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  • Lifespan: Why We Age – and Why We Don’t Have To

    by Dr David A. Sinclair

    In this paradigm-shifting book from acclaimed Harvard Medical School doctor and one of TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people on earth, Dr. David Sinclair reveals that everything we think we know about ageing is wrong, and shares the surprising, scientifically-proven methods that can help readers live younger, longer.For decades, the medical community has looked to a variety of reasons for ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Gut

    the new and revised Sunday Times bestseller

    by Giulia Enders and 1 more

    WINNER OF THE 2016 AUSTRALIAN BOOK INDUSTRY AWARDS, INTERNATIONAL BOOK OF THE YEARSHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 BRITISH BOOK INDUSTRY AWARDS, NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEARLONGLISTED FOR THE 2015 GOODREADS CHOICE AWARDS 'BEST SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY BOOK'A Sunday Times bestsellerThe key to living a happier, healthier life is inside us.Our gut is almost as important to us as o... ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • French Women Don't Get Facelifts

    Aging with Attitude

    by Mireille Guiliano

    Mireille shares the secrets and strategies of aging with attitude and joy, offering personal anecdotes while divulging French women's most guarded secrets about looking and feeling great. With her signature blend of wit, no-nonsense advice and storytelling flair she addresses everything from lotions and potions to diet, style, friendship and romance.For anyone who has ever spent the equivalent of ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Telomere Effect

    A Revolutionary Approach to Living Younger, Healthier, Longer

    by Dr Elizabeth Blackburn and 1 more

    One of the Best 'Brainy' Books of This Decade - The GuardianA ground breaking book on the history of Telomeres offering fresh advice on how to slow down aging and lengthen life. Nobel prize winning Doctor Elizabeth Blackburn and leading health psychologist Dr Elissa Epel have discovered biological markers called Telomeres which can help to understand how healthy our cells are and what we can do to ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Happiness

    A Guide to Developing Life's Most Important Skill

    by Matthieu Ricard

    This step-by-step guide to achieving happiness is the most significant book of its kind since Daniel Goleman's runaway bestseller, Emotional Intelligence.'A remarkable book. It is hard to imagine a more convincing guide to that elusive thing: happiness' Pankaj Mishra.Although we are materially better off than ever before, surveys show that we are depressed and listless. In his revolutionary book, ... Read more

    $8.46 AUD

  • What Doesn't Kill Us

    the bestselling guide to transforming your body by unlocking your lost evolutionary strength

    by Scott Carney and 1 more

    What are our bodies really capable of?We like to sit in air-conditioned comfort, yet each year millions of ordinary people train in CrossFit boxes, compete in Tough Mudders, and challenge themselves in Spartan races. They are connecting with their environment and, whether they realise it or not, unlocking their hidden evolutionary potential.No one exemplifies this better than Wim Hof, whose ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • The Story of the Human Body

    Evolution, Health and Disease

    by Daniel Lieberman

    Story of the Human Body explores how the way we use our bodies is all wrong. From an evolutionary perspective, if normal is defined as what most people have done for millions of years, then it's normal to walk and run 9 -15 kilometers a day to hunt and gather fresh food which is high in fibre, low in sugar, and barely processed. It's also normal to spend much of your time nursing, napping, making ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Glow15

    A Science-Based Plan to Lose Weight, Rejuvenate Your Skin & Invigorate Your Life

    by Naomi Whittel and 1 more

    **THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn addition to natural wear and tear that our bodies experience, environmental toxins accumulate in our cells, accelerating the signs of aging. Autophagy is the cellular process that removes these toxins and repairs the damage left behind.**On GLOW15, you start each day with an autophagy-activating ketogenic tea and a light, full-fat breakfast, followed by ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Older and Bolder

    Life after 60

    by Renata Singer

    For the first time in history, women can expect to live well from their sixties for another three decades. A drab existence of retirement, disease and disconnection is not an option for this generation of women.In Older & Bolder, Renata Singer contrasts the stories of the pioneers of active, productive old age against the anxieties of those facing the milestone of turning sixty, considering each ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • From Bacteria to Bach and Back

    The Evolution of Minds

    by Daniel C. Dennett

    **'Required reading for anyone remotely curious about how they came to be remotely curious' Observer'Enthralling' Spectator**What is human consciousness and how is it possible? These questions fascinate thinking people from poets and painters to physicists, psychologists, and philosophers.This is Daniel C. Dennett's brilliant answer, extending perspectives from his earlier work in surprising ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Blueprint

    How DNA Makes Us Who We Are

    by Robert Plomin

    **'A clear and engaging explanation of one of the hottest fields in science' Steven Pinker'A hugely important book' Matt Ridley, The TimesOne of the world's top behavioural geneticists argues that we need a radical rethink about what makes us who we are**The blueprint for our individuality lies in the 1% of DNA that differs between people. Our intellectual capacity, our introversion or ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Extremes

    Life, Death and the Limits of the Human Body

    by Kevin Fong

    In anaesthetist Dr Kevin Fong's television programmes he has often demonstrated the impact of extremes on the human body by using his own body as a 'guinea pig'. So Dr Fong is well placed to share his experience of the sheer audacity of medical practice at extreme physiological limits, where human life is balanced on a knife edge. Through gripping accounts of extraordinary events and pioneering ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Release Your Pain: 2nd Edition - EBOOK: Resolving Soft Tissue Injuries with Exercise and Active Release Techniques

