Top 40 Books for the Fitness Professional

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Easy Strength
1.  Easy Strength by Pavel Tsatsouline
$7.69
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

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Stretch to Win
2.  Stretch to Win by Ann Frederick
The list author says:
  "Best book on stretching and flexibility"
$12.46   Used & New from: $5.74
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

Advances in Functional Training: Training Techniques for Coaches, Personal Trainers and Athletes
3.  Advances in Functional Training: Training Techniques for Coaches, Personal Trainers and Athletes by Michael Boyle
Used & New from: $31.13
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

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Supertraining, 6th Edition
4.  Supertraining, 6th Edition by Mel C. Siff
Used & New from: $69.95
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

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Movement: Functional Movement Systems: Screening, Assessment, Corrective Strategies
5.  Movement: Functional Movement Systems: Screening, Assessment, Corrective Strategies by Gray Cook
Used & New from: $47.95
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (99 customer reviews)

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Functional Training Handbook
6.  Functional Training Handbook by Craig Liebenson
$63.64   Used & New from: $51.53
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Anatomy Trains: Myofascial Meridians for Manual and Movement Therapists, 2e
7.  Anatomy Trains: Myofascial Meridians for Manual and Movement Therapists, 2e by LMT. Thomas W. Myers
The list author says:
  "Groundbreaking Fascial Anatomy"
Used & New from: $106.65
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)

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Intervention: Course Corrections for the Athlete and Trainer
8.  Intervention: Course Corrections for the Athlete and Trainer by Dan John
Used & New from: $24.95
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (94 customer reviews)

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5/3/1: The Simplest and Most Effective Training System to Increase Raw Strength
9.  5/3/1: The Simplest and Most Effective Training System to Increase Raw Strength by Jim Wendler
Used & New from: $24.99
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (211 customer reviews)

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Science and Practice of Strength Training, Second Edition
10.  Science and Practice of Strength Training, Second Edition by William J. Kraemer
$60.92   Used & New from: $29.95
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Building the Gymnastic Body: The Science of Gymnastics Strength Training
11.  Building the Gymnastic Body: The Science of Gymnastics Strength Training by Christopher Sommer
Used & New from: $55.00
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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Dynamic Alignment Through Imagery - 2nd Edition
12.  Dynamic Alignment Through Imagery - 2nd Edition by Eric Franklin
$25.80   Used & New from: $15.20
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Science of Sports Training: How to Plan and Control Training for Peak Performance
13.  Science of Sports Training: How to Plan and Control Training for Peak Performance by Thomas Kurz
$30.35   Used & New from: $26.35
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Practical Programming for Strength Training, 2nd edition
14.  Practical Programming for Strength Training, 2nd edition by Mark Rippetoe
Used & New from: $10.92
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (138 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Explosive Power and Jumping Ability for All Sports
15.  Explosive Power and Jumping Ability for All Sports by Tadeusz Starzynski
$19.97   Used & New from: $9.53
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Original Strength
16.  Original Strength by Geoff Neupert
$13.66   Used & New from: $9.06
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews)

Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Shoulder and Hip Dysfunction
17.  Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Shoulder and Hip Dysfunction by Evan Osar
Used & New from: $24.95
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

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The Endless Web: Fascial Anatomy and Physical Reality
18.  The Endless Web: Fascial Anatomy and Physical Reality by R. Louis Schultz
The list author says:
  "Fascial Anatomy"
$13.68   Used & New from: $6.73
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Anatomy of Movement: Exercises (Revised Edition)
19.  Anatomy of Movement: Exercises (Revised Edition) by Blandine Calais-Germain
$26.45   Used & New from: $19.74
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (92 customer reviews)

Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes
20.  Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes by Shirley Sahrmann
$84.56   Used & New from: $51.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Rolfing: Reestablishing the Natural Alignment and Structural Integration of the Human Body for Vitality and Well-Being
21.  Rolfing: Reestablishing the Natural Alignment and Structural Integration of the Human Body for Vitality and Well-Being by Ida P. Rolf
$19.13   Used & New from: $4.67
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

The Juggernaut Method 2.0 - Strength, Speed, and Power For Every Athlete
22.  The Juggernaut Method 2.0 - Strength, Speed, and Power For Every Athlete by Chad Wesley Smith
$8.49
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

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Athletic Body in Balance
23.  Athletic Body in Balance by Gray Cook
$14.16   Used & New from: $7.98
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

Power to the People!: Russian Strength Training Secrets for Every American
24.  Power to the People!: Russian Strength Training Secrets for Every American by Pavel Tsatsouline
$6.99
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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The Body of Life: Creating New Pathways for Sensory Awareness and Fluid Movement
25.  The Body of Life: Creating New Pathways for Sensory Awareness and Fluid Movement by Thomas Hanna
$12.51   Used & New from: $5.91
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Strong Curves: A Woman's Guide to Building a Better Butt and Body
26.  Strong Curves: A Woman's Guide to Building a Better Butt and Body by Kellie Davis
$19.74   Used & New from: $17.78
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (322 customer reviews)

8 Steps to a Pain-Free Back: Natural Posture Solutions for Pain in the Back, Neck, Shoulder, Hip, Knee, and Foot
27.  8 Steps to a Pain-Free Back: Natural Posture Solutions for Pain in the Back, Neck, Shoulder, Hip, Knee, and Foot by Esther Gokhale
$17.35   Used & New from: $13.35
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (531 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The New Rules of Posture: How to Sit, Stand, and Move in the Modern World
28.  The New Rules of Posture: How to Sit, Stand, and Move in the Modern World by Mary Bond
$14.82   Used & New from: $3.50
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
29.  Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall
$17.77   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,442 customer reviews)

Anusara Teacher Training Manual
30.  Anusara Teacher Training Manual by John Friend
Used & New from: $30.00
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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How to Eat, Move and Be Healthy!
31.  How to Eat, Move and Be Healthy! by Paul Chek
$20.86   Used & New from: $12.46
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (117 customer reviews)

Smart Moves: Why Learning Is Not All In Your Head, Second Edition
32.  Smart Moves: Why Learning Is Not All In Your Head, Second Edition by Carla Hannaford
$14.56   Used & New from: $4.53
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman
33.  The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman by Timothy Ferriss
$16.65   Used & New from: $6.70
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,511 customer reviews)

Power Speed ENDURANCE: A Skill-Based Approach to Endurance Training
34.  Power Speed ENDURANCE: A Skill-Based Approach to Endurance Training by Glen Cordoza
$27.16   Used & New from: $19.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (166 customer reviews)

Becoming a Supple Leopard: The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performance
35.  Becoming a Supple Leopard: The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performance by Glen Cordoza
$35.00   Used & New from: $31.57
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (802 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Ready to Run: Unlocking Your Potential to Run Naturally
36.  Ready to Run: Unlocking Your Potential to Run Naturally by T. J. Murphy
$18.62   Used & New from: $17.56
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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