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Pour Judgment: A steamy fake fianc茅 romantic comedy
by HEATHER M ORGERON

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English

Pages

345

Publication Date

October 08, 2019

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<b>"A week of tits, booze, and fun in the sun? Where do I sign up?" </b><br /><br />Korie Potter鈥檚 got goals. Goals that do not include following in her mother鈥檚 footsteps. Rock stars and the life of the rich and famous? Yeah鈥?not interested. She likes her heart in one piece, thank you very much. <br /><br />Until a weekend of booze and bad decisions at camp Pour Judgment finds her fake-engaged to country music鈥檚 most notorious bad boy, Rhett Taylor, and completely at his mercy.<br /><br />You see, Korie Potter鈥檚 also got a dream, and her new 鈥渇ianc茅鈥?just may have the connections to make it come true.<br /><br /><b>鈽?NOW A TOP 15 AMAZON BESTSELLER 鈽?lt;/b>
Alone on the Wall (Expanded edition)
by Alex Honnold

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English

Pages

320

Publication Date

October 02, 2018

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<p><strong>Including two new chapters on Alex Honnold鈥檚 free solo ascent of the iconic 3,000-foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.</strong></p><br /><p>On June 3rd, 2017, Alex Honnold became the first person to free solo Yosemite's El Capitan鈥攖o scale the wall without rope, a partner, or any protective gear鈥攃ompleting what was described as "the greatest feat of pure rock climbing in the history of the sport" (<em>National Geographic</em>) and "one of the great athletic feats of any kind, ever" (<em>New York Times</em>). Already one of the most famous adventure athletes in the world, Honnold has now been hailed as "the greatest climber of all time" (<em>Vertical</em> magazine).</p><br /><p><em>Alone on the Wall</em> recounts the most astonishing achievements of Honnold鈥檚 extraordinary life and career, brimming with lessons on living fearlessly, taking risks, and maintaining focus even in the face of extreme danger. Now Honnold tells, for the first time and in his own words, the story of his 3 hours and 56 minutes on the sheer face of El Cap, which <em>Outside</em> called "the moon landing of free soloing鈥 generation-defining climb. Bad ass and beyond words鈥ne of the pinnacle sporting moments of all time."</p>
The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Perf...
by Steven Kotler

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English

Pages

256

Publication Date

March 04, 2014

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<p><b><i>Wall Street Journal</i> Bestseller</b></p><P>In this groundbreaking book,<i> New York Times</i>鈥揵estselling author Steven Kotler decodes the mystery of ultimate human performance. Drawing on over a decade of research and first-hand reporting with dozens of top action and adventure sports athletes like big wave legend Laird Hamilton, big mountain snowboarder Jeremy Jones, and skateboarding pioneer Danny Way, Kotler explores the frontier science of 鈥渇low,鈥?an optimal state of consciousness in which we perform and feel our best.<p>Building a bridge between the extreme and the mainstream,<i> The Rise of Superman</i> explains how these athletes are using flow to do the impossible and how we can use this information to radically accelerate performance in our own lives. <p>At its core, this is a book about profound possibility; about what is actually possible for our species; about where鈥攊f anywhere鈥攐ur limits lie.
Escape from the Ordinary
by JULIE BRADLEY

