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The 17 Week Marathon Training Program that Improved My Time from 2:55 to 2:26
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
I was able to cut 29 minutes from the time I ran last year! This should be a great testimony in itself of the effectiveness of the training I went through and I do believe it is going to work for anyone who is interested in improving their marathon times drastically.
Trail Angel Mama: Tales of a California Trail Angel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
See the Pacific Crest Trail from the other side – from the viewpoint of ‘Trail Angel Mama’. Trail angels dispense trail magic to hikers; from a bottle of water or a ride into town, to a hot meal and a bed for the night. The Holman’s discovered a new world in this journey as hiker’s touched their hearts in an unexpected way. They set out to share blessings. Instead, they were the ones blessed.
Krav Maga Self Defense Explained
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Information-packed ebook reveals the truths and facts about the Krav Maga Self Defense, Fighting and Fitness system. Discover why traditional martial arts masters and mixed martial arts legends recommend Krav Maga as the ultimate street fighting and defensive tactics system for men, women and children of all ages, sizes and physical abilities.
Youth Sports: Still Failing Our Kids - How to Really Fix It
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,360. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
Bob Bigelow, former NBA player and 25-year youth sports reform advocate, demonstrates how improved play models increase children’s skills. Bob has conducted unique quantitative studies that show how to truly solve the problems in today’s youth sports environment. Bob offers a genuine blueprint for success and real-world examples. If you really want to change kids’ sports, this book is a must-read!
Rookies in the Wild
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
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A journey into the wilderness will reconstitute a lost soul. At least that's the theory. But when a newly unemployed dad decides to take his teenage son on a life-affirming backpacking trip along the Pacific Crest Trail, he unleashes deep-rooted fears of the unknown. Cougars, Bigfoot, and iliotibial syndrome are con-conspirators in this true comic misadventure set in the Trinity Alps Wilderness.
Determined Runners
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
This first hand book, written by an athlete who has lived in the same training camps with the world's top runners, trained and shared the same experiences with them for over ten years now, may change your perceptions about these world beaters after you learn how much they sacrifice in their training.
Red Mittens & Red Ink: The Vancouver Olympics
Price: $1.16 USD. Words: 84,350. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics were the Games of the Great Recession. A $6 billion-plus party that inspired a nation. But at what cost? This is more than a story of the thrill of victory and agony of defeat. It's about fear and greed, unity and division, celebration and anguish. It is red mittens and red ink.
Volcanic Activity: Climbing Mexico's Volcanoes
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 6. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 13,710. Language: British English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Many people don't know that it's possible to go mountaineering in Mexico, on a chain of volcanoes dotting the central plateau for 100km from Mexico City to Orizaba. The mountains are few and far between, with a great sense of space at the summit, and views to the far horizon. This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey in Mexico's Cordillera Neovolcanica.
In the Footsteps of Whymper: Climbing Ecuador's Volcanoes
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 10. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey in the highlands of Ecuador following in the footsteps of the Victorian mountaineer Edward Whymper, who is best-known for making the very first ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865. In 1879 he made first ascents of many of Ecuador's highest mountains, and Mark was determined to find out more by climbing some of them himself.
Yakking with the Thunder Dragon: Walking Bhutan's Epic Snowman Trek
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 9. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 28,620. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
More people have climbed Everest than completed the Snowman Trek. Mark Horrell sets out to walk the famous long-distance trail in the magical Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, where economic welfare is measured not in Gross Domestic Product, but a commodity known as Gross National Happiness. Along the way he encounters feisty yaks and dramatic mountain landscapes. This is his travel diary.
Elbrus By Any Means: An Unconventional Ascent of Europe's Highest Mountain
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 17. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 15,630. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Mark Horrell boards a cable car at the village of Azau, a ski resort in the Baksan Valley on the southern side of Elbrus, the first of many forms of transport he takes across both summits as he traverses the mountain to its wilder northern side. This is the humorous account of an unusual ascent of Europe's highest mountain, and will appeal to anyone with a total disregard for cheating.
Cocuy Sniffing in Colombia: Walking One of South America's Classic Treks
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 15. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 16,820. Language: British English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Mark Horrell sets out to trek and climb in the Sierra Nevada del Cocuy, an area which was previously a stronghold of drug funded guerrillas who would have regarded a climber, especially a foreign one, as easy ransom money. What he finds is a green and pleasant land of mountains, lakes and glaciers which belie Colombia's reputation as a den of terrorism. This is the diary of his journey.
To the Top of Central America: Bagging Volcanoes in Guatemala
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 18. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: British English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Guatemala has a chain of thirty volcanoes, four of which are active. It's not the sort of place most people think of spending their Christmas holidays, but that's exactly what Mark Horrell did. Accompanied by a disparate group of people, he sets out to climb seven volcanoes in eleven days, including Volcan Tajumulco, the highest mountain in Central America.
Tigers and Tamangs: How Not to Do a Nepalese Adventure Travel Reconnaissance
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 23,340. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Mark Horrell sets off on an adventure travel reconnaissance with his friends who own a Nepalese trekking agency. On a desperate crusade to see a tiger in Bardia National Park they experience a bizarre set of escapades involving the Nepalese Army, a tame rhino and a surreal rafting trip. After visiting the birthplace of Buddha they are then terrorised by leeches on a monsoon trek.
Virgin Conquests: First Ascents in Ladakh
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 4. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,780. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Mark Horrell sets out with a new group of companions from Leh in northern India, near the banks of the Indus and surrounded by mountains, to spend two weeks trekking in a remote valley near the Pakistan border. His objective is to explore the region and find an unclimbed Himalayan peak to climb. This is the diary of his journey.