Goodreads Review: Rest is the New Sport

Rest is The New Sport: Identify Your Fatigue, Improve Your Recovery, decrease your biological costRest is The New Sport: Identify Your Fatigue, Improve Your Recovery, decrease your biological cost by Jef Geys
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

*I received a copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review*

Some background for me is that I was a book reading kid who wished I could be more sporty but could never find the right way into exercise or sports until I was sitting, reading and in excruciating pain which sent me seeking out a personal trainer. A lot of stuff clicked, I learned to tell the difference between fads and facts in the health field but I still consider myself a novice seeking to learn more about optimizing diet, exercise, recovery and rest. In pursuit of that I was excited to have the chance to read Jef Geys’ “Rest is the New Sport”.

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Goodreads Review: Eat Fat, Get Fit

Eat Fat, Get Fit: How to Create YOUR Perfect Diet to Lose Weight, Heal Your Gut, and Have More EnergyEat Fat, Get Fit: How to Create YOUR Perfect Diet to Lose Weight, Heal Your Gut, and Have More Energy by Kusha Karvandi
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

*I received a copy of this book for free through Netgalley to review*

I’ve read many articles and a few books on modifying diet without dieting and am always eager to read more. Kusha Karvandi’s sounded interesting mainly on the merits that his pitch is that the perfect diet has to be personalized (which seems to be where much of the data points). The book has some issues but Kusha makes his argument in a way that is ideal for beginners. Having spent a whole lifetime researching health and fitness for personal vanity and personal health I think that it is critically important for nutritional advice to be easily applicable to daily life even if the underlying component parts are more complex. Kusha does distill and simplify a lot of where the science is into easily digestible sections.

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