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    Running with the Kenyans: Discovering the Secrets of the Fastest People on Earth

    R99,00
    After years of watching Kenyan athletes win the world's biggest races, from the Olympics to big city marathons, the author set out to discover just what it was that made them so fast - and to see if he could keep up. He moved from Devon to the small town of Iten, in Kenya, home to hundreds of the country's best athletes.

    Run Yourself Fit: Simple Steps to a Healthier You

    R185,00
    With tips and tricks, training plans, dietary advice and inspirational case studies, Run Yourself Fit will help you break down those mental barriers, build your confi dence and reap the benefits of a healthier, happier and longer life!

    The 100 Greatest Olympians and Paralympians

    R99,00
    "The 100 Greatest Olympians and Paralympians celebrates the mighty achievements of 100 elite athletes from across the full range of Olympics and Paralympics disciplines. The Olympic Games is the most spectacular sporting event on the planet: a 2 and a half week extravaganza involving 205 countries competing in 26 sports under the animated gaze of two-thirds of the world's population. Sporting competition does not get any tougher than this./br/br The 100 Greatest Olympians and Paralympians is a celebration of those who have not only reached the pinnacle of their respective sports, but whose feats mean their names will forever be inscribed in Olympic Games' lore. From the early superstars, such as Al Kraenzlein, who won four individual gold medals at Paris in 1900, to the Olympics' 21st-century headline-makers, such as Usain Bolt, who shattered the 100m world record in Beijing, this book recalls some of the greatest athletes who have ever lived. Each biography not only details the outstanding achievements of the athlete during the Games, but also records their magnificent careers. Lavishly illustrated, The 100 Greatest Olympians and Paralympians is a book for all true sports fans to treasure."

    Meb for Mortals

    R357,00
    Meb For Mortals describes in unprecedented detail how three-time Olympian Keflezighi prepares to take on the best runners in the world. More important, the book shows everyday runners how to implement the training, nutritional, and mental principles that have guided him throughout his long career.

    Footnotes: How Running Makes Us Human

    R179,00
    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.

    First Time Ironman: Learn How it is Possible to Stretch Your Limits and Achieve the Impossible as Rhys Chong Reveals His Personal Experiences of Training and Racing in an Ironman Triathlon, Despite Only Having a Year to Prepare

    R325,00
    Completing an Ironman is something you will ultimately face alone; however, the preparation is very much a team sport. "First Time Ironman" not only tells the experience like it is, but explores the support and expert guidance Rhys obtained to make an Ironman journey a happy, healthy, but most of all a memorable experience.

    The Way of the Runner: A Journey into the Obsessive World of Japanese Running

    R162,00
    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.

    Triathlon Training Fundamentals: A Beginner's Guide to Essential Gear, Nutrition, and Training Schedules

    R391,00
    "Triathlon Training Fundamentals caters directly to the beginner. Triathlon Training Fundamentals presents all of the basic information needed in plain language, from why and how to get started and what events to select, to what equipment to get and how to maintain it, to how to train for each leg of the race--swimming, biking, and running. Triathlon Training Fundamentals goes beyond laying out the basics to also tackle smaller--but equally as important--topics often overlooked in other books, like how to adjust training to fit your specific needs (such as if you have health issues, or are a youth or a woman) or how to troubleshoot equipment and health issues on race day"--

    Runner's World Run Your Best Life

    R391,00
    Takes the readers on a tour of the specific kinetic chain involved in running and provide a friendly, accessible, and illustrated view of the muscles, bones, and joints used and impacted. The author help runners to define their kinetic style so that they are best equipped to adapt his injury-prevention advice to their running lifestyle.

    Running with the Kenyans: Discovering the Secrets of the Fastest People on Earth

    R162,00
    After years of watching Kenyan athletes win the world's biggest long-distance races, the author sets out to discover what it was that made them so fast - and to see if he could keep up. He moved to Iten, Kenya, the running capital of the world, and started investigating. Was it running barefoot to school, the food, the altitude, or something else?

    Born to Run: The Hidden Tribe, the Ultra-Runners, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

    R200,00
    Focuses on the Tarahumara, a mysterious tribe of Mexican Indians, who live quietly in canyons and are reputed to be the best distance runners in the world. This title tells their story while asking what the secrets are to being an incredible runner.

    Running Injury-free: How to Prevent, Treat and Recover from Dozens of Painful Problems

    R340,00
    Uses anecdotal examples from the author's own patients and experiences in order to discuss injury-prevention, treatment, and recovery. In this book, the author implements a clinical approach toward treating the most common running-related injuries, as well as providing detailed background situations to describe how each injury can happen.

    The Road to Sparta: Running in the Footsteps of the Original Ultramarathon Man

    R280,00
    The story of the 153-mile run from Athens to Sparta that inspired the marathon and saved democracy, as told - and experienced - by ultramarathon runner and bestselling author Dean Karnazes.

    Runner's World Rhythmic Running: A Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven Breathing Technique for Runners

    R302,00
    Rhythmic breathing increases lung volume; improves awareness and control; helps prevent injury and side stitches; improves running for those with asthma; allows runners to quickly set a pace for quality training and racing; and helps athletes manage muscle cramps. This book reviews the basics of rhythmic breathing.