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Mud, Sweat and Tears - an Irish Woman’s Journey of Self-Discovery
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,350. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In July 2008, Moire O'Sullivan made a solo attempt of the Wicklow Round, a gruelling run spanning 100 kilometres over 26 of Ireland’s remotest mountains. Mud, Sweat and Tears tells one woman’s story about her passion for mountain running, a passion that has brought her to the heights of some of Ireland’s most impressive mountains and to the depths of her own human limitations.
Under the Laughter of Eagles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
True stories of some of the Wildlife and Navy people I served with during my tour of duty while stationed on Adak, Alaska. Viewed from a sometimes sideways sense of humor.
Six Sigma Principles with Practice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Production & operations management
(5.00 from 3 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
Tempting the Throne Room
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
2013 was the deadliest season ever seen in the Karakoram. When John Quillen found his climbing partner lying face down with a shattered leg in the snow high on the flanks of Broad Peak, the drama had just begun. See what transpired through first hand accounts of the deaths of three team members on this ill fated expedition to the Throne Room of the Mountain Gods.
The Lazy Bettor's Guide to the Kentucky Derby: 3 Easy Angles
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Price: $18.95 USD. Words: 29,010. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Master horse racing's oldest and most perplexing puzzle! This guide, for beginners and experienced bettors alike, touts simple strategies for selecting Kentucky Derby winners. It's a fun, fact-fueled journey that blazes a path to wagering profits. Roger LeBlanc, a former writer for The Racing Times, shares his insights from studying the past 22 years of the Kentucky Derby.
Youth Double Wing: A Winning Youth Offense
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Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 52,300. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book covers how to implement it, coach it, and utilize it with a variety of youth football teams. The system as been field tested for over ten years by not only the author but from coaches around the country who sing its praise. The system is simple, efficient, and effective while teaching the core fundamentals.
The Manual of Bean Curd Boxing: Tai Chi and the Noble Art of Leaving Things Undone
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Series: The Tai Chi Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(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.
Get Off the Couch with Joan
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Series: Get Off the Couch, Book 1. Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Category: 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)
You Can Afford To Be A Pilot
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The purpose of this book is not to teach ground school or flight training, but is intended to teach the reader how to shop for these services and, once purchased, how to keep them affordable, efficient and useful. Certifed FAA Instructor Timothy O’Connor uses his twenty years of experience with technical subjects and adult training to bring flying to people on a middle-income budget.
Backcountry Trail Pics
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Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: 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.
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!
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Series: The Now What? Fitness Books, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting
(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.
A tranquil Day on the Strait of Canso
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Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a summary of a wonderful day spent dinghy sailing in the confines of the Strait of Canso which separates mainland Nova Scotia from Cape Breton Island.
The Way of the River: My Journey of Fishing, Forgiveness and Spiritual Recovery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This collection of memoirs reflect Randy Kadish’s journey of fly fishing and spiritual recovery that began when he admitted his life had become unmanageable. Then, he asked for help and relived the deep pain of his very traumatic childhood. To soothe himself, he turned to fishing. Finally, after an unexpected crisis, he found a way to forgive and connect to the good in the world.
Como Mejorar En La Pesca De Bagre y Carpa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: Spanish. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
En este libro les enseñare según mis propias experiencias, como mejorar en la pesca de bagres y carpas. les contare los lugares mejores para pescar así como los horarios y temporadas de pesca mejores que me han dado muy buenos resultados, además les diré como hacer el nudo y la configuración de anzuelos que hay que hacer para que sea mas resistente y te ayude a sacar los peces mas grandes.
The Great Glen Way
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An account of a walk along Scotland's Great Glen Way by a group of young people and their leaders. Since all proceeds go to the Scout Group to which the young people belong, you can see this as a donation to a worthy cause and a free short book, or a useful & humourous guide to the Great Glen Way with the bonus of giving a pound to a good cause.
Pulsing Hand
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Series: Diamond Palm Breaking Techniques, Book 7. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Short power is one thing. In fact, short power is a useful skill to have. But if someone claims that they can shoot energy into a brick and break it with a soft touch, they should be able to demonstrate this ability in a way that cannot be explained away by physics, leverage, or body mechanics.
Day Tripping: Kayak Wisconsin Door County Peninsula Bluffs, Beaches, Lighthouses, and Shipwrecks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,810. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
20 day paddles with GPS coordinates for small watercraft launch sites, public accesses and restaurants with beach landings along the way. The fun to read guide shares the most dramatic bluffs, hidden beaches, lighthouses, entertaining history, coastal landmarks, and 15 shipwreck locations visible from kayaks. This is why Wisconsin's Door Peninsula is a premier kayaking destination.
Advanced Diamond Palm
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Series: Diamond Palm Breaking Techniques, Book 13. Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 12,140. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Advanced Diamond Palm is written for those who have read my previous works and already know how to perform various Hand Breaks. When you have hit a wall in your practice and need a new source and direction of improving on your breaking power, this information can very well put you into the stratosphere of breaking accomplishments
Leading Light; an Introduction to Ground Work for You and Your Horse
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
“Leading Light; an Introduction to Ground Work for You and Your Horse” is a simple, descriptive ‘how to’ book to teach you to use a rope halter & lead line. It introduces you and your horse to basic handling and ground skills that will not only help your horse to be safe and responsive on the ground, but also open up a communication link and establish a relationship based on trust and respect.
Jose Silva Guide to Mental Training for Fitness and Sports: Think and Grow Fit
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009 by Ed Bernd Jr.. Category: 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.