Books tagged: running

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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)
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.
Kenyan Athlete Demystified
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Track & field
I was born in the Nandi Hills in Kenya. I have literally lived with Kenyan athletes. It happens that my brother is David Rudisha's pace setter. Many people would like to run and win a race, but the Kenyan athlete is an intimidation whenever they are on he field. It is not genetics or food, it is simply discipline and commitment. This book goes to proof the point and perhaps a chance to do better
Run This Way
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 15,450. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Track & field
Run this Way is a comprehensive guide to injury free and efficient running. This book will take you through practical drills and exercises that will enhance your biomechanics and create a smoother running form. An easy to follow and uncomplicated insight into the concepts and theories behind running faster with less effort.
On the Track of Loss (Jason Peirce Series #2)
Series: Jason Peirce, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(1.00)
One year ago Jason lost a race. Now he is training to run against the same person that beat him. In the mean time, he is spending time with the people he loves, playing tour guide, and dealing with loss.
Arctic Glass: Six Years of Adventure Stories from Alaska and Beyond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
"Arctic Glass: Six Years of Adventure Stories from Alaska and Beyond" is an anthology of thirty-three adventure stories spanning more than six years and places ranging from the frozen Alaska wilderness to the Himalayas of Nepal. Endurance racing, cycling, and self-actualization amid stunning outdoor landscapes are common themes in these compelling vignettes about "The Adventure of Life."
Men Die Young Women Don't Care: How to Improve Men's Health
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
Men die younger than women yet even men do not seem to be alarmed by this. While we encourage women to continue to improve their health, we desperately need men to get into the medical “game”. Men are notorious for not going to the doctors unless there is a blood spurting reason. this book is intended to be used as a tool to encourage and enable men to get checked before it is to late.
Bosý Posol
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: Slovak. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Cesta prirodzeného pohybu je cesta: - bosá - uvoľnená - bezprostredná - sústredená - radostná - zdraviu prospešná - kontinuálna Je cestou rešpektu. Je cestou zdokonaľovania. Je cestou pre každého z nás. Prirodzená skromnosť je cestou a bosé nohy jej symbolom
The Run (The Running Suspense Collection #1)
Price: Free! Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00)
The Run: (Approx. 34 pages/10,000 word short) Cora is a runner and mother of two whose husband is working out of town on business. Always a protective mother, Cora has never left her children alone. That is until a well-intentioned friend encourages her to. This is a story that will leave you questioning your parenting skills and wanting to read more great running adventures by Diane Strong.
Running For Girls Like Us
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,480. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health
Running may seem simple to some, but there is a whole new world of training, stretching, nutrition, and balance to take on a running lifestyle. When it comes down to it, everyone can be a lifelong runner if they have the right knowledge and tools. With expert tips and advice specifically addressing women, this book is the perfect companion for novice, veteran, and returning runners alike.
Cyborg on the Run
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,860. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The cyborg Galt is in trouble. He's been framed for an accident aboard his ship, and he's been sent back to Earth to face a panel of military judges who hate and fear what he represents. When he escapes, they pursue. Will he be able to run fast enough?