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Call Of The Jungle - How a Camping-Hating City-Slicker Mum Survived an Ultra Endurance Race through the Amazon Jungle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,900. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Amanda Barlow describes the agony and the ecstasy of competing in the Jungle Marathon, the world's toughest endurance race. Leaving the comforts of home behind, she spends a week racing through the deep Amazon Jungle with just a hammock and a backpack. Every day provides new challenges, unpredictable obstacles and formidable weather that will test her physical and mental resolve to their limits.
Low Ferritin
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 23,390. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
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Why are young runners prone to low iron stores today? More than half are testing low in ferritin. What is it about? To medical professionals, it's often an indicator for iron supplementation. How does the human body utilize iron and what depletes it? Coaches most likely understand half of this equation. Why do iron supplements work for some runners and not for others?
26.2 Essential Stories to the Unstoppable You
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Price: Free! Words: 34,980. Language: American English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
In 26.2 Essential Stories to the Unstoppable You Joseph Stasey reveals his personal journey of self-discovery from training to complete his first marathon to two years later running three marathons in 30 days and qualifying to run the Boston Marathon. Plan to be inspired to start your own marathon journey of self-discovery using the marathon as a metaphor for life.
We're All in This Together
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
A special group of endurance marathoners embark on an epic journey to run 5 marathons in 5 states in just 5 days, through the heart of America's dust bowl. They will be pushed to their limits in a quest most would consider impossible. By the end of the week, their courage, struggles, and triumphs on the course will bond these former strangers forever into one big, crazy, wonderful family.
Start Running in a Few Steps
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Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Start Running in a Few Steps is a simple and straight forward guide providing running advice based on scientific research and personal experiences.
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Price: Free! Words: 50,610. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Charting my journey from non-runner to ultra-runner, this book follows my training from the first tentative steps, through my first marathon attempt, to a blow by blow account of the crushing lows and soaring highs of the Marathon des Sables. This memoir is an expression and an explanation of my love affair with running.
Marathon Training
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Written by a veteran marathon runner, Marathon Training is packed with valuable training advice for beginner marathoners and experienced runners alike. This book covers all the main topics to successfully train for a marathon. Has three different training schedules, and is written in a concise format with lots of charts and highlighted tips. It is truly 'your guide to conquering the 26.2 miles'.
101 Sports Poems Vol 4 Running * Bicycling * Swimming * Sailing * Gymnast
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Series: Sports Poems ยท Poetry. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Fourth of nine mini sports poetry collections. Together they total 101 original sports poems. The poems for "101 Sports Poems Vol 4 - include four Bowling, three Golf, two Horse Rider, two Tennis, and one Sky Diver.
Running Form Drills
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Series: Running Technique Tips. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Running Form Drills continues Brian Martin's examination of good running technique. This book explains how to practice running form drills and gives unique insights into how each drill can help you recognize and learn good running form. Put simply you can use Running Form Drills to help you learn how to run. Free online video resources complete a handy toolkit for any runner. Approx 12,000 words.
My Battle Within
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,330. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Running is Paul Hassett's way of coping with depression, and the way that he has found to really let go of the past. Many times in his life, he has pulled the pain of the events in his life inside of him and held tight. But he finally found something that helped him release it. Running has saved Paul's life.
Running to Win
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Series: Running. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Running to Win is a collection of motivating achievements of 42 runners with inventive workouts designed (relative to these feats) to improve your running...Four years later and less than a year and a half after doctors were going to amputate her feet due to Grave’s Disease and the associated treatment, Gail Devers won the gold medal in the 100-meter dash in the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
7 Running Tips You Can Use Today from Top Experts (Upgraded and Expanded)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Would you like to have more fun running? Would you like to know how to add more variety to your running? Would you like to know how top coaches and runners get faster over the short-term and long term? Would you like decades of experience and research on nutrition and strength training for runners condensed down into bullet points? How about tips on improving mental toughness and staying consi
Oscar Pistorius & The South African Sports Star Curse
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Series: Steve's Life & Times. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,430. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Is there a curse over South African sports stars? It seems so. This lengthy article traces the fluctuating fortunes of three huge South African sports icons: Paralympic multiple gold medalist Oscar Pistorius, Proteas cricket captain Hansie Cronje, and Springbok rugby captain Joost van der Westhuizen. [Article - 41 print pages]
The 27th Mile
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,960. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
All proceeds from sales of The 27th Mile go to support the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. Within this book, you’ll find stories that extol the spirit that first got us out on the roads to run, and that will bring us back to Hopkinton next year and in the years that follow. It's the spirit we celebrate every time we go for a run, whatever the distance.
Got to Live
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,300. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Everyone struggles through the loss of a loved one. For Jay Danek, it was the unexpected loss of his father at the age of 58. To honor his dad, he set out to run 923 straight days. His journey took him from life as a 275 pound non-runner, suffering through depression, anxiety, weight gain, and anger, to 100-mile ultra-marathons through the mountains.
Obstacle Course Racing: How to Rock the Warrior Dash, Spartan, Tough Mudder or Any Mud Run
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,460. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
Obstacle Course Racing is a comprehensive resource that will equip first timers and experienced racers to excel at any obstacle course race. You will find detailed 8-week training plans for beginning, intermediate and advanced athletes that will develop functional strength and endurance. A free printable training journal is available at the author's website as a companion for the training plans.
Marathon Training Secrets - A Step By Step Guide To Running Your First Marathon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,960. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Do you want to run a marathon? If you're serious about running your first marathon without turning your whole world upside down preparing for it, then this new book by top UK personal trainer - Jago Holmes is the one for you. "Marathon Training Secrets - A Step By Step Guide To Running Your First Marathon" is a great read and inspirational training program for beginners and intermediate runners.
The Summit Seeker
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,380. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
In The Summit Seeker, Vanessa Runs explores trail and ultra running on an emotional, psychological, and spiritual level. Her vivid descriptions of spectacular trails call you into wild places where you will find rugged beauty, expansive wilderness, and deep personal insights. Vanessa's stories of struggle, hunger, and adventure appeal to our most primitive drive as a species: to survive.
Overthinking the Marathon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,810. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Overthinking the Marathon is an intimate look at one man's preparation for his 21st marathon, covering the details that make running interesting and fun, even – no, especially – when it hurts. "Ray's loaning himself out as a thoughtful, veteran, and funny training partner. You couldn't find a better one as you get ready for your next 26.2-miler." -Amby Burfoot, 1968 Boston Marathon winner
Fast in Five Weeks: A Five Week Guide to Your Fastest 5K
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
This running program will teach you how to significantly improve your 5K running speed in just five weeks in less than 45 minutes per day. If you've ever wanted to be a faster, stronger runner but have always felt that you don't have the time to really train, this guide is for you.