If you’re interested in how things work, this guide will help you experiment with one crucial system you usually ignore—your body and its health. Long hours focusing on code or circuits tends to stifle notions of nutrition, but with this educational and highly useful book you can approach fitness through science, whether it’s investigating your ancestral health or using the latest self-tracking apps and gear.Learn to live in the modern digital world and still be physically vibrant
Examine apps and widgets for self-tracking various fitness issues
Zero in on carbs, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals
Find and choose food, and learn when to eat and when to fast
Reboot your system through movement in the outside world
Select from more than a dozen techniques for your gym workout
Fuel fitness by focusing on the science of nutrition and supplements
Apply lifestyle hacks, such as high-intensity exercise and good stress
Tune into components of your health through discussions on food, exercise, sleep, hormesis, and other issues—as well as interviews with various scientists and athletes—and discover healthy ways to tinker with your lifestyle.
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Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Page Count (est.): 311
Pub Date: 4/27/2012