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  • 05-03-01

    5/3/1: The Simplest and Most Effective Training System for Raw Strength, 2nd Edition,The success of the 5/3/1 Method has been nothing short of extraordinary. For the 3 years, the response towards this simple but brutally effective training system has been overwhelming. This is because it works. And works for just about anyone willing to put in the discipline and work that getting stronger requires,Elite level lifters to absolute beginners have all used the 5/3/1 Method; the basic tenets of strength training have and will never change. Big exercises, constant progress, and personal records will never go out of style.,High school and college coaches are now using the 5/3/1 with their athletes with amazing success; it is easy to track, implement and will inspire any team to push for themselves to the limit.,The 5/3/1 Method is truly for anyone that is looking to get stronger. This is not a fancy training program that requires special equipment or Master’s degree – all is required is your dedication to moving more weight than you had ever dreamed.,The 5/3/1 2nd Edition features new chapters on programming assistance training for all the big assistance lifts. No more questions on what weights to do and what exercises to choose from. Full body training to increase your squatting and overall strength. Simple and effective ways to eat for size and strength are revealed. Jim also covers how to combine 5/3/1 and Crossfit-style conditioning for maximum benefits and recovery. Finally, rest/pause training for assistance work for building size and strength is programmed for maximum benefit.

  • 1,000 Foods To Eat Before You Die

    The ultimate gift for the food lover. In the same way that , reinvented the travel book, , is a joyous, informative, dazzling, mouthwatering life list of the world???s best food. The long-awaited new book in the phenomenal 1,000 . . . Before You Die series, it???s the marriage of an irresistible subject with the perfect writer, Mimi Sheraton???award-winning cookbook author, grande dame of food journalism, and former restaurant critic for ,., fully delivers on the promise of its title, selecting from the best cuisines around the world (French, Italian, Chinese, of course, but also Senegalese, Lebanese, Mongolian, Peruvian, and many more)???the tastes, ingredients, dishes, and restaurants that every reader should experience and dream about, whether it???s dinner at Chicago???s Alinea or the perfect empanada. In more than 1,000 pages and over 550 full-color photographs, it celebrates haute and snack, comforting and exotic, hyper-local and the universally enjoyed: a Tuscan plate of Fritto Misto. Saffron Buns for breakfast in downtown Stockholm. Bird???s Nest Soup. A frozen Milky Way. Black truffles from Le P??rigord.,Mimi Sheraton is highly opinionated, and has a gift for supporting her recommendations with smart, sensuous descriptions???you can almost taste what she???s tasted. You???ll want to eat your way through the book (after searching first for what you have already tried, and comparing notes). Then, following the romance, the practical: where to taste the dish or find the ingredient, and where to go for the best recipes, websites included.

  • 3 Dimensional

    A long-awaited photographic memoir from basketball superstar Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat, beautifully designed with more than 100 all new photos from Wade???s life on and off the court.,For more than 15 years, Dwyane Wade has dazzled basketball fans with his on-court artistry and has built his personal brand into one of the most powerful ones in sports. In this beautiful 4-color memoir, featuring more than 100 never-before-seen photos from Bob Metelus, who has been documenting Wade???s career for more than a decade, Wade takes readers inside his fascinating life and career., moves from Wade???s challenging upbringing on the South Side of Chicago through his college career at Marquette, where he went from unheralded recruit to one of college basketball???s greatest stars, to his extraordinary years with the Miami Heat, with whom he won three NBA championships and was named an All-Star 13 times. The book is centered on the essential principles that have guided Wade throughout his career: being an exceptional teammate and leader. As Wade details, while talent can make you a star, becoming a champion entails sacrifice: putting the broader team goals before your own ego. Wade has lived this credo, from his days playing alongside Shaq (with whom he won his first championship), to the ???Big 3??? with Lebron and Bosh, up through the 2018-19 season, when he mentored the Heat???s promising yet young roster in his final year as a player. Off the court, too, these same values have shaped his private life, helping him be a supportive husband and partner to Gabrielle Union and an exemplary role model for his children., is a deep dive into the mind and heart of one of the most compelling basketball players of all time. Coinciding with a documentary about Wade???s final NBA season, it is the definitive inside look at the life and career of one of the sport???s biggest stars.

