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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 - 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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An incredible book.      source
Belisa Vranich - Dec 27, 2016
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Insomnia? Gone. Anxiety? Gone. All without medication. Unpleasant side effects from blood pressure pills? Gone. A cheap and effective way to combat cardiovascular disease, immune dysfunction, obesity, and GI disorders? Yes. Sounds too good to be true? Believe it.Contemporary science confirms what generations of healers have observed through centuri...
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A great book.      source
The Oxygen Advantage
Simple, Scientifically Proven Breathing Techniques to Help You Become Healthier, Slimmer, Faster, and Fitter
Patrick McKeown - Nov 29, 2016 (first published in 2015)
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A simple yet revolutionary approach to improving your body’s oxygen use, increasing your health, weight loss, and sports performance—whether you’re a recovering couch potato or an Ironman triathlon champion. With a foreword by New York Times bestselling author Dr. Joseph Mercola.Achieve more with less effort: The secret to weight loss, fitness, and...
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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 - Apr 05, 2016 (first published in 2013)
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Christopher McDougall’s journey begins with a story of remarkable athletic prowess: On the treacherous mountains of Crete, a motley band of World War II Resistance fighters—an artist, a shepherd, and a poet—abducted a German commander from the heart of the Axis occupation. To understand how, McDougall retraces their steps across the island that bir...
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My latest craze.      source
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 - Jul 20, 2015 (first published in 2014)
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A landmark book by marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols on the remarkable effects of water on our health and well-being. Why are we drawn to the ocean each summer? Why does being near water set our minds and bodies at ease? In Blue Mind, Wallace J. Nichols revolutionizes how we think about these questions, revealing the remarkable truth about the b...
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A beautiful book.      source