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Secrets of the Superhuman Food Pyramid: Lose Fat, Build Muscle & Defy Aging With The World's Healthiest Food Pyramid
Series: Secrets of the Superhuman Food Pyramid, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 24,540. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
The current Food Pyramid Is Wrong. Interestingly, a consistent pattern in food pyramids around the world puts cereals, grains, bread, pasta and other starchy carbohydrates at the base of the food pyramid diet. And good fats from healthy sources are at the top as a "use sparingly" category. This is exactly opposite of what a well-balanced diet should be. Now you can do something about it.
The Road to Perfection
Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This story is broken down into two parts. Part I 'The Road to Perfection', takes place literally on the road to Boston. Part II Giving up on Perfection', can be summed up by this quote from my story: "Regret is not the result of failure. It is a consequence of giving up. You will look back forever on what if, but you will one day find comfort in the defeat of giving it your all."
Prepping On A Budget
Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
(4.00 from 1 review)
Prepping on a Budget is for every prepper out there who feels out of the loop or uncertain about their gear or education because they can't afford "the best". This eBook goes into detail about where you can find cheap, yet reliable, gear. It also goes over how to find FREE education. You don't need to have
Adventures Underwater - 10 watery tales of excitement under the sea to whet your appetite for your own travel adventures
Price: Free! Words: 27,460. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
When Ian Usher put his "life" up for sale on eBay in 2008, he had no idea where life's adventure was going to take him next. Asked many times in interviews, "What will you do once you have sold your life?", his usual glib response was, "Anything I like, really!" This book details some of the amazing underwater adventures found during two years of travel and adventure after the eBay auction.
The Big Ones — The World Record Smallmouth Bass of Dale Hollow Lake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
From the World Record Smallie caught by D. L. Hayes in 1955, to Paul Beal’s 1986 wonder caught on eight pound test line, this book showcases the history of the 10 Dale Hollow Lake bronze-backs listed in the world record. Shell shows Smallmouth fishing’s past and offers theories about its future. Comments from some of smallmouth’s greats, including Billy Westmorland, Stephen Headrick, more.
The Tradition of Cheating at the Sport of Kings
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
(4.94 from 18 reviews)
Most race horses, despite strict regulations prohibiting it, are given illegal drugs on race day. Glenn Thompson, a race horse trainer with over 30 years of experience, reveals the darkest secrets behind the scenes of the Sport of Kings. By shining a light on these secrets, he hopes to change the pattern and return decency and honor to horse racing.
Training on Empty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,020. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
(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.
The Big German: Dirk Nowitzki's journey to NBA champion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
By being himself and becoming a champion, Dirk Nowitzki rose from 10-time All-Star and 2007 league MVP and being arguably the best European-born player in NBA history to transcendent athlete.
The Reality of Pressure Points
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Bruce Everett Miller is experienced in Chinese and Western medical practices and is the chief instructor of the Quan Li K'an style of martial arts. This short eBook discusses Pressure Points and if there is indeed something there that works for self-defense.
Get Off the Couch with Joan
Series: Get Off the Couch, Book 1. Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ten essays, most were previously published as newspaper columns, chronicling two years of hikes on the North Country Trail by the author. "Young has an easy, breezy way of writing that makes reading both pleasurable and informative." - Big Rapids (MI) Pioneer (txt version not recommended, as the photos are a big part of the experience)
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.
The Boiler Maker
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
This is a narrative of a dive I did during the lobster season opener 2010.
Matevo®, invecchiamento e forza questioni risolte
Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: Italian. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports nutrition
Le capacità di recupero fisico vengono enfatizzate alla massima potenza grazie ad un allenamento davvero essenziale, che riduce al minimo sprechi di risorse e tempo. Non sarà difficile vedere raddoppiare o triplicare il livello di forza anche negli atleti già avanzati. La filosofia del fare tanto con poco di Matevo® è qui esasperata al massimo, grazie al digiuno e dieta fruttariana.
Ballads from an Unlucky Fisherman
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sixteen poems about fishing, from a very unlucky fisherman
Waterfalls & Lava Floes
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 1 review)
Warning - going further is not recommended! Do not approach the volcano! But we could see a steaming cloud up ahead, promising views of molten lava. We looked right and noticed sulfuric fumes billowing up, bringing back warnings of “don’t get surrounded by lava”. As I looked left, I heard a yelp of surprise. Looking back – and then down – I found Paul hip-deep in pumice.
The Tao of Tennis
You set the price! Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
(5.00 from 1 review)
The classic Tao Te Ching adapted for life on the tennis court. Ancient Eastern wisdom as the basis for practical advice to play and coach your best. Written by a professional tennis instructor with a degree in philosophy and English. Play your best tennis, live your best life! ** Recommended by legendary tennis guru Allen Fox, and by eminent professor of Chinese philosophy Roger T. Ames. **
Lakeland Hunting Memories - Volume One
Series: Lakeland Hunting Memories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » History » European
Recollections of Lakeland hunting in the '50s and '60s. This first volume is an introduction to further, larger volumes which will be compiled from the popular web site Lakeland Hunting Memories established three years ago by Ron Black and Wendy Fraser. Here are some pages that are soon to be archived.
A True Maverick: Mark Cuban's path to the NBA championship
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Eight Dallas journalists capture Mark Cuban's development from a broke kid just arriving in town to a sophisticated team owner in this short collection of stories and essays from The Dallas Morning News.
多伦多脸谱:胡同里的异国风情(关于小意大利,小波兰,韩国街和小印度等的图版中文旅游文字)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 970. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
这些万花筒般的肤色组成了世界上独一无二的绚丽的多伦多多元文化场景。各族裔集聚生活工作所形成的街区是此间最有趣味的。这些胡同里的异国风情更是多伦多宝贵的旅游资源。本书是作者有关主题文章的合集,对这些街区的历史,景点和特色做了详细介绍,可以作为小意大利,小波兰,韩国街和小印度等14个族裔街区旅游的资料。这些文章除一篇外,均在正式报刊发表过,并且是同一主题的华文首发文章。作者为多伦多华文旅游写手,文章在多家华文报刊专栏发表,深受读者喜欢,并广为北美和中国众多网站全文转载或摘编。因电子书篇幅限制,唐人街部分另行结集。
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Price: Free! Words: 50,610. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
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.