5 books that inspire words of ­fitness and nutrition-filled wisdom

These books will help you pursue #healthyliving.

Clean and Simple Eating

Lorna Jane Clarkson, Lorna Jane

With mouth-watering photography, this 96-page cookbook by Lorna Jane Clarkson, the founder of Lorna Jane Active Wear, offers healthy recipes and advice on ensuring your kitchen is equipped with all the essentials to make clean eating a breeze.

You Are Your Own Gym: The Bible of Bodyweight Exercises

Mark Lauren with Joshua Clark, Vermilion

The elite special forces trainer Mark Lauren shares his secrets to fitness through simple exercises that can be done using the resistance of your own body weight.

Man v Fat: The Weight-Loss Manual

Andrew Shanahan, Headline

Written by a man especially for men, this book is a practical guide for those who want to get into shape. In it, Shanahan – an award-winning journalist and entrepreneur – offers plans for walking, running and cycling.

The Art of Eating Well

Jasmine Hemsley and Melissa Hemsley, Ebury Press

Sisters Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley join forces on this cookbook that has more than 150 alkaline-friendly recipes, all free from grain, gluten, refined sugar and high starch.

Yoga Girl

Rachel Brathen, Touchstone Books

Written by the Swedish yoga teacher Rachel Brathen, who has 1.2 million followers on Instagram, this book is part memoir and part life manual, with step-by-step yoga sequences and simple recipes for a life well lived.

Published: March 26, 2015 04:00 AM