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Taming the Bent Press: A Guide to the King of Lifts Digital By Iron Tamer Dave Whitley
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A complete guide to learning the bent press, the old school method for putting maximal weight overhead with one hand. Whether you are an experienced bent presser or brand new to it, this book has got... More > you covered. This is the culmination of over a decade of practice and research. You wanna get strong?< Less
This Saturday Night! Detroit Wrestling 1965-80 Photo Album By Brian Bukantis
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This book takes you back to the 'air-conditioned' Cobo Arena and the famed Olympia Stadium where for 15 years wrestlers like The Sheik, Dick the Bruiser, Bobo Brazil, Pampero Firpo, Luis Martinez and... More > others appeared. This photo album consists of full page 8x10 photos - many never seen before. Relive the glory days of territorial pro wrestling in the Motor City through the nearly 200 photos included. Individuals, tag teams, ladies, managers, even announcers are included!< Less
The Curse of the Sourlands By Gerard Telmosse
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An exciting story about three teenagers training for the MS150 City to Shore bike ride and their adventures along the way in the Sourland Mountains of New Jersey. The trio stumbles on an old tree and... More > a rock containing pictogyphs from the Lenni Lenape Indians describing a god who has a striking resemblance to the Jersey Devil. They also find an old springhouse that contains a secret set of servers belonging to an illegal gambling website. When they use a robot to discover the contents of the spring-house and accidentally discover something that could change the course of History, their curiosity almost gets them in trouble with the owners of the website but some quick thinking and riding save the day. As they ride they learn about the Lindbergh kidnapping and visit the site of the kidnapping and the location where the kidnapped babies body was discovered along with the facts and controversy that to this day have scholars questioning what really transpired that fateful night in March.< Less
Legendary Ladies of Wrestling Vol. 2 By Arena Publishing
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This photo book consists of full page after full page of photos of many classic pro wrestling females... women who paved the way for today's "sports entertainment" stars. This is the second... More > volume of "Legendary Ladies" and consists of over 100 images of not only some of the famous female wrestling stars, but some of the lesser-known (but no less talented) ladies of the squared circle.< Less
Sanshinkai-Aiki Karate Training Manual By Jessie Bowen
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This book is part of a series of books dedicated to black belt excellent. Our Sanshink-Aiki Karate training course uses our natural fascination for mixed martial arts (MMA), karate, taekwondo, aikido... More > and other martial arts to teach a practical, responsible self-defense program with numerous other benefits, both physical and mental.< Less
Taiji, Xingyi, Baguaquan Throwing By Way of Our Modern Masters By Mark Small
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This is a Chinese martial arts primer on using taiji, xingyi and baguaquan principles for throwing an opponent. It represents over 40 years of experience on the author's part, and it is packed with... More > useful knowledge. There are lineage charts, an extensive bibliograhy, index and glossary. The last chapter has descriptions of 37 applications detailed in over 100 photos of throwing techniques. Master Chen Yun-ching of Taiwan has written the forward. One chapter compares and contrasts Yang Family and Chen Pan-ling taijiquan forms; another sets out leverage-to-resistance principles; another shows how to use the Ba Men or Eight Gates; another explains the use of Silk Reeling Qigong for martial purposes; another explains the pre- and post-heaven bagua patterns as overlaid by the Lo River Map; another deals with san shou free fighting strategies; another sets out a series of exercises to use in training.< Less
40 Days Under The Big Sky By Jay Hanson
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A birdhunter's journal and narratives from hunting across Montana.
This Saturday Night II: Return to the Cobo By Dave Burzynski
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Photo book filled with images of classic Detroit based pro wrestlers from the early '70s, the glory days of Big Time Wrestling. Taken by ringside photographer Dave Burzynski, each photo is captioned.... More > Posed, action, candid out of the ring photos and more. Memorabilia section and more bring back the thrills and excitement of professional wrestling in Detroit before "sports entertainment."< Less
Flying Tales By Larry Van Pelt
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A collection of 100 memorable flying adventures from Col. Larry Van Pelt's distinuished flying career in many different types of aircraft.
