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Corps Strength: A Marine Master Gunnery Sergeant's Program for Elite Fitness
Paul J. Roarke
Renowned for its rigorous fitness training, the Marine Corps requires every member to be physically fit, regardless of age, grade, gender or duty assignment. Utilizing the experience gained from training and observing Marines for over 28 years, Master Gunny Roarke developed Corps Strength. A comprehensive physical fitness system that brings the best aspects of many different training methods together to achieve "Working Fitness." Long term ...
Triathlon for the Every Woman: You Can Be a Triathlete. Yes. You.
Triathlon for the Every Woman is a hilarious, fun and informative read--full of expert advice, training tips, and stories to turn a tired, busy woman into a tired, busy woman TRIATHLETE--no matter her size, age or place in life. Meredith Atwood, an overweight and overworked wife, mother and attorney, went from the couch to the finish of a half Ironman triathlon in a little over a year. Her book, full of contributions from expert coaches, ...
Coconut Cures: Preventing and Treating Common Health Problems with Coconut
Piccadilly Books, Limited
As a doctor I have found coconut oil to be very useful. I highly recommend that you read this book. -- Edna Aricaya-Huevos, MD Excellent book. It is very helpful for those seeking to improve their health using natural medicine. -- Marieta Jader-Onate, MD I consider this book an amazing contribution to people who are in the quest for optimal health. -- Jean Rosales, MD
Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie
From first-time novelist Jordan Sonnenblick, a brave and beautiful story that will make readers laugh and break their hearts at the same time. Thirteen-year-old Steven has a totally normal life: he plays drums in the All-Star Jazz band, has a crush on the hottest girl in the school, and is constantly annoyed by his five-year-old brother, Jeffrey. But when Jeffrey is diagnosed with leukemia, Steven's world is turned upside down. He is forced to ...
A Sick Day for Amos McGee
Philip C. Stead
Roaring Brook Press
The Best Sick Day Ever and the animals in the zoo feature in this striking picture book debut. Friends come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. In Amos McGee’s case, all sorts of species, too! Every day he spends a little bit of time with each of his friends at the zoo, running races with the tortoise, keeping the shy penguin company, and even reading bedtime stories to the owl. But when Amos is too sick to make it to the zoo, his animal ...
Train Like a Mother: How to Get Across Any Finish Line - and Not Lose Your Family, Job, or Sanity
Sarah Bowen Shea
Andrews McMeel Publishing
From the authors of the â€œrunâ€ away success Run Like a Mother, a book that fans are clamoring for on how to train for a race, including practical advice on all aspects of race preparation presented with the authorsâ€™ trademark wit and empathy. Since the publication of their first book, Run Like a Mother , the authors have built up an engaged, vibrant tribe of women runners--more than 10,000 fans on Facebook and an average of ...
Strong Curves: A Woman's Guide to Building a Better Butt and Body
Bret Contreras MS CSCS
Victory Belt Publishing
This is not your run-of-the-mill fitness book. Developed by world-renowned gluteal expert Bret Contreras, Strong Curves offers an extensive fitness and nutrition guide for women seeking to improve their physique, function, strength, and mobility. Contreras spent the last eighteen years researching and field-testing the best methods for building better butts and shapelier bodies. In Strong Curves , he offers the programs that have proven ...
Breaking BUD/S: How Regular Guys Can Become Navy SEALs
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
They didn't almost call it the SEAL Training Bible for no reason: this book contains over 400 pages of insight into Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) Training. Inside you'll find details and advice you can't find anywhere else. Navy SEAL DH Xavier wrote you the book he wishes he'd had. Now you can benefit from his experiences. Topics include mental toughness techniques, physical conditioning tips, step-by-step application guides, and ...
Don't Die, My Love
Julie Ellis and Luke Muldenhower have always been school sweethearts. Now both are in high school and deeply in love. Luke, a talented football player, is almost certain to receive an athletic scholarship to a top college. And no matter what her parents say, wherever Luke goes, Julie intends to follow. When Luke can't shake what he thinks is a virus, Julie persuades him to see a doctor. Luke's test results are alarming, but Julie believes their ...