  • A Beginner???s Guide to the End

    ???A gentle, knowledgeable guide to a fate we all share??? (,): the first and only all-encompassing action plan for the end of life.,???There is nothing wrong with you for dying,??? hospice physician B.J. Miller and journalist and caregiver Shoshana Berger write in ,. ???Our ultimate purpose here isn???t so much to help you die as it is to free up as much life as possible until you do.???,Theirs is a clear-eyed and big-hearted action plan for approaching the end of life, written to help readers feel more in control of an experience that so often seems anything but controllable. Their book offers everything from step-by-step instructions for how to do your paperwork and navigate the healthcare system to answers to questions you might be afraid to ask your doctor, like whether or not sex is still okay when you???re sick. Get advice for how to break the news to your employer, whether to share old secrets with your family, how to face friends who might not be as empathetic as you???d hoped, and how to talk to your children about your will. (Don???t worry: if anyone gets snippy, it???ll likely be their spouses, not them.) There are also lessons for survivors, like how to shut down a loved one???s social media accounts, clean out the house, and write a great eulogy.,An honest, surprising, and detail-oriented guide to the most universal of all experiences, , is ???a book that every family should have, the equivalent of Dr. Spock but for this other phase of life??? (, bestselling author Dr. Abraham Verghese).

  • A Champion’s Mind

    Pete Sampras is arguably the greatest tennis player ever, a man whose hard-nosed work ethic led to an unprecedented number one world ranking for 286 weeks, and whose prodigious talent made possible a record-setting fourteen Grand Slam titles. While his more vocal rivals sometimes grabbed the headlines, Pete always preferred to let his racket do the talking.,Until now.,In A Champion???s Mind, the tennis great who so often exhibited visible discomfort with letting people ???inside his head??? finally opens up. An athletic prodigy, Pete resolved from his earliest playing days never to let anything get in the way of his love for the game. But while this single-minded determination led to tennis domination, success didn???t come without a price. The constant pressure of competing on the world???s biggest stage???in the unblinking eye of a media machine hungry for more than mere athletic greatness???took its toll.,Here for the first time Pete speaks freely about what it was like to possess what he calls ???the Gift.??? He writes about the personal trials he faced???including the death of a longtime coach and confidant???and the struggles he gutted his way through while being seemingly on top of the world. Among the book???s most riveting scenes are an early devastating loss to Stefan Edberg that led Pete to make a monastic commitment to delivering on his natural talent; a grueling, four-hour-plus match against Alex Corretja during which Pete became seriously ill; fierce on-court battles with rival and friend Andre Agassi; and the triumphant last match of Pete???s career at the finals of the 2002 U.S. Open.,In A Champion???s Mind, one of the most revered, successful, and intensely private players in the history of tennis offers an intimate look at the life of an elite athlete.

  • A Different Way to Win

    Dan Rooney was one of the most influential sports executives of his generation, the man who transformed the Pittsburgh Steelers into one of the National Football League???s great dynasties and premiere franchises. Some of his most important achievements, however, took place off the playing field as he sought to bring about equity in the league???s hiring practices and peace in his ancestral homeland of Ireland. As a business leader, a philanthropist, a diplomat and the author of the famous Rooney Rule, Dan Rooney was known for his core values, his quiet strength, his effectiveness, and his willingness to talk to and hear from those who disagreed with him.,In this poignant account of his father???s life, Jim Rooney takes readers behind the scenes to share stories from his hundreds of hours of interviews with business and political leaders; sports and celebrity influencers; and family members. Part memoir, part business biography, part history book, A Different Way to Win underscores the importance of focusing on the long game and the effectiveness in building consensus in a way that is meaningful and sustainable for decades to come.