New Handbook for Margaree By Mike Allen
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Mike Allen has revised and updated James T. Grey Jr.'s fly fishing classic, Handbook for the Margaree. Riparian changes, new access details, and other points of interest along the Margaree River are... More > entertainingly addressed.< Less
The Goal that United Canada By Sean Mitton, Jim Prime
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A moment in time. It’s rare for a person to remember exactly where he or she was at a single moment in time, some four decades past. It’s rarer still for an entire nation to hold a... More > collective memory of such a moment. This kind of hardwired retention usually results from group trauma — the shock of assassination, large scale tragedy, or natural disaster. Occasionally, the event that galvanizes a population is a happy one. Such was the case when Paul Henderson scored the memorable goal in ’72, that won the game and united Canada. Includes foreword from Don Cherry with stories from Peter Mansbridge, Bob Cole, Howie Meeker, Darryl Sittler, Blue Rodeo, Denis Brodeur and Johnny Bower to name a few.< Less
The Asterisk Years-The Edinburgh Establishment v Celtic By Paul Larkin
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Were EBT's Rangers only advantage? Join author Paul Larkin as he takes you on a guided tour of the privilege,prejudice and prestige that was used to try and put Rangers at the top of European... More > football and consign Celtic to the annals of history for good. Running parallel to it are the author's own experiences of growing up in poverty just two miles from where Celtic's downfall was plotted, who managed to stop that plot and why Celtic survived and Rangers didn't despite a firm grip on every aspect of Scottish society. This is The Edinburgh Establishment...< Less
Out from the Center: Seattle Neighborhood Walks By Jared Curtis
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A collection of essays describing walks from the geographical center of Seattle WA, with destinations that include neighborhood parks, public art installations, and other local sites of interest.
Jocassee Gorges Mountain Biking (Black and White Edition) By Brad Caldwell
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Created by rushing creeks, chasing down the Blue Ridge Escarpment, carving deep gorges while dumping their waters into Lake Jocassee...The Jocassee Gorges are a richly biodiverse area in northwest... More > South Carolina, and western North Carolina! These unique and labryinthine mountain gorges represent the sharp transition from the ancient Appalachian Mountains to the flatter piedmonts. This guidebook provides any mountain biker a chance to explore these wild lands, known for steep, remote terrain, with amazing views, wildlife and rare species! Inside you'll find over 40 different rides and variations, from 1 mile to over 70 miles, which explore all of the well-known sites and attractions in the Jocassee Gorges! In addition to details of great rides, you'll also find the crucial information you need to plan your where to stay & get food and gear, along with beta on some road bike rides, hiking and backpacking trails, and flatwater and whitewater kayaking!< Less
Upstate Bouldering Guide (Black and White Edition) By Brad Caldwell
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Tucked in the northwest corner of South Carolina, and into western North Carolina, is a 250 square mile Shangri-La called the Jocassee Gorges. The area gets its name from the dramatic mountains and... More > secluded 2500’ gorges that drain steep, fast moving rivers, as they carve their way into tropical-like Lake Jocassee. Hidden among the Gorges and other nearby areas, are a plethora of boulders and small clifflines that provide a very tranquil and serene bouldering experience. Also included to compliment these areas, are 2 incredible areas in nearby Western North Carolina, Granite City and Pisgah National Forest, that provide plenty of great routes too! Included in this guidebook are nearly 350 boulder problems, in 4 different bouldering areas in South Carolina and 3 areas in North Carolina. With a bouldering spot for practically every season, and local info on other outdoor activities to enjoy nearby, this tome will prove to be invaluable to the real Upstate Boulderer and other outdoor enthusiasts alike!< Less
Southern Appalachian Bouldering: Upstate Bouldering Guide Volume 2 (Black and White Edition) By Brad Caldwell
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The southern reaches of the Appalachian Mountains, sprawl out across several southeastern states, depositing boulders and outcrops on hillsides and deep in the valleys below, before it flattens out... More > into the piedmonts. Rumbling Bald is the center of the region’s bouldering scene and with much increased attention, there is a need for beta on nearby areas to spread out impact and provide plenty of routes when The Bald is packed! This guidebook, along with the Upstate Bouldering Guide, provides several quality alternatives within the Southern Appalachians, and will please anyone looking for an alternative to The Bald, a new spot to check out or simply experience all the area has to offer! Included are several warmer weather spots along the Chattooga River, on Lakes Jocassee and Keowee in SC, to match the impressive blocks at Yonah in GA, and the incredible variety of problems at the 107 Boulders and Corner 5 new spots in Pisgah National Forest in NC, to get you psyched on the Southern Appalachians!< Less
Kagetora Ha Special Weapons Kukri-The Blade of Nepal By Dr. Carlos Febres
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The Kukri is a Nepalese knife with an inwardly curved edge, used as both a tool and as a weapon in Nepal and neighboring countries of South & Southeast Asia. Traditionally it was, the basic... More > utility knife of the Nepalese people.< Less