    Resolving Soft Tissue Injuries with Exercise and Active Release Techniques

    by Dr. Brian James Abelson DC. and 1 more

    series Release Your Body #1
    Imagine finding a way to spend less time suffering from pain, and more time doing the things you love. Take control of your pain! This long awaited, completely reworked, second edition provides new content for each condition, with over 80 additional pages of information, the addition of new and easier to understand illustrations, updated descriptions about each of the soft-tissue conditions, a ... Read more

    $10.66 AUD

  • Eva Fraser's Facial Workout

    Look Fifteen Years Younger with this Easy Daily Routine

    by Eva Fraser

    Look 15 years younger in 2020 with Eva Fraser's easy facial workout___________Facial Yoga is THE non-surgical way to achieve a facelift - and help you look 15 years younger!'Facial exercises may significantly reduce signs of ageing' New York TimesIn the ORIGINAL facial fitness classic, Eva Fraser shows you how straightforward exercises can help eliminate dark circles, firm your jaw l... ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Ageless

    The New Science of Getting Older Without Getting Old

    by Andrew Steele

    'A stunner ... If you haven't got this book in your house, I don't know why' Chris Evans'A startling wake-up call . . . Writing with the vim of a Bill Bryson and the technical knowledge of a scientist, Steele gives us a chance to grasp what's at stake' Independent'An exhilarating journey . . . Steele is a superb guide' Telegraph'A fascinating read with almost every page bursting with extrao... ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • The Cancer Code: A Revolutionary New Understanding of a Medical Mystery

    by Dr Jason Fung

    Our understanding of cancer is slowly undergoing a revolution, allowing for the development of more effective treatments. For the first time ever, the death rate from cancer is showing a steady decline … but the ‘War on Cancer’ has hardly been won.In The Cancer Code, Dr Jason Fung offers a revolutionary new understanding of this invasive, often fatal disease – what it is, how it manifests and why ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • The Longevity Project

    surprising discoveries for health and long life from the landmark eight-decade study

    by Howard S. Friedman and 3 more

    We have been told that the key to longevity involves obsessing over what we eat, how much we stress, and how fast we run. Based on the most extensive study of longevity ever conducted, The Longevity Project exposes what really has an impact on our lifespan — including friends, family, personality, and work.By gathering new information and studying participants across eight decades, Dr Howard ... Read more

    $28.04 AUD

  • Grumpy Old Men: The Official Handbook

    by Stuart Prebble

    Do you know someone who is incensed by compulsory tipping? Who is infuriated if kept on hold for more than a minute? Who is positively apoplectic if someone answers their phone during dinner? If so, youve probably encountered the phenomenon of the grumpy old man.Following their first massively successful BBC1 series, this autumn will see the grumpy old men will return to our screens, and this time ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Long Time Coming

    essays on ageing

    by Melanie Joosten

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 NIB: WAVERLEY LIBRARY AWARD FOR LITERATUREA powerful collection of essays exploring what it means to grow old in our youth-obsessed worldTo live a long life should be a joy; to be old should not be a burden.With improved health care and higher standards of living, each generation is living longer than the last. Governments see our ageing population as an imminent disaster, ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • Exercises for the Shoulder to Hand - Release Your Kinetic Chain: Release Your Kinetic Chain

    Release Your Kinetic Chain

    by Dr. Brian James Abelson DC. and 1 more

    series Release Your Kinetic Chain #2
    Release Your Kinetic Chain with Exercises for the Shoulder to Hand - EBOOK All the tissues, muscles, and bones of your body are connected to each other within a complex web of fascia…and together, make up your kinetic chain. ‘Release Your Kinetic Chain with Exercises for the Shoulder to Hand’ provides intelligently designed, easy-to-follow exercise routines to aid you in rapidly rehabilitating, ... Read more

    $24.52 AUD

  • Oxygen: The molecule that made the world

    The molecule that made the world

    by Nick Lane

    series Popular Science
    Oxygen has had extraordinary effects on life. Three hundred million years ago, in Carboniferous times, dragonflies grew as big as seagulls, with wingspans of nearly a metre. Researchers claim they could have flown only if the air had contained more oxygen than today - probably as much as 35 per cent. Giant spiders, tree-ferns, marine rock formations and fossil charcoals all tell the same story. ... Read more

    $19.02 AUD

  • Holistic Anatomy

    An Integrative Guide to the Human Body

    by Pip Waller

    An engaging and accessible exploration of human anatomy, physiology, and pathology—through a holistic lensComplementary and alternative approaches to health and medicine have become increasingly widespread as the limits of conventional treatments become more apparent. Holistic Anatomy presents an authoritative study of anatomy, physiology, and pathology, but it expands the discussion by connecting ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • Grumpy Old Women

    by Judith Holder

    We all know what it means these days to be a grumpy old man, because part of that role is to be outspoken. Well, we've heard just about enough out of the men, thank you very much! Grumpy Old Women gives us the other perspective: the female take on the million irritations of today's world.So whats the difference? Surely what is irritating to the mature members of one sex is equally annoying to the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Grumpy Old Men: The Secret Diary

    by Stuart Prebble

    To everything there is a season. A time to be born, a time to die ... and a time to have a bloody good moan. Following the huge success of Grumpy Old Men, Stuart Prebble, writer of the highly acclaimed TV series, gives us a more in-depth look at what it's really like to be a pissed-off man of a certain age.In painstaking detail, he takes us through a year in the constantly irritated life of a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD