Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life

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Victory Belt Publishing, Sep 3, 2017 - Sports & Recreation - 480 pages

America's top personal trainer, holistic nutritionist and health expert, Ben Greenfield, shows you how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

You have amazing physical goals. You want the best body you can get. You want to look, feel, and perform like a champion. So you beat yourself up with tough training, day after day, week after week, month after month. As a result, you’re held back by frustrating issues like brain fog, broken gut, hormone depletion, heart problems, and destroyed joints--limited to living at a fraction of your peak capacity and powerless to tap into your full potential and achieve your dreams.

But it's possible to be healthy on the outside and on the inside. This book gives you every training, nutrition, and lifestyle solution you need to do it, including:

-The 2 best ways to build endurance fast without destroying your body

-Underground training tactics for maximizing workout efficiency

-The best biohacks for enhancing mental performance and instantly entering the zone

-How to know with laserlike accuracy whether your body has truly recovered

-26 ways to quickly recover from workouts, injuries and overtraining

-The 25 most important blood and saliva biomarkers and how to test them

-5 essential elements of training that most athletes neglect

-7 stress-fighting weapons to make your mind-body connection bulletproof

-Proven systems to enhance sleep, eliminate insomnia, and conquer jetlag

-40 high-calorie, nutrient-dense meals that won’t destroy your metabolism

-Tools for customizing your carbs, proteins and fats for your unique body and goals

-9 ways to fix a broken gut, create toxin-free life, and detox your body

-A complete system to safeguard your immune system and stomach

-Potent time-efficiency tips for balancing training, work, travel, and family.

Whether you're an extreme exercise enthusiast or just looking to shed a few pounds, this is the last book on training, endurance, health, and life you will ever need.


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One of the best books on health and fitness I have ever read. Ben Greenfield is a genius. This book is like a science manual. I'm not sure how you could get any more information packed in this huge ... Read full review


FOREWORD by Chris McCormack
How I Went from Overtraining and Eating Bags
A Tale of Two Triathletes Can Exercise Make You
Everything You Need to Know About Heart Rate Zones
The Two Best Ways to Build Endurance as Fast as Possible
Underground Training Tactics for Enhancing Endurance
The Five Essential Elements of an EnduranceTraining
How the Underrecovery Monster Is Eating Up Your
How Much Carbohydrate Protein and Fat You Need
The Zen of Customizing Your Diet to Your Unique Body
Nine Bad Things That Happen When Digestion Goes
The Truth About Eating Before During and After
The TwentyOne Best Kitchen Tools Grocery Shopping
How to Protect Your Body from the Ten Hidden Killers
The Zen of Getting ÜberFit without Neglecting Your
My Top Ten TimeSaving and Productivity Tips

TwentyFive Ways to Know with Laserlike Accuracy if Your
TwentySix Top Ways to Recover from Workouts
The Seven Best Ways to Beat a Hidden Killer That
Everything You Need to Know to Sleep Better Eliminate
Forty Easy Meals for Busy Athletes How to Fuel Your
What Two SevenYearOld Boys Can Teach You About
Two Ways Your Brain Breaks and Exactly What You
TwentyEight Ways to Hack Your Brain A Complete
Ten Rules for Becoming an Ancestral Athlete
Closing Thoughts and Additional Resources

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Ben Greenfield is a coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, and Ironman triathlete. His science-based approach to discovering a potent balance between health and performance has revolutionized the way thousands of athletes and exercise enthusiasts around the world live, train, and eat. Ben now works with athletes, CEOs, and soccer moms alike, helping them achieve amazing feats of physical endurance without destroying their bodies in the process.

In 2008, the National Strength and Conditioning Association voted Ben America's top personal trainer. He holds a master's degree in exercise physiology and biomechanics from University of Idaho, and is a certified sports nutritionist (C-ISSN) and a certified strength and conditioning coach (CSCS). He has more than a decade of experience teaching professional, collegiate, and recreational athletes from all sports how to be healthy on the inside and on the outside -- and coaches people of all ages and backgrounds on performance, fat loss, nutrition, lifestyle management, and wellness.

In addition to being the head coach and nutritionist for Pacific Elite Fitness and the Rock Star Triathlete Academy, Ben is a consultant for WellnessFX, the host of the Get-Fit Guy and Ben Greenfield Fitness podcasts on iTunes, the author of more than a dozen programs and books for optimizing health and performance, and the owner of, the world's top endurance sports entertainment website. He also trains and mentors physicians, personal trainers, and physical therapists from around the globe via his mastermind Superhuman Coach Network at

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