  • A Fighter’s Heart

    In 1999, after a series of wildly adventurous jobs around the world, Sam Sheridan found himself in Australia, loaded with cash and intent on not working until he???d spent it all. It occurred to him that, without distractions, he could finally indulge a long-dormant obsession: fighting. Within a year, he was in Bangkok training with the greatest fighter in muay Thai (Thai kickboxing) history and stepping through the ropes for a professional bout. That one fight wasn???t enough. Sheridan set out to test himself on an epic journey into how and why we fight, facing Olympic boxers, Brazilian jiu-jitsu stars, and Ultimate Fighting champions. Along the way, Sheridan delivers an insightful look at violence as a career and a spectator sport, a behind-the-pageantry glimpse of athletes at the top of their terrifying game. ??An extraordinary combination of gonzo journalism and participatory sports writing, , is a dizzying first-hand account of what it???s like to reach the peak of finely disciplined personal aggression, to hit???and be hit.

  • A Meatloaf in Every Oven

    The definitive guide to an American classic though the lens of ,journalists Frank Bruni and Jennifer Steinhauer’s culinary friendship.,Frank Bruni and Jennifer Steinhauer share a passion for meatloaf and have been exchanging recipes via phone, email, text and instant message for decades. A MEATLOAF IN EVERY OVEN is their homage to a distinct tradition, with 50 killer recipes, from the best classic takes to riffs by world-famous chefs like Bobby Flay and Mario Batali; from Italian polpettone to Middle Eastern kibbe to curried bobotie; from the authors’ own favorites to those of prominent politicians. Bruni and Steinhauer address all the controversies (Ketchup, or no? Saut?? the veggies?) surrounding a dish that has legions of enthusiastic disciples and help you to troubleshoot so you never have to suffer a dry loaf again.,This love letter to meatloaf incorporates history, personal anecdotes and even meatloaf sandwiches, all the while making you feel like you’re cooking with two trusted and knowledgeable friends.

  • A Plea for the Animals

    A powerful and wide-ranging indictment of the treatment of animals by humans–and an eloquent plea for animal rights.,Every cow just wants to be happy. Every chicken just wants to be free. Every bear, dog, or mouse experiences sorrow and feels pain as intensely as any of us humans do. In a compelling appeal to reason and human kindness, Matthieu Ricard here takes the arguments from his best-sellers Altruism and Happiness to their logical conclusion: that compassion toward all beings, including our fellow animals, is a moral obligation and the direction toward which any enlightened society must aspire. ??He chronicles the appalling sufferings of the animals we eat, wear, and use for adornment or ???entertainment,??? and submits every traditional justification for their exploitation to scientific evidence and moral scrutiny. ??What arises is an unambiguous and ??powerful ethical imperative for treating all of the animals with whom we share this planet with respect and compassion.

  • A Still Quiet Place for Athletes

    ???,Are you looking for unique ways to “get into the game”? To enhance your training and find focus? You aren???t alone. Increasingly, athletes and coaches???from amateur leagues to professional football champs to Olympic athletes???are incorporating , practices into their training. That???s because mindfulness can help you lower your stress levels, connect with the moment, and mentally bounce back after setbacks. So whether you’re a sports enthusiast or a professional athlete, mindfulness can also help you deal with physical aspects of training, such as fatigue, aches, pains, injury, burnout, and exhaustion.,Written by holistic physician, mindfulness coach, and long-time athlete Amy Saltzman, this practical workbook offers mindfulness-based skills you can use any time throughout your athletic career, as well as in daily life. You???ll discover what the author fondly refers to as the ???still quiet place,??? and from the vantage point of that stillness, you???ll be able to observe your thoughts, feelings, and physical sensations???before and during practice and competition, between events, after a miss or significant loss, or exhilarating win. You???ll also find skills for dealing effectively with teammates and coaches, as well as skills for coaching mindfully. A parents guide is also included. ,No matter what sport you play, 90 percent of performance is mental. With this workbook as your guide, you can use mindfulness to enhance your training, competitive performance, and your life beyond athletics.

