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Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy Social World
Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy Social World
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5.0 out of 5 stars left uppercut, right to the body, knee in the face!!!, 3 Jan 2014
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Pardon the puns but this book is a proper knockout.

Can't wait to start implementing, Gary gives a full approach on what to do that you rarely seen in a book.

Lots of usable content to give your social media efforts WINGS


A Summary of Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki
A Summary of Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki
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5.0 out of 5 stars just what I needed, 21 Dec 2013
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Read the whole book a couple times and wanted to go back again but then found this summary to get just what I needed.

Would be great to have more books like this on related stuff in personal and professional development


The Complete Guide to Postnatal Fitness (Complete Guides)
The Complete Guide to Postnatal Fitness (Complete Guides)
by Judy DiFiore
Edition: Paperback

9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars For Personal Trainers and those looking after new mothers, 4 Aug 2008
This book reads like a text book and I used it myself as part of my education and certification into training women during and after pregnancy. A new mother would be better suited looking elsewhere for a quicker guide to what to do and when as I have myself passed it to clients with newborns as a point of reference and in all cases they were a bit intimidated by the detail and rather be told what to do. That's not to say it won't be suited to new mothers but it's greater purpose is with fitness professionals. To that end, it details points to consider after pregnancy and how to gradually retrain the body back to peak fitness without setbacks. Well written with good illustrations and all points considered.


It's Not About The Bike: My Journey Back to Life
It's Not About The Bike: My Journey Back to Life
by Lance Armstrong
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.99

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It's about courage, desire and perserverence, 4 Aug 2008
One of the best true stories you are ever likely to read. If you want to be inspired whether it be in cycling,sports,work or your overall life then this book will do it for you. Get a good new copy as you will read it again and again.


ENTER THE KETTLEBELL!: Strength Secret of the Soviet Supermen
ENTER THE KETTLEBELL!: Strength Secret of the Soviet Supermen
by Pavel Tsatsouline
Edition: Paperback
Price: £20.06

45 of 46 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A must for those wishing to train effectively with kettlebells, 4 Aug 2008
This is a great book for learning the techniques required for the various must do lifts. The number of main exercises in the book, you could just about count on a single hand but the attention to detail is excellent, the teaching points are clear and explicit with clear pictures demonstrating how to perform and how not to perform while also giving advice as to how to strengthen weak points in your technique. As a certified Kettlebell Instructor in the UK I use this book and its compatriot for women (From Russia with tough love) as a point of reference and recommend them also to my clients if they are really committed to improving their performance/fat burning potential or whatever their goal is. The writing style is also very easy to read with some good background into the benefits of kettlebell training and some ideas for program design. I have used kettlebells for over 2 years now and seen some great gains with my clients. While I had to do a certified instructor course to be able to do this, this book is my text book for that and would not be without it.
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From Russia with Tough Love: Kettlebell Workout for a Femme Fatale
From Russia with Tough Love: Kettlebell Workout for a Femme Fatale
by Pavel Tsatsouline
Edition: Paperback

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It is like having a teacher instructing you, 4 Aug 2008
This and it's compatriot for male kettlebell enthusiasts (Enter the Kettlebell) are great books for learning the techniques required for the various must do lifts. While it is not as good as viewing the real thing (for this Pavel also has matching DVD's) the teaching points are clear and explicit with clear pictures demonstrating how to perform and how not to perform while also giving advice as to how to strengthen weak points in your technique. As a certified Kettlebell Instructor in the UK I use these books as a point of reference and recommend them also to my clients if they are really committed to improving their performance/fat burning potential or whatever their goal is. The writing style is also very easy to read with some good background into the benefits of kettlebell training and some ideas for program design.


Strength Training Anatomy
Strength Training Anatomy
by Frederic Delavier
Edition: Paperback

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A great reference, 4 Aug 2008
Strength Training Anatomy is set out in a style that is very easy to read, each chapter detailing a new body part and within it a detailed list of some of the more popular exercises and how to perform them. By saying popular, I really mean the more traditional exercises using fixed resistance machines, dumbells and barbells. My POV is that it is very much old school - you can tell that by the illustrations of the guy in the 80's striped bodybuilding pants. If you are looking for educational material on functional strength and core strength which is very much in vogue and correctly so, then this book is not perhaps what you are looking for. Instead I would highly recommend this book as a text book and point of reference for all practitioners that prescribe exercise routines and those that are learnig about the anatomy of the skeletal and muscular systems. Other interested exercise enthusiasts will get a great foundation knowledge on the traditional exercises to learn.


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