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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 - Jan 10, 2017 (first published in 1998)
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Laurence Gonzales’s bestselling Deep Survival has helped save lives from the deepest wildernesses, just as it has improved readers’ everyday lives. Its mix of adventure narrative, survival science, and practical advice has inspired everyone from business leaders to military officers, educators, and psychiatric professionals on how to take control o...
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The Sports Gene
Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance
David Epstein - Apr 29, 2014 (first published in 2013)
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The New York Times bestseller – with a new afterword about early specialization in youth sports.The debate is as old as physical competition. Are stars like Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps, and Serena Williams genetic freaks put on Earth to dominate their respective sports? Or are they simply normal people who overcame their biological limits through sh...
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 - Jan 07, 2014 (first published in 2012)
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OVER 60 WEEKS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LISTWith a new Afterword by the authorIn The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize–winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. Distilling vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives that...
The Talent Code
Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown.
Daniel Coyle - Apr 01, 2010 (first published in 2009)
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'Talent. You've either got it or you haven't.' Not true, actually.In The Talent Code, award-winning journalist Daniel Coyle draws on cutting-edge research to reveal that, far from being some abstract mystical power fixed at birth, ability really can be created and nurtured.In the process, he considers talent at work in venues as diverse as a music ...
Kelly Starrett
Fantastic.     source
Island of the Blue Dolphins
Scott O'Dell - Feb 08, 2010 (first published in 1960)
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Far off the coast of California looms a harsh rock known as the island of San Nicolas. Dolphins flash in the blue waters around it, sea otter play in the vast kelp beds, and sea elephants loll on the stony beaches.Here, in the early 1800s, according to history, an Indian girl spent eighteen years alone, and this beautifully written novel is her sto...