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Bushcraft First Aid: A Field Guide to Wilderness Emergency Care

Dave Canterbury · Adams Media
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

From wilderness expert Dave Canterbury and outdoor survival instructor Jason Hunt comes the next installment in the New York Times bestselling Bushcraft series a go-to first aid resource for anyone headed into the woods.Out in the woods or on top of a mountain, there s no calling 9-1-1....
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Plyometric Anatomy

Derek Hansen · Human Kinetics
Pages: 264
Format: Paperback

Elite players, coaches, and trainers rely on plyometrics to develop power, agility, speed, strength, body control, balance, and overall athletic performance. With this authoritative guide on plyometrics, you can too! In Plyometric Anatomy, authors Derek Hansen, coach and consultant to elite...
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The Horse Encyclopedia

Elwyn Hartley Edwards · DK Publishing
Pages: 360
Format: Print book

The Horse Encyclopedia is a comprehensive photographic guide to more than 150 horse and pony breeds and types from around the world.Browse through the catalog of gorgeous photographs and learn about the characteristics and origins of each breed, from Friesians to Thoroughbreds, and some...
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Get Strong for Women: Lift Heavy - Train Hard - See Results

ALEX SILVER-FAGAN · DK
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

A streamlined exercise program uniting diet advice and step-by-step exercises for women who want to train hard and lift heavy to look and feel strong.Women who lift know that training with weights is the best way to firm your glutes, tone your abs, and sculpt a powerful, healthy body. Forget...
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A Ringside Affair: Boxing's Last Golden Age

JAMES LAWTON · Bloomsbury Sport
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

For nearly three decades--throughout boxing's most engrossing era from 1977 through 2002--James Lawton was ringside, covering every significant bout, spending time with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Tommy Hitman Hearns, Roberto Duran, Mike Tyson,...
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Sailing Around the World: 80 Destinations

Elisabetta Eo?rdegh; Carlo Auriemma; Erin Jennison · White Star Publishers
Format: Hardcover

The idea of sailing around the world fascinates even the landlubbers among us. Elisabetta Eördegh and Carlo Auriemma have actually lived this dream for more than 20 years, journeying from the Polynesian islands to the Panama Canal. Here, through breathtaking images, they share their...
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A Life Well Played: My Stories

Arnold Palmer · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

The instant New York Times bestsellerThis book is Palmer's parting gift to the world -- a treasure trove of entertaining anecdotes and timeless wisdom that readers, golfers and non-golfers alike, will celebrate and cherish. No one has won more fans around the world and no player has had a bigger...
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The Official U.S. Army Survival Handbook

Matt Larsen · Lyons Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Whether in a temperate, tropical, arctic, or subarctic region, you might find yourself alone in a remote area with little or no personal gear. This thoroughly revised new edition of the classic U.S. Army Survival Handbook provides the information you need to survive. Widely recognized as the finest...
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Losing Isn't Everything: The Untold Stories and Hidden Lessons Behind the Toughest Losses in Sports History

Curt Menefee · Dey Street Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A refreshing and though-provoking look at athletes whose legacies have been reduced to one defining moment of defeat - those on the flip side of an epic triumph - and what their experiences can teach us about competition, life, and the human spirit.Every sports fan recalls with amazing...
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The Mannings: The Fall and Rise of a Football Family

Lars Anderson · Ballantine
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

From New York Times bestselling author Lars Anderson comes the first full biography of the top family in American sports. Two generations of Mannings have produced three star quarterbacks: Archie, the folk hero at Ole Miss and a star with the Saints; Peyton, considered one of the best of all time;...
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Essential Book of Martial Arts Kicks: 89 Kicks from Karate, Taekwondo, Muay Thai, Jeet Kune Do, and Others

Marc de Bremaeker · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 255
Format: Print book

A well placed kick can mean the difference between victory and defeat in a fight! This illustrated guide to martial arts kicks provides the reader with a wealth of information on 89 different types of kicks from various styles. This martial arts book features kicks from Karate, Muay Thai,...
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Racing to the Finish: My Story

DALE EARNHARDT JR · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

It was a seemingly minor crash at Michigan International Speedway in June 2016 that ended the day early for Dale Earnhardt Jr. What he didn't know was that it would also end his driving for the year. He'd dealt with concussions before, but concussions are like snowflakes - no two are the same....
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Mexican American Baseball in Houston and Southeast Texas

Richard A. Santill√°n · Arcadia Publishing
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Mexican American Baseball in Houston and Southeast Texas pays tribute to the baseball and softball players and teams from Houston, Sugar Land, Texas City, Richmond, and other surrounding communities in the region. Since the early 1900s, this game has had an important role in the lives of area...
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The Swimming Holes of Texas

Julie Wernersbach · University of Texas Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Nothing beats a natural swimming hole for cooling off on a scorching summer day in Texas. Cold, clear spring water, big old shade trees, and a quiet stretch of beach or lawn offer the perfect excuse to pack a cooler and head out with family and friends to the nearest natural oasis. Whether...
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Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores his 50-year friendship with Coach John Wooden, one of the most enduring and meaningful relationships in sports history.
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