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The Ultimate Survival Medicine Guide: Emergency Preparedness for ...
by Joseph Alton M.D.

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English

Pages

328

Publication Date

August 04, 2015

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<b><i>The Ultimate Survival Medicine Guide: Emergency Preparedness for any Disaster</i> is the new abridged version of the bestselling book <i>The Survival Medicine Handbook</i>.</b><br /><br />This unique medical book is meant to enable the average person to handle injuries and illness in situations in which modern medical facilities and professionals aren鈥檛 available due to a disaster.<br /><br />This book is written by America鈥檚 top medical preparedness experts: Joe Alton, MD, and Amy Alton, ARNP. Their mission: to put a medically prepared person in every family for when medical help is not on the way. Using decades of medical experience, they address, in plain language, dozens of medical issues associated with surviving disasters and epidemics. The Altons also discuss the medical supplies needed to become a medical asset to your family and community as well as alternative and natural strategies for when pharmaceuticals aren鈥檛 available.<br /><br />Most medical books will send you to the doctor or hospital when an emergency happens. <i>The Ultimate Survival Medicine Guide</i> assumes what might actually happen聴that the average person could be left without medical help in a disaster. With this unique book, you鈥檒l have a head start on keeping your family healthy in times of trouble.
The Posture Pain Fix: How to Fix Your Back, Neck and Other Postur...
by Rosalind Ferry

Language

English

Pages

250

Publication Date

September 10, 2019

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<h2>Relief for Your Ravaged Body</h2><p>Are you looking for relief from recurring neck and back pain? If you鈥檙e tired of masking chronic aches and nagging discomfort with pills and other treatments that offer only short-term relief, <em>The Posture Pain Fix</em> will show you exactly how to relieve your pain, ease your stress and recharge your spirit... for the long term.</p><p><strong>Different Results Require the Right Approach</strong></p><p>Author and physiotherapist Rosalind Ferry tells us in no uncertain terms what that right way is: <em>鈥淧rotect your back by making your whole body stronger."</em> This book is about developing new skills and habits from your brain to your body.</p><p>This is not a quick fix鈥?they usually don鈥檛 work, do they?) By adopting the natural, posture-first approach advocated by Ferry you will be far better off in just a few short weeks. But if you fail to adopt these strength and balance-building techniques, you鈥檒l probably still be dealing with the same issues a year from now.</p><p>As Ferry, who specializes in postural realignment, neck and vestibular problems, says: <em>鈥淚t鈥檚 time you stopped submitting passively to your physical limitations and took action -- removing crutches and learning how to regain your balance, mobility and lower body connection while alleviating the habit of too much upper body work.鈥?lt;/em></p><p><strong><em>The Posture Pain Fix</em> offers easy to follow instructions on how to:</strong></p><ul><li><p>Re-balance, renew and relax your body</p></li><li><p>Pinpoint those faulty posture positions that wreak havoc on your health</p></li><li><p>Sit properly even if your job involves long hours at a computer</p></li><li><p>Perform common daily activities ranging from carrying a baby to driving a car or shoveling snow</p></li><li><p>Look after your body better in everyday situations</p></li><li><p>Do stretches and exercises designed to improve your posture</p></li></ul><p>These easy-to-follow techniques have worked on scores of pain-sufferers over the years... and helped them feel young again. This carefully crafted and cleverly illustrated book points the way to recapture the joy of fluid, pain-free movement.</p><p><strong>What readers are saying about <em>The Posture Pain Fix</em>:</strong></p><p><em>鈥淔erry empowers readers to take charge of their own bodies and their own health.鈥?lt;/em></p><p><em>鈥淚 keep a copy of the person demonstrating correct posture in front of a computer... to remind me to sit up straight.鈥?lt;/em></p><p><em>鈥淪imple explanations with clear illustrations to show exactly what the problems are and how to fix them.鈥?lt;/em></p><p><em>鈥淭his book is now my quick reference guide to pain free living."</em></p><p><strong>Scroll up and order your copy of <em>The Posture Pain Fix</em> or use Amazon鈥檚 鈥楲ook Inside鈥?feature to read the first part of the book.</strong></p>
Runner's World How to Make Yourself Poop: And 999 Other Tips All ...
by , Editors of Runner's Wor...

