Read These Five Athletics Books
To be fit, make sure that you exercise all parts of your body. it is highly possible that you go to the gym for several hours though you ignore of the core muscles of your body.The brain, of course, grows with exercise just like other muscles. Challenging your mind will help it to expand. One of the most effective ways of challenging the mind is to read books especially the fiction ones. Irrespective of your preference for the fiction or non-fiction books, these five books for athletic fitness freak in you are a must read.
One of the books that are an importation for runner sit the Born to Run by Chris McDougall. McDougall was a foreign correspondent for the associated press and a passionate runner. He experienced knee pains when running and wanted to learn running tools like compressions socks and special shoes that could alleviate the pain. In his search, he came across a tribe of super-runners in the Mexican mountains who ran with old tired treads strapped to their feet. He continued to research on how and why humans were built to run. It will be hard for you keep down this book once you hold it.
Daniel James Brown is the author of the Boys in the Boat which is more history inclined. It tells the story of the men crew at the University of Washington that went to Berlin Olympics on the brink of WWII. It tells of the crew who came from shipping yard and logging background to win the gold medal. Throughout the books laces the themes of teamwork and perseverance.
There is the Blind Side written by Michael Lewis which has a fantastic storytelling flow. The book revolves about Michael Oher, an African American boy. He is taken under the wind of a wealthy white family that is football loving. He starts football and notice his agility, speed and size fit for offensive and therefore becomes the defense for the quarters back are blind side. This is a book that is nice for perseverance and adversity while you give it the best shot.
The Thrive by Brendan Brazier is the fourth book in this list. It is directed all the vegetarian athletes. He was passionate about plant-based diet and therefore wrote the book on the topic and found the Vega sports performance products. He had the passion for proving that clean diet was perfect for all athletic activities such as building lean muscle mass.
If limitation is holding you back in your workouts, read the book by Ryan Holiday titled The Obstacle. You learn to focus on things that you can control and leave everything that is out of your control.