Their Life's Work: The Brotherhood of the 1970s Pittsburgh Steelers
Gary M. Pomerantz
Simon & Schuster
“The definitive book of the 1970s Pittsburgh Steelers” (Scott Brown, ESPN ): A unique literary sports book that—through exquisite reportage, love, and honesty—tells the full story of the best team to ever play the game. The Pittsburgh Steelers of the 1970s won an unprecedented and unmatched four Super Bowls in six years. A dozen of those Steelers players, coaches, and executives have been inducted into the Hall of Fame, and three ...
After Ever After
An amazing sequel to the groundbreaking debut, DRUMS, GIRLS & DANGEROUS PIE. Jeffrey isn't a little boy with cancer anymore. He's a teen who's in remission, but life still feels fragile. The aftereffects of treatment have left Jeffrey with an inability to be a great student or to walk without limping. His parents still worry about him. His older brother, Steven, lost it and took off to Africa to be in a drumming circle and "find himself." ...
Advanced Marathoning - 2nd Edition
Shave minutes off your time using the latest in science-based training for serious runners. Advanced Marathoning has all the information you need to train smarter, remain injury free, and arrive on the start line ready to run the marathon of your life. Including marathon-pace runs and tempo runs, Advanced Marathoning provides only the most effective methods of training. You'll learn how to complement your running workouts with strength, ...
Coach Yourself Thin: Five Steps to Retrain Your Mind, Reclaim Your Power, and Lose the Weight for Good
Today dieters are more frustrated than ever before: Neither restrictive dieting nor a moderate middle-of-the-road approach has curtailed the obesity epidemic. As professional weight loss coaches, Greg Hottinger and Michael Scholtz have developed a new weight loss paradigm that has produced impressive results for the Biggest Loser Club online members. Hottinger and Scholtz's unique strategy helps readers identify the obstacles that are sabotaging ...
Adopting the Racing Greyhound
Cynthia A. Branigan
Howell Book House
This revised and updated edition of the only book on "homing" the ex-racer tells prospective adopters everything they need to know to make adoption a success. In addition to practical information, such as care and feeding, readers learn the latest about the activities and competitions that are just for ex-racers and their owners. The Appendix lists all the agencies nationwide that adopt out Greyhounds, so an agency is sure to be nearby. For ...
Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Update: Overcoming Gravity digital edition (PDF) is available in the store on the Eat Move Improve website. Additionally, Overcoming Gravity is now available on UK and European Amazons! Check your individual country's Amazon page to order. Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength is a 542 page comprehensive guide to the most overlooked, yet most powerful elements of strength training. In this book, ...
Natural Strategies For Cancer Patients
Russell Blaylock M.D.
When someone's diagnosed with cancer they need an immediate game plan to fight the disease, especially once the oncologist prescribes a course of treatment of chemotherapy and/or radiation. Oftentimes these treatments have dangerous consequences. Current international research shows without a strong nutritional foundation, a patient's odds of surviving these treatments-let alone beating cancer-are greatly reduced. However, patients receiving the ...
You Can Act!: A Complete Guide for Actors
D W Brown
Michael Wiese Productions
What do Halle Berry, Jamie Kennedy, Keanu Reeves, Sean Penn, Dustin Hoffman and Robert DeNiro have in common? They were all coached by or participated in seminars with D. W. Brown master acting teacher. The definitive nature of this book and its extensive compendium of reference information make it an invaluable manual every actor should keep close at hand.
Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio
Albert Whitman & Company
In a riveting story of courage and hope, Peg Kehret writes about months spent in a hospital when she was twelve, first struggling to survive a severe case of polio, then slowly learning to walk again.
Real Life: The Hands-on Pounds-off Guide
TOPS Club Inc.
TOPS Club Inc.
Real Life is 300+ full-color pages of the latest nutrition, fitness, motivational, and medical information available to help you create and sustain a healthy lifestyle that works for you. There's even a section with inspirational stories from TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) members who share their struggles and successes as they Keep Off Pounds Sensibly. This spiral-bound guide provides a "hands-on pounds off approach to weight loss" with many ...
The I Ching: Or Book of Changes (Arkana)
Penguin Books, Limited (UK)
At least 5000 years old, the "I Ching" is a book of oracles containing the whole of human experience. Used for divination, it is a method of exploring the unconscious; through the symbolism of its hexagrams we are guided towards the solution of difficult problems and life situations. It can also be read as a book of wisdom revealing the laws of life to which we must all attune ourselves if we are to live in peace and harmony.
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