For three decades, David Wright has coached international swimmers who began their swimming careers in his Learn to Swim program, and this book is based on his experience guiding these swimmers from learners to international athletes. Wright saw many pitfalls that resulted in the sport losing 80% of its participants in their early teenage years—pitfalls that resulted in swimmers ending their careers broken and disillusioned. Shaping Successful Junior Swimmers examines the nature of the sport’s early dropout rate and proposes steps to correct the problem.
Women’s Complete Guide to Running, 4th Edition is the book that will take any woman, at any fitness level, into the running lifestyle. Jeff Galloway, a US Olympian in 1972, has helped over 150,000 people make this journey while reducing or eliminating aches, pains, and injuries suffered during most training programs. Jeff developed the Run Walk Run® method of training, and together with his wife Barbara, he offers a step-by-step program specifically designed for the needs and concerns of women.
Thinking about running the Boston Marathon in the future? Then Boston Marathon: How to Qualify, 3rd Edition is the book for you. This is why. With the Galloway program, its possible to be in the best shape of your life and still have energy to enjoy family and career. The highly successful training schedules include all the elements needed to qualify based on the Boston Marathon standards.
In Table Tennis with Timo Boll, the reader is provided as much information as possible about modern table tennis by none other than famed Timo Boll and Bernd-Ulrich Groß. Timos exceptional technique and successful game are analyzed in more than 50 instructional photo series with nearly 700 serial photos and more than 100 individual photos. The lefthander is considered the master of rotation, and this book will tell you exactly why.
Anatomy & Massage is a practical guide for anyone interested in learning more about this massage discipline. This book presents the new standard, which can be used not only by athletes, trainers, or their massage therapists, but also as an important reference work for physiotherapists, fitness trainers, and people interested in sports in general. The book was written by active therapists who have a lot of experience with professional sports teams and who teach sports massage.
Role playing meets fitness A unique combination! In Dungeons & Workouts, a world of heroes and adventures beckons a world in which the reader’s own power and fitness is crucial to defeat his or her opponents. This amazing and adventurous journey will lead you through medieval towns, a marshy swamp, and a dark dungeon. Though this time, those who play must complete tough workouts to advance to the next level. Not only will you defeat shady characters in the world of Dungeons & Workouts, they ll also become more fit in the real world!
Pole Dance Fitness is a guide that will help you achieve the best pole dance exercises. This will create one intense workout that will strengthen you all over. With specific information, practical descriptions, and full-color photos, you will be able to understand the best way to approach each exercise, movement, trick, and spin, and have fun doing it. Included also are detailed exercise sets to create your own best workout.
Author and ultramarathon mother of four young children, Holly Zimmermann, shares condemning, yet humorous, comments and endeavors to take on some of the world’s most difficult and dangerous foot races in this inspiring book, Ultramarathon Mom. A grueling 257-kilometer ultramarathon through the Sahara Desert, written in a daily journal-style format, is the core of the story. She interspersed her tales between the adventures in the Sahara and other races always filled with interesting events. One time, two bombs went off before her eyes at the Boston Marathon.
Which teams will be participating in the 2018 World Cup? Which are the up-and-coming players to watch out for? What will the coaches’ strategies be, or what will the games in Russia look like? Soccer enthusiasts don’t have to look further to find answers to these questions. THE World Cup 2018 Book is a fun, informative guide to the soccer World Cup in Russia. The book provides all the information anyone would want to know about the World Cup, including in-depth detail about all 32 teams—the players, coaches, their histories, and strategies—and background information on each Russian stadium that will host a game, past World Cups, along with a look at FIFA (the organizing body of the World Cup).
Why Is Soccer Played Eleven Against Eleven? reveals one hundred facts of soccer history and rules. Some of these facts are unknown, and yet some are little known. Whether little know facts or unknown facts, you will learn why soccer is played eleven against eleven, why soccer matches last 90 minutes, who the first coach was, how the referee appeared, and who invented goal nets, red and yellow cards, the penalty, and the penalty shoot-out.