Books to get you off the couch and out the door.
Looking for a way to make your resolutions stick this year? Try reading your way through your resolutions; the opinion of experts just might give you the incentive you need to accomplish your goals. We've got a few recommendations to get you started, especially if you're hoping to be more fit and active in 2013.
- The First 20 Minutes by Gretchen Reynolds; Reynolds, a writer for the New York Times, focuses on the science and psychology behind how and why we exercise, then tells us how to do it better.
- Wild by Cheryl Strayed; You won't find Strayed's memoir in the health & fitness section, but her solo hike of the Pacific Crest Trail will inspire you to take an adventure of your own.
- What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami; Creatives will appreciate Murakami's powerful and thought-provoking look at how his two passions -- writing and running -- intersect.
- Born to Run by Christopher McDougall; No more excuses. McDougall begins his in-depth look at the sport of running by asking, "Why does my foot hurt?" Born to Run then explores his answers and proves: Anyone can be a runner.