You Are Your Own Gym: The Bible of Bodyweight Exercises for Men and Women

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Light of New Orleans Pub., 2010 - Health & Fitness - 171 pages

Providing the only exercise equipment anyone will ever need again, this guide presents to the public, for the first time, the most elite Special Operations fitness exercises to fit their schedule and their wallet. Providing the most effective, efficient, inexpensive, and convenient routine for exercise available, this simple program requires no gym or weights—only the human body. For thousands of years—from Ancient Greece’s Olympic athletes to tomorrow’s U.S. Special Forces—humanity’s greatest physical specimens have not relied on fitness centers or dumbbells, but have rather utilized their own bodies as the most advanced fitness machines ever created. These 107 exercises are presented in a clear, concise, and complete manner for men and women of all athletic ability levels.

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User Review  - Cindy - Goodreads

Lots of exercises you can do by yourself without any equipment. As a runner I don't agree with his statement that cardio is a waste of time, but I hope to incorporate some of these strength-training workouts into my routine. Read full review

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User Review  - Benjamin - Goodreads

I'm not comparing it to Bluebeard or anything with the 5 stars. It's just that, if you are looking for a book to provide a strength workout and the incentive to finish it, you aren't going to do better than this book. Period. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Mark Laurenhas effectively prepared over 700 trainees for the extreme physical demands of the most elite levels of the special operations community. He is a Military Physical Training Specialist, Special Operations Combat Controller, triathlete, and mixed martial artist. Lauren broke, and still holds, the Department of Defense’s long standing “underwater record” by swimming 133 meters, on one breath, subsurface, for 2 minutes and 23 seconds, until losing consciousness. He lives in Tampa Bay, Florida.

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