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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.
Finding Forrest Fenn 3rd Edition (July 2017)
Price: $5.99 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.
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.
The Aging Athlete - Inspirational Interviews With Some of the Fittest Survivors of Elite Athleticism
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
(5.00 from 1 review)
"The concept is provocative. It is somehow counterintuitive to think of great athletes becoming unfit in old age. The recent suit brought against the NFL by former players indicates the fitness and health can erode all too quickly. The aging pursuers of fitness featured in 'The Aging Athlete' are the exceptions. We can learn from their own stories of perseverance." Tom Jones, Author, 40plussports
Bowties & Bowl Games 2014 SEC Football Preview
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,470. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 1 review)
A comprehensive preview for the upcoming 2014 Southeastern Conference football season. Former football coach Nicholas Ian Allen provides observations, insight and analysis for all 14 SEC programs, including position-by-position breakdowns, coaching info, schedule analysis and in-depth feature articles. It's the best pre-season resource available for the country's most passionate football fans.
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.
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
Plowshares Into Swords: Musings of a Different Drummer
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is a compilation of articles written by the author under the column entitled "Tactics and Training" for S.W.A.T. Magazine from June 2004 through May 2013. The book is not and makes no claim to be, any form of instructional manual. It consists of articles which contain the author's personal opinions on issues as he feels they relate to current tactics, strategy and firearms training.
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.
Blazing Bicycle Saddles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,820. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the very funny story of six South Africans - mainly writers - who, on a whim, decide to explore "Darkest Europe and bring back to Africa stories about its strange natives". On hired bikes (none had cycled since childhood) they began with a 1 000 kilometre ride down the Danube. Over the years many other regions were explored. The story is told by their not terribly good leader.
Day Tripping: Kayak Wisconsin Door County Peninsula Bluffs, Beaches, Lighthouses, and Shipwrecks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,890. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Door County Peninsula is a premier kayaking destination with 300 miles of shoreline vacillating between towering bluffs to pristine sandy beaches. Discover historic lighthouses, nature areas, and century old shipwrecks. This fun to read guidebook provides all the launch sites with driving directions and GPS coordinates for day paddles that you can customize to your own desires and abilities.
The White Mountain Chronicles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,840. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010 by KeyZen9. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The White Mountain Chronicles celebrates the author’s two decades of adventure in the mountains of New Hampshire. From Monadnock to the White Mountains, these memoirs and stories capture the fleeting moments of a life: from friendships forged on the trail to nights of revelry, from dangerous water crossings to winter storms, and all the strange memories and events that make the experience whole.
Mr. Germany, Mr. Europe, Mr. Universe And Mr. America Ben Huellen Raw, The Good, The Bad And Certainly The Ugly.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,970. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The wild life story of Ben Huellen the Person and Bodybuilder. If you like funny, drama, chaos, fist fights, danger, crazy sex stories and even more crazy Women and of course Bodybuilding then this book is a must read for you !
Lost Mountain Stallion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Wild horses and Badlands in the Northern Rockies intertwine in a classic adventure of a young woman on the trail of stolen mares. Warned not to ride into the Devil’s Maze, she enters the Badlands and becomes hopelessly lost. She is attacked by a wild stallion and falls into a gorge with no way out. A story of survival and the bond that develops between the young woman and an injured wild stallion.
America's Passion: How a Coal Miner's Game Became the NFL in the 20th Century
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Essay » Political
(4.00 from 1 review)
The National Football League is the premier sport in the United States. But it always wasn't that way. Author Evan Weiner takes us back to the days when the NFL was a mom and pop store operation with the players and others who witnessed the league's growth first hand. The game started in the coal mines in western Pennsylvania and is a multi-billion dollar business today.