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Brainpower Reading with PerformancePro

Christmas Reading with PerformancePro

Christmas reading – as you know PerformancePro is about Brainpower as well as physical fitness. To help inspire you over the festive period, we’ve put together a list of good reads.

Starting Strength by Mark RippetoeStarting Strength - Mark Rippetoe
For the geeks amongst you, PerformancePro director Dan Boulle recommends this classic technical training book. Starting Strength offers a complete examination of the most effective way to exercise.

Undisputed Truth by Mike Tyson
Love him or hate him this fascinating read is the only memoir written by Mike Tyson. Brutally honest, raw, and often hilarious, Tyson chronicles his tumultuous highs and lows.


Legacy by James KerrLegacy - James Kerr
Best-selling author James Kerr goes deep into the heart of the world’s most successful sporting team, the legendary All Blacks of New Zealand, to reveal 15 powerful and practical lessons for leadership, management, ethics and responsibility.

The Racer and Racing through the Dark

PerformancePro director Anthony Purcell didn’t think twice about his Christmas reading. Both by procyclist David Millar; the first ‘a love letter to cycling,’ the second a frank account of the darker side of the sport.


Eat Sweat Play by Anna KesselEat Sweat and Play by Anna Kessel OBE
This year’s bestseller is an engaging and inspirational work looking at and well beyond the question of what it means to be a sporty woman in the 21st century.

Your Christmas Reading recommendations
We’re always on the look out for books to inspire and we’d love to hear your recommendations. Please email PerformancePro and/or Tweet @UK_Performance with your #brainpower reading recommendations.

Happy reading!

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