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The New Rules of Running: Five Steps to Run Faster and Longer for Life

Vijay Vad · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 260
Format: Paperback

The ultimate guide to injury-free running and racing, from renowned sports medicine specialist Vijay Vad with training schedules designed by coach and 2-time NYC Marathon Champion Tom Fleming Whether you're learning to run, trying to lower your Personal Record, recovering from injury,...
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You're Not Lost if You Can Still See the Truck: The Further Adventures of America's Everyman Outdoorsman

Bill Heavey · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 270
Format: Print book

Writing for magazines and newspapers for more than twenty years, including two decades at "Field & Stream, " Bill Heavey has become famous as America's everyman outdoorsman, unafraid to draw attention to his many and varied failures--from sporting French lavender deodorant to scaring...
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The Baseball Whisperer: A Small-Town Coach Who Shaped Big League Dreams

Michael Tackett · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

From an award-winning journalist, a real Field of Dreams story about a legendary coach and the professional-caliber baseball program he built in America's heartland, where boys come summer after summer to be molded into ballplayers - and men Clarinda, Iowa, population 5,000, sits two hours...
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Feeding the Young Athlete: Sports Nutrition Made Easy for Players, Parents, and Coaches

Cynthia Lair · Readers to Eaters; Second Edition edition
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Eat to win! Practice is only part of a winning sports strategy. Whole foods have to be part of the playbook to increase energy, endurance, and focus, both on and off the field. What to eat and when to eat, pre-game, during and afterwards? How much fluid do you need to be hydrated? What...
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Guide to the Longbow: Tips, Advice, and History for Target Shooting and Hunting

Brian J. Sorrells · Stackpole Books
Format: Book

"Brian Sorrells covers a remarkable amount of ground in this concise yet comprehensive examination of the longbow. It's all there, from history to bow design to shooting. This book should be required reading for anyone needing an initial introduction to the longbow, but experienced...
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Better Body Workouts for Women

Dean Hodgkin · Human Kinetics,
Pages: 248
Format: Print book

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Fast Girl: A Life Spent Running from Madness

Suzy Favor Hamilton · Dey Street Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The former middle distance Olympic runner and high-end escort speaks out for the first time about her battle with mental illness, and how mania controlled and compelled her in competition, but also in life. This is a heartbreakingly honest yet hopeful memoir reminiscent of Manic, Electroboy,...
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The Complete Book of Soccer

John Malam · Firefly Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The Complete Book of Soccer captures all of the exciting action, color and passion of the world's most popular sport, comprehensively telling the story of the game and its greatest exponents. It is packed with information about clubs and players around the world, statistics galore,...
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Montana: The Biography of Football's Joe Cool

Keith Dunnavant · Thomas Dunne Books, 2015
Pages: 326
Format: Print book

As long as football is played, Joe Montana will be synonymous with the heart-pounding rally. Seemingly impervious to the pressure of a scoreboard deficit, the quarterback known as Joe Cool brought a steadying calm to every huddle, especially when the situation seemed especially dire. His reputation...
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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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Fit Not Healthy

Vanessa Alford · Finch Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Being fit is something many people aspire to - but what happens when an enjoyable challenge becomes an obsession? Fit Not Healthy is the gripping story of Vanessa Alford, a young woman who enjoyed running as a way to keep herself fit and healthy. She soon discovers she has a talent for long-distance...
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NFL Confidential: True Confessions from the Gutter of Football

Johnny Anonymous · Dey Street Books
Pages: 239
Format: Print book

A current pro player takes fans on a pseudonymous trip through one of the most infamous years of football - the very long, sometimes funny, often controversial 2013-2014 season - sharing raucous, behind-the-scenes, on-the-field, and in-the-locker-room truth about life in the National Football...
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The Perfect Pass: American Genius and the Reinvention of Football

S C Gwynne · Scribner
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

New York Times bestselling, award-winning historian S.C. Gwynne tells the incredible story of how Hal Mumme and Mike Leach - two unknown coaches who revolutionized American football in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s - changed the way the game is played at every level, from high school to the NFL.Hal...
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Si-renity: How I Stay Calm and Keep the Faith

Si Robertson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

America's favorite uncle and bestselling author of Si-cology 1, Duck Dynasty's Si Robertson, opens up about how his faith has brought him peace and serenity throughout his many not-so-peaceful adventures.Si Robertson has gone from chief duck call maker to beloved star of A&E's...
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Rising From the Ashes: The Return of Indiana University Basketball

Terry Hutchens · Blue River Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Coach Tom Crean has brought the storied Indiana University Hoosiers basketball program back to national prominence by taking an unranked team at the beginning of the 2011 season all the way to the 2012 Sweet Sixteen. Indiana University coach since 2008, the story of Coach Crean's successful...
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