The 100 Greatest American Athletes
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The 100 Greatest American Athletes

This reference book challenges the traditional perceptions on how popular sports production is critical to assess among fans and sports writers. Gitlin provides passionate, comprehensive evaluations of and inquiries into his subjects; his findings are based on personal perspectives and popular assessments, which makes this reference book innovative and organic. This is the first book that examines modern American athletes and sports ...

The Boxing Register: International Boxing Hall of Fame Official Record Book, Fifth Edition
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The Boxing Register: International Boxing Hall of Fame Official Record Book, Fifth Edition

The greatest fighters of all time come to life in the pages of this carefully researched and fully illustrated guide to the "Sweet Science." Packed with facts, figures, and action photos, every honoree in the Hall of Fame is here, from the earliest bare-knuckle brawlers to 20th-century heroes like Joe Louis and Muhammad Ali. In addition to the most significant boxers, this collection also includes information on lesser-known contribu...

Fitness Steps to Success (Sts (Steps to Success Activity)
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Fitness Steps to Success (Sts (Steps to Success Activity)

Fitness Steps to Success I love this book! I wish it had been available years ago when i began my own journey to fitness. If it had, I know I would have arrived much sooner to a better state of fitness. As it was, I wandered around in different programs that emphasized one or sometimes two main aspects of fitness and I never arrived at a feeling of completeness. Fitness Steps to Success offers clear concise directions for reaching re...

Adventure Education: An Introduction
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Adventure Education: An Introduction

BMW is a company associated with motoring firsts. The very idea of a sports sedan was merely a novelty until BMW introduced the 5 series in 1972. As BMW's "middle child," the 5 series has drawn features from the company's smallest and largest models, establishing a reputation for performance and practicality through multiple generations. This book covers the history of the 5 series midsize sedan and the related X5 SUV from September ...

The Acute Poorly Performing Sport Horse: Cesmas 2008
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The Acute Poorly Performing Sport Horse: Cesmas 2008

The determination and management of performance-limitation in sport horses is very challenging, especially within a short time period before an important competition. In this book experts disclose their experience on: -What do we know about the poor performance horse? -The gastrointestinal tract: medical, nutritional and surgical considerations.-Could it be the heart? -Could it be the muscles? -Monitoring orthopaedic health in compet...

Foam Roller Workbook: Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide to Stretching, Strengthening and Rehabilitative Techniques
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Foam Roller Workbook

This is a good, comprehensive, full-body book for the foam roller. I like how it has more than just ways of rolling out the different muscle groups, it goes beyond to show you ways to use the foam roller to actually strengthen different muscles so that you prevent injury.

7 Weeks to 100 Push-Ups
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7 Weeks to 100 Push-Ups

"As a symbol of health and wellness, nothing surpasses the simple push-up. It tests the whole body, engaging muscle groups in the arms, chest, abdomen, hips and legs." ―The New York Times If you're ready to massively increase your strength, follow the 7-week program in this book and you'll soon be able to complete 100 consecutive push-ups! You'll also transform your fitness, look great and feel even better as you sculpt every muscle ...

Claudio Ranieri: T(h)inkerman
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Claudio Ranieri: T(h)inkerman

How does a team and a coach, who were nearly forgotten three years ago, achieve the impossible? How do they rise to the top and conquer the Premier League, the toughest league in the world? Everyone is entitled to dream big after Claudio Ranieri’s miracle with Leicester City. Sports reporter Aris Gatas has followed Ranieri’s course over the last two years, collecting exclusive interviews and reports and using them to create this deta...

The Paralympic Games Explained, 2nd Edition
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The Paralympic Games Explained, 2nd Edition

The Paralympic Games is the second largest multi-sport festival on earth and an event which poses profound and challenging questions about the nature of sport, disability and society. The Paralympic Games Explained is the first complete introduction to the Paralympic phenomenon, exploring every key aspect and issue, from the history and development of the Paralympic movement to the economic and social impact of the contemporary Games...

Fitness Professional's Handbook-6th Edition
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Fitness Professional's Handbook-6th Edition

This book will help you as you are building your career as a professional trainer. You will need to do a great deal of learning and practicing and once you are on your way, this book is an extremely important tool in your profession. There are so many important parts to this journey that you do not want to miss out on having this book as a baseline of where you started to build from! Great resource!