Skip to Main Content (Press Enter)
Check Out
The Bestselling Books of All Time
See the List
Toggle side nav

Stronger, Faster, Smarter

Best Seller
Stronger, Faster, Smarter by Ryan Ferguson
Paperback $16.95
Jan 02, 2015 | ISBN 9780399173066

Also available from:

See All Formats (1) +
  • Jan 02, 2015 | ISBN 9780399173066

    Also available from:

  • Jan 02, 2015 | ISBN 9780698184282

    Available from:

Product Details

Praise

“Many people begin a fitness regimen to help them cope with the stresses of life, but few are as stressed as Ferguson, who served ten years in a maximum-security prison for a murder he did not commit. With no equipment and nothing but a compelling need to have control over some part of his life, the author developed a simple program of diet and exercise that worked both mind and body…This is not a prison saga but an example of how, even with limited resources and food choices, physical and emotional health can be improved….Excellent and inspiring for anyone wishing to get in shape.” –Library Journal

Author Essay

Dear Reader,

Imagine your worst nightmare come to life. One day you are driving home from work or school and notice that you’re being followed by two deadly serious looking men in an SUV. The moment you park they jump out and announce that you’re under arrest. In a surreal scenario of events you find yourself sentenced to forty years in prison for a murder in which you had no involvement whatsoever.

This nightmare really happened to Ryan Ferguson, an innocent collegian who spent nearly a decade behind bars for the death of a man he’d never met much less harmed. Faced with the crushing reality of life in prison, Ryan did not panic. He determined to survive and excel – to grow STRONGER, FASTER, and SMARTER.

Ryan knew that his physical safety was paramount if he was going to prove his innocence. Using the few resources he had in prison – a place with terrible nutrition, little medical care, and danger around every corner – Ryan built up his muscles, stamina, and speed to become a model of strength and fitness. He finally emerged with his innocence proven – and his body and mind stronger than ever.

In Stronger, Faster, Smarter, Ryan details the fitness program that got him through his ordeal. His regimen can be enacted anywhere – he proved it. Ryan also explains how physical strength is a pillar of a good life, even if you don’t face the horrors that he did.

As an editor, I only publish books that I personally USE – and when I read this one I tried it, lived it, and knew that the author and book were one-hundred percent for real.

Good luck,

Mitch Horowitz

Editor in Chief

Tarcher/Penguin

Back to Top