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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.
How To Grow An Orange: The Right Way To Brainwash Your Child Into Becoming A Syracuse Fan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,070. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Being a parent is hard. Make the wrong decisions and your child can grow up to do something terrible, like root for Georgetown. How To Grow An Orange shows every parent how to make sure that never happens...by providing them with everything they could ever possibly want to know about Syracuse University sports. No Orange fan should be without this guide to the people, places and history of SU.
So You Joined A Gym...Now What? Step-by-Step Instructions & Essential Info That Truly Simplify How to Plan Your Best Gym Workouts, Including Sample Workouts!
Series: The Now What? Fitness Books, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this fifth book of The Now What? Fitness Series, certified personal fitness trainer Linda Burke delves into working out at the gym. She explains how to structure a smart gym cardio and strength training workout that will yield twice the results in half the time as a poorly structured routine. She also covers topics such as warming up, flexibility training, what to wear and gym etiquette.
Hurricane Handbook
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In this, as in any discussion about boats and weather, one can make no assumptions. There is little new in that matrix. Boats, the sea and weather have posed those ambiguities ever since man leapt astride a log and rode it the first time. However, there are some steps that a responsible owner can take in an attempt to minimize damage. The following suggestions, properly executed, may help.
She Was Once a Runner
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
“She Was Once a Runner” gives an honest account of a female long distance runner on a Division I college scholarship and the resultant pressure cooker in which she lives. The memoir explores the physical and psychological effects of the Female Athlete Triad on a nineteen year old girl struggling to find her identity amidst a toxic team environment and discouraging parents.
Six Sigma Principles with Practice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Production & operations management, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports statistics
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The purpose of this short ebook is to introduce the reader to some of the key concepts that underpin Six Sigma; making businesses faster and more competitive by understanding and eliminating the sources of variation in processes. It is not intended as an exhaustive text on the subject, more as a summary with some Soccer examples and anecdotes that will help the reader understand Six Sigma
Midland to Mackinac Trail Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,630. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 1 review)
This guide to the Midland to Mackinac Trail was written in 2018 from a once-through hike. The guide includes approximate mileages at landmarks/turns, water access points, potable water (usually seasonal), both formal and suggested camping spots, and certain other facilities.
Finding Forrest Fenn 3rd Edition (July 2017)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,430. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 1 review)
If you have ever dreamed of treasure hunting and wondered about the mystery and intrigue; this book will bring you along with The Wolf and his wolfpack on an exciting adventure and their quest for Forrest Fenn's hidden $1 million treasure hidden somewhere in the Rocky Mountains north of Santa Fe.
Cycle Touring For Beginners: A Guide To Exploring Near And Far By Bicycle
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(5.00 from 1 review)
A cheerful and concise guide covering everything beginners and more experienced cycle tourers need to know to enjoy cycle touring, whether a weekend trip near home or a multi-week tour overseas. If you think you have to ride around the world to have an adventure on a bike, this guide will put your mind to rest, with tips to help you get the most enjoyment possible out of your cycle tours.
Becoming Blackwolf Run
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,130. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
(5.00 from 1 review)
An historical account of Herb Kohler, Pete Dye and a young Head Professional's efforts to create an exceptional golf property in the village of Kohler, WI. Their initial steps and efforts established Kohler Golf as one of the finest resort operators in the world. Read about the folks who made it happen behind the scenes and why the initial layout was the best course of the current ones today
Motors For Nothing, Kicks For Free
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,850. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Motors For Nothing (Kicks For Free)" is not a typical motorcycle book. It's a non-fiction anthology by motorcycle journalist, racer and enthusiast Dain Gingerelli about the bikes he's ridden, raced, tested, and even crashed, since he took up the two-wheel sport in 1965.
Be Tough ... But Don't Be "A Tough Guy"
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,240. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence & self-esteem, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
(5.00 from 1 review)
Be Tough ...But Don't be “A Tough Guy" is for today's leaders and those that strive to be. It shares the idea of “toughness” being the combination of serving and caring for those they lead while demonstrating exemplary dignity and class. It is a guide for leaders who believe in this combination of compassion and toughness, and are committed to the values that will lead to their team's success.
Rookies in the Wild
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
John Muir Trail 56 Days of Crazy Adventure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,830. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 1 review)
In June of 1984 with limited hiking skills, everyday is a learning experience. The wilderness is the classroom, and nature is the teacher. The journey began as a summer trail challenge but, ends up being a life changing experience. This is a John Muir Trail journal recounting the adventures and events of a 56 day, 221 mile, solo backpacking trip along California’s Sierra Nevada Mountain range.
Small Time: A Life in the Football Wilderness
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,420. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1988, 23-year-old American goalkeeper Justin Bryant thought a glorious career in professional soccer awaited him. But professional soccer, he found, is rarely easy. Small Time is the story of a life spent mostly in the backwaters of the game, battling numerous issues, but experiencing fleeting moments of triumph that no amount of money can buy. "A Fabulous Book" Neville Southall
Violence in Rugby
Price: Free! Words: 48,350. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book focusses on unsanctioned violence in rugby, and describes rugby's most renowned violent deeds, profiles infamous players and chronicles the most notorious incidents. It examines violence in the past, how rugby violence is changing in the modern game and its relationship with the criminal and civil law. This is the first book to explore violence in rugby in the widest sense.
A Philosopher and A Firefighter Go Up A Hill
Price: Free! Words: 57,770. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Fatherhood, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
(5.00 from 1 review)
A father-and-son memoir about a bookworm and a firefighter, a creature of contemplation and one of locomotion, the recollections of a child's journey from infancy to just before his wedding day set against an increasingly treacherous mountain climb. The theme is timeless: What's left for a father to tell and to give his son when that son has already become his own man?
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.
Riding into The Sunrise - Recollections of a bicycle journey across Russia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(5.00 from 1 review)
Spring 1993. 14 months earlier the USSR had collapsed and with Russia accessible once more Gregory Yeoman and his expedition companions set off on their bicycles to ride from the Baltic to the Pacific. Over 153 days they encountered wild landscapes, wild people, crumbling hotels and Siberia’s two cheeses on an extraordinary adventure through a nation finding itself after 70 years of Communism.
Itching After Rovers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,630. Language: British English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 1 review)
The story of a football fan embarking on an odyssey following his hometown team by hitchhiking around the British Isles and Europe. It charts the rise of his club from obscurity to English Premier League Champions. Interspersed with tall tales written by the author for his club fanzine, this story should prove entertaining to not only football fans, but also those not interested in sport.