Read all kinds of books of man — the central themes, the styles, the advantages, the disadvantages…self-education makes great men – Bruce Lee
FITNESS BOOKS BY NATE MIYAKI
|The Truth About Weight Loss – (2015, Amazon #1 Best Seller – Exercise & Fitness, Weight Loss Diets). The fitness industry uses heavy marketing to make you feel like you always need something new, cutting edge, mysterious, or tricky to get results. And because we are constantly chasing the magic pill, it is easy for us to get caught up in that hype. But did you know that the success rates of most weight loss plans are only in the 2-20% range? If you want to lose weight (and keep it off long term), you’ve got to ditch the fads and go to the plan that’s been proven to work, time and time again. The Truth About Weight Loss cuts through the diet industry dogma and lays out a simple, step-by-step plan that’s easy to follow and gets real world results. Learn to make fat loss work for your lifestyle and achieve your lean dreams, for good. Available on Kindle and in paperback.|
|The Truth About Carbs: How to Eat Just the Right Amount of Carbs to Slash Fat, Look Great Naked, & Live Lean Year-Round (2014, Amazon #1 Best Seller – Weight Loss Diets, Weight Maintenance Diets, Nutrition) Carbs. The very word strikes fear in the heart of many these days. They make you fat, right? And they lead to diabetes and a host of other ailments…right? Did you know that both high-carb diets and low-carb diets can help you lose fat? The trick is figuring out which diet will work for you. But how do you know which diet will work for you? How many carbs should you be eating? Whether you’re looking to get ripped or simply looking to get off the couch, The Truth About Carbs is way more than a book about carbohydrates; it’s a complete, step-by-step fat loss system that can fit any lifestyle and help you attain whatever goals you’ve set for yourself. This book contains everything you need to know to slash fat and build muscle, whether you’re an office worker or an elite athlete. No more guessing games. No more excuses. Do some simple calculations and head out to the grocery store, then get ready to get lean for life. It’s really that simple. Available on Kindle and paperback.|
|THE SAMURAI DIET: The Science & Strategy of Winning the Fat Loss War is my first nutrition book. It provides 112 short nutrition lessons related to building lean muscle, slashing body fat, and improving health. Learn the real reasons why certain “health” foods are not that healthy for us, why the diets of athletes and regular exercisers should be different from those of sedentary individuals, and why much of the “accepted” mainstream fitness advice you read about in Health & Fitness magazines is flat-out wrong. Available on Kindle.|
STRATEGY BOOKS BY NATE MIYAKI
|Rise Above: 7 Strategies to Crush Adversity (2014, Amazon #1 Best Seller – Self-Help Short Reads) takes principles from sports psychology, “street” psychology (from Nate’s 15 years of working with people from all ages, abilities, and walks of life), some samurai philosophy, and a little bit of surfer dude mentality, and narrows it down into actionable strategies that can help you tackle any obstacle that may come your way. Available on Kindle and in paperback.|
|A Philtered Soul: How Passion, Perseverance, and a Damn Good Cup of Coffee Can Change Your Life (2015, Amazon #1 Best Seller – Coffee & Tea, Self-Help Short Reads) tells an inspiring real-life story showing us that the ever-elusive goal of combining passion, personal fulfillment, and professional success is really possible. Philz Coffee has grown from a cubbyhole coffee station in a corner grocery store into the Bay Area’s premier coffee shop, and has enjoyed the ride along the way. This book translates the lessons Philz learned and lived throughout their journey into practical strategies that can be applied in your own career, path, or craft. Available on Kindle and in paperback.|
The Way of the Cancer Warrior: 34 Strategies for Your Cancer War (Free PDF, click title to read right now!)
Applies martial arts strategies, sports psychology principles and warrior philosophy to the battle against cancer. Each section starts with a few motivational quotes and is followed by practical application guidelines. It is a free resource meant to help patients, healthcare professionals, caretakers, family members and friends collectively fight back against the greatest enemy this life has to offer.To learn more about why this book was written, what it’s all about, and how it might help you, click here.
He studied all the traditional philosophies, but then he began to form his own philosophy, and he came to the realization that you just can’t borrow another person’s philosophy. You have to learn about yourself and create your own philosophy, your own way of life. — Linda Lee (on Bruce Lee).
There is only one thing in life that I am more passionate about than natural physique training, and that is being a student of the philosophical strategies of Bruce Lee, Miyamoto Musashi, Tao Te Ching, & The Way of the Samurai. Any time a family member or friend of mine is struggling, I give them one of these books. The reason is simple — they’ve changed my life for the better in every single way.
If you are on this site, then you are probably most interested that these books have definitely help me become a better, more intelligent, more strategic athlete. But even more importantly, I believe they have helped me become a better person. At the very least, they have helped me find a little passion, purpose, and peace of mind.
I invite you to check out one or all of these books (you can click on the cover to read The Amazon descriptions). I hope you find a few strategies within them that help you as much as they have helped me.
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