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Track & field sports, athletics

Paperback. The author moved to Japan to discover more about this unique running culture and what it might teach us about the sport and about Japan. In this book he reveals, what he learned - about competition, about team work, about beating your personal bests, about form and about himself. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; WSKC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 23. Weight in Grams: 278.
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571303175
ISBN
9780571303175

€ 13.99
€ 10.53

Paperback. The mystery man threw off his disguise and started to run. Furious stewards gave chase. The crowd roared. A legend was born. Soon the world would know him as 'the ghost runner'. John Tarrant. The extraordinary man whom nobody could stop. This is his true story. Num Pages: 352 pages, 2 x 8pp b/w. BIC Classification: BGS; WSKC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 157 x 30. Weight in Grams: 496.
Publisher
Mainstream
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845966065
ISBN
9781845966065

€ 19.99
€ 14.67

Paperback. This book is for all runners, from beginners who fear they're too slow or unathletic, right up to the most seasoned marathoners and ultramarathoners. Join Lisa and the extraordinary runners she meets along the way, in a journey that reveals a profound truth about running: it's not about the time you do, but the time you have. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BM; WSKC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Summersdale Publishers United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849538275
ISBN
9781849538275

€ 13.99
€ 10.45

Mass Market Paperback. If you think that running is just for slim, fit and sporty types, think again! Up and Running offers a tried and tested plan to bring the transformative power of running to everyone, from manically busy mums to stressed and tired office workers. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: WSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 190 x 236 x 12. Weight in Grams: 494.
Publisher
Cico
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782491682
ISBN
9781782491682

€ 14.99
€ 13.24

Paperback. When the author set out to discover why running meant so much to so many, he began a journey which would take him out to tread London's cobbled streets, and down the crumbling alleyways of Ruskin's Venice. This book uses debates in literature, philosophy and biology to explore that simple human desire to run. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: VFMG; WSKC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Ebury Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780091960209
ISBN
9780091960209

€ 14.99
€ 11.60

Hardcover. Running is the simplest, the most natural, the most wildly liberating and gloriously exhilarating of sports. Collected here are all the most fascinating insights into the world of running - from its illustrious history to the modern-day greats - that you will ever need to inspire your next run, whether it's a 5K or an ultramarathon. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: WDKX; WSKC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 134. .
Publisher
Summersdale
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Revised, Expanded
Condition
New
SKU
V9781786850157
ISBN
9781786850157

€ 13.99
€ 10.45

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages, 1 black & white illustrations, 59 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: VFDW; WSKQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 153 x 17. Weight in Grams: 29.
Publisher
Globe Pequot Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781493006090
ISBN
9781493006090

€ 19.99
€ 16.94

Paperback. Masters triathletes can reach their fitness goals and smarten up their triathlon training with this accessible, practical guide. Num Pages: 192 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: WSKQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 157 x 11. Weight in Grams: 432.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Sport
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408187197
ISBN
9781408187197

€ 21.99
€ 18.46

Paperback. This book is the answer for the growing number of runners interested in going beyond the standard marathon. Krissy Moehl will help new ultramarathon runners get across the finish line of their first 50-kilometer, 50-mile or 100-mile race. This detailed, yet flexible training plan offers everything a runner needs to complete their first ultra. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: WSD; WSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 203 x 10. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Page Street Publishing Co. United States
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781624141423
ISBN
9781624141423

€ 21.99
€ 17.26

Paperback. New in Paperback. Consisting of swimming, cycling and running, triathlon has vastly increased in popularity over the past five years and is now one of the most popular ways of getting fit in the UK Num Pages: 236 pages. BIC Classification: WSKQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 266 x 18. Weight in Grams: 810.
Publisher
J H Haynes & Co Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785211195
ISBN
9781785211195

€ 19.99
€ 18.13

Paperback. Part of the "Runner's World" series, this comprehensive guide offers nutrition advice based on modern science. It distills the modern thinking in the science of exercise nutrition into practical tips that help runners stay healthy, recover faster, enjoy better workouts, and race successfully. Num Pages: 256 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: VFMD; WSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 153 x 18. Weight in Grams: 358.
Publisher
Rodale Press United States
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9781594862182
ISBN
9781594862182

