Charles Poliquin
Book Recommendations

  • The Checklist Manifesto

    The Checklist Manifesto

    The Checklist Manifesto

    Atul Gawande
    4.02 (58,941)

    We live in a world of great and increasing complexity, where even the most expert professionals struggle to master the tasks they face. longer training, ever more advanced technologies‚neither seems to prevent grievous errors. but in a hopeful turn, acclaimed surgeon and writer atul gawande finds a remedy in the humblest and simplest of techniques: the checklist.first introduced decades ago by the u.s. air force, checklists have enabled pilots to fly aircraft of mind-boggling sophistication. now innovative checklists are being adopted in hospitals around the world, helping doctors and nurses

    Charles Poliquin

    one of my favorite books

     — Source

  • Life 101

    Life 101

    Life 101

    Peter McWilliams
    Philosophy
    4.01 (622)

    Charles Poliquin

    that was a life changing book for me...after that, my success at the International level skyrocketed

     — Source

  • Jailhouse Strong

    Jailhouse Strong

    Jailhouse Strong

    Adam benShea,Josh Bryant
    3.99 (438)

    Tired of all the latest exercise “advancements” delivering no results?for less than the cost of a day pass to any trendy chain gym, you can get jailhouse strong.with innovation and dedication prisoners make incredible strength gains. jailhouse strong offers functional strength training with a workout system that is based on the training habits cultivated behind bars. through interviews with personalities ranging from a former mr. olympia, who started lifting behind bars, to a co-founder of the crips street gang, jailhouse strong describes the workouts prisoners use to become lean and

    Charles Poliquin

    a really good book on interval training

     — Source

  • Bad Science

    Bad Science

    Bad Science

    Ben Goldacre
    Science
    4.05 (41,499)

    Full of spleen, this is a hilarious, invigorating and informative journey through the world of bad science. when dr ben goldacre saw someone on daytime tv dipping her feet in an 'aqua detox' footbath, releasing her toxins into the water, turning it brown, he thought he'd try the same at home. 'like some kind of johnny ball cum witchfinder general', using his girlfriend's barbie doll, he gently passed an electrical current through the warm salt water. it turned brown. in his words: 'before my very eyes, the world's first detox

    Charles Poliquin

    a really good book

     — Source

  • Dinosaur Training Secrets

    Dinosaur Training Secrets

    Dinosaur Training Secrets

    Brooks D. Kubik
    3.83 (23)

    This course is the second in a continuing series of courses covering different aspects of dinosaur training – meaning that we're going to cover old school, drug-free strength training and muscle building. i'm going to publish a number of these courses throughout the year in 2015 and 2016. each course will drill down deep into a specific aspect of no-nonsense, real world strength training and muscle-building. course no. 1 in the series covers exercises, workouts and training programs, and gives you a goldmine of practical, no-nonsense information that you can

    Charles Poliquin

    Recommended on the Tim Ferris podcast

     — Source

  • Dinosaur Training Secrets

    Dinosaur Training Secrets

    Dinosaur Training Secrets

    Brooks D. Kubik
    4.32 (65)

    In the early 1990's i began writing for stuart mcrobert's hardgainer magazine. in 1996, i published dinosaur training: lost secrets of strength and development. since then, i've written and published more than 20 books and courses and written thousands of blog posts and articles on strength training, muscle building, weightlifting and iron game history, famous strongmen and how they trained, diet, nutrition, and the all-important mental aspects of strength training. i've edited and published close to 100 issues of the dinosaur files newsletter, which is now available in a journal-sized

    Charles Poliquin

    Recommended on the Tim Ferris podcast

     — Source