Category: Individual Sports

Beyond Smoothies (Beyond Series) by Silverback Books

By Silverback Books

And smoothies aren’t only for grown-ups—they make experience for the complete kin. children love the wealthy, creamy style of smoothies and the thrill, fruity blends they ask for by way of identify. no matter if there’s no time to devour breakfast, there’s consistently time to throw a couple of elements right into a blender and drink your power-packed breakfast on-the-go. It’s smoothie time! first-class cost for hardcover, appealing images. constructed in conjuction with Macy's shops.

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Discovery Road by Tim Garratt

By Tim Garratt

Their aim used to be to turn into the 1st humans to experience mountain motorcycles unsupported around the 3 southern continents and, in doing so, raising money for the charity, Intermediate expertise. this can be a fast paced story of self-discovery—full of event, clash, humour, possibility and a large number of colorful characters. even more than a travelogue, it proves usual humans can chase nice goals with the final word good fortune.

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The Heart of an Ironman South Africa by Elzabe Boshoff, Marietjie van der Merwe

By Elzabe Boshoff, Marietjie van der Merwe

Top acquaintances have fanatically supported the Spec-Savers Ironman South Africa occasion through the years. One night, whereas looking at an athlete with a damaged collar bone, they have been back discussing the marvelous tales of persistence and wish over espresso. an concept began taking form and was once pitched to Ironman South Africa. by no means of their wildest desires did they believe that anybody may percentage their pleasure and inspire them to pursue their dream. Dividing accountability got here clearly as Marietjie used to be good versed in study method, having got her PHD. Elzabe, who additionally professionally evidence reads for Masters scholars at college, took at the function of major author of the center of an Ironman, South Africa. they are saying, we've got met the main significant humans in this trip and should consistently be endlessly thankful to our households and all those that believed in us and supported us.

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Nutrition and Endurance: Triathlon, Where Do I Begin? by Sheila Dean

By Sheila Dean

Within the busy velocity of our sleek way of life, athletes, no matter if a neophyte or an erudite, wish the most recent info on activities food they usually wish it Now! yet with sensationalist media headlines, never-ending advertisements, and becoming net info, what's the athlete to think? sincerely, the necessity for the certified surgeon to disseminate scientifically, substantiated activities meals details is not only fascinating, it's vital. This e-book is a advisor to fit consuming for everybody who desires to lead a more healthy existence. half one is an advent to easy foodstuff and indicates you ways to move from consuming a bad nutrition to a nutritious diet, whereas half transitions the reader into what should be performed to truly devour for education and festival.

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Mountain Bike! Orange County. A Wide-Grin Ride Guide by David Womack

By David Womack

Mountain motorcycle! Orange County covers the gamut of mountain cycling in the back of the Orange Curtain. From the majestic peaks of the Santa Ana Mountains to the rolling grasslands of Chino Hills country Park, there is something for everybody the following. Rip severe drops in Laguna Canyon, discover the significant reaches of the Cleveland nationwide wooded area, and race down suburban singletrack at the Fullerton Loop. even if you're looking for an after paintings work out or an afternoon lengthy exhibition, this is often the e-book for you. Orange County isn't just concrete roadways and Disneyland. there is extra E price tag off-road adventures the following than you could shake a spoke at. Mountain motorcycle! Orange County presents distinctive descriptions for the entire vintage rides and some undiscovered gem stones.

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Remember That Ol' Horse? (The Centennial Series of the by Ron Westmoreland

By Ron Westmoreland

These precise tales of breaking and buying and selling horses and chasing livestock and whatnot demand a superb, regular examining chair and a tall glass of iced tea. Saddle up stable and tight and take an extended drink sooner than heading into those rip-roaring tales.

Ron Westmoreland begins first and foremost, telling tales of his growing to be up in castle worthy with a busted saddle and a real veteran—Ned, the outdated conflict horse honorably discharged from the us Cavalry. Then there’s the time he and different eco-friendly young children mingled with the pro regulars on the castle worthy Stockyards and obtained the bronc experience in their lives. And Westmoreland tells with attractive self-deprecation what can occur while deer looking, horse using, falling snow, and grand canyons are positioned together.

Horses and rodeo actions are relations affairs that carry horse-loving little kids and mom and dad jointly. The tales of kinfolk puppy Pete, who enjoyed sweet, bubble gum, and cigarettes, and of goat roping and calf tying, upload warm-heartedness to the picture.

an immense a part of having horses comprises getting after which taking away them. Westmoreland dramatizes the age-old enterprise of horse buying and selling. And even if the key in a horse deal is the money or the sport, the behind-the-scenes info of those horse offers inform it love it is.

the writer has affection for nearly any horse handy, until it’s bucking him into the airborne dirt and dust. Dusted off, he and others like him gets correct again on for an additional trip via those adventures.

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Pound for Pound: A Biography of Sugar Ray Robinson by Herb Boyd

By Herb Boyd

Hailed by way of critics as a protracted past due portrait of Sugar Ray Robinson, a guy who was once as elusive out of the hoop as he was once magisterial in it, Pound for Pound is a full of life and nuanced profile of an athlete who's arguably the easiest boxer the game has ever recognized. So nice have been Robinson's talents, he used to be eulogized via Woody Allen, in comparison to Joe Louis, and praised by means of Muhammad Ali, who referred to as him "the king, the grasp, my idol." however the similar self-discipline that Robinson dropped at the game eluded him at domestic, top him to emotionally and bodily abuse his kinfolk -- quite his spouse, the attractive dancer Edna Mae, whose entrepreneurial talents helped Robinson construct an empire to which Harlemites have been inexorably drawn. Exposing Robinson's flaws in addition to placing his occupation within the context of his existence and instances, well known journalist and bestselling writer Herb Boyd, with Ray Robinson II, tells for the 1st time the entire tale of a fancy guy and sport-altering athlete.

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