and who have…
Author(s): Melvin H Williams, Eric Rawson, et al.

9. Yoga Fitness for Men: Build Strength, Improve Performance, and Increase Flexibility (2018)

 Best Fitness Books You Should EnjoyWith 25 yoga workouts, and over 50 key postures, you’ll discover how yoga can make you stronger, fitter, and more mobile.Mobility is one of the most important, yet overlooked elements of your fitness, which is why professional athletes are making yoga a regular part of their fitness routines; and GQ, HuffPost, and Men’s Health have all advocated yoga for men. Stretching and strengthening with yoga to improve mobility is proven to help you increase your gains in the gym, prevent and relieve aches, and help you beat your competition on the field.With straightforward language and easy-to-follow steps, Yoga Fitness for Men will teach you how…
Author(s): Dean Pohlman

10. Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness (2017)

 Best Fitness Books You Should EnjoyExercise, eat right, and thrive! Emphasizing the importance of a fitness and wellness lifestyle, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 14th Edition, challenges you to meet your personal fitness and wellness goals, and shows you how to inspire others to do the same. This includes behavior modification techniques through sensible approaches and a strong focus on the practical ways you can incorporate changes into in your daily life. By the end of the course, you will feel proficient in creating an exercise program suited to your values, making nutrition choices,…
Author(s): Wener W.K. Hoeger, Sharon A. Hoeger, et al.

11. Ultimate Back Fitness and Performance-Sixth Edition (2017)

 Best Fitness Books You Should EnjoyGet the latest scientific evidence on back exercise – what helps and what hurts, and why, from a world renowned authority. The sixth edition of Ultimate Back Fitness and Performance provides professionals with the evidence base to design and prescribe the best exercise programs for the back. A complete description of a 5-stage program is provided. Many examples illustrate each stage within a back pain rehabilitation program together with a performance enhancement program for athletes. Beginning with recognizing and re-patterning perturbed motor programs and progressing to the enhancement of stability-mobility, then endurance, the…
Author(s): Stuart McGill

Best Fitness Books You Should Enjoy

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some fitness books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Hercules II bodybuilding system - bodyweight exercise physical fitness course

Author(s): Hercules II
ID: 2393216, Publisher: Hercules II, Year: early 1970's?, Size: 9 Mb, Format: pdf

Feminist New Materialisms, Sport and Fitness: A Lively Entanglement

Author(s): Holly Thorpe; Julie Brice; Marianne Clark
ID: 2872743, Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2021, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf

Weight Watchers Freestyle 365-Day Smart Points Instant Pot Cookbook: The Most Effective and Comprehensive Weight Loss Method in The World With 125 Easy & Delicious Instant Pot WW Smart Points Recipes

Author(s): Fitness, Laura
ID: 2874313, Publisher: , Year: 2021, Size: 1 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly record-breakers according to Chicago Tribune, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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