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You are Your Own Gym : The Bible of Bodyweight Exercises - Mark Lauren

You are Your Own Gym

The Bible of Bodyweight Exercises

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Published: 4th January 2011
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From an elite Special Operations physical trainer, an ingeniously simple, rapid-results, do-anywhere program for getting into amazing shape

For men and women of all athletic abilities!

As the demand for Special Operations military forces has grown over the last decade, elite trainer Mark Lauren has been at the front lines of preparing nearly one thousand soldiers, getting them lean and strong in record time. Now, for regular Joes and Janes, he shares the secret to his amazingly effective regimen—simple exercises that require nothing more than the resistance of your own bodyweight to help you reach the pinnacle of fitness and look better than ever before.

Armed with Mark Lauren’s motivation techniques, expert training, and nutrition advice, you’ll see rapid results by working out just thirty minutes a day, four times a week—whether in your living room, yard, garage, hotel room, or office. Lauren’s exercises build more metabolism-enhancing muscle than weightlifting, burn more fat than aerobics, and are safer than both, since bodyweight exercises develop balance and stability and therefore help prevent injuries. Choose your workout level—Basic, 1st Class, Master Class,and Chief Class—and get started, following the clear instructions for 125 exercises that work every muscle from your neck to your ankles. Forget about gym memberships, free weights, and infomercial contraptions. They are all poor substitutes for the world’s most advanced fitness machine, the one thing you are never without: your own body.

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5.0

A book that just makes sense

By Fat Freddy

from Sydney, AU

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Understand
  • Informative
  • Inspirational
  • Practical
  • Relevant
  • Well Written

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    Comments about You are Your Own Gym:

    I use this book every day now, it has a great philosophy, great hints and tips and is written with every level of fitness in mind from beginner to the incredible.
    This book gives you all the tools and programs, you just need to make it happpen.

    Comment on this review

    "Mark Lauren puts the strength-training techniques of SpecOps into a comprehensive and easy to understand program that can be done by anyone, anywhere, anytime, paving the way for anyone looking to get into the best shape of his or her life."--Gregory Peterman, sergeant, Green Beret "Gain control of yourself through your own body's gym!"--Mike Fisher, commander, 82nd Airborne Division; U.S. Army Ranger; colonel, U.S. Army "Perfect for our mobile age of road warriors, this terrific book lets us carry around a full gym in our heads!"--General James Abrahamson, U.S. Air Force

    ISBN: 9780345528582
    ISBN-10: 0345528581
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 192
    Published: 4th January 2011
    Dimensions (cm): 22.6 x 19.8  x 1.4
    Weight (kg): 0.42