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    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."

    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!

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

    R99,00 R270,00
    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.

    The great run

    R128,00 R150,00
    Everyone said it couldn't be done; even internationally renowned sports scientists such as Dr Tim Noakes. Certainly no-one had done it before, though many had tried: to run the Great Wall of China, end to end, non-stop.

    Competitive Running

    R94,00 R110,00
    Provides all aspects of running with an authoritative and illustrated four-colour 96-page books. This title examines the reasons why it's good to race, for example, it boosts motivation and helps keep you working at your best. It sets out basic training principles, detailed training regimes, and even tells you what you should eat and drink.

    Run, Ride, Sink or Swim: A Rookie's Year in Women's Triathlon

    R179,00 R210,00
    Uncovers the ins and outs of women's triathlon: how to wear a sports bra under a wetsuit, the competition and camaraderie, whether getting over 'jelly legs' makes you a more resilient human being. This book is suitable for both the tri-curious and the dedicated tri-hard, and for any woman looking for inspiration.

    The Triathlon Training Book

    R280,00 R320,00
    Offering step-by-step exercises to build your strength and stamina, this volume includes expert advice on race day strategy detailing everything from motivation and reducing transition times, to nutrition, kit and equipment. It shows you how to train safely and effectively to reach your full potential as a triathlete.

    Triathlon Training in Four Hours a Week

    R357,00 R420,00
    Triathlons are more popular now than ever. In this updated version of his 2003 edition, triathlon champion Eric Harr provides the most up-to-date, cutting edge advice and research to inform and motivate today's many budding triathletes. Triathlon Training's chapters include four separate training programs to accommodate every fitness level.

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

    R162,00 R190,00
    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 R235,00
    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.

    Runner's World Run Your Best Life

    R391,00 R460,00
    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.

    Boy Who Runs: The Odyssey of Julius Achon

    R368,00 R420,00

    Running Your First Ultra

    R408,00 R480,00
    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.

    Ironfit Triathlon Training for Women: Training Programs and Secrets for Success in All Triathlon Distances

    R363,00
    From the sports trainers who brought you "Be Iron Fit" and "Mastering the Marathon" and more comes the go-to training resource for the fastest growing segment of the triathlon world--Women! A complete guide for female triathletes that contains highly efficient and easy-to-follow training programs for success in all triathlon distances, this book also addresses in an in-depth fashion the host of challenges unique to women triathletes. From the stay-at-home mom to the professional woman, female triathletes face a wide range of challenges from societal expectations to physical concerns specific to their sex. Until now, there has not been a go-to source for this type of information.

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

    R162,00 R190,00
    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.