Book Review: Beyond Training by Ben Greenfield


Can something as essential to our wellbeing as fitness be detrimental to our health? Of course it can. The complex machine that is our body has the potential to do amazing things – but our challenge is to unlock this potential without triggering the numerous land mines buried along the way.

“I love getting fit, feeling good about the way my body looks, and fulfilling my deep-seeded drive to live life to the fullest by achieving difficult feats of physical performance. But I was fed up with feeling like crap from all the extreme exercising, strange foods, feeling of constant stress and soreness, and worry about the toll my hectic lifestyle was taking on my body. So I created a way of training, eating and living that is perfectly healthy and natural, but still allows me to look, feel and perform at my peak capabilities. And then I wrote this book to share with you.” – Ben Greenfield

In Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life, Ben Greenfield navigates this treacherous field with thorough research and experience born of a fitness expert and health advocate. Detailed and incredibly informative, this book is an excellent reference for the die-hard fitness enthusiast all the way down to those simply seeking an active, healthy lifestyle.

Ben’s goal was to create one single, convenient portal that gives you all the lifestyle solutions, coaching, consulting, foods, supplements, gear, technology, biohacks, knowledge and education that you need to live life to the fullest while pursuing the ultimate combination of health and performance.

Broken out into 5 segments – Fitness, Recovery, Nutrition, Lifestyle, and Brain – you’ll find nearly 500 pages chock full of the pros and cons of training methods, techniques for rapid recovery, traditional foods and digestive health, creating a healthful living environment, and more.

For those of you interested in further insight on the complexities of our body and going Beyond Training, we highly recommend getting a copy of your own.

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