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English

Pages

328

Publication Date

December 13, 2018

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<h3><strong>When you arrive at foreign shores by sailboat, it鈥檚 not such a small world after all.</strong><br /></h3><p><strong>Come along with Glen and Julie as they sail around the world and discover that reality is even bigger than the <em>Escape</em> they imagined.</strong> This breathtakingly personal true story will thrill those wanting to sail off into the sunset or enjoy the wonders of the world from the comfort of home.聽Escape from the Ordinary聽reminds you of the unlimited possibilities in life and nudges the reader into thoughts of their own dreams.聽 Not a technical book about sailing or storm tactics but vividly described, full-tilt adventures on foreign shores. 聽<br /></p><h4>WHAT READERS ARE SAYING <br /></h4><p>鈥淪ecretly, we wish we had it in us, but life, fear, jobs, money or whatever creates roadblocks. What courage they must have had to follow this dream! So many places, so many adventures, and lessons learned. All along, because of Julie's descriptions, you are thinking, "How would I have handled that?" "What would I have done?" I love that it's written from a woman's point of view; and from someone who had little sailing experience. I recommend it highly!鈥?lt;br /></p><p>鈥淐ouldn鈥檛 put it down,鈥?described one reader, 鈥渁s <em>Escape from the Ordinary</em> took me beyond the glimpses of liveaboard life told in sailing and travel magazines.聽 I felt like I was onboard as they fought storms in the north Atlantic their first week at sea, navigated the Panama Canal dwarfed by oil tankers, and snorkeled in crystal clear Polynesian waters.鈥?lt;br /></p><p>鈥淭old with keen observations and sparkling with wry humor, Julie Bradley describes the terrors and pleasures of living an independent life where simple decisions have big consequences; where the mundane is seconds away from a life-threatening scare; and where seafaring obstacles can pale next to facing personal challenges.聽 If you have an ounce of adventure in your soul, read this book.鈥澛?聽</p><p>鈥淥rdinary people can do extraordinary things...This is not a trip to Cabo for a two-week vacation.聽 This is true life 鈥? on the edge real adventure.聽 I loved it鈥︹€?<em>Amazon Reviewer</em><br /></p><h4>GREAT PEOPLE, PLACES AND PROSE<br /></h4><p>You will want an atlas by your side as you travel from one epic adventure to the next with Glen and Julie on board their floating home; an Amel sailboat.聽 Immerse yourself deeply into islands and cultures and come along as they dodge voodoo curses in the Bahamas, claw their way out of an underwater cavern in the South Pacific, and experience adventures of a lifetime in places such as:</p><p>* Bequia<br />* Caribbean<br />* Trinidad<br />* Venezuela<br />* Colombia<br />* San Blas islands<br />* Peru<br />* Galapagos Islands<br />* Marquesas Islands<br />* Tuamotu Islands<br />* Tahiti<br />* Palmerston Island<br />* Niue<br />* Tonga<br />* New Zealand<br />* Fiji<br /></p>
Rock Climbing Technique: The Practical Guide to Movement Mastery
by John Kettle

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English

Pages

138

Publication Date

September 01, 2018

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<p>If you have ever wanted to move effortlessly and get the most from your hard-won climbing fitness, this is the guide you've been waiting for.</p><p>Getting better at rock climbing doesn鈥檛 have to be about strength, endurance, flexibility or hours spent on repetitive training. It doesn鈥檛 need to be a balancing act between losing fitness and getting injured overtraining. Climbing is fundamentally a skill-based sport, and this guide will change the way you look at moving on rock.</p><p>Whatever your ability, learning to master smooth, relaxed and powerful movement means maximising your enjoyment and performance of the sport. This is the definitive practical guide to improving your rock climbing technique, and making you a more efficient climber. Fully illustrated with over 35 skills exercises supported by online videos, this book allows you to plan out your path to excellent technique with drills and exercises suited to all levels of ability.</p><p>Written by the UK's leading climbing movement specialist, it鈥檚 packed with the knowledge and expertise gained over two decades as a professional climbing coach. Essential reading for all climbers from intermediate to elite in sport climbing, bouldering and traditional climbing.</p>
Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner
by Dean Karnazes

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English

Pages

308

Publication Date

March 02, 2006

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As an athlete, ultrarunning legend (<i>Men's Journal</i>) Dean Karnazes has run 350 miles without rest and is probably the first person to eat an entire pizza while running. As an author, he has inspired countless couch potatoes to get off the couch, cancel the cable, and start running. In September, Karnazes embarks on his most monumental feat ever, The North Face Endurance 50. Beginning September 17 (at the Lewis & Clark Marathon in St. Charles, Missouri), Dean will run fifty marathons (each marathon is 26.2 miles) in fifty states on fifty consecutive days. The North Face Endurance 50 will culminate with Dean's run in the New York City Marathon on November 5. <br /><br />Promotional blow-in cards for this unprecedented run, sure to receive extraordinary media coverage, are inserted in this paperback edition of <i>Ultramarathon Man</i>, which also includes a new epilogue with Dean's diet and training tips.
The Rise of the Ultra Runners: A Journey to the Edge of Human End...
by Adharanand Finn

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English

Pages

272

Publication Date

May 07, 2019

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<p><strong>An electrifying look inside the wild world of extreme distance running.</strong></p><br /><p>Once the reserve of only the most hardcore enthusiasts, ultra running is now a thriving global industry, with hundreds of thousands of competitors each year. But is the rise of this most brutal and challenging sport鈥攚ith races that extend into hundreds of miles, often in extreme environments鈥攁n antidote to modern life, or a symptom of a modern illness?</p><br /><p>In <em>The Rise of the Ultra Runners</em>, award-winning author Adharanand Finn travels to the heart of the sport to investigate the reasons behind its rise and discover what it takes to join the ranks of these ultra athletes. Through encounters with the extreme and colorful characters of the ultramarathon world, and his own experiences of running ultras everywhere from the deserts of Oman to the Rocky Mountains, Finn offers a fascinating account of people testing the boundaries of human endeavor.</p>
Total Control:High Performance Street Riding Techniques, 2nd Edit...
by Lee Parks

