How much power does your human engine have? How much power do you need for cycling in different conditions? How can you optimize your training and racing performance? How can you use power meters to improve your results? What are the ultimate limits of human performance? The Secret of Cycling answers all of these questions. All factors determining the performance in cycling are explained step by step: training, nutrition, body weight, bike weight, wheels, frame, aerobars, power meters, wind, hills, temperature, the world hour record and much more. Many graphs, tables and examples from practice make it very easy to understand for the reader.
Are you ready to start keeping track of the runs that you take, how long they are, your endurance level? In Your Personal Running Journal, 1972 Olympian Jeff Galloway details how to set up a successful training program. You will learn how to monitor progress, and how to schedule each workout. Keep record of your running progress by using the 52 week daily journal entries. They also come with easy-to-use data analysis tables.
Your Guide to the National Parks, 2nd Edition is an award-winning guide. It is completely updated for the 2017 edition and includes more than 450 new photographs, 160 revised maps, and 50 hiking tables, making it the only guidebook you’ll need to explore the United States National Parks.
An all new design with the same intuitive layout keeps the step-by-step itineraries, kid-friendly activities, and most popular ranger programs at your fingertips to help plan your next family vacation. Thousands of hotels, restaurants, and attractions beyond the parks and 11 suggested road trips make it the ultimate dashboard companion. Exhaustive activity information–including hiking tables, easy-to-find trailhead markers, outfitter details, and backpacking essentials–serves as blueprint for an adventure of a lifetime. With something for everyone, this is Your Guide to the National Parks.
Taleisin’s Tales reflects back to the first miles Lin and Larry Pardey gained together on their second boat; one they built lovingly with teak carvel planking over sawn black locust frames. The book begins with the boat launch and the transition from their cherished Seraffyn, and includes details from outfitting, provisioning and final detailing during the early months Lin and Larry spent getting to know their new bluewater cruiser, as well as moments of melancholy as they let go of attachments to their first trusty boat that took them around the world. Taleisin’s Tales takes the reader through those initial cautious 1000 coastal miles between California and the Sea of Cortez.
Direct Hits Advanced Vocabulary: Vocabulary for the ACT, SAT, Advanced Placement Exams, GMAT, and more.
The books include the following features:
With more than 200 of the most challenging words found on standardized test, this is not a phone book size list of words that are rarely, if ever, used in essays or on tests.
Relevant, vivid, and memorable examples from popular movies, television, literature, music, historical events, and recent headlines
A Fast Review with quick definitions
A Final Review with critical reading and sentence completion questions similar to those found on standardized tests
Words are our tools for learning and communicating. A proficient and robust vocabulary is critical to success in school, business, the professions, AND standardized tests such as the AP Exams, ACT, SAT, and GMAT. Even the most dedicated students dread memorizing long lists of seemingly random words. Like its companion books, Direct Hits Essential Vocabulary and Direct Hits Core Vocabulary, Direct Hits Advanced Vocabulary offers an approach that places the words in a context students can easily understand and remember.
Direct Hits Advanced Vocabulary focuses on the sophisticated vocabulary expected of Advanced Placement high school students and college students.
In The Dragons of Nova, Cvareh returns home to his sky world of Nova with the genius crafter Arianna as his temperamental guest. The mercurial inventor possesses all the Xin family needs to turn the tides of a centuries-old power struggle, but the secrets she harbors must be earned with trust — hard to come by for Ari, especially when it comes to Dragons. On Nova, Ari finds herself closer to exacting vengeance against the traitor who killed everything — and everyone she once loved. But before Ari can complete her campaign of revenge, the Crimson Court exposes her shadowed past and reveals something even more dangerous sparking between her and Cvareh.
Fascial Fitness is for anyone who wants an active, mobile and painless everyday life. It helps you understand what your connective tissue is all about, and the importance of it! In recent years understanding the connective tissue has greatly increased in the areas of physiotherapy, sports science and medicine. Muscular connective tissue is known as fascia, and it plays an important role in health, well-being and mobility, as it transmits the power of the muscles, communicates with the nervous system and serves as a sense organ. Fascia ensures the protection of the internal organs and forms the basis for a beautiful body shape.
Prostate Cancer: A New Approach to Treatment and Healing gives readers new access to leading-edge medical information about prostate cancer, by making it simple and easy-to-understand. This colorful, hands-on, user-friendly book provides the kind of information you would hope to receive after seeing several prostate cancer specialists who practice different kinds of medicine. Essentially, this is a picture book for adults, written in everyday English, with lots of state-of-the-art information to support all the images, flow charts, tables, and diagrams. Each chapter has a patient story, doctor story, and interactive Toolbox section.
On those days when the magic hits you hard and the joy of an experience sends your heart spinning—that memory must be captured.
Life’s a Road Trip is the latest installment in the Insert your story series. This journal follows Swept Away by WANDERLUST and My BUCKETLIST. This fun journal is here to inspire you to plan and kick start the road trip of your dreams. You don’t just open the book and find empty pages. You will find pages filled with travel prompts, inspiring quotes and stories from professional nomads. This journal is made for you to scribble down your favorite sing-a-longs, stick in your own postcard and worthy photos.
Average to Epic is an integrated guide for helping men and women transform their lives through endurance sports. It could be riding a bike 100 miles, running a marathon, or completing long-course triathlons, this book provides the resources, practical tips, planning, and motivation for the average person to take on epic athletic challenges. It covers endurance road biking, endurance mountain biking, long distance running, and triathlons. Many middle-aged people want to drastically improve their fitness and overall wellness.
Do you love table tennis? If you do, you will be happy to know it is one of the fastest growing, exciting and diverse sports around. Table Tennis Tactics contains an age-appropriate collection of all aspects of table tennis tactics for young players. It helps you to read your opponents game better and to decide how to play against forehand- or backhand dominant players. There are also valuable tips on how playing tempo can be used as a tactical element, how to produce and read ball spin and how to influence it with a suitable racket surface, and how the service game is used to take tactical control of the game.