This is not yet another training program but a set of solid principles, which you can use to determine what strength training parameters are important and how they relate to each other. A must-read for anyone serious about improving their physique or performance.
The iron bible, which changed the way I approach strength training. I’ve never seen such massive improvement in my own strength as when I began following the Starting Strength philosophy and exercise technique.
The follow-up for Starting Strength, this book lays out a blueprint for how to continue to grow once your “novice gainz” are tapped out. The advice in this book will take you from not-weak to pretty damn strong.
The Renaissance Diet 2.0: Your Scientific Guide to Fat Loss, Muscle Gain and Performance
I prefer flexible principles over rigid rules, to help me see what’s important and make informed decisions from my own circumstances. Renaissance Diet does exactly that, teaching you exactly how, when, and what to eat for improved performance and a better physique.
Eat Like You Care: An Examination of the Morality of Eating Animals
We know that it’s wrong to kill for pleasure. We condemn acts of animal abuse. Yet, the majority continue to support those very things, every day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Eat Like You Care cuts straight to the core of this inconsistency and shows why, contrary to the many excuses, it’s simply wrong for us to eat others beings.
The author, who initially does eat animals, decides to investigate our complex relationship with animals. About to become a father, he wants to be able to truthfully educate his son on this question and along the way he himself learns some fundamentally disturbing things.
Someone looking for a vegan manifesto needn’t look further than this book. It’s unapologetic in its message: all sentient beings have the right to not be treated as property of others, regardless of whether they are humans or not. Veganism is a moral baseline, plain and simple.