When Good Trails Go Bad: Planning, Surviving, & Being Rescued From Your Worst Day On the Trail

In this book, Stephen W. Littlewood provides a reliable guide on safe trail running and hiking. You will learn how to prepare for and respond to emergencies to be one step ahead of unforeseen circumstances during your outdoor adventures. Are you really prepared to save your life, right now, if you were lost or injured on a trail? This book provides you guidance on why things go wrong, who will rescue you, and what to do before and during an emergency to survive and be rescued in the wilderness.... [Read More...]

Free: The Grocery Store Packed Pannier: A Guide to Cheap and Easy Bicycle Camp Cooking

Cooking on a bicycle tour has never been easier. Learn to create inexpensive, easy-to-fix, great-tasting meals sourced – and replenished – from the shelves of common grocery stores without relying on specialty food items. You’ll find the equipment, ingredients, techniques, and 29 gourmet recipes for making every trip delicious. Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Free: Mount Rainier National Park Photo Hiking

Join Debbie & Anthony on their Photo Hiking trek through Mount Rainier National Park. This less than 30-minute short read is a chronological photographic recap of their trek across this beautiful National Park as a mid-50’s couple. They provide tips, tricks, and lessons learned from their 44+ National Parks visited during their middle-aged years with the hope it will make your National Park experience more enjoyable. Free on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Pickleball for Beginners Part II – Level Up to Intermediate. Get Off the Beginner Treadmill and Master the Skills of a Competitive Intermediate Player

PICKLEBALL FOR BEGINNERS PART II: Get Off the Beginner Treadmill and Master the Skills of a Competitive Intermediate Player is a sequel to PICKLEBALL FOR BEGINNERS PART I: How to Get Started Playing Pickleball, available in a revised edition with new and edited content. See Bob’s website at www.bobsavar.com for more details. Learn how to master these skills and level up from beginner to intermediate: The difference between ready positions at the NVZ and baseline Tracking the ball Making c... [Read More...]

SOL Still Our Lions: The Rise, Fall and Renaissance of Detroit and its Pro Football Team

Traversing the love, frustration, black humor, and hope routinely experienced by fans of one of the least successful teams in professional sports, SOL STILL OUR LIONS explores the striking similarities the Detroit Lions share with their home city: great successes through the 1950s, followed by decades of dramatic decline. Based on extensive research supported by scores of interviews with fans, SOL examines why we love the home team — even when they break our hearts year after year, season... [Read More...]

California Sports Astounding: Fun, Unknown, and Surprising Facts from Statehood to Sunday

You might know California’s sunny beaches and sky-high Redwoods, but do you know when California’s first mini golf course opened? Ever wondered what’s recognized as California’s official state sport, or which sports were invented within its state lines? Impress your friends, amaze your family, and even conquer your enemies on a quiz show with your sublime knowledge of every sport in the Golden State! Featuring extraordinary facts and remarkable events from football to fishing, this comp... [Read More...]

Free: Ace the Half: Run Your Best Half Marathon, Get in Shape, and Finally Tick “Finish the Race” Off Your Bucket List

This insightful training strategy writing is full of running advice for novices and recreational athletes. Here to help in your planning and preparation is a guide through your half marathon journey – whether that’s to check it off your bucket list or if it’s to get fit. Ace The Half is an engaging book by running coach Beverly Asante Puschmann, who is a certified distance-running coach, a certified nutrition coach, and who is a half marathon runner herself. She’s sprinkled in relata... [Read More...]

Play Faster Golf, Have More Fun And Explode The 4-Hour Fallacy

Want to play more golf despite a too-busy schedule? Feel frustrated or impatient when a round takes 4 hours or more? Does being stuck behind – or with – slower players get in the way of your good time? It doesn’t have to be that way. This book debunks the myth that four hours is a good pace of play for a round of golf. Starting with pre-round preparation and continuing throughout all key stages of the round, Levy offers concrete and easy-to-follow tips for playing faster and better an... [Read More...]

The Art of Finishing in Soccer: Soccer Finishing Drills and Secrets to Take Your Game to the Next Level

‘You speak bad of me, I score goals,’ This was a famous line of soccer Italian bad boy, Mario Balotelli. ‘You never get fed up scoring goals,’ said the English Premier League’s all-time leading goal scorer. It’s a good job; Alan Shearer did it 260 times. That other fine English exponent of the art, Gary Lineker, feels the same. ‘I was only interested in scoring goals,’ he said. I wasn’t interested in anything else.’ It is a passion for the little Argentinian master, Lionel M... [Read More...]

The All-Time Greatest NBA Book

This is not your ordinary greatest players/teams list. This book gives a broad view of what makes a certain player or team great. It uses a variety of statistics, countless references from well-respected sports journalists, opinions from a variety of NBA players and coaches, and a refreshing point of view from a die-hard and dedicated NBA fan to reach the most unbiased and the most educated rankings. The book discusses the 50 greatest teams of all time. Then there is a fun discussion about a si... [Read More...]