Fitness

January 11, 2017

3 Magic Books to Kickstart Your Workout Routine 2017

New years resolutions… We all make them, but only a few can manage to keep them. Many of these resolutions are often to improve one’s health during the new year, but only a fortunate few are capable of keeping their resolutions. What is their secret, and how can you kickstart your workout 2017 and keep your routine? Find out in the post and books below!

The Secret Life of Sleep by Kat Duff

(Summary of the book available on the link above)
In The Secret Life of Sleep Kat Duff explores what sleep actually is, and how it impact our lives. As we all have heard since our childhood, sleep is extremely important, both for general wellbeing, but also for your routines and workout results. Kat Duff explores this area using scientific research, and points at why some of our western sleeping habits are very unhealthy, and may impact us in many ways. On top of that, getting enough sleep is highlighted as a corner pillar of weight loss by Shape.com.

“Overall, those on a sleep-deprived diet experienced a 55 percent reduction in fat loss compared to their well-rested counterparts.” – Shape.com

Bulletproof Diet by Dave Asprey

(Summary of the book available on the link above)
What is improved health without an awesome diet? Nothing! In Bulletproof Diet Dave Asprey shows us how we can “hack” our bodies to optimize your health, and lose weight in the process. Dave argues that the right protein and fats are key in losing weight and optimizing your health, while building upon Kat Duff’s arguments on the importance of sleep. He further explores how to excersise in the most effective ways to reach you goals, which is just what you’ll need to kickstart your workout this year! Elle.com suggests that diet is a whopping 80% of your results in weight loss… Get it right with this book!

“I always tell my clients that it’s 80 percent diet, 20 percent exercise” – New York City nutritionist Dana James, Elle.com

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

(Summary of the book available on the link above)
Now, you’ve got knowledge about how to optimize both your sleep, diet, and workout. Great! But, how do you ensure that you’ll keep the routine over the course of the year and ensure that long-term goal you’ve set? Don’t worry, the Power of Habit is all you need. Charles Duhigg explains precisely how habits are created and how you can ensure that you create new good ones, while replacing bad ones. Errors in routine is one of the most common mistakes of weight loss and achieving fitness goals, which is why this book is essential to get your workout habit straight and putting your workout, eating, and sleeping on autopilot.

“45% of what we do every day sort of feels like a decision, but it’s actually habit.” – Charles Duhigg

 These three books are providing you with the tools that you just can’t be without for your workout routine moving forward. You can read summarised versions of the books by clicking on the titles above. This will enable you to get the key message of the books and get started as soon as possible with your new routine. 

Thanks for reading. If you have any suggestions on additional readings or methods you found great, don’t hesitate to leave a comment below. Have any friends that could use this advise? Share it with them to get unlimited internet love from me :).
 

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