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I don’t have time to run. The run will hurt or make me tired. I am too busy to run today. If you are always looking for any excuse to not go running, or put off starting a running regime, this book is for you!Athletes and people who just want to stay fit and exercise need to train their mind just as much as the body! It s easy to find excuses and stay at home, but with Jeff Galloway s mental training strategies you will find yourself staying motivated and setting and reaching new goals in no time.I
The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Golf Past 40 is the most comprehensive and up-to-date golf-specific training guide for adults over 40 in the world today. It contains descriptions and photographs of over 80 of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by athletes who are looking to stay in shape and sharpen their game. This book features year-round golf-specific weight-training programs designed specifically to meet the needs of golfers over 40 and is guaranteed to improve your performance and get you results.N
Personal protection is a hot topic today, and current, complete information on the handguns used for it is in great demand. This Gun Digest new release provides just that. Handgun enthusiasts or anyone looking to find out about handguns for personal defense will find everything they need to know in that pages of this comprehensive guide and reference. Readers will learn the basics of selection and use of handguns for personal defense. The book covers uses of revolvers, semi-automatic pistols, ammunition, holsters, firearms training options, buying a used gun and much more.
Your Guide to America’s Favorite FirearmFrom the sporting clays courses to hunting fields cast and west, Americans love their shotguns. Now Gun Digest brings you a dedicated look at modern sporting shotguns. With everything from tips to improve your shooting to ideas for dampening recoil, the Gun Digest Book of Sporting Shotguns gives you what you need to be a better shotgunner and shows you what’s available on the market right now.
Don’t cast this one aside. Anglers now have the ultimate fishing reference providing complete coverage of new gear, tackle, and equipment from the fishing industry and a directory of more than 1,400 leading fishing guides and charters. Provides fishing license fees and regulations for each state to help enthusiasts eliminate confusion when traveling.This comprehensive catalog lists rods, reels, depth finders, tackle boxes, boats, trailers, and other vital equipment available for fresh water, salt, and deep-sea fishing.
One diver, after a seemingly brief period below the surface, discovers that his gas supply has run perilously low. Another, paralyzed, bobs helplessly on the surface, and when a poorly trained divemaster attempts rescue, things go from bad to worse. Two other divers, fascinated by the bountiful undersea life of the Caribbean, fail to notice that a powerful current is sweeping them rapidly away from their unattended boat.These are just a few of the true stories you’ll find in Diver Down, most of them involving diver error and resulting in serious injury or death.
A life-changing guide to achieving your goals, by the 2013 NCAA champion college basketball coach and #1 New York Times bestselling author.Rick Pitino is famous as one of the most dynamic and successful basketball coaches of our time, leading the University of Louisville Cardinals to the NCAA basketball championship in 2013, and is renowned for writing the #1 New York Times bestselling success and leadership book, Success is a Choice.In his new book, The One-Day Contract, Pitino details his key to success, on the court and in life: to focus on making the most of each day, by creating a contract with yourself.
In Fifty Places to Paddle Before You Die, the newest addition to the Fifty Places series, Chris Santella explores the best destinations for the diverse sport of paddling. The book features the world’s top spots for kayaking, rafting, canoeing, and stand-up paddleboarding. Destinations include the Grand Canyon, Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, Baja California, Indonesia’s Komodo Islands, and the Antarctic Peninsula, as recommended by paddling experts. Compelling travelogues are complemented by beautiful and vibrant photographs of the locations and travel tips to help readers experience the destinations for themselves.
Fifty Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die—the 10th book in the popular Fifty Places series—takes readers to some of the world’s most inspiring skiing/snowboarding destinations: the Chugach Mountains (Alaska); Aspen, Crested Butte, and Steamboat Springs (Colorado); Tuckerman Ravine (New Hampshire); Rusutsu (Japan); Chamonix (France); Portillo (Chile); and Whistler Blackcomb (British Columbia). Based on interviews with leading experts, the book chronicles the rich history of these sports and the people who have mastered them, including Tommy Moe, Jonny Moseley, Billy Kidd, and Greg Harms.
Increase your strength, power, skill, and focus to maximize your climbing performance. Praise for Training for Climbing“Training for Climbing is a great resource. Whether you’re just starting out or already ticking 5.13, you’ll find valuable information here to help you climb harder. This is the most complete and up-to-date training guide available.”—Rock and Ice magazineDrawing on the latest climbing research, this third edition of the international best-selling Training for Climbing presents a comprehensive, evidence-based program for improving climbing performance.
Tour the world from inside other people’s homes Documentarian and photographer Gabriele Galimberti traveled the world for more than two years. He stayed only with members of the diverse, multicultural Couchsurfing.com community, the social network website that connects travelers with hosts across the globe. The stunning photography collection in My Couch Is Your Couch reveals the wide range of spaces we can call “home.” Sleeping everywhere, from a castle-like estate in Germany surrounded by a moat to a hut in Fiji made of metal sheeting, from the recording studio and flat of an indie band in London to a cube-shaped cement home in rural Morocco adorned only with Berber carpets, Gabriele saw the world and its cultures from the inside.
The legendary Harry Greb stepped into the ring more than 300 times from 1913 to 1926, defeated opponents who outweighed him by more than 30 pounds, held the middleweight and light heavyweight titles and beat every Hall of Fame boxer he ever fought. Dubbed "the Pittsburgh Windmill" because of his manic, freewheeling style in the ring, Greb also crossed racial lines, taking on all comers regardless of color. An injury in the ring led to Greb’s gradually going blind in one eye and should have ended his career, but he kept his condition secret and fought on.
