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Fitness for geeks : real science, great nutrition, and good health / Bruce W. Perry.

Author/Creator:
Perry, Bruce W.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Sebastopol : O'Reilly, [2012]
Series:
Healthy by discovery
Healthy by discovery
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (333 p.)
Subjects:
Physical fitness.
Geeks (Computer enthusiasts).
Health.
Nutrition.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
System Details:
text file
Summary:
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.
Contents:
Fitness and the human codebase : reboot your operating system
Fitness tools and apps
Food chemistry basics : proteins, fats, and carbs
Micronutrients : vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals
Food hacks : finding and choosing food
Food timing : when to eat, when to fast
The other world : A.K.A. outside
Hello, gym! Finding your way around the fitness facility
Randomizing fitness and the importance of R & R
Code maintenance : human fueling and supplements
Lifestyle hacks for fitness.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p.291-301) and index.
Includes index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed September 22, 2013).
ISBN:
1-306-81166-X
1-4493-3693-0
OCLC:
861531558
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