Language

English

Pages

272

Publication Date

June 05, 2018

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Every runner knows how important it is to clear out before you head out鈥攁nd <i>Runner鈥檚 World How to Make Yourself Poop </i>shows you how.<br /><br />With tips on training, nutrition, gear, motivation, health, and racing delivered with humor and clarity, this book is essential reading for any runner who wants to improve your performance. From "The Best Way to Tie Your Shoes鈥?to 鈥? Ways to Make Yourself Poop鈥?and everything in between, these short, easy-to-use tips from reliable experts will benefit any runner.
Good to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Stra...
by Christie Aschwanden

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English

Pages

305

Publication Date

February 05, 2019

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<p><strong>A <em>New York Times</em> Sports and Fitness Bestseller<br /><br /><br /><br />An eye-opening exploration of how the human body can best recover and adapt to sports and fitness training.</strong></p><br /><p>In recent years <em>recovery</em> has become a sports and fitness buzzword. Anyone who works out or competes at any level is bombarded with the latest recovery products and services: from drinks and shakes to compression sleeves, foam rollers, electrical muscle stimulators, and sleep trackers.</p><br /><p>In <em>Good to Go</em>, acclaimed <em>FiveThirtyEight</em> science writer Christie Aschwanden takes readers on an entertaining and enlightening tour through this strange world. She investigates whether drinking Gatorade or beer after training helps or hinders performance; she examines the latest trends among athletes, from NFL star Tom Brady鈥檚 infrared pajamas to gymnast Simone Biles鈥?pneumatic compression boots to swimmer Michael Phelps鈥檚 鈥渃upping鈥?ritual; and she tests some of the most controversial methods herself, including cryochambers, float tanks, and infrared saunas.</p><br /><p>At a time when the latest recovery products and services promise so much, <em>Good to Go</em> seeks answers to the fundamental question: Do any of them actually help the body recover and achieve peak performance?</p>
The Anti-Inflammatory Diet Cookbook: How to Reduce Inflammation N...
by Alice Newman

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English

Pages

142

Publication Date

May 13, 2019

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<h2><strong><em>Do you want to eat for long-term health? So, lowering inflammation is crucial!</em></strong></h2><p><strong><em></em></strong><br /></p><h2>If you have a condition that causes聽inflammation, it may help to change your eating habits.</h2><p><br /></p><p>The typical anti-inflammatory diet emphasizes fruits, vegetables, lean protein, nuts, seeds, and healthy fats.<br /></p><p><em>Recent research finds that eating this way not only helps聽protect against certain diseases, but it also slows the aging process聽by stabilizing blood sugar and increasing metabolism.</em></p><p>Of course, <em><strong>the main the goal is to optimize health</strong></em>, but many people find <em><strong>they also lose weight by following an anti-inflammatory eating pattern.</strong></em><br /></p><p>While medication and other treatments are important, many experts say that adopting an anti-inflammatory diet helps as well.</p><p><em><strong>With The Anti-Inflammatory Diet Cookbook you鈥檒l enjoy:</strong></em></p><ul><li><strong>What Anti-Inflammatory Diet Does mean and it鈥檚 benefits</strong></li><li><strong>Easy and super healthy recipes that can help you to follow this diet</strong></li><li><strong>The main foods </strong>that help you identify inflammation-causing ingredients and inflammation-fighting superfoods</li></ul><p><u><strong>Please note: Book is available in 2 Paperback formats- Black&White and Full color.</strong></u></p><p><u><strong>Choose the best for you!</strong></u></p>
The Big Book of Endurance Training and Racing
by Philip Maffetone