  • All That You Leave Behind

    NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY ,AND ,???,A celebrated journalist, bestselling author (,), and recovering addict, David Carr was in the prime of his career when he suffered a fatal collapse in the newsroom of , in 2015. Shattered by his death, his daughter Erin Lee Carr, at age twenty-seven an up-and-coming documentary filmmaker, began combing through the entirety of their shared correspondence???1,936 items in total???in search of comfort and support.,What started as an exercise in grief quickly grew into an active investigation: Did her father???s writings contain the answers to the question of how to move forward in life and work without her biggest champion by her side? How could she fill the space left behind by a man who had come to embody journalistic integrity, rigor, and hard reporting, whose mentorship meant everything not just to her but to the many who served alongside him?,is a poignant coming-of-age story that offers a raw and honest glimpse into the multilayered relationship,between a daughter and a father. Through this lens, Erin comes to understand her own workplace missteps, existential crises, and relationship fails. While daughter and father bond over their mutual addictions and challenges with sobriety, it is their powerful sense of work and family that comes to ultimately define them.,This unique combination of Erin Lee Carr???s earnest prose and her father???s meaningful words offers a compelling read that shows us what it means to be vulnerable and lost, supported and found. It is a window into love, with all of its fierceness and frustrations.,???Thank you, Erin, for this beautiful book. ??Now I am going to steal all of your father???s remarkable advice and tell my kids I thought of it.??????Judd Apatow

  • Altered Traits

    Two New York Times???bestselling authors unveil new research showing what meditation can really do for the brain. ,In the last twenty years, meditation and mindfulness have gone from being kind of cool to becoming an omnipresent Band-Aid for fixing everything from your weight to your relationship to your achievement level. Unveiling here the kind of cutting-edge research that has made them giants in their fields, Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson show us the truth about what meditation can really do for us, as well as exactly how to get the most out of it.,Sweeping away common misconceptions and neuromythology to open readers??? eyes to the ways data has been distorted to sell mind-training methods, the authors demonstrate that beyond the pleasant states mental exercises can produce, the real payoffs are the lasting personality traits that can result. But short daily doses will not get us to the highest level of lasting positive change???even if we continue for years???without specific additions. More than sheer hours, we need smart practice, including crucial ingredients such as targeted feedback from a master teacher and a more spacious, less attached view of the self, all of which are missing in widespread versions of mind training. The authors also reveal the latest data from Davidson???s own lab that point to a new methodology for developing a broader array of mind-training methods with larger implications for how we can derive the greatest benefits from the practice.,Exciting, compelling, and grounded in new research, this is one of those rare books that has the power to change us at the deepest level.

  • Amarcord

    Beloved teacher and bestselling cookbook author Marcella Hazan tells how a young girl raised in Emilia-Romagna became America’s godmother of Italian cooking.,Widely credited with introducing proper Italian food to the English-speaking world, Marcella Hazan is as authentic as they come. Raised in Cesenatico, a quiet fishing town on the northern Adriatic Sea, she?s eventually have her own cooking schools in New York, Bologna, and Venice and teach students from around the world to appreciate and produce the food that native Italians eat. She?d write bestselling and award-winning cookbooks, collect invitations to cook at top restaurants, and have thousands of loyal students and readers.,When Marcella met the love of her life, Victor, they married and moved to New York City. She knew not a word of English or what’s more surprising a single recipe. She longed for the flavors of her homeland and attempted to re-create them. One day Craig Claiborne invited himself to lunch, and the rest is history.,Amarcord means I remember in Marcella’s native Romagnolo dialect. In these pages, Marcella looks back on the adventures of a life lived for pleasure and a love of teaching. Throughout, she entertains the reader with stories of the twists and turns that brought her love, fame and a chance to change the way we eat forever.

