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Laird John Hamilton is an American big-wave surfer, co-inventor of tow-in surfing, and an occasional fashion and action-sports model. He is married to Gabrielle Reece, a professional volleyball player, television personality, and model.
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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.
Laird Hamilton
An incredible book.      source
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Belisa Vranich - 2016-12-27
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Discover the power of breath awareness for improved physical and mental health with this easy-to-follow guide. Amplify your body's natural abilities to prevent and cure illness, combat cardiovascular disease, immune dysfunction, obesity, and GI disorders without medication. Dr. Belisa Vranich provides insights on how proper breathing - both anatomy and fitness with psychology and mindfulness - can improve the quality of life, heal from the inside out, and find calm. BREATHE will give you a breathing workout that increases energy, helps you lose weight, and makes you feel happier.
Laird Hamilton
A great book.      source
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The Oxygen Advantage
Simple, Scientifically Proven Breathing Techniques to Help You Become Healthier, Slimmer, Faster, and Fitter
Patrick McKeown - 2015-09-15
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Optimize your body's oxygen use for better health, weight loss, and sports performance with easy-to-follow techniques from a renowned breathing expert. Chronic over-breathing is a common, yet rarely identified problem that contributes to a host of disorders. In this revolutionary book, you'll learn how to efficiently breathe using reduced breathing exercises and high altitude simulation, resulting in better endurance, cardio-fitness, and even weight loss. With The Oxygen Advantage, you'll climb stairs or even run for a bus without gasping for air, achieve easy weight loss, improved sleep and energy, increased concentration, and more.
Laird Hamilton
The author realized that our issues stem from mouth breathing.      source
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Natural Born Heroes
Mastering the Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance
Christopher Mcdougall - 2015-04-14 (first published in 2013)
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Discover the secrets of natural movement, endurance, and sustenance with this inspiring book. Follow Christopher McDougall's journey as he retraces the steps of a motley band of World War II Resistance fighters who abducted a German commander from the treacherous mountains of Crete. Along the way, McDougall discovers ancient techniques for athletic prowess preserved in unique communities around the world, from Parkour crews in London to ballerinas in Brooklyn. Natural Born Heroes will inspire readers to unleash the extraordinary potential of the human body and achieve heroic feats.
Laird Hamilton
My latest craze.      source
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Blue Mind
The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do
Wallace J. Nichols - 2014-07-22
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Discover the secret benefits of being near water with this groundbreaking book by marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols. Blue Mind combines neuroscience and personal stories to reveal how proximity to water can improve performance, increase calm, diminish anxiety, and increase professional success. With compelling insights from top athletes, leading scientists, military veterans, and gifted artists, this book will shift your perspective and offer a blueprint for a better life on this Blue Marble we call home.
Laird Hamilton
A beautiful book.      source