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English

Pages

529

Publication Date

September 22, 2010

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Are you a triathlete, runner, cyclist, swimmer, cross-country skier, or other athlete seeking greater endurance? The Big Book of Endurance Training and Racing teaches athletes how to stay healthy, achieve optimal athletic potential, and be injury-free for many productive years. Dr. Philip Maffetone鈥檚 approach to endurance offers a truly 鈥渋ndividualized鈥?outlook and unique system that emphasizes building a strong aerobic base for increased fat burning, weight loss, sustained energy, and a healthy immune system. Good nutrition and stress reduction are also key to this commonsense, big-picture approach.<br /><br /> In addition, Dr. Maffetone dispels many of the commonly held myths that linger in participatory sports鈥攁nd which adversely impact performance鈥攁nd explains the 鈥渢ruths鈥?about endurance, such as: <ul><li> The need to train slower to race faster will enable your aerobic system to improve endurance </li><li> Why expensive running shoes can actually cause foot and leg injuries </li><li> The fact that refined carbohydrates actually reduce endurance energy and disrupt hormone balance </li><li> And more. </li></ul> If you are looking to increase your endurance and maximize your athletic potential, <i>The Big Book of Endurance Training and Racing</i> is your one-stop guide to training and racing effectively.
Running with a Police Escort: Tales from the Back of the Pack
by Jill Grunenwald

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English

Pages

254

Publication Date

January 03, 2017

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In the fall of 2012, quirky and cat-loving Cleveland librarian Jill Grunenwald got an alarming email from her younger sister: her sister was very concerned with Jill鈥檚 weight and her overall mental and physical health. Having always struggled with her weight, Jill was currently hitting the scales at more than three hundred pounds. Right then, Jill looked in the mirror and decided that she needed to make a life-style change, pronto. She enrolled in Weight Watchers and did something else that she聴the girl who avoided gym class like the plague in high school聴never thought she鈥檇 do; Jill started running. And believe it or not, it wasn鈥檛 that bad. Actually, it was kind of fun.<br /><br />Three months later, Jill did the previously unthinkable and ran her very first 5k at the Cleveland Metropolitan Zoo. Battling the infamous hills of the course, Jill conquered her fears and finished聴but in dead last. Yep, the police were reopening the streets behind her. But Jill didn鈥檛 let that get her down聴because when you run for your health and happiness, your only real competition is yourself.<br /><br />Six years and more than one hundred pounds lost later, Jill is still running and racing regularly, and she is a proud member of the back of the pack in every race that she has entered. In <i>Running with a Police Escort</i>, Jill chronicles her racing adventures, proving that being a slow runner takes just as much guts and heart as being an Olympic champion. At turns heartbreaking and hilarious, <i>Running with a Police Escort</i> is for every runner who has never won a race but still loves the sport.<br /><br />Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, is proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports聴books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team.<br /><br />In addition to books on popular team sports, we also publish books for a wide variety of athletes and sports enthusiasts, including books on running, cycling, horseback riding, swimming, tennis, martial arts, golf, camping, hiking, aviation, boating, and so much more. While not every title we publish becomes a <i>New York Times</i> bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
THE ALL-AMERICAN: A HIGH SCHOOL SWEETHEART DEAD. AN ALL-AMERICAN ...
by Ian Patterson