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English

Pages

192

Publication Date

December 15, 2014

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A completely revised version of one of the best-selling motorcycle riding skills books of all time. Today's super high-performance bikes are the most potent vehicles ever sold to the public and they demand advanced riding skills. Get it right, and a modern motorcycle will provide you with the thrill of a lifetime; get it wrong and you'll be carted off in a meat wagon. The line between ecstasy and agony is so thin that there is absolutely no margin for error. Total Control provides you with the information you need to stay on the healthy side of that line, providing a training course developed and perfected through decades of professional training in Lee Parks' Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic. This is the perfect book for riders who want to take their street riding skills to a higher level. Total Control explains the ins and outs of high-performance street riding. Lee Parks, one of the most accomplished riders, racers, authors and instructors in the world, helps riders master the awe-inspiring performance potential of modern motorcycles. This book gives riders everything they need to develop the techniques and survival skills necessary to become a proficient, accomplished, and safer street rider. High quality photos, detailed instructions, and professional diagrams highlight the intricacies and proper techniques of street riding and the knowledge gained will apply to all brands of bikes from Harley-Davidson and Suzuki to Ducati and Kawaski to Honda and BMW and more! Readers will come away with a better understanding of everything from braking and cornering to proper throttle control, resulting in a more exhilarating yet safer ride.
Nowhere Near First: Ultramarathon Adventures From The Back Of The...
by Cory Reese

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English

Pages

240

Publication Date

September 05, 2016

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Long before Cory Reese strapped on his first pair of running shoes, he learned the key to being a successful ultrarunner: He knew how to suffer.<br /> <br />In 鈥淣owhere Near First,鈥?Cory shares his deeply personal story about experiencing his father鈥檚 suicide at a young age, and how this led to a career in endurance running and a desire to live life to the fullest.<br /> <br />鈥淣owhere Near First鈥?is a humorous, captivating, and uplifting account of Cory鈥檚 memorable ultramarathon experiences. Not only does Cory鈥檚 entertaining and powerful writing allow readers a unique perspective into the challenges and rewards of running, but it also inspires each of us to turn tragedy into triumph. <br /> <br />鈥淐ory Reese writes with humor, humbleness and honesty. His story is both uplifting and real, and his tales of persistence and perseverance are sure to inspire, whether you鈥檙e at the front of the pack or nowhere near first. Regardless of the title, this book鈥檚 a winner!鈥濃€?lt;br /><b>~ Dean Karnazes, author of Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner</b> <br /> <br />鈥淐ory Reese鈥檚 book, Nowhere Near First, is an immensely entertaining and profoundly educational story about overcoming challenges to forge a meaningful life. Reese鈥檚 story is must-read for people looking to find meaning and purpose in modern-day society.鈥?<br /><b>~ Karl Hoagland, Publisher, UltraRunning Magazine</b> <br /> <br />鈥淐ory has penned a very personal account of overcoming hardship in his personal and athletic life. Nowhere Near First tells his story of perseverance and survival in a vivid, down and dirty way that peaks with his extraordinarily positive way of looking at life.鈥?lt;br /><b>~ Marshall Ulrich, author of Running On Empty: An Ultramarathoner鈥檚 Story of Love, Loss, and a Record-Setting Run Across America</b>
Jailhouse Strong: Tactical Shield Training
by , Adam benShea

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English

Pages

82

Publication Date

October 15, 2019

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A developed and muscular neck protects your back, brain, and entire body from trauma, damage and injury. It is your shield. <br /> <br />For the combat-sport athlete, this means safety and success in the competitive arena. For the tactical athlete, this can mean the difference between making it home for dinner at 6:00 or being six feet deep. <br /> <br />While the emaciated cover model may have airbrushed abs, traps are a true strength-status symbol. Well-developed, diamond-shaped traps are like cobras, coiled and ready to strike. <br /> <br />Together, the traps and neck serve as a foundational centerpiece for a no frills, no-nonsense physique. They are YOUR shield.<br /> <br />With this book we provide you with the exact prescription to build your shield. Every exercise, every set, and every rep is spelled out. <br /><br />If you have the work ethic, we offer you a proven way.<br />

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