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Acrobatics for Children & Teenagers teaches the experience, the biomechanics, the exercises, the performances and the how-to’s of acrobatics. Acrobatics are exciting to both children and teenagers alike. It challenges them to risk their equilibrium together and build human formations. Acrobatics also requires young people to keep the team spirit and cooperate with each other. Many of the spectacular human pyramids and partner balances are easy to learn and considerable progress can be made in a short period of time.
Aikido is a highly developed martial art form. It is based on standardized principles. In this book, Aikido: The Basics, you are offered numerous examples of movements that will help explain the standardized principles. Both the theoretical background and the method of learning Aikdo are clearly explained. For example chapters are dedicated to hand movements, foot movements, learning the role of Uke, and so much more. In this way, Aikdo: The Basics will hold the interest of advanced pupils in addition to extending help to beginners students alike. This book is loaded with photographs demonstrating proper positioning and movement.
Running can be not only good for your body, but it can also be good for your soul as well especially if you’re running upon some of America’s most beautiful outdoor running trails. In America’s Best Trails, author and running expert, Jeff Galloway and his son, Brennan Galloway take you on a journey of some of America’s gorgeous trails. Jeff and Brennan will present some of their favorite and most scenic places to run or walk in the United States in this book. This list includes places in almost all of the 50 states, divided geographically from West to East. Each route has directions to the trail head and special instructions to enjoy the area.
As Long As It’s Fun: The Epic Voyages and Extraordinary Times of Lin and Larry Pardey covers two hundred thousand miles of cruising life under sail. In that time Lin and Larry Pardey have demonstrated that the dream of voyaging over the horizon is not only attainable, it’s also affordable.
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.
Back on Track is Fiona Ford’s story. She was no stranger to endurance. She raced seven Ironman® distance events and was used to long and hard training routines and grueling workout schedules. But nothing could have prepared her for the greatest challenge of her life.