THE RIPPLE EFFEct: live better, not harder
Sleep better and you’ll eat better. Eat better and you’ll move more. Move more and you’ll sleep better and, ultimately, think and feel better. This is the ripple effect of good health and high performance. And it’s also why you don’t have to make major changes or sacrifices in your life: with an improvement of just 1% in your sleeping, eating, exercising, or thinking habits, you’ll see dramatic results.
Sleep controls the hormones that regulate hunger and appetite.
An hour of exercise can turn a B grade into an A.
Muscular meditation helps reduce stress and decrease symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Watermelon decreases muscle soreness after a workout.
With Dr. Greg’s easy-to-follow strategies and tips, you can harness the power of the ripple effect and start living better—not just for a few weeks or months, but for life.
THE FOCUS EFFECT: it's time for a worldwide revolution in how we live and work
Smartphones debuted only 11 years ago, but their impact has been immense. With up-to-the-minute updates on social media, email, and texts, people are more distracted than ever. It’s affecting our psychological and physical well-being. To cut through the disruption, high-performing individuals must construct new practices that encourage focus, creativity, and effectiveness. Greg Wells and Bruce Bowser have perfected the art of unplugging from technology and plugging into reality. In The Focus Effect, they present techniques for sustainable, balanced, and successful routines in all areas of life. With strategies ranging from practicing healthy mindfulness and meditation, reserving tech-free time, and performing power work, to a revolutionary plan for a hyper-productive workday, Wells and Bowser provide everything needed to activate The Focus Effect in your life. It’s time for a worldwide revolution in how we live and work—and The Focus Effect is the jump start you need to be at the forefront of this future.
Based on the wildly popular segments broadcast during the Vancouver Olympics, Superbodies explores how genetics and DNA, the brain, muscles, lungs, heart and blood work together in extreme conditions. It’s an inside look that draws on Dr. Greg Wells’ research at Sick Kids Hospital and the University of Toronto and more than twenty years’ experience working with Olympic athletes. Superbodies is a fascinating explanation of the human body and an easy-to-follow plan that shows how everyone can learn from the pros to improve their health and performance. Dr. Wells explains
How the same training techniques that elite athletes follow can be even more effective for most people
What’s happening inside your body when you’re exercising, and fighting illness
What makes elite athletes such as pro-hockey players successful, and what you can learn from them
Why little things can add up, and how simple choices can make a huge difference.
Fascinating, easy-to-read, and packed with full-colour illustrations and photographs, Superbodies shows how people of all ages and abilities can improve their own health and performance.