  • An Elegant Defense

    A magnificently reported and soulfully crafted exploration of the human immune system, key to health and wellness, life and death. An epic, first-of-its-kind book, entwining leading-edge scientific discovery with the intimate stories of four individual lives, by the Pulitzer Prize???winning , journalist.,A terminal cancer patient rises from the grave. A medical marvel defies HIV. Two women with autoimmunity discover their own bodies have turned against them. Matt Richtel’s , uniquely entwines these intimate stories with science???s centuries-long quest to unlock the mysteries of sickness and health, and illuminates the immune system as never before.,The immune system is our body???s essential defense network, a guardian vigilantly fighting illness, healing wounds, maintaining order and balance, and keeping us alive. Its legion of microscopic foot soldiers???from T cells to ???natural killers??????patrols our body, linked by a nearly instantaneous communications grid. It has been honed by evolution over millennia to face an almost infinite array of threats.,For all its astonishing complexity, however, the immune system can be easily compromised by fatigue, stress, toxins, advanced age, and poor nutrition???hallmarks of modern life???and even by excessive hygiene. Paradoxically, it is a fragile wonder weapon that can turn on our own bodies with startling results, leading today to epidemic levels of autoimmune disorders.,Richtel effortlessly guides readers on a scientific detective tale winding from the Black Plague to twentieth-century breakthroughs in vaccination and antibiotics, to the cutting-edge laboratories that are revolutionizing immunology???perhaps the most extraordinary and consequential medical story of our time. The foundation that Richtel builds makes accessible revelations about cancer immunotherapy, the microbiome, and autoimmune treatments that are changing millions of lives. , also captures in vivid detail how these powerful therapies, along with our behavior and environment, interact with the immune system, often for the good but always on a razor???s edge that can throw this remarkable system out of balance.,Drawing on his groundbreaking reporting for the , and based on extensive new interviews with dozens of world-renowned scientists, Matt Richtel has produced a landmark book, equally an investigation into the deepest riddles of survival and a profoundly human tale that is movingly brought to life through the eyes of his four main characters, each of whom illuminates an essential facet of our ???elegant defense.???

  • An Everlasting Meal

    How to Cook a Wolf,An Everlasting Meal ,???,Through the insightful essays in ,Tamar Adler issues a rallying cry to home cooks.,In chapters about boiling water, cooking eggs and beans, and summoning respectable meals from empty cupboards, Tamar weaves philosophy and instruction into approachable lessons on instinctive cooking. Tamar shows how to make the most of everything you buy, demonstrating what the world???s great chefs know: that great meals rely on the bones and peels and ends of meals before them.,She explains how to smarten up simple food and gives advice for fixing dishes gone awry. She recommends turning to neglected onions, celery, and potatoes for inexpensive meals that taste full of fresh vegetables, and cooking meat and fish resourcefully.,By wresting cooking from doctrine and doldrums, Tamar encourages readers to begin from wherever they are, with whatever they have. ,is elegant testimony to the value of cooking and an empowering, indispensable tool for eaters today.

  • Animal Liberation

    Since its original publication in 1975, this groundbreaking work has awakened millions of concerned men and women to the shocking abuse of animals everywhere — inspiring a worldwide movement to eliminate much of the cruel and unnecessary laboratory animal experimentation of years past.,In this newly revised and expanded edition, author Peter Singer exposes the chilling realities of today’s “factory forms” and product-testing procedures — offering sound, humane solutions to what has become a profound environmental and social as well as moral issue. An important and persuasive appeal to conscience, fairness, decency and justice, , is essential reading for the supporter and the skeptic alike.

  • Animalkind

    The founder and president of PETA, Ingrid Newkirk, and bestselling author Gene Stone explore the wonders of animal life and offer tools for living more kindly toward them.,In the last few decades, a wealth of new information has emerged about who animals are???intelligent, aware, and empathetic. Studies show that animals are astounding beings with intelligence, emotions, intricate communications networks, and myriad abilities. In ,, Ingrid Newkirk and Gene Stone present these findings in a concise and awe-inspiring way, detailing a range of surprising discoveries: that geese fall in love and stay with a partner for life, that fish ???sing??? underwater, and that elephants use their trunks to send subsonic signals, alerting other herds to danger miles away.,Newkirk and Stone pair their tour of the astounding lives of animals with a guide to the exciting new tools that allow humans to avoid using or abusing animals as we once did. They show readers what they can do in their everyday lives to ensure that the animal world is protected from needless harm. Whether it???s medicine, product testing, entertainment, clothing, or food, there are now better options to all the uses animals once served in human life. We can substitute warmer, lighter faux fleece for wool, choose vegan versions of everything from shrimp to sausage and milk to marshmallows, reap the benefits of medical research that no longer requires monkeys to be caged in laboratories, and scrap captive orca exhibits and elephant rides for virtual reality and animatronics.,is a fascinating study of why our fellow living beings deserve our respect, and moreover, the steps every reader can take to put this new understanding into action.

