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We're All in This Together
By George Rose
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.
Breve Guida alla Preparazione della Maratona
By Antonio Sferra
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: Italian. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Tutti possono partecipare ad una maratona? Perchè cimentarsi in una simile sfida? Come farcela? In questa breve guida l'autore condivide la sua esperienza personale di partecipazione a decine di maratone, fornendo consigli agli aspiranti maratoneti in tutti gli aspetti che una maratona porta in sé. Quali indumenti scegliere, come allenarsi, come alimentarsi e quando fermarsi.
Start Running in a Few Steps
By Ryan Huxley
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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By P J G Robbins
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
By Mike Stapenhurst
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'.
Finishing Kick
By Paul Duffau
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,120. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
A humorous peek inside one girl’s dream to guide her team to the winner’s podium, Finishing Kick takes an inspirational look into girls cross country. Callie finds herself holding the keys to the nuthouse when she agrees to be team captain of the cross country squad. She cares so much and tries so hard, you can't help but cheer her on as Callie and the team challenge powerhouse Fairchild Academy.
101 Sports Poems Vol 4 Running * Bicycling * Swimming * Sailing * Gymnast
By Felipe Adan Lerma
Series: Sports Poems · 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
By Brian Martin
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
By Paul Hassett
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
By Dr. Evan S. Fiedler
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)
By Mark Eichenlaub
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
Chasing the Dragon: Running to Get High
By Mark Matthews
Price: Free! Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
The Runner's High. It is not a myth, it is not illegal, but it may be addictive. Chasing the Dragon: Running to Get High is a collection of diatribes, training tips, and off-color wisdom, all processing the running life and getting the biggest highs and excitement from your runs. *"Mark Matthews is one of the best runner/writers working today." -Jennifer Graham, "Honey, Do You Need a Ride"*
Oscar Pistorius & The South African Sports Star Curse
By Paul Stevens
Series: Steve's Life & Times. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,930. 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
By Ray Charbonneau
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
By Jay Danek
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
By Emily Metzloff
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
By Jago Holmes
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
By Vanessa Runs
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
By Ray Charbonneau
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
By Mike Ryan
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.