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Kelly Starrett

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Kelly Starrett is a CrossFit trainer, physical therapist, author, and speaker. His 2013 fitness book, Becoming a Supple Leopard, was featured on The New York Times bestselling sports books list.
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Deep Survival
Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why
Laurence Gonzales - 2017-01-10 (first published in 1998)
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This bestseller combines adventure, science, and practical advice to help readers take control of stress, assess risk, and make better decisions under pressure. It's inspired everyone from business leaders to military officers and has even helped save lives in the wilderness.
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The Sports Gene
Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance
David Epstein - 2013-08-01
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Explore the age-old debate of nature vs. nurture in sports through David Epstein's thought-provoking bestseller. Discover whether athletes like Usain Bolt and Serena Williams are simply freaks of nature or have overcome biological limits through sheer willpower and training. Epstein delves into scientific research, interviews with athletes, and conversations with leading scientists and Olympic champions to challenge our understanding of athleticism. With a new afterword about early specialization in youth sports, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in sports or human potential.
Kelly Starrett
Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant.      source
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The Power of Habit
Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
Charles Duhigg - 2012-02-28
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Discover the fascinating science behind our habits and how they can be changed in this bestselling book. Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Charles Duhigg takes us from the boardrooms of Procter & Gamble to the civil rights movement, presenting a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential. At its core, The Power of Habit provides an exhilarating argument: understanding how habits work is the key to achieving success in life, business, and beyond. With captivating storytelling and practical advice, this book has been hailed by critics as essential reading.
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Island of the Blue Dolphins
Scott O'Dell - 2010-02-08 (first published in 1960)
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A young Indian girl spends 18 years alone on a desolate rock off the coast of California, battling wild dogs and sea otter hunters to maintain a precarious existence. This thought-provoking novel is a dramatic adventure filled with heartache and inspiration, and explores themes of courage, acceptance, and self-reliance. Winner of the Newbery Medal.
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The Talent Code
Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown.
Daniel Coyle - 2009-04-28
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This book explores the idea that talent is not fixed at birth, but can be developed and honed through certain approaches to learning. The author draws on cutting-edge research and examples from music schools and tennis academies to show how the wiring of our brains can be transformed. Learn why some teaching methods are more effective than others, and how we can all achieve our full potential if we train our brains in the right way.
Kelly Starrett
Fantastic.      source