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- Lantern Books 2013; US$ 8.99
A cancer survivor, an Ironman Triathlete, and widely decorated marathoner, Ruth Heidrich has long been been a role model to athletes of all ages. But over the years even Ruth herself has encountered the various, commonly held misbeliefs about running, from "women shouldn't run" to "you need to change your diet to run," that... more...
- Crowood 2013; US$ 22.99
A huge amount of time, planning and preparation goes into creating a world-class sprinter. Sprinting - Training, Techniques and Improving Performance is an essential guide for all athletes at the beginning or development stages of their sprint careers who are committed to running faster. The book covers all sprint events from 60metres to 400 metres,... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 11.99
David Weir was born without the use of his legs, and not only learned from an early age to cope with his disability, but defied his limitations to become a great wheelchair racer and national hero. Here he sheds light on his journey from frustrated schoolboy to Paralympic athlete and champion, and reveals how instrumental the 2012 Paralympics were... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2013; US$ 10.99
Olympic champion Sally Pearson has shown throughout her remarkable career that competitiveness and passion are hardwired into her very being. Not since Cathy Freeman in the Sydney Olympics have Australians been so excited by the international success of a sportswoman. Sallys triumphs on the athletics field a gruelling test of concentration,... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 22.99
Triathlon has seen huge changes in the past few decades; it has grown in popularity; been recognised as an Olympic sport; and witnessed a rapid increase in standards of performance at all levels. These changes have been accompanied by major developments in training principles and methods. Two of the UK's top triathlon coaches, Steve Trew and Dan Bullock,... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 17.99
The definitive account of the rise and fall of South African Olympic and Gold Medal-winning Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, from his personal and athletic success to the murder charge that rocked the world and put both the man, and post-Apartheid South Africa, on trial. Oscar Pistorius made history as the first amputee to compete against able-bodied... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 5.99
Each year, thousands of competitors pit themselves against the elements, extremes of geography and their own psyches to take part in the world's hardest physical challenges. From the cold of the highest peaks to the unforgiving heat of the desert, by sea, bike or foot seemingly ordinary people are undertaking extraordinary feats. Whether seeking to... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 19.99
Today's runners are bombarded with 'expert' opinion on how to run faster and often spend more and more money on trying to do so. Running 5K and 10K: A Training Guide is an accessible, jargon-free guide for all distance runners committed to improving their times. It doesn't offer any quick and easy answers; just tried-and-tested practical advice on... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 15.99
Crowood Sports Guides provide sound, practical advice that will make you a better sportsperson, whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport. This book offers practical advice on the skills and techniques of the three disciplines of triathlon (swimming, cycling and running)... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 19.99
Running is a fantastic cardiovascular workout that floods the body with 'feel good' endorphins and many runners find its rhythmic, repetitive nature a natural stress reliever and maybe even meditative. The downside of repetitive motion, however, is that it taxes a few select groups of muscles (hamstrings, quadriceps, hip flexors and Achilles) and neglects... more...