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English

Pages

584

Publication Date

October 13, 2019

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<b>CLAY BENNETT IS A KILLER BUT IS HE GUILTY OF MURDER?</b><p><b><i>In The Courtroom Thriller Of The Year, Only A Jury Can Decide!</i><p><b>What Readers Are Saying: 鈥淥utstanding!...Brilliant!...Frightening!...Wonderful!...Superb!...Excellent!...Terrific!"</b><p>Clay Bennett is an All-American high school football quarterback,</b> top college prospect, and heir to a financial fortune and political dynasty. Predicted by many to be the next Tom Brady and expected to one day run for high office, Clay is every parent鈥檚 dream child, every teacher鈥檚 ideal student, every high school football coach鈥檚 ticket to the NCAA. Yet on the night of August twenty-seven, Clay Bennett kills his high school sweetheart Amie Heywood by brutally beating her to death with his bare hands; <i>the physical and forensic evidence proves it beyond any reasonable doubt.</i> To defend his young client, notorious defense attorney Carter Holman must ask <i>Why</i>? Because the answer to the question is the only thing standing between Clay Bennett and a lifetime behind bars.<p>And for the All-American football phenom, the stakes couldn鈥檛 be higher: Freedom or a lifetime tossing touchdown passes to fellow inmates in a maximum-security prison yard. For notorious Austin, Texas, defense attorney Carter Holman, a reputation earned successfully defending the indefensible. For Assistant District Attorney Katie DuClaire, a certain path to the District Attorney鈥檚 office or a career in private practice defending DUIs. And for the National Football League, a sport that owns three days of the week and generates tens of billions in revenue, a precedent-setting verdict that could drive a stake through the heart of America鈥檚 favorite Game. <b>THE ALL-AMERICAN</b> could be the most important book you read this year.<p>More Reader Reviews:<p><b>"John Grisham fans</b> will love this book."<p><b>"The dark and deadly reality</b> behind America's <i>Friday Night Lights."</i><p><b>"NOT SINCE GRISHAM鈥橲</b> A TIME TO KILL has the line between Justice and the Law been more blurred."<p><b>"A Must Read</b> for every parent with a child enrolled in youth, Pop Warner, or high school football."<p><b>"Taut, compelling,</b> impeccably researched..."
The Running Revolution: How to Run Faster, Farther, and Injury-Fr...
by , Kurt Brungardt

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English

Pages

242

Publication Date

September 30, 2014

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<b>From a two-time Olympic coach and creator of the Pose Method who has trained the running elite, an essential guide for all runners seeking to go faster and farther without injury</b><br /><br /> Christopher McDougall鈥檚 <i>Born to Run</i>鈥攁nd the wildly popular natural running trend it sparked鈥攃hanged the way we think about running, but it has also prompted many questions: Have we been running the wrong way? And, have we been running in the wrong kind of shoe? What is the safest type of foot strike? How many types are there? And what is a foot strike anyway? No existing guide has clearly addressed these concerns鈥攗ntil now. <i>The Running Revolutio</i>n provides both beginning and experienced runners with everything they need to know in order to safely and efficiently transition to and master a safer and more biomechanically efficient way of running that is guaranteed to improve performance and minimize wear and tear on the body. 聽<br /><br /> More than a one-size-fits-all guide, <i>The Running Revolutio</i>n provides readers with clear instructions, complete with helpful illustrations, that they can easily integrate into their unique running histories in order to run safely, intelligently, and efficiently for many years to come.
The Secret of Life: A Memoir Of Getting Younger
by Dr. Zeev Gilkis

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English

Pages

192

Publication Date

February 24, 2019

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<h3><b>From a diagnosis of advanced stage cancer, to competing in a triathlon at the age of 68</b></h3><p>Dr. Gilkis鈥?unique memoir and life-changing message is: physical activity is for everyone at any age and it can improve the quality of life as well as physical and mental health, dramatically. This message comes from Gilkis鈥?deep personal understanding due to his own choices, which he suggests everyone implement!</p><p>In this book, Dr. Gilkis dismantles the myth that sporting activities are only for the young and strong, or that it has to be an unpleasant and difficult task. It shows how sporting activities can be almost effortless while being a source of joy and satisfaction. 鈥淎 little is a lot鈥?is the message the author wants his readers to receive, so each and every one 鈥?at any age and physical state, can be encouraged to start!</p>

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