The son of working-class Mexican immigrants flees a life of labor in fruit-packing plants to run in a Native American marathon from Canada to Guatemala in this "stunning memoir that moves to the rhythm of feet, labor, and the many landscapes of the Americas" (Catriona Menzies-Pike, author of The Long Run).
Inspiration and practical tips for runners who prioritize enjoyment over pace and embrace their place as an "average" runner
The human body is a machine that is designed to run--and every machine needs a manual. Explore the mechanics and physiology of every stride and reveal the new sports science that will take you from slow to pro.
Running is America’s most popular participatory sport, yet more than half of those who identify as runners get injured every year. Falling prey to injuries from overtraining, faulty form, poor eating, and improper footwear, many runners eventually, and reluctantly, abandon the sport for a less strenuous pastime.
Now completely updated and revised--a new edition of the long-running marathon training guide that has helped more than half a million people reach their goals.
Marathon: The Ultimate Training Guide is among the bestselling running books of all time for many reasons, but above all others is this one: It works.
"After almost losing everything at the finish line of the 2013 Boston
Marathon, O'Donnell, a nineteen-year-old college student, was left
empty and broken. In the aftermath of the bombing he not only struggled
with the trauma of the events, but also found that terrorism had
stolen his passion for running. Unable to find healing in his conventional
Nutrition, mindset, and workout strategies--an integrative guide to endurance training
Whether you're hiking red rock trails in the Valley of the Sun or relaxing in Scottsdale's resorts, take Arizona at your own speed with Moon Phoenix, Scottsdale & Sedona.$22.99ISBN: 9781467104579Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - March 2nd, 2020
Many things compose the Boston Marathon-Olympians, record holders, Greek gold-dipped wreaths, running hamburgers and fries, statues, snow, trailblazers, and Heartbreak Hill. Paul C. Clerici's Images of Modern America: The Boston Marathon tells the expansive story of the oldest continuously run marathon and showcases over 165 images that span the decades.$29.95ISBN: 9780815610991Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Syracuse University Press - January 3rd, 2020
On April 23, 1929, the second annual Transcontinental Foot Race across America, known as the Bunion Derby, was in its twenty-fifth day. Eddie "the Sheik" Gardner, an African American runner from Seattle, was leading the race across the Free Bridge over the Mississippi River.$24.95ISBN: 9781948007030Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: VeloPress - May 19th, 2020
Feel-Good Fitness from pro runner Alysia Monta o offers a year of fun and fresh fitness challenges that will build your strength and endurance. Alysia's fitness challenges will make you smile while you sweat because Alysia's not your typical fitness trainer. She's a mom of two who knows real workouts don't require a pricey gym membership.$19.95ISBN: 9781645433118Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Mascot Books - March 3rd, 2020
"Do you give up when faced with your limits? Dane Rauschenberg asks you to work through, move past, and, ultimately, ignore the impossible. Armed with his own life experiences and sharp wit, Rauschenberg explains how you can face your limitations and overcome your obstacles.