The Sports Bookby: DK
The ultimate armchair companion to over 200 sports The Sports Book, 4th Edition, is the ultimate guide to games, perfect for everyone buzzing for Rio 2016, an amazing year of sport. This new edition presents fully up-to-date information covering every type of sport, from equestrian sports, athletics and gymnastics to winter sports and extreme sports, to the Olympics and Paralympics. Check out the rules, history, players and events for over 200 of the world’s greatest sports such as football, cricket, basketball and golf. Stay ahead of the curve with this amazing sports source with the latest facts and statistics, including updated world and Olympic records from leading experts and sports governing bodies around the globe. Learn the incredible techniques and tactics of the world’s best competitors, with fascinating coverage of the 2012 Olympic Games, and an exciting overview of the hugely anticipated games in Rio 2016. The Sports Book, 4th Edition is perfect for any sports buffs in need of an ultimate quick-reference guide, or anyone looking to top up their sports knowledge. Previous edition ISBN 9781405367417
- Your Ultimate Body Transformation Plan : Get into the Best Shape of Your Life – in Just 12 Weeks by: Nick Mitchell £12.01Add to basket
The 12-week plan for men to get into the best shape of their life. Burn fat, build muscle and get that ideal body. This is an exercise book for men who want something a little bit special – a definitive plan that has worked time after time for thousands of people who live ordinary, non-gym and diet obsessed lives. Building on the success of his first bookazine, which was the number one best-selling fitness book of 2013 – Nick Mitchell, trainer of trainers and owner of internationally renowned Ultimate Performance Gyms, provides a comprehensive guide to transforming your body. – 12-week Foundation programme suitable for all levels and any goal – Additional Specialisation workouts to sculpt your arms, back, chest, delts and legs – Nutritional advice and guidance on supplements – Comprehensive set of meal plans to maximise muscle building and fat loss – Shazam the physical book to unlock exclusive training videos for every exercise (on the ebook, simply tap the relevant exercise to unlock)
- Zen in the Art of Archery : Training the Mind and Body to Become One by: Eugen Herrigel £7.53Add to basket
The path to achieving Zen (a balance between the body and the mind) is brilliantly explained by Professor Eugen Herrigel in this timeless account. This book is the result of the author’s six year quest to learn archery in the hands of Japanese Zen masters. It is an honest account of one man’s journey to complete abandonment of `the self’ and the Western principles that we use to define ourselves. Professor Herrigel imparts knowledge from his experiences and guides the reader through physical and spiritual lessons in a clear and insightful way. Mastering archery is not the key to achieving Zen, and this is not a practical guide to archery. It is more a guide to Zen principles and learning and perfect for practitioners and non-practitioners alike.
- You & a Bike & a Road by: Eleanor Davis £8.16Add to basket
Eleanor Davis is without a doubt one of the top young cartoonists working today, and You & a Bike & a Road captures her talents in an incredibly raw and engaging way. The directness of this journal demonstrates just how effective and evocative a cartoonist Davis is. These are moments captured, but captured in an aesthetically profound way.Davis’ cycling trip will appeal to fans of autobiographical comics, road journals, cycling enthusiasts, and more. It is a snapshot of Davis at a certain period of the cartoonist’s life, but also a snapshot of America during an immensely turbulent time.Davis has a classic New Yorker or mid-century illustrator style that will appeal to fans of James Thurber and UPA cartoons like Gerald McBoing-Boing. Even the loose, on the road style of You & a Bike & a Road is enviable in its beauty. Physical toll, sweeping vistas, small and large moments with strangers, Davis has made a documentary in comics form; its style equally matched by its substance.
- Zen Jiu Jitsu – White to Blue by: MR Oliver Staark £13.77Add to basket
Feeling confused? Is being a White Belt creating a few challenges? This is a manual designed to get White Belts to competent Blue Belts in as fast a time as possible. Zen Jiu Jitsu is more a rendition of concepts than techniques. This is the simplest and easiest way to break down and simplify the many and varied ideas, philosophies and combinations in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu arsenal. For both competition jiu jitsu and self defense jiu jitsu most white belts need to fully understand the concepts, but it can be VERY confusing! Here is a short list of a few of the questions students ask, that are covered in depth: What is the guard and how do we utilize it best? What options do we have from guard? Why is posture and distance important? The mount is a powerful position but how do I get there? … And when I do get there, how do I stay there? >Zen Jiu Jitsu – White to Blue Answers these Questions and Many More… It covers, Core Principles, Drilling techniques, Choosing a School, Technique Concepts, Tactical Considerations and more. It even includes some technique chains and Maps for the white belt to try when doing specific training or sparring. >Don’t forget every black belt started out as a white belt. This manual also covers the motivational strategies to keep you moving along the path and towards becoming a competent blue belt. This is a great manual for anyone just starting Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Traditional Jiu Jitsu, MMA and Grappling. Scroll up and grab a copy today.
- Zona : A Book about a Film about a Journey to a Room by: Geoff Dyer £8.71Add to basket
In this spellbinding book, the man described by the Daily Telegraph as ‘possibly the best living writer in Britain’ takes on his biggest challenge yet: unlocking the film that has obsessed him all his adult life. Like the film Stalker itself, it confronts the most mysterious and enduring questions of life and how to live.