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Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow.: Quick-Fix Recipes for Hangry Athletes

SHALANE FLANAGAN · Rodale Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Cook the recipes that Shalane Flanagan ate while training for her 2017 TCS New York City Marathon historic win!The New York Times bestseller Run Fast. Eat Slow. taught runners of all ages that healthy food could be both indulgent and incredibly nourishing. Now, Olympian Shalane Flanagan...
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Football Leaks: Uncovering the Dirty Deals Behind the Beautiful Game

Rafael Buschmann · Guardian Faber Publishing
Pages: 314
Format: Paperback

One anonymous football fan. 18.6 million confidential documents. This is the explosive story of the biggest leak in sporting history - and the shady underworld of modern football. In 2016, a whistle-blower known only as 'John' started to leak a treasure trove of top-secret files...
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A Practical Guide to Kinesiology Taping

John Gibbons · Lotus Pub; 1 edition
Format: Print book

This book is a must for any physical therapist involved in the treatment of patients, athletes, or indeed anyone who may present with any type of sports related injury, albeit peripheral limbs, trunk andor cervical spine pain. This book has also been written for athletes and coaches who want...
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Lucky Bastard: My Life, My Dad, and the Things I'm Not Allowed to Say on TV

Joe Buck · Dutton
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In his debut memoir, Joe Buck talks about his life, his career, and his memorable relationship with his father, legendary sportscaster Jack Buck.Sports fans see Joe Buck everywhere: broadcasting one of the biggest games in the NFL every week, doing the World Series every year, announcing...
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Ali: A Life

JONATHAN EIG · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of an American icon, from a New York Times best-selling author with unique access to Ali's inner circle He was the wittiest, the prettiest, the strongest, the bravest, and, of course, the greatest (as he told us himself) . Muhammad Ali was one of the twentieth...
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Mr. Darley's Arabian: High Life, Low Life, Sporting Life: A History of Racing in Twenty-Five Horses

Christopher McGrath · Pegasus Books
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

The audacious and inspired history of horse racing told through the bloodline of twenty-five exceptional Arabian steeds. In 1704 a bankrupt English merchant sent home the colt he had bought from Bedouin tribesmen near the ruins of Palmyra. Thomas Darley hoped this horse might be the ticket...
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Lonely planet tahiti & french polynesia

Lonely Planet. · Lonely Planet Pubns
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

"#1 best-selling guide to ""Tahiti & French Polynesia""*" Lonely Planet "Tahiti & French Polynesia" is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Swim in the sparklingly clear...
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Gun Trader's Guide: A Comprehensive, Fully Illustrated Guide to Modern Collectible Firearms with Current Market Values

Robert A. Sadowski · Skyhorse Publishing; 36th Edition edition
Format: Book

If you are seeking a comprehensive reference for collectible gun values, the Gun Trader’s Guide is the only book you need. For more than half a century, this guide has been the standard reference for collectors, curators, dealers, shooters, and gun enthusiasts. Updated annually, it remains...
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Dinner with DiMaggio: Memories of An American Hero

Rock G Positano · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The real Joe DiMaggio, remembered by the man who knew him best in the last decade of his life - candid and little-known stories about icons from Ted Williams, Lou Gehrig, and his Yankees teammates on the field to Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, and other great celebrities off the field.Dr....
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Search and Rescue: A Wilderness Doctor's Life-and-Death Tales of Risk and Reward

CHRISTOPHER VAN M D TILBURG · Falcon Guides
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Search and Rescue: A Wilderness Doctor's Life-and-Death Tales of Risk and Reward is a thrilling collection of first-hand accounts of search and rescue operations from Oregon's legendary Mount Hood and other exotic locations around the world, by wilderness physician Dr. Christopher...
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Carry on.

Lisa Fenn · Harperwave
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In the spirit of The Blind Side and Friday Night Lights comes a tender and profoundly moving memoir about an ESPN producer's unexpected relationship with two disabled wrestlers from inner city Cleveland, and how these bonds - blossoming, ultimately, into a most unorthodox family - would...
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Taking Aim: Daring to Be Different, Happier, and Healthier in the Great Outdoors

Eva Shockey · Convergent Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

An acclaimed bow hunter who defies the stereotype that hunting is a man's game, Eva Shockey is a TV and social media phenomenon at the forefront of a new wave of women and girls who are passionate about outdoor sports. Eva Shockey grew up expecting to be a dancer like her glamorous...
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Masters of Modern Soccer: How the World's Best Play the Twenty-First-Century Game

ARCHETYPE. · Crown Archetype
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In Masters of Modern Soccer, Sports Illustrated writer Grant Wahl asks: How do some of the game's smartest figures master the craft of soccer? By profiling players in every key position (American phenomenon Christian Pulisic, Mexican superstar Javier "Chicharito" Hernández,...
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The Arena: Inside the Tailgating, Ticket-Scalping, Mascot-Racing, Dubiously Funded, and Possibly Haunted Monuments of American Sport

RAFI KOHAN · Liveright
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Riotous fan behavior, wild behind-the-scenes machinations, and madcap histories dominate in this unrivaled exploration of the modern American sports stadium. The American sports stadium, in all its raucous glory, is a shockingly overlooked centerpiece of our national culture. In this game-changing...
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She's a Knockout!: A History of Women in Fighting Sports

L.A. Jennings · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Womens fighting sports have a rich and storied history. As far back as the eighteenth century, female fighters battled at varying levels, from county fairs to elite events. With new opportunities to compete in legitimate arenas—from the Olympics and the Golden Gloves to wrestling tournaments...
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