Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging

Running in the Back of the Pack
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Startling with Bettie's first run, this story follows her journey from 5Ks to ultras, love to loss, grief to healing, from her first marathon to more than 225 more. She's logged more miles than she thought possible, and she's still going-on track to complete more than 70 this year. She runs in the back of the pack, where the view is different. Some benefits were expected--some quite surprising.
Trail of Second Chances
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A high-octane adventure on a wild Montana mountain as one girl finds herself racing for her life against a malignant fire. Coached by her father and frustrated by his efforts to hold her back, Becca Hawthorne dreams of competing in the Olympics. She earned her chance to test herself against the best runners in the Pacific Northwest. But now she faces a tougher opponent than even the fastest girl.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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: $1.99 USD. 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.
824
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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.
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.
Racing Wisely: A Practical and Philosophical Guide to Performing at Your Personal Best
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,790. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
Whether you are new to racing or have been frustrated by underperformance or setbacks, Racing Wisely gives you tools—from the practical to the philosophical— to perform to the best of your ability. Learn to race wisely: to use your experience to grow stronger, to move faster, and to come through when it really counts.
Oscar Pistorius & The South African Sports Star Curse
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Series: Steve's Life & Times. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,200. 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.
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.
Triathlon for Women: Everything you need to know to get started and succeed
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Price: $7.75 USD. Words: 29,010. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Triathalon
Triathlon for women is dedicated to all women who are either thinking of getting into triathlons or have done a number of races and want to improve. Written by a female athlete who has been a triathlon champion this comprehensive book covers all you need to know from start to finish. In this book you will learn tones of great information from start to finish
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
Correr Por Prazer - Já Correu Hoje?
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Price: $6.67 USD. Words: 44,370. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Nunca é tarde para se começar, poderá ter sido o mote para os três autores deste livro se iniciarem na prática da corrida. Paralelamente a este facto, mostraram interesse pelo estudo da modalidade na óptica do corredor de pelotão, decidindo agora passar a livro as suas experiências no que a esta área diz respeito.
CORRER, para mujeres como nosotras
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,280. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Correr es una gran manera de mejorar tu salud y bienestar, mejorar tu autoestima y adquirir un sentimiento de realización. Con consejos de expertos y asesoramiento específicamente para mujeres, este libro es el compañero perfecto para el principiante, veterano y aquellos que vuelven a correr después de una pausa.
Training on Empty
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
(5.00 from 1 review)
An engaging and honest autobiography of a former elite runner who nearly perished from anorexia, one that also explores the biopsychosocial and sociological aspects of this pervasive, malignant, but ultimately surmountable disease. Brittin's comprehensive account of her tribulations combined with her background in psychology makes this a unique must-read for athletes & health professionals alike.
Running For Girls Like Us
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,480. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Running may seem simple to some, but there is a whole new world of training, stretching, nutrition, and balance to take on a running lifestyle. When it comes down to it, everyone can be a lifelong runner if they have the right knowledge and tools. With expert tips and advice specifically addressing women, this book is the perfect companion for novice, veteran, and returning runners alike.