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The Bronx Zoo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,490. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2020 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The first eBook edition of the record-breaking best seller about the wild times and adventures of the dysfunctional yet championship-winning 1978 New York Yankees. Sparky Lyle takes readers right into the clubhouse with Reggie Jackson, Billy Martin, Lou Piniella, Goose Gossage, and the whole zoo!
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
This is an inspiring and often harrowing account of Jill Homer's record-breaking, 2,740-mile mountain bike ride from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide. The book follows the thrilling adventure, grueling physical challenges, and emotional turmoil of an ordinary person trying to do something extraordinary.
Running Technique
Series: Running Technique Tips. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,980. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
(4.92 from 12 reviews)
A practical guide for distance runners to learn and train for the fundamentals of good running technique. Recognize problems with running form that cause injury, or frustrate achievement of your goals. A complete framework of coordination training, mental cues and a training philosophy to improve running technique. Foreword by Philo Saunders PhD, Senior Physiologist, Australian Institute of Sport.
Run Out, Dream Horse Mystery #2 (A Humorous Romantic Mystery)
Series: The Dream Horse Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,440. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Just when Viola Parker thought it was safe to give up whipped cream, ghost horse Wastrel gallops back into her nights and her parents arrive with suitcases full of nothing. Fearing her boss/lover Malcolm will finally lose his patience, she tries to curb a lifetime of anger to endure her parents' mystifying visit. Will she survive a scorching summer of tomatoes, tango, and terror?
20 Ways to Improve your Grappling Skills off the Mats - (Brazilian Jiu-jitsu {BJJ}, Submission Wrestling & Other Grappling Sports)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,670. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
"20 Ways to Improve your Grappling Skills off the Mat" will share with you how you can increase your grappling abilities when you can’t make it to class. It discusses mindsets and approaches and it is designed to help you become a better grappler when no one is looking.
Why Fish Don't See Your Lures: How Fish Vision Affects Intelligent Fishing Tackle Color Selection. Lake Fishing, River Fishing, Sea Fishing.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,880. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
Insights from a professional aquatic scientist! Did you know that some fish species see different colors than others, and even colors the humans eye can’t see? Have you wondered why fish can charge at a lure, then turn away without striking? Find out exactly what fish can (and can't) see and you're ability to choose the right lure for any situation will see you put more fish in the bag.
Best Hiking in Southwest Colorado around Ouray, Telluride, Silverton and Lake City
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,330. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Updated in 2019. An opinionated guide to the best hikes in the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado around Ouray, Telluride, Silverton and Lake City. The hikes range from 6 - 12.5 miles per day. The guide describes the basecamps, identifying local service, nearby attractions and non-hiking day activities. Trails include detailed descriptions, ratings, elevation profiles, maps and photos.
Being Humans for Horses
You set the price! Words: 88,100. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Self-realization
We know so much about horses but have such little understanding of the horse. Understanding the horse’s nature allows us to pursue choice rather than control, connection instead of coercion. This is a reality that I now experience with my own horses. A path to the horse is open to all of us. Simply discover the power of being with horses. Is it not time to be fully human … for them, for ourselves?
The Kobe Code: Eight Principles For Success -- An Insider's Look into Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant's Warrior Life & the Code He Lives By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Strength & Honor. A code that Kobe Bryant seems to live by. This inspiring & practical guide takes a unique spin on the traditional unauthorized biography by providing insight into how Kobe approaches his life, on & off the court. Also, by highlighting Eight Principles For Success pulled from various stages in his life, this book allows you to potentially apply these practices to your own life.
Jose Silva Guide to Mental Training for Fitness and Sports: Think and Grow Fit
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009 by Ed Bernd Jr.. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
(5.00 from 1 review)
Research has shown conclusively that when you practice mentally - at the correct level of mind - you will gain almost as much benefit as when you practice physically. When you combine physical and mental practice, your results are far greater. Now the world's Number One mind training program will show you how. Whether you are a pro, a weekend warrior, of a fitness fanatic, this book is for you.
Wing Chun Forms
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,340. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Move-by-move instructions for performing all six Wing Chun forms.
The Pitch That Killed
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,870. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Pitch That Killed is widely considered one of the best baseball books ever written. A great pennant race, an historically important season, and a tragic on-the-field death make for one of the most compelling chapters in the annals of baseball history, as vivid today as when it all unfolded, thanks to the meticulous research and lively writing of author Mike Sowell.
Gold Prospecting & Placer Deposits: Finding Gold Made Simpler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,840. Language: American English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Reference, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
Gold prospecting is growing in popularity. There are numerous books out there, but this one was written to read like a novel, yet teach you how you can be successful at finding some gold of your own. The old-timers didn't get it all, contrary to urban myth. This book is based on the author's lifetime of prospecting and is aimed at getting the beginner and the novice alike, into some gold!
Training and Eating the Vince Gironda Way
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting
Originally written as two separate articles on Gironda’s training and nutrition, they’ve been combined due to readers’ requests. This modest volume of concentrated material gives a condensed introduction of Vince’s principles on training and nutrition for beginning bodybuilders, yet there are also surprising insights on Vince’s methods and ways to apply them even for advanced bodybuilders.
Training and Eating the Steve Reeves Way
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting
Although Reeves left a written legacy of his training and nutrition record, many bodybuilders—particularly natural bodybuilders—still don’t quite understand how to apply his principles of nutrition and working out to develop their own physiques. That’s where this little book comes in. We examine Reeves’ training methods, as well as his unique yet straightforward approach to nutrition.
Accurate Iron Play: A RuthlessGolf.com Quick Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012 by Defiant Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Everybody wants to hit the ball a little closer to the hole. "Accurate Iron Play" focuses on the techniques that help you better judge distance and direction with your irons and then put the ball where you meant it to go.
The Peyote Diaries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,510. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of short stories, recounting some very ill advised behavior and situations which could have turned out very poorly. Many were conducted under the influence of illicit natural narcotics, and all were orchestrated with an abundance of sketchy judgement. Rampant tomfoolery, wanton pleasure seeking, and peculiar as hell, all were precious survival sessions for the odd ducks involved
Running Form Drills
Series: Running Technique Tips. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: 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.
Wing Chun for MMA: How to use Wing Chun for Modern Fighting, Self-Defense, and Sport
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Among MMA fighters, Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiujitsu are among the most popular art forms. Somehow Wing Chun has managed to stay remain quite popular. Its recent popularity can be attributed to the new Ip Man movies starring Donnie Yen. Joe Rogan famously called out Wing Chun for being ineffective. Is Wing Chun really as bad as people say it is? Can it be used for MMA? Find out!
The Appalachian Trail Girl's Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,210. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
An Appalachian Trail planning guide and thru-hiking memoir, in this book you will find: ·Advice and first-hand knowledge on being a solo, female, long-distance hiker ·Budget-friendly gear and logistical planning ·Mental preparation for the highs and lows of thru-hiking ·The best section hikes and must visit locations for each state ·Stories from the author's journey along the trail