The Practical Guide To Bolt Action Rifle Accurizing And Maintenance By Nathan Foster
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The how to of rifle accuracy and maintenance…. In the first book of our series, we studied the fundamentals of rifle design, rifle accuracy and the pitfalls and traps that can befall us. With... More > the theory laid, we can now get down to the business of rifle accurizing. You will not find the information within this book elsewhere, The Practical Guide To Bolt Action Rifle Accurizing and Maintenance is a stand alone book offering unique and highly practical information. Each section is laid out step by step with summary tables to help the reader achieve the goal of obtaining an accurate and reliable rifle. The Practical Guide To Bolt Action Rifle Accurizing and Maintenance is suitable for people of all backgrounds, removing the headache from the rifle accuracy game. Filled with detailed photos and descriptions, this book is packed full of helpful information. No stone is left unturned and no information is held back.< Less
The Middle Fork: Trout Tales By Griff Marshall
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The Middle Fork captures one man's passion for fly-fishing as he travels the rivers in search of a deeper meaning beyond the mundane, where the tug on a line from a wild trout awakens a new... More > excitement and a new possibility each time it occurs.< Less
Personal Best By Joe Muldowney
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Personal Best is Joe Muldowney's second book about running, racing, and training. The book begins with Joe's personal account of the events surrounding the tragic 2013 Boston Marathon, his 16th... More > running of the iconic race. Personal Best is a recipe book for running success. Muldowney, a veteran of 38 years of running with a personal best marathon time of 2:22:54, offers his methods for becoming a successful runner at every level. Beginners will benefit from his advice on how to train for an initial 5K race. "Muldowney Sevens" will take you from being a runner to being an award winning runner, and the chapter, 2:22:54, will offer what it takes to run a sub three hour marathon. Finally, the book tells the extraordinary stories of three inspirational runners, who have utilized their running to achieve their own personal bests. If you are a runner, or if you want to begin a running regimen, Personal Best is a must read for you.< Less
Teaching Trout To Talk By Stuart Bartow
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Are these places real, or mere dream? Are they illusions, tricks of the mind, fata morgana, that the angler imagines might exist? These green pools, where the brook trout are even greener, that can... More > be glimpsed just around the bend? The small stream fly angler is the fool who is ever in search of the perfect pool that no one knows about, hidden away in a brook everyone else ignores. Still, sometimes, the angler is lucky and stumbles upon that place that is ever-changing, elusive.< Less
The Dogs By Carey "Pete" Carter
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The Martinsville Football Program was punished for achieving excellence. Local principals and coaches claimed they could not compete with the program and banned them from league play for two years.... More > In the history of high school sports, this has never happened before or since. Despite this hardship, the 79 Bulldogs found a way to win.< Less
The Sledders Bible By John Bourgeois
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A comprehensive guide to everything you ever wanted to know about snowmobiling. From the beginner to novice to the experienced rider, this guide will give you insight to everything you should know to... More > enjoy the sport of snowmobiling safely.< Less
The Cordillera - Volume 6 By Christopher Bennett
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Each early June the world's toughest mountain bike race kicks off from Banff Canada. The race course follows dirt roads, muddy tracks, and snow covered mountains along the Continental Divide to the... More > Mexican border, some 2,750 miles in total. This race, this cannonball run of pain, is called the Tour Divide and is unique in the world of sport: the clock never stops and no outside support is allowed. The Cordillera is the journal of the Tour Divide. The Cordillera is about things that break - broken bodies, broken bikes, broken spirits. Between these covers are people at their lowest, their most physically and emotionally depleted. Volume 6 of The Cordillera describes the 2014 race. But as always, the Cordillera is about focusing and getting on with the job of trying to reach Antelope Wells. The common thread to all stories is the incredible strength of the human spirit, and what can be achieved if we really try.< Less
The 21st Century Basketball Practice By Brian T. McCormick, PhD
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The game of basketball has evolved over the last generation, but basketball practices have changed very little during my 30 years in the game as a player, coach, clinician, and consultant.... More > Today’s game more closely resembles the game that we played on the playground than the one that we were taught in practices. The 21st Century Basketball Practice is an attempt to modernize the youth and high-school basketball practice and catch up to the evolution of the game. The 21st Century Basketball Practice addresses what to do and what to say at practice and references my experiences with an under-9 AAU team, high-school freshmen, and professional teams. It is not a drill book, although numerous drills are explained and used as examples. Rather than list a number of drills, the purpose is to demonstrate at approach that generates countless drills, and drills that promote better performance in games.< Less