Why We Sleep by Dr Matthew Walker
Why We Sleep: the New Science of Sleep and Dreams by Dr Matthew Walker
Sleep quality affects your decision making abilities, memory, sex drive, and even your body's ability to manage blood sugar. Understanding sleeps basic principles and how to manipulate your environment to maximize your sleep quality will improve all aspects of your life.
Becoming a Supple Leopard by Dr Kelly Starrett with Glen Cordoza. The ultimate guide to human movement.
Becoming a Supple Leopard by Dr Kelly Starrett with Glen Cordoza
“All human beings should be able to perform basic maintenance on themselves” -Dr Kelly Starrett
Recovery is often undervalued, even by those who consider themselves experts in health and fitness. In order to maximize (or even maintain) performance we all need to understand how to adjust our movement patterns in such a way that we are using our muscles and joints in the way that they are evolutionarily built to move. Often times this includes proper mobilization, training, and recovery techniques. This book details how to move well and the training and recovery techniques you need in order to fix yourself if you don't.