Hall of Famer and Chicago icon Frank Thomas shares his passion for grilling and cooking with baseball fans everywhere for the first time. Grilling is perhaps as essential and synonymous with American culture as baseball itself, and Frank Thomas is ready to share all of his home run recipes. Whether you’re looking for barbecue basics or grilling greatness, these sizzling steaks, slow-cooked smoked ribs, and mouthwatering burgers are sure to please every palate, from healthy fare to hearty indulgences.
Here in this critical guide is all the important foraging techniques that you’ll need to know in order to survive in just about any situation. From selecting edible berries to trapping small game, The Complete U.S. Army Survival Guide to Foraging Skills, Tactics, and Techniques has got you covered. Within these pages, you’ll find:The proper procedure to construct a water distilleryHow to discern the difference between poisonous and deadly plants.A step-by-step guide to expertly skinning and cooking a squirrel.A
The book provides a comprehensive discussion of the latest knowledge in the field of tourism and climate change. It is aimed at tourism practitioners and those with an academic interest in the fields of tourism management and climate change mitigation, adaptation and policy.
Tracing the history of the National Football League during World War II, this book delves into the severe player shortage during the war which led to the merging of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Philadelphia Eagles, creating the Steagles.
La primera edición de este libro, Entrenando a jóvenes Atletas, es el manual sobre el entrenamiento que más se ha leído de cuantos se han escrito en Norteamérica, con casi 100.000 ejemplares vendidos desde que salió a la luz en 1981. ¿Por qué cambiarle el título a un manual de tanto éxito?
The best-selling author of Born to Run now travels to the Mediterranean, where he discovers that the secrets of ancient Greek heroes are still alive and well on the island of Crete, and ready to be unleashed in the muscles and minds of casual athletes and aspiring heroes everywhere. After running an ultramarathon through the Copper Canyons of Mexico, Christopher McDougall finds his next great adventure on the razor-sharp mountains of Crete, where a band of Resistance fighters in World War II plotted the daring abduction of a German general from the heart of the Nazi occupation.
The Drunk Diet is the beer-soaked tale of a long-haired, leather-clad Rock ‘N Roll party-maker who transformed a whiskey-and-5-A.M.-cheeseburger lifestyle into a wildly successful weight-loss regime.Lüc Carl fit the part as a bar manager in New York City’s gritty Lower East Side with his snakeskin spandex pants and hot rod. And life was good for this Omaha, Nebraska, transplant―a talented drummer who originally moved to the big city to pursue his Rock ‘N Roll dreams―until, suddenly, it wasn’t. Fast forward through seven years of working long hours, bingeing on late-night Chinese food, and drinking excessively; life had found Lüc forty pounds overweight and completely out of shape.
Bob Backlund began life as a poor farm boy in the little village of Princeton, Minnesota, with a population of just over 2,000 people. He was a below-average student with a lackluster work ethic and a bad attitude, who hung with the wrong crowd and made a lot of bad choices. He was a kid whose life was headed for disaster–until a local coach took interest in him, suggested that he take up amateur wrestling, and offered to work with him if he promised to stay out of trouble. It was in North Dakota that Bob Backlund had the first of several chance encounters that would shape his destiny.
Your ultimate guide to overcoming losses and injuries and achieving greatness―on and off the field.Leading sports psychologist Jim Afremow, author of The Champion’s Mind, knows what makes good athletes great, especially when they come back to win after facing devastating injuries, tough obstacles, or seemingly insurmountable odds. Making a comeback isn’t just about raw talent or athletic ability―it’s the mental game that counts most.In The Champion’s Comeback, he offers winning strategies for athletes of any age or skill level to get mentally psyched for competition, quickly rebound after a loss, and overcome injuries (and the fear of re-injury).
INTRODUCING THE SEQUEL TO THE BESTSELLING BOOK BIGGER LEANER STRONGER! If you want to build as much muscle as naturally possible…be able to bench press, squat, and deadlift gargantuan amounts of weight…and maintain a ripped, beach-ready physique year round…then you want to read this book. If you’ve been lifting weights for any period of time, you’ve probably wondered… What does it really take to make the jump from a "good" physique…from being "kinda strong"…from looking "athletic"…to having an outstanding looking, extraordinarily strong, ripped body that just makes people say "WOW"? You know…the type of body that makes people wonder if you’re on steroids or just a genetic freak.
A diary of Liverpool Football Club’s 2014/15 season, with a difference. The book may kick off with a chapter on the season opener and end with the last game; but this diary isn’t written by a single author. Nor does it focus heavily on the actual soccer. Instead, We’re Everywhere, Us is a collaboration—a compilation of pieces offering a different personal take on what it means to support Liverpool. Friendship. Family. Travel. Tragedy. Work. Each piece is a long, rich read, completely unique and distinct from those that precede and follow it.
Imagine reading a ”Cycling Companion Wanted” ad in a bicycling newsletter for a cross-America bike trip, answering it, and setting off two months later with a woman you just met for a 3,500-mile, 60-day journey from California to Washington, DC. Taken from Virginia’s journal this tells the story of two twenty-nine year old adventurers who fulfill a common dream. She recalls exhilarating roads and landscapes, tedious miles, peaceful times, scary experiences, personal struggles, wonderful encounters with people, and the unfolding of a journey of a lifetime.
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