  • Arthur Ashe

    A ???thoroughly captivating biography??? (The San Francisco Chronicle) of American icon Arthur Ashe???the Jackie Robinson of men???s tennis???a pioneering athlete who, after breaking the color barrier, went on to become an influential civil rights activist and public intellectual.,Born in Richmond, Virginia, in 1943, by the age of eleven, Arthur Ashe was one of the state???s most talented black tennis players. He became the first African American to play for the US Davis Cup team in 1963, and two years later he won the NCAA singles championship. In 1968, he rose to a number one national ranking. Turning professional in 1969, he soon became one of the world???s most successful tennis stars, winning the Australian Open in 1970 and Wimbledon in 1975. After retiring in 1980, he served four years as the US Davis Cup captain and was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1985.,In this ???deep, detailed, thoughtful chronicle??? (The New York Times Book Review), Raymond Arsenault chronicles Ashe???s rise to stardom on the court. But much of the book explores his off-court career as a human rights activist, philanthropist, broadcaster, writer, businessman, and celebrity. In the 1970s and 1980s, Ashe gained renown as an advocate for sportsmanship, education, racial equality, and the elimination of apartheid in South Africa. But from 1979 on, he was forced to deal with a serious heart condition that led to multiple surgeries and blood transfusions, one of which left him HIV-positive. After devoting the last ten months of his life to AIDS activism, Ashe died in February 1993 at the age of forty-nine, leaving an inspiring legacy of dignity, integrity, and active citizenship.,Based on prodigious research, including more than one hundred interviews, Arthur Ashe puts Ashe in the context of both his time and the long struggle of African-American athletes seeking equal opportunity and respect, and ???will serve as the standard work on Ashe for some time??? (Library Journal, starred review).

  • Astroball

    The inside story of the Houston Astros, whose relentless innovation took them from the worst team in baseball to the World Series in 2017 and 2019,???Reiter???s superb narrative of how the team got there provides powerful insights into how organizations???not just baseball clubs???work best.??????, picks up where Michael Lewis???s acclaimed , leaves off, telling the thrilling story of a championship team that pushed both the sport and business of baseball to the next level. In 2014, the Astros were the worst baseball team in half a century, but just three years later they defied critics to win a stunning World Series. In this book, Ben Reiter shows how the Astros built a system that avoided the stats-versus-scouts divide by giving the human factor a key role in their decision-making. Sitting at the nexus of sports, business, and innovation, , is the story of the next wave of thinking in baseball and beyond, at once a remarkable underdog tale and a fascinating look at the cutting edge of evaluating and optimizing human potential.

  • Auberge Of The Flowering Hearth

    ???This cookbook is a whole way of life. What care, love, and work have gone into it. I find it fascinating. I think people would just love it, as it is not like anything else around.??? -Julia Child,In the high Alpine valley of Le Grande Chartreuse, Roy Andreis de Groot discovered by accident a charming and unpretentious little inn L???Auberge de l???Atre Fleuri. Impressed by the devotion of its owners to perpetuating the tradition of supreme country dining, Mr. de Groot returned to the inn to record their recipes for natural country soups, hearty winter stews, roasted meats, pates, terrines, and fruity and spirituous desserts???the best of French cooking.,Superb food, fine wine and the perfect blending of both into a series of menus for memorable lunches and dinners, together with the unique French Alpine recipes that build each meal???these are the ingredients of this remarkable book, now considered a classic.