Running is one of the most popular activities worldwide, and is an enjoyable and accessible way to get fit. To help you get started, this book provides practical advice on progressive walk/run routines, a six-week plan of running for fitness, and exercises to build up strength. It covers races of different distances, and includes some of the world's greatest races - from sprint and middle-distance racing to fast long-distance racing, marathons, off-road and ultrarunning, triathlons and adventure racing. Illustrated with over 550 photographs and illustrations, this expert book is essential reading for anyone who wants to run at any level.
Everything You Need to Know about Strength and Fitness Training in the Gym and at Home, from Planning Workouts to Improving Technique
Author: Andy Wadsworth
Pubpsher: Hermes House
Category: Sports & Recreation
Written by an expert, this is the ultimate do-it-yourself guide to exercising for fitness, strength, weight loss and flexibility, with training programs and step-by-step instruction shown in more than 700 fantastic photographs.
Release on 2011 | by Elizabeth Hufton,Andy Wadsworth,Edward Pickering
The Ultimate Compendium for Staying Active, Getting Fit and Improving Your Skills,whether You Run and Cycle for Leisure Or for Competitions and Races
Author: Elizabeth Hufton,Andy Wadsworth,Edward Pickering
Category: Health & Fitness
The ultimate practical reference for running, cycling and fitness training, covering everything from basic skills, essential clothing and equipment to training schedules, nutrition plans and international events
An A-Z Compendium of Navigation, Seamanship, Boat Maintenance, and Nautical Wisdom
Author: John Vigor
Pubpsher: McGraw Hill Professional
Category: Sports & Recreation
“Vigor is one of the finest boating writers of our time.”--Cruising World “You name it, it’s in here. Covers every boating situation. This book is both informative and entertaining.”--Latitudes & Attitudes “John Vigor is the answer guy if you’re having onboard arguments about nautical terminology or the science of sailing in general, and his new book lives up to the promise in its title.”--Good Old Boat Whether it’s boat maintenance, navigation, boat handling in all kinds of weather, or the physics of how boats function, every sailor and powerboater needs a comprehensive go-to source for specialized information. Now you have it with The Practical Encyclopedia of Boating: Addresses virtually every aspect of powerboating and sailing in 500 entries Covers seamanship and boat handling, navigation, routine boat maintenance, boat design and building, and nautical reference data Ranges from vital techniques--such as recovering overboard crew and measuring distances off--to essential concepts like reading the water and sky and evaluating a boat’s seaworthiness Includes numerous cross-references and an exhaustive index to direct you quickly to the right entry and to unify related topics Makes delightful browsing as well as a source of sound guidance for practically any boating situation
Now available in a single volume paperback, this advanced reference resource for the novel and novel theory offers authoritative accounts of the history, terminology, and genre of the novel, in over 140 articles of 500-7,000 words. Entries explore the history and tradition of the novel in different areas of the world; formal elements of the novel (story, plot, character, narrator); technical aspects of the genre (such as realism, narrative structure and style); subgenres, including the bildungsroman and the graphic novel; theoretical problems, such as definitions of the novel; book history; and the novel's relationship to other arts and disciplines. The Encyclopedia is arranged in A-Z format and features entries from an international cast of over 140 scholars, overseen by an advisory board of 37 leading specialists in the field, making this the most authoritative reference resource available on the novel. This essential reference, now available in an easy-to-use, fully indexed single volume paperback, will be a vital addition to the libraries of literature students and scholars everywhere.