Just as you don't need a fancy gym membership to get the best workout of your life, you don't need fancy kitchen skills or a personal chef to keep your body optimally fuelled. You Are Your Own Gym: The Cookbook capitalizes on ingredients that are fresh and affordable, and simple preparations you'll want to make again and again. Categorizing meals as either fast-fuelling or slow-fuelling (depending on the carbohydrate content), Lauren's recipes cover your needs for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, smoothies, and even dessert! Filled with tempting photos of delicious meals, handy shopping lists, and sample menus to help you fulfil all your fitness goals, You Are Your Own Gym: The Cookbook is your best bet for building a stronger, leaner, healthier you with each satisfying bite.
Mark Lauren trained US Special Forces operatives for over a decade and revolutionised the US army's training regimes. During that time he effectively prepared over 700 trainees for the extreme physical demands of the most elite levels of the US special operations community. He is a Military Physical Training Specialist, Special Operations Combat Controller, triathlete and mixed martial artist. Lauren broke, and still holds, the Department of Defense s long-standing underwater record by swimming 133 meters, on one breath, subsurface, for 2 minutes and 23 seconds, until losing consciousness. He lives in Tampa Bay, Florida.