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10 Best Health and Fitness Books Worth Reading

10 Best Health and Fitness Books Worth Reading

There are numerous books out there that are touted to be the best in health and fitness niche. However, not all will offer you value for your money because some talk about things that are not sound at all. After doing a little bit of research, these 10 best health and fitness books are worth reading at all times because of valuable information they offer. They do not only detail what you should do, but also talk about some of the most important facts about biological processes based on different body types. Having said this, you should at least take time to read each so that you get the best, workable, and solid information on health matters that will help you age gracefully.

Our top picks for best health and fitness books:

Foodist: Using Real Food and Real Science to Lose Weight Without Dieting

Foodist: Using Real Food and Real Science to Lose Weight Without Dieting

This is one of the books that will help you get on a diet rationally, and at the same time desist from being a food refugee. It details the very important elements of body science that can help you lose your weight without going on the extreme end of things. Basically, it doesn’t demonize any category of foods that nature has bestowed unto us but insists on striking a balance that will best work for you. Darya Pino Rose, the author of Foodist, goes to an extent to explain the science behind everything - a must read for anyone out there who wants to lose weight without straining.


The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet: 10-Minute Fixes to Get the Body You Want and a Life You'll Love

The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet: 10-Minute Fixes to Get the Body You Want and a Life You'll Love

It is acknowledged that gaining excessive weight can be quite disturbing, especially considering the fact that you will be susceptible to many health risk. In this book, Jennifer Walters and co-writer Erin Whitehead give a wonderful manifesto for the ladies out there who are not about to go crazy about their diets. In a nut shell, they explain how balancing exercises and diet can have tremendous results on your body without compromising your health. You no longer have to suffer the effects of salads to shred off extra pounds.


The Body Book: The Law of Hunger, the Science of Strength, and Other Ways to Love Your Amazing Body

The Body Book: The Law of Hunger, the Science of Strength, and Other Ways to Love Your Amazing Body

This is more of a manual on being happy and getting health benefits that will truly change your mindset. In this book, Cameron Diaz explains the why’s and how’s on being healthy and nothing to do with taking syrups all day long, or sticking to some dubious diets just to change your body size. The Body Book aims at teaching you how to ultimately care for your body without spending fortune on questionable diets or medicine.


The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese  Belong in a Healthy Diet

The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

This is one of the most amazing books that detail fat facts that have not been talked about by mainstream media, and doctors seem not to tell the whole truth about extra weight. The author, Nina Teichoz, talks about things to do with saturated fats that are never mentioned in most of the books that explain saturated fats. It’s an eye opening investigation that naturally makes you think about what you hear about these facts. Importantly, the author touches on the very changes that have taken place in America about eating habits and offers solid solutions that you can try by no means to overlook.


Sugar Nation: The Hidden Truth Behind America's Deadliest Habit and the Simple Way to Beat It

Sugar Nation: The Hidden Truth Behind America's Deadliest Habit and the Simple Way to Beat It

You have heard time and again about things to do with sugar content in drinks and food we take has a direct impact on your health. In this book, Jeff O Connell separates facts from fiction and also focuses on how to help weight related issues of persons who suffer diabetes, heart diseases, amongst other kind. It is a research filled book from top scientists interviews, nutritionist’s facts, and other experts in the health and fitness niche. As such, you will never go wrong when you read this gem written by an expert who has a track-record of offering excellent, actionable actions, of which when followed will totally change your life.


Good Calories, Bad Calories: Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health

Sugar Nation: The Hidden Truth Behind America's Deadliest Habit and the Simple Way to Beat It

If you have been trying to get healthy and live a better life, then you must have come across calories. Of course by now, you know there are good calories and bad calories because without the good calories, your health is simply being compromised. This said, in his book, Gary Taubes scientifically explains why refined carbohydrates are the number-one cause of many calorie-related health complications. If you read this one, then definitely you have a better chance to choosing wisely which particular carbohydrates you will use.


Maximum Strength: Get Your Strongest Body in 16 Weeks with the Ultimate Weight-Training Program

Maximum Strength: Get Your Strongest Body in 16 Weeks with the Ultimate Weight-Training Program

Are you trying to get fit and not realizing any substantial progress? Take time and read Maximum Strength written by renowned author Eric Cressey. He explains that going to the gym is not everything you should do to gain strength; instead you should focus on the four phase program that he clearly outlined in his book. Eric is an expert and runs some of the most successful gyms and surely knows what he’s talking about. It is with his strategy that anyone can become bigger and stronger with consistent training.


Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training

Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training

This is one of the must-read books in regard to training, which outlines how you should practice and train to gain strength. At the same time, it shows you how to properly train with barbells without compromising your health or body posture, multi-purpose exercise and much more. Basically, it teaches the elementals that all newbies should master if they desire to achieve strength, fast.


The Strength Training Anatomy Workout

The Strength Training Anatomy Workout

It goes without saying that this book illustrates almost everything you should know about the anatomy of strength training. It goes ahead to give in-depth details about how specific workouts helps and the very anatomical dissection it offers. If you are an experienced strength trainer, you will benefit a lot on the very steps you should take, and the newbie will understand why and how the exercise should be done.


Gourmet Nutrition: The Cookbook for the Fit Food Lover

Gourmet Nutrition: The Cookbook for the Fit Food Lover

As a matter of fact, gourmet nutrition is one of the top 10 books that you must read in regard to health and fitness. You will never lose weight correctly without ingesting the best nutrition. You will have access to the healthy recipes (more than 300 in total), and combine with workouts that are best suited for you.

In a nut shell, you are well advised to combine nutrition and exercise to get the best of results within a pretty short time.

About the author

Jessica Clay

American-born California beauty expert, Jessica Clay is an organic and technological facial specialist combing natural methods and cutting edge, anti-aging techniques. She is a mom of two adorable homeschooled kids as they used to travel as a family and practically living on the road. She owns a skin care brand Pele Essentials which strives to use only organic and vegan formulas to provide the most effective skin care. Visit her website peleessentials.com.

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