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Track & Field

  • The Extinguished Flameby Nigel McCrery

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    In August 2016 the world will be spellbound by the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as 10,500 athletes from 206 countries compete in 306 events. Tracing their origins back to the Greeks in 776 BC, the history of the Olympics is a glorious one but it has had its darker moments. During the First World War no fewer than 135 Olympians perished. Many... more...

  • Golden Kicksby Jason Coles; Stan Smith

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 16.99

    Many iconic shoes, such as the adidas Stan Smith, Nike Air Jordan and Puma Suede are worn by millions as everyday footwear, but were originally born to bring victory on court, track and field. Golden Kicks reveals the stories behind some of the greatest shoes in sporting history, the roles they played in sport's most significant moments, and how... more...

  • Running Free of Injuriesby Paul Hobrough; Steve Cram

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99

    The ultimate pain-to-personal-best guide to running injuries, covering prevention, detection and rehabilitation. Runners suffer from the highest injury rates of all recreational athletes. Whether you are a novice or elite-level runner, guide yourself through a step-by-step process of avoiding and managing injury and get yourself safely to the start... more...

  • La Course - Le Saut - Le Lancerby Salmson-Creak; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Ce que nous disons pour la course, se reproduit également pour le saut. Quant au lancer, il est pour ainsi dire le corollaire des deux premiers. Le lecteur qui nous a suivi jusqu'ici est en possession d'un système musculaire développé dans la normale, également il jouit d'une circulation régulière et d'une respiration puissante. Ces trois... more...

  • This Mum Runsby Jo Pavey

    Random House 2016; US$ 26.78

    The inspirational story of athlete Jo Pavey, the runner and mum heading to a record-breaking fifth Olympic Games at Rio 2016. 'Come-back races? I've had more than a few, the night of 10 May 2014 was the ultimate long shot. I was a forty-year-old mother of two who had given birth eight months before. I trained on a treadmill in a cupboard by the... more...

  • La carrera a pieby Furio Oldani

    De Vecchi Ediciones 2016; US$ 3.99

    * Todos podemos correr, ya que la carrera es un movimiento natural. Hay mil motivos para correr, y todos ellos son más o menos válidos. Hay quien corre por puro placer, por motivos de salud o para perder unos kilos. Otros se plantean metas importantes o se preparan para otras actividades deportivas. Lo importante es tener claros los objetivos por los... more...

  • Enduranceby Rick Broadbent

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 16.99

    Longlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year "A runner must run with dreams in his heart." Emil Zatopek. In the summer of 1952 Emil Zatopek became the king of the running world with an unprecedented distance treble at the Olympic Games in Helsinki. Together with his wife Dana, who won another gold medal in the javelin, they were the embodiment... more...

  • Runner's World Run to Loseby Jennifer Van Allen; Pamela Nisevich Bede

    Rodale 2015; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.44

    Drop unwanted pounds and keep them off for good with Runner's World Run to Lose, your comprehensive guide to weight loss from the experts at Runner's World. Running is proven to be one of the most effective, cost-efficient, and accessible weight-loss strategies. Weight loss and running are not one-size-fits-all, and Run to Lose provides everything... more...

  • Runner's World The Runner's Brainby Jeff Brown; Liz Neporent

    Rodale 2015; US$ 15.99 US$ 13.59

    As a runner, your biggest asset (or sometimes your greatest enemy) is your brain. What you think and feel on and off the road also has a huge influence over how you perform once you lace up. Runner's World The Runner's Brain shows you how to unlock and capture the miraculous potential of the body's most mysterious and intriguing organ and... more...

  • Strength and Conditioning for Endurance Runningby Richard Blagrove

    Crowood 2015; US$ 33.99

    Endurance runners and coaches have tended to neglect weight training and conditioning techniques, often in the belief that they don't benefit performance, add unwanted muscle bulk, or cause excessive soreness. But as standards at elite level have improved, so coaches and runners have become increasingly keen on learning about the latest new training... more...