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Training on Empty by Lize Brittin
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.
Matevo®, invecchiamento e forza questioni risolte by Bartolomeo Davide Bertinetto
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.
Martial Arts: The Truth Behind the Myths! - The Martial Arts and Self Defense Secrets You NEED to Know (Bullshido, Baloney and Bruce Lee!) by Phil Pierce
Price: Free! Words: 23,080. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
Unlock the secrets of Martial Arts and Self Defense with this entertaining and insightful guide! "A must read for all martial arts practitioners and enthusiasts" - Grab Your Copy Now! - Do you know the best martial art for 'real' street self-defense? - Or how board breaking really works and how you can do it? - Uncover the one self-defense myth that will keep you alive! +more.. Grab Your Copy!
Lakeland Hunting Memories - Volume One by Wendy Fraser
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.
Waterfalls & Lava Floes by Mark Finnemore
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.
How to Bike America, the Psychology Needed for any Large Undertaking by Martin Krieg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,550. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
If the undertaking you have before you is a large one, this book is for you! It will help to expand the size of your thinking and establish you in the place where all big accomplishment first occurs, the mind. Reading this book or just select chapters from it will vicariously build for you the mindset needed to pedal long distances on a bike...
A True Maverick: Mark Cuban's path to the NBA championship by The Dallas Morning News
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.
Texas High School Football: 15 Amazing Moments by The Dallas Morning News
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,580. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Texas high school football is full of amazing plays and dramatic moments that come at a pivotal point in athlete's lives. Dallas Morning News columnist Matt Wixon recounts clutch performances in big games and life-changing inspiration in ordinary games.
The Tao of Tennis by Bob Warden
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. **
Sail with Jim - The Dream by James G Whitelaw
Price: Free! Words: 31,100. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
A ten year old introduced to sailing by a friend makes himself a promise to someday buy his own yacht. This is the 50 year journey to fulfill that promise.
Celestial Navigation for the Complete Idiot - A Simple Explanation by Gene Grossman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,310. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
At last - a plain English explanation of a valuable navigation procedure, without complicated diagrams, astronomy, or strange scientific words. Reading this book is guaranteed to raise your level from ‘Idiot’ up to being merely ‘Navigationally Challenged,’ and will also suggest how to further elevate your status to that of Competent Navigator. This book won a 2011 Global eBook Award.
3: Something to Marathon by Michael Leonard
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
A hilarious story of an individuals quest to become a marathon runner. Through trial and error, and process of elimination, the author finally get's it right! Best of all it's a true story. It's complete with training tips and resources that should help make your marathon or half marathon training experience enjoyable.
The Manual of Bean Curd Boxing: Tai Chi and the Noble Art of Leaving Things Undone by Paul Read
Series: The Tai Chi Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a Manual for 21st Century Living. Redefining the lessons of Taoism and the practical exercises of Tai Chi, this book describes how to use the most practical points from these ancient disciplines to enable us to reach out and grasp life with more energy, with more passion and with more wisdom. Instead of acquiring yet more tools, throw them away and learn the Art of Leaving Things Undone.
Knowledge For The Outdoors by Gary Kraus
Price: Free! Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This is a sample only. For more information visit www.knowledgefortheoutdoors.com An encyclopedia of outdoor skills and primitive technology. A step by step instruction manual. Skills ranging from surviving the unexpected night out, to extended treks. Detailed illustrations.
SoccerROM Coaching Series: Winning Coaching Methods by Robert Parr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This book teaches the "art" of coaching to soccer coaches of all experience levels. By examining five main themes--team management, player psychology, training methods, game coaching, and match analysis--you can master the instructional methods that separate great coaches from the rest. If you are looking to do more than just "run drills", this book will show you how to be a more effective coach.
824 by P J G Robbins
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.
Backcountry Trail Pics by Darin Letzring
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the past ten years, I've seen some really great scenery in the backcountry of the national parks and wilderness areas in the western United States. This book is meant to be a "quick read" in that it should only take 10-15 minutes to view, but I hope these pictures last alot longer than that in your mind. You might also want to keep it handy to review when you get sick and tired of the office.