To the library athlete: books that you should read
All books presented in the selection, the authors of Edu Technophobia wrote detailed reviews with which you can read by clicking on the name of the book.
"Triathlon. Olympic Distance ", Igor Sysoev
A book that will occupy an honorable place in the library of any triathlet. "Triathlon. Olympic distance "is a useful abstract for lovers: in it you can find comprehensive information about training and exercises, trips to competitions, balance sheet health and training. Also paid attention and rest.
Power Speed Endurance, Brian McCenzie – The best of the world of stamina, crossfit and biohaking
Thanks to Brian McKenzie’s book you learn how to run. In addition, you will meet heads about bike and swimming, you will be able to familiarize yourself with the theory and practice of functional training, as well as with the theory of crossfit. And most importantly, you will learn about Biohaking, you will be able to familiarize yourself with the finished programs and create your own.
"The most difficult endurance races", Richard Hoad, Paul Moore
What are human opportunities? Truly endless. The book "The most difficult endurance races" will make you believe in your strength and inspire you to new accomplishments. You will learn about the 50 most difficult races in which ordinary people take part. All stories are accompanied by photographs that reflect the preparation, sensations and observation of athletes.
"Born Run", Christopher McDugle – Best Aphrodisiac for Love to Run
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Book for those who love running with all my heart or just going to love him. And if you are still thinking about to take part in ultramaraphones, then you need to read this book.
Run lovers will find a lot of useful for themselves, and all those who still justify their laziness phrases like "run – it is strange and unproductive!"I bought the best sneakers for $ 300, and the heels and tendons still hurt," the uselessness and failure of these excuses will understand.
"To death is healthy," hey Jay Jacobs
We all know how much the hysteria is hiking around the health: there are no proven provisions like "from broiler chickens" is imprinted in the minds of people, and everyone is already talking about it, they are positioning as truth.
If you like a real athlete, take care of your health, but do not believe in numerous unconfirmed rumors, which only injected hysteria, then you should read the book hey Jay Jacobs "to death".
Hey Jay Jacobs – Senior Esquire magazine Editor. He decided to spend one year so as to become the most healthy person in the world. Every month he paid close attention to one of his parts of the body or one body and with the help of competent experts received advice on how to become even more healthy.
"Life without borders", Crissoe Wellington, Michael Ailvin
The author of the book "Life Without Borders", Krissie Wellington can be called a truly strong and hardy person: she was four times able to win in the hardest contest of the Ironman series.
Chrissy book can be considered partly biographical. The author talks about his life, starting with experiences and doubts that are found on the life path of any person. About how she worked on the state service and how it did not bring her any satisfaction, did not allow to develop as a person. And only by 30 years in her life, a professional triathlon appeared in her life, in which she achieved significant results and stunning victories.
In addition, that the author shares personal experience and observations, there are still many tips in the book, which will come in handy both professionals and lovers.
"I’m here to win", Chris McCormack
The author of the book, more known as Macca, can be called an outstanding person among the "Pantheon of the Gods" of the modern triathlon.
Here is a brief certificate of professional achievements of Chris:
Won for his career 76% of triathlon competitions (this is more than 200, counting since 1993). He held a place on the pedestal of 88% of the competition. At the time of writing a book won 12 victories in the races of Ironman (one-day race, which includes 4 km of swimming, cycling 180 km and marathon 42 km). Ironman’s distance passed four times faster than 8 hours, moreover, on two different types of track. Twice won the main Ironman in Hawaii (in 2007 and 2010.). Winner of many championship titles.
In the book, Chris talks about how this sport began and "where he keeps the way" today in terms of professional. Also, "I am here to win" filled with the advice of a professional triathlet about physical and psychological preparation and on power mode. Chris tells about how to cope with pain, shares his attitude to doping and prohibited drugs.
"From 800 meters to Marathon", Jack Daniels
"Ten steps relaxed … Ten steps with effort … Twenty steps relaxed … Twenty steps with effort … One hundred steps relaxed … One hundred steps with effort", – This is one of my most effective training mantras, and taught me this Jack Daniels.
From the book will be delighted with all the runners who are tired of abstraction of extensive words and crave concrete. The book is filled with signs, graphs and formulas. You will find in the creation of Jack Daniels comprehensive information about running, VDOT tables (maximum oxygen volume, consumed per minute), training schedule, which will come in handy both professional athletes and lovers.
"Run with Lidyard", Arthur Lidyard, Garth Gilmore
"Running with Lidyard" can be rightfully called comprehensive guidance on the wellness run of the coward. With this book under the arm, our marathon fled thousands of people (and many of them were in old age). If it turned out from others, it turns out!
"Life at full capacity", Jim Loor, Tony Schwartz
The authors of the book "Life at full capacity" Jim Loor and Tony Schwartz – Real Sports Psychologists. Despite the fact that the book is designed primarily for businessmen, it will also be useful for people engaged in sports: the authors constantly make references to those or other sports results and achievements.
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