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American Pharoah: The Untold Story of the Triple Crown Winner's Legendary Rise

Joe Drape · Hachette Books
Pages: 292
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHistory was made at the 2015 Belmont Stakes when American Pharoah won the Triple Crown, the first since Affirmed in 1978. As magnificent as the champion is, the team behind him has been all too human while on the road to immortality.Written by an award-winning New York...
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Lift: Fitness Culture, From Naked Greeks and Acrobats to Jazzercise and Ninja Warriors

Daniel Kunitz · Harper Wave
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A riveting cultural history of fitness, from Greek antiquity to the era of the "big-box gym" and beyond, exploring the ways in which human exercise and physical ideals have changed over time - and what we can learn from our past. How did treadmills and weight machines become the gold...
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Kung Fu Basics: Everything You Need to Get Started in Kung Fu - from Basic Kicks to Training and Tournaments

Paul Eng · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Get your training off to a great start - from basic kicks to practice and tournaments - this book is a perfect introduction to kung fu for beginners. It's everything you need to get started in kung fu!Whether you are considering taking up this martial art, or you've already started,...
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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Philadelphia: From Urban Jaunts to Hardcore Hikes

LORI LITCHMAN · Menasha Ridge Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Where in the world did George Washington really sleep? Where is the best place to see the hawk migration or to admire the mighty Delaware? Where should you take your family, bring a date, geocache, or connect with nature? Find the answers in 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Philadelphia by local...
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Fifty Places to Run Before You Die

Chris Santella · Abrams Image
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Fifty Places to Run Before You Die is a beautifully illustrated collection of the most exhilarating running courses in the world. Featuring a balance of popular races (marathons, 10Ks, and endurance runs) and scenic trails off the beaten path, as well as interviews with accomplished...
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Ueli Steck: My Life in Climbing

Ueli Steck · Mountaineers Books
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Steck was considered by many to be one of the strongest climbers who ever lived The holder of six amazing speed-climbing records The first and only English-language book by this much loved alpinist A climber of incredible strength, Ueli Steck set climbing records for speed and endurance...
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The Games: A Global History of the Olympics

David Goldblatt · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 516
Format: Paperback

"A people's history of the Olympics." -- New York Times Book ReviewA Boston Globe Best Book of the Year A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the YearThe Games is best-selling sportswriter David Goldblatt's sweeping, definitive history of the modern Olympics. Goldblatt...
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Best Hikes of the Appalachian Trail: South

Johnny Molloy · Menasha Ridge Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Best Hikes of the Appalachian Trail: South details 45 hikes along the AT from the trail's southern terminus atop Georgia's Springer Mountain north through North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. These superlative treks visit overlooks, waterfalls, rivers, lakes, and wildernesses,...
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Minimize Injury, Maximize Performance: A Sports Parent's Survival Guide

TOMMY JOHN · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Dr. Tommy John's unique program: a diet, lifestyle, and movement plan (Rethink. Rebuild. Replenish. Recover) for injury- and performance-proofing young athletes in every sport Beginning as early as age 6 and continuing through the teenage years and on into their twenties, both male...
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99: Stories of the Game

Wayne Gretzky · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

"The Great One" weaves memories of his legendary career with an inside look at the sport of professional hockey, and the heroes and stories that inspired him. From minor-hockey phenomenon to Hall of Fame sensation, Wayne Gretzky rewrote the record books, his accomplishments becoming...
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Backpacking 101: Choose the Right Gear, Plan Your Ultimate Trip, Cook Hearty and Energizing Trail Meals, Be Prepared for Emergencies, Conquer Your Backpacking Adventures

Heather Balogh Rochfort · Adams Media
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From the creator of the Just a Colorado Gal blog comes a guide to help you plan for a fun backpacking experience.It's time to take a hike! In Backpacking 101, outdoor expert Heather Balogh Rochfort goes step-by-step through the preparation process of hiking - from selecting the right gear...
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The Men's Health Big Book of Exercises: Four Weeks to a Leaner, Stronger, More Muscular You!

Adam Campbell · Rodale
Pages: 560
Format: Print book

Revised edition includes 100 new exercises!The Men's Health Big Book of Exercises is the essential workout guide for anyone who wants a better body. As the most comprehensive collection of exercises ever created, this book is a body-shaping power tool for both beginners and long-time...
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A Fly Rod of Your Own

John Gierach · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

John Gierach, "the voice of the common angler" (The Wall Street Journal) and member of the Fly Fishing Hall of Fame, brings his sharp sense of humor and keen eye for observation to the fishing life and, for that matter, life in general.John Gierach is known for his witty, trenchant...
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The Only Rule Is It Has to Work: Our Wild Experiment Building a New Kind of Baseball Team

Ben Lindbergh · Henry Holt
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

What would happen if two statistics-minded outsiders were allowed to run a professional baseball team?It's the ultimate in fantasy baseball: You get to pick the roster, set the lineup, and decide on strategies -- with real players, in a real ballpark, in a real playoff race. That's...
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Iced In: Ten Days Trapped on the Edge of Antarctica

CHRIS TURNEY · Citadel
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

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