My passion for coaching people with chronic conditions requires me to maintain my knowledge of the world's best practices in dealing with the challenges they present. If you too would like to learn more about wellness, I can recommend the resources below:
THE AGING PROCESS
Why We Age―and Why We Don't Have To
In this groundbreaking book, Dr David Sinclair, leading world authority on genetics and longevity, reveals a bold new theory for why we age. As he writes: “Aging is a disease, and that disease is treatable.”
This eye-opening and provocative work takes us to the frontlines of research that is pushing the boundaries on our perceived scientific limitations, revealing incredible breakthroughs—many from Dr David Sinclair’s own lab at Harvard—that demonstrate how we can slow down, or even reverse, aging.
THE AGING PROCESS
Body By Science
A Research-Based Program for Strength Training, Body building, and Complete Fitness in 12 Minutes a Week
In Body By Science, bodybuilding powerhouse John Little teams up with fitness medicine expert Dr Doug McGuff to present a scientifically proven formula for maximizing muscle development in just twelve minutes a week.
Backed by rigorous research, the authors prescribe a weekly high-intensity program for increasing strength, revving the metabolism, and building muscle for a total fitness experience.
How to Change Things When Change Is Hard
Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard is about how to bring about change. Its main focus is changing behaviour by appealing to the rational and emotional sides of people's psyches. To generate change, a person must connect with both sides, the rational and the emotional.
Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers
The Acclaimed Guide to Stress, Stress-Related Diseases, and Coping
Most of us do not lie awake at night worrying about whether we have leprosy or malaria. Instead, the diseases we fear - and the ones that plague us now - are illnesses brought on by the slow accumulation of damage, such as heart disease and cancer.
Combining cutting-edge research with a healthy dose of good humor and practical advice, Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers explains how prolonged stress causes or intensifies a range of physical and mental afflictions, including depression, ulcers, colitis, heart disease, and more. It also provides essential guidance to controlling our stress responses.
DIET AND NUTRITION
The Primal Kitchen Cookbook
Eat Like Your Life Depends On It!
Mark Sisson, the bestselling author, teams up with over 50 leading icons in the primal community to amass 130 mouth-watering recipes in this ultimate paleo recipe collection.
Learn how to whip up Primal Kitchen’s uncompromisingly delicious, high quality, nutrient-dense sauces and dressings at home to pack healthy fats, phytonutrients, and superfoods into every meal.
Becoming a Supple Leopard
The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimising Athletic Performance
Based on the premise that dysfunctional movement patterns impede athletic performance, the author presents the construction and function of his own movement and mobility system, based on his midline stabilisation and organisation, one-joint rule and laws of torque movement principles, all to remedy body stiffness, prevent injuries and improve and extend athletic capabilities.
21-Day Total Body Transformation
A step-by-step, gene reprogramming action plan
Mark Sisson presents a fun, easy-to-follow, practical guidebook to help you "get Primal" in only 21 days. First, you'll learn eight Key Concepts that represent the most important day-to-day elements living Primally, then tackle five Action Items that will enable you to literally reprogram your genes toward a long, healthy, and energetic life.
The Healthy Habit Revolution
The Step by Step Blueprint to Create Better Habits in 5 Minutes a Day
Learn to create habits that stick in just 5 minutes a day. Is there something you know would change your life for the better, but you're missing out because you can't get motivated to do it consistently?
Tap Your Inner Power and Create Your Life's Work
Turning pro is free, but it's not easy. When we turn pro, we give up a life with which we may have become extremely comfortable. We give up a self we have come to identify with and to call our own.
Turning pro is free, but it demands sacrifice. The passage from amateur to professional is often achieved via an internal odyssey whose trials are survived only at great cost, emotionally, psychologically, and spiritually. We pass through a membrane when we turn pro. It's messy, and it's scary. We tread in blood when we turn pro.
What we get when we turn pro. What we get when we turn pro is we find our power. We find our will and our voice, and we find our self-respect. We become who we always were but had until then been afraid to embrace and live out.