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Endurance

by Rick Broadbent

"A runner must run with dreams in his heart." Emil Zatopek.

In the summer of 1952 Emil Zatopek became the king of the running world with an unprecedented distance treble at the Olympic Games in Helsinki. Together...


Strength and Conditioning for Endurance Running

by Richard Blagrove

Endurance runners and coaches have tended to neglect weight training and conditioning techniques, often in the belief that they don't benefit performance, add unwanted muscle bulk, or cause excessive soreness....


The Bolt Supremacy

by Richard Moore

Beijing 2008, the 100 metres final: Usain Bolt slows down, beats his chest, metres clear of his nearest rival, his face filled with the euphoria of a young man utterly in thrall to his extraordinary physical...


Master the Art of Running

by Malcolm Balk & Andrew Shields

Although running is becoming one of the most popular sports, learning to run properly can take time, energy and consistency. You need to do it regularly to become good at it and until you have achieved a certain...


Science of Sport: Sprinting

by Geoffrey GK Platt

The Science of Sport: Sprinting examines the scientific principles that underpin the preparation and performance of athletics at all levels, from grassroots to Olympic competition. Drawing on the expertise of...


Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics

by Jeremy Schaap

At the 1936 Olympics, against a backdrop of swastikas and goose-stepping storm troopers, an African-American son of sharecroppers won a staggering four gold medals and single-handedly demonstrated that Hitler’s...


Running Fitness - From 5K to Full Marathon

by David Ross

Running Fitness presents a structured and practical training guide aimed at a large portion of the running community, including beginners and those looking to improve in the sport. Author David Ross, a runner...


So you want to run an Ultra

by Andy Mouncey

So you want to run an Ultramarathon. It all looks a very long way, doesn't it? It can't be good for you, it can't be fun and surely you have to be some kind of super-athlete to be able to run that far? This...


Running Made Easy

by Lisa Jackson, Susie Whalley & Zest Magazine

Running Made Easy is quite simply the friendliest, most inspiring running book ever written. Updated for 2014 with the latest fitness and nutrition advice and brand new real-life running stories, it is the must-have...


Twin Tracks

by Roger Bannister

It was a blustery late spring day in 1954 and a young Oxford medical student flung himself over the line in a mile race. There was an agonising pause, and then the timekeeper announced the record: three minutes,...


From Brooklyn to the Olympics: The Hall of Fame Career of Auburn University Track Coach Mel Rosen

by Craig Darch & Harvey Glance

From Brooklyn to the Olympics follows Mel Rosen from the streets of Brooklyn during the 1930s-'40s to his selection as head coach for United States track and field for the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympics. The...


Weirwolf

by David Weir

David Weir was born without the use of his legs, and not only learned from an early age to cope with his disability, but defied his limitations to become a great wheelchair racer and national hero. Here he sheds...


Sprinting

by Chris Husbands

A huge amount of time, planning and preparation goes into creating a world-class sprinter. Sprinting - Training, Techniques and Improving Performance is an essential guide for all athletes at the beginning or...


Track: The Field Events

by Jim Santos & Ken Shannon

With this book you can harness your abilities to achieve jumping and throwing success!


Little Book of Burghley

by Kate Green

Richard Duplock produced and directed one of the first and most successful series of instructional fly fishing videos. He has fished for salmon for more than 30 years, in the company of some of the sport’s...


Little Book of Eventing

by Julian Seaman

With guidance and tips on modern tackle, fly lines and flies, and many delightful photographs, Little Book of Fly Fishing for Salmon will help you to improve your tactics, techniques, and your catches.


Little Book of Badminton

by Julian Seaman

Badminton Horse Trials’ is the world famous annual sporting event that tests the skills of the ultimate horse and rider. It consists of Dressage, Cross Country and Show Jumping. With a crowd of up to 150,000...


John McDonnell: The Most Successful Coach in NCAA History

Arthur Lydiard: Master Coach

by Garth Gilmour

Arthur Lydiard was the most successful and influential running coach of the last fifty years. He burst into prominence at the Rome Olympics in 1960 when two of his protégés, Peter Snell and Murray Halberg,...


The Perfect Distance: Ovett and Coe: The Record Breaking Rivalry

by Pat Butcher

The definitive, fully authorised story of the record-breaking rivalry between London Olympics organiser Sebastian Coe and Steve Ovett.

Steve Ovett and Sebastian Coe presided over the golden era of British athletics....