€ 18.99
€ 13.37

Paperback. This title explains the basics of training so that every runner can design a programme unique to him or her. Practical explanations of nutrition and physiology complement advice on every aspect of training, from taking a compass bearing to preparing for a race. Num Pages: 160 pages, 20 b&w photographs, 16 diagrams. BIC Classification: WSD; WSKC; WSZK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 340. 160 pages, 20 b&w photographs, 16 diagrams. This title explains the basics of training so that every runner can design a programme unique to him or her. Practical explanations of nutrition and physiology complement advice on every aspect of training, from taking a compass bearing to preparing for a race. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: WSD; WSKC; WSZK. Dimension: 234 x 165 x 10. Weight: 340.
Publisher
Crowood Press
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9781861265234
ISBN
9781861265234

€ 19.99
€ 18.13

Paperback. Explores the physical and mental challenge that lies at the very heart of marathon running. From the legend of Pheidippides and Spiridon Louis - who won the first modern Olympic marathon in 1896 - to Paula Radcliffe, reduced to tears on the long road to Athens more than a century later, this is a story of dreams, pain, struggle and achievement. Num Pages: 288 pages, 2. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; WSKC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 132 x 20. Weight in Grams: 244.
Publisher
Cornerstone United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099484356
ISBN
9780099484356

€ 14.99
€ 11.60

Hardcover. Running is an inexpensive, convenient and increasingly popular sport, but some take it to the limit. Num Pages: 160 pages, Over 150 colour photographs. BIC Classification: WSE; WSKC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 169 x 19. Weight in Grams: 530. 160 pages, Over 150 colour photographs. Running is an inexpensive, convenient and increasingly popular sport, but some take it to the limit. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: WSE; WSKC. Dimension: 204 x 169 x 19. Weight: 528.
Publisher
Pavilion
Number of pages
160
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781862058866
ISBN
9781862058866

€ 18.52

Paperback. Born the tenth child of a poor Southern sharecropper, Jesse Owens would nevertheless go on to win an unprecedented four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. This biography of Owens details the successes and failures of this complex and troubled but ultimately indomitable figure who transcended his own athleticism and became an American icon. Series: Sport and Society. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 1K; BGS; GTB; WSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5969 x 3887 x 585. Weight in Grams: 458.
Publisher
University of Illinois Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780252073694
ISBN
9780252073694

€ 24.66

Paperback. Today's runners are bombarded with 'expert' opinion on how to run faster and spend more and more money on doing so. This book is suitable for all distance runners committed to improving their times. Num Pages: 112 pages, 32 colour photographs 16 diagrams. BIC Classification: WSD; WSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 166 x 8. Weight in Grams: 274.
Publisher
The Crowood Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
9781847977960
ISBN
9781847977960

€ 14.99
€ 4.96

Paperback. An essential guide to making the most of your running, whether fun-run, marathon or somewhere in between, by one of the world's greatest living athletes. Num Pages: 176 pages, Four-colour throughout. BIC Classification: WSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 193 x 244 x 17. Weight in Grams: 724.
Publisher
Simon & Schuster UK
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847370747
ISBN
9781847370747

€ 19.99
€ 14.23

Paperback. BIC Classification: VFMG; WSD; WSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Publisher
Rodale Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781623368975
ISBN
9781623368975

€ 19.99
€ 15.60

Paperback. Provides you with a fresh approach to running, achieving your goals and setting your personal best. This title challenges the stereotypes, removes the doubts and erases the self-imposed limitations by prescribing not only what to do but also how to do it. It helps you learn how to overcome the obstacles that prevent you from running faster. Num Pages: 216 pages, 25 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: WSD; WSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 253 x 174 x 8. Weight in Grams: 466.
Publisher
Human Kinetics Publishers United States
Number of pages
216
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
First
Condition
New
SKU
V9780736095501
ISBN
9780736095501

€ 19.99
€ 19.29

Paperback. Offers details on physiology, training, racing, injuries, world-class athletes, and races. This book answers questions for those who are serious about the sport for example, how your body systems respond to training, the effects of different training methods, how to detect and avoid overtraining, and genetic versus trainable potential. Num Pages: 944 pages, 133 black & white illustrations, 76 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: WSD; WSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 252 x 178 x 47. Weight in Grams: 1656.
Publisher
Human Kinetics
Number of pages
944
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
4th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780873229593
ISBN
9780873229593

€ 24.66

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