Too often, books on health and wellness are too long and cumbersome to motivate the reader. Thick books weighed down with technical jargon can be overwhelming for the average person. This book remedies that by focusing on four pillars of health: eating cleaner, sleeping better, moving more, and calming your mind. With brief sections, a conversational style, and anecdotal stories, the authors have drafted a book that can not only inform the average reader, but inspire us all to take the first steps toward living our best life.
I love this book If you asked me to take decades of experience working at the bleeding edge of human athletic performance and boil it to the most essential behaviors for long term, sustainable success, it would be this book The trick to unlocking our incredibly robust and antifragile natures is to appreciate the way that the keystone behaviors in this book integrate into a cogent whole. Performing these "basics" well for the rest of your life will never get old or go out of style. The principles within these pages are the fundamentals of being a truly savage human.
-Dr. Kelly Starrett, DPT, Coach, Physio, Co-Founder of The Ready State 2x NYT Best Selling Author.
About the Authors:
Dr. Lars Thestrup.
Dr. Lars Thestrup was born and raised in Northern Virginia where he attended Mary Washington College earning his B.S. in Biology. He received his M.D. at the Medical College of Virginia and completed his emergency medicine residency at Johns Hopkins. Lars then completed a fellowship in North Carolina, focusing on emergency medical services and disaster preparedness at the Carolinas Medical Center. Shortly after the completion of his fellowship, he accepted a position in the City of Houston where he currently serves as an EMS Physician and practices at several emergency departments. Over time he realized his passion for health and fitness and its role in the prevention of disease which subsequently led him to the University of Arizona Integrative Medicine Fellowship. This has allowed him to continue his journey in helping others evaluate their current lifestyles and assist them in obtaining their individual goals. This book is an extension of that passion which he hopes will transform and educate those truly looking for a change. When he is not working, he loves to spend time outdoors with his wife and two kids.