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The Secret Language of Anatomy is an initiation into the mysterious subject of anatomical terminology. Beautifully crafted illustrations uncover the close relationship between the parts of the human body and the evocative names given to them by anatomists. Decoding the body’s secret language brings to life the history of anatomical terms, and explains why some words are used to describe very different organs and structures.
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.
How much power does your human engine have? How much power do you need for running 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 Running answers all of these questions. All factors determining the performance in running (from 800 meter race to marathon) are explained step by step: training, nutrition, body weight, running form, wind, hills, temperature, running gear, power meters and much more. Written in a crystal-clear and lively style, The Secret of Running carries a wealth of information for every ambitious runner.
The Secrets of Kyusho: Pressure Point Fighting explains how every action in Martial Arts and self defense aims at discovering the opponents’ weak points, exploiting them and finally disabling him/her without injury or to bring him/her under control.
Carl Russo’s The Sicilian Mafia: A True Crime Travel Guide is a seminal piece of work that manages to bridge the gap between John Dickie’s Cosa Nostra and Lonely Planet Sicily. The insights into The Mob are at once fascinating and lurid, made all the more appealing by the in-your-face reality of the many iconic images of the raw underbelly of Sicily.
“Carl Russo takes his readers deep into the heart of the Sicilian Mafia. A must see/read!” — David Amoruso, Gangsters Inc., the Web’s largest crime forum
The Soccer Games and Drills Compendium is a comprehensive compilation of 350 realistic drills and games that facilitate high-quality design and quick implementation of modern soccer training. There are many drills in this book which are divided into technical, tactical, and fitness-based focus areas. Individual focus areas cover basic training content such as passing, dribbling, shots on goal, feints, juggling, and 1-on-1 situations. They are followed by focus areas with differentiated and advanced content. This content includes transitioning and reacting, chaos and action, game start variations, active defense, tournaments, and topics on tactical training. In addition to all of this, The Soccer Game and Drills Compendium includes exercises for soccer-specific speed training, athletic and endurance training, indoor training, goalkeeper training, and team building.
Now is your chance to gather your children, get out the crayons, and color a piece of history with The Spectacle: Celebrating the History of the Indianapolis 500 Coloring Book. It’s all about the Indy 500; the greatest spectacle in racing. The Spectacle: Celebrating the History of the Indianapolis 500 Coloring Book includes illustrations from the hardcover picture book, The Spectacle. The text has been simplified for younger children and early readers.
The Spectacle: Celebrating the History of the Indianapolis 500 is a mix of historical fact and entertainment for young readers and race fans to learn about The Greatest Spectacle in Racing – the Indianapolis 500. This book features a vast number of drivers, teams and race cars that have made an impact on the rich history of racing at the Brickyard.
This book won’t bore young readers by running through a chronological list of each race, The Spectacle Celebrating the History of the Indianapolis 500 is an exciting breakdown of the content into a series of short topical sections such as The Golden Era, The British Invasion and The Four-Timer Club. A dad serves as a narrator as he teaches his kids about the Indy 500, which provides some light-hearted interaction with the kids to compliment the fact-based content. An intro and outro featuring four-time winner A.J. Foyt ties it all together in a unique, identifiable way.
Military spouses also deserve a career! The challenge for military spouses is being relocated every two to four years. Finding permanent, career positions with frequent relocations is difficult. But the one employer with positions and careers at every military base is the US Government. The Stars Are Lined Up for Military Spouses is dedicated to helping military spouses navigate the complex federal job application system.