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- Crowood 2014; US$ 16.99
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...
- Crombie Jardine Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 2.99
This collection of quotes on the subject of The Olympics contains inspiring comments from medal-winners to organisers of the Games. It highlights the perseverance and accomplishments of world-class sportsmen and women, their love of sport as well as their desire and sheer dogged determination to excel in their chosen field. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99
Designed specifically for young athletes, this manual contains a wide range of progressive practice drills to help players develop. Fun, educational and challenging, all drills are illustrated and cover the essential technical skills, including: warming uprunningjumpinghurdlingthrowing As well as easy-to-follow instructions, each drill contains information... more...
- SportsBooks 2011; US$ 7.00
The 1908 London Olympics can claim to be the first 'modern' sporting event which pitted nation against nation. There were rows between the British and Americans; a one-man walkover in the 400 metres when the US runners boycotted the event; a dispute over the shoes worn by one of the British tug of war teams and when the American team failed to dip... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 2.90
This is the thrilling account of heroism, ambition and scandal of three remarkable men whose actions at the 1908 Olympics overshadowed the first London Olympic Games?. A diminutive Italian, Dorando Pietri, who fell five times, and was practically carried across the finish line. Scottish sprinter, Wyndham Halswelle and American competitor, Johnny Hayes... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 14.38
The years 1953-4 were marked by the conquests of two unattainable peaks - Mount Everest and the Four Minute Mile. But the dream of setting a new track record for this distance started as early as the 1880s, by the American Lon Myers, a stick-thin hypochondriac who was sick before and after every race, yet still held every US record from 50 yards to... more...
- Ulysses Press 2013; US$ 15.95
TRAIN TO CRUSH A 10K IN JUST 7 WEEKS Follow the 7-week programs in this book and you?ll quickly gain the strength and stamina needed to complete any 10K—faster than you ever thought possible. More approachable than marathons but still impressive races, 10K runs are wildly popular. Packed with easy-tofollow charts and helpful photos, 7 Weeks to... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95
In 1895 the Vassar College Athletic Association ignored the constraints placed on women athletes of that era and held its first-ever women's field day, featuring competition in five track and field events. Soon colleges across the country were offering women the opportunity to compete. Much has changed for collegiate track and field programs over... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 25.00
Probably the oldest sport of humankind, sprinting benefits from a wealth of scientific and experiential information. Appropriate for runners of all levels of ability, this book provides the reader with techniques to reach the next level in their sprinting development. Line drawings illustrate the techniques discussed. Throughout, the author concentrates... more...
- Exisle Publishing 2005; US$ 9.99
Arthur Lydiard was the most successful and influential running coach of the last fifty years. He burst into prominence at the Rome Olympics in 1960 when two of his protégés, Peter Snell and Murray Halberg, won Olympic gold medals on the same day. His team of runners, trained to brilliance, went on to dominate international track and marathon... more...