Perform Better  is an excellent resource for functional fitness products and education. 

core-performance Core Performance by Mark Verstegen is one of my workout bibles, particularly for boomer fitness. I personally use several of his exercises for every one of my own personal workouts. Great exercises. Great book. 


Younger Next Year for men/women – co-written by one of the country’s most prominent internists, Dr. Henry “Harry” Lodge, and his star patient, the 73-year-old Chris Crowley. younger-next-year-men These are the books that show us how to turn back our biological clocks—how to put off 70% of the normal problems of aging (weakness, sore joints, bad balance) and eliminate 50% of serious illness and injury. These are no punches pulled books on what you need to know and need to do to maximize your chances of living a long, vital and healthy life. from around $7 for the hardcover. A great deal. 


Power Systems JC Predator Level 2 – Orange – Incredibly versatile. I use these for every one of my own personal workouts. Just get them. $50


SPRI-SB SPRI Elite Xercise Balance Ball (Red, 65cm) – Trust me, you do not want to get cheap stability balls. The last thing that you want is for one to bust when you’re doing flyes with 40 lb dumb-bells while spread-eagle on top of one. Hello broken ribs. Right Brady? these are professional stability balls that can take years of use. Rated for 500 lbs. $40 and worth every p