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  • By: Ross Edgley
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  • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (712 ratings)

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By: Ross Edgley
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The Sunday Times best seller.

How to train for anything and everything, anywhere and everywhere.

The World's Fittest Book is set to become every fitness enthusiast's bible. Dubbed the body's complete user guide, it will become the go-to resource for learning all you need to know about building muscle, losing fat, eating (healthy) cake and unlocking your superhuman physical potential. 

Packed with workouts the author tried and tested in the pursuit of multiple world records, it's more than a book, it's the greatest training tool ever written! Designed for anyone who wants to make permanent and lasting changes to their food and fitness, it's the first book to combine the teachings, tips and tricks of Olympic and world champions into one easy to follow resource.

This book will show you how it's possible to:

  • Live below 10 percent body fat with the aid of chocolate and Mayan secrets
  • Add 27 percent more muscle mass, courtesy of tips from world heavyweight champions
  • Increase speed by 10 percent, thanks to gold medal winning Olympic sprinters
  • Squat, deadlift and bench weights you never dreamed of lifting, with the guidance of the world's strongest men
  • Improve endurance capacity by 60 percent, thanks to the knowledge of world champions in multi endurance-based sports

...all of which the author has achieved during the 10-year 'fitness pilgrimage' that has taken him around the globe. 

Aiming to be the most eclectic and comprehensive fitness guide ever created, The World's Fittest Book is the sum and substance of over a decade of research and the collective wisdom of some of the greatest minds and athletic bodies in history. By learning the lessons within it, listeners will understand 'fitness' better than the vast majority of the population. Every chapter has an easy to digest workout within it and can be listened to individually. But if you want to listen to the stories and the science behind the routines, that's there, too. 

Until now, there hasn't been a book covering such an ambitious range of areas, catering for the casual fitness enthusiast seeking clarity and guidance in their own gym routine and kitchen habits as well as the seasoned sportsperson who's hit a plateau and is searching for tips, tricks and tweaks they can make to their training and diet. This book changes that and will take you on a journey to whatever level of fitness you want to find.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio on our desktop site.

©2018 Ross Edgley (P)2018 Little, Brown Book Group

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Very disappointed

Although this guy has a great, it's more like an autobiography of his journey into fitness. His continuous plugs to his website seriously got on my nerves and I found that I couldn't stand listening to this book any longer.

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Cringy

Okay but… what about all the steering cycling? Super shallow pathetic book. Nothing new or of value to add

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Lots of self promoting, few fitness tips

If you like constant name dropping, self entitled promotion and marketing material, this is for you.

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the bible

absolutely loved ross read it perfectly had real enthusiasm and passion. listened to it multiple times

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Entertainment, education and inspiration.

A passionate and enthusiastic journey through the cutting edge and tried and tested methods of fitness training.

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fantastic for beginner fitness freaks

I am a fitness coach and this book is so good on so many levels. Highly recommended for beginners and experts! Awesome book Ross 👍🏽😎

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Really motivational and educational refreshing

Really motivational and educational refreshing take on fitness and the athletic body. So excited to restart my own new adventure at 46 this has inspired me to push my limits.

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Summarises everything fitness related

Great info from his adventures, summarises things nicely. Enthusiastic narrative. Jumps all over the place so keep an ear open

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Good Solid Trad

Great experiences to share. Straight forward approach. Good solid information that I have been able to understand and now use.

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excellent

strong in story and real life, found this book very inspiring! great for people starting out their journey, stuck on their journey or people who want to ascertain knowledge how to be stronger faster and longer in every thing they do! great listen for motivation

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