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Fit To Surf

Author : Rocky Snyder
ISBN : 0071419535
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 88.74 MB
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Fit to Surf, a cutting-edge surfing-specific fitness guide, supplies surfers of all levels of experience with everything they need to create a personal fitness program that builds strength and endurance, increases balance and coordination, and minimizes the risk of injury. Personal trainer Rocky Snyder--himself an avid surfer with two decades of experience riding the waves--provides easy to-follow, step-by-step instructions supplemented with 60photographs of conditioning exercises that can be performed at home, in the gym, or on the water.
Category: Sports & Recreation

When We Get To Surf City

Author : Bob Greene
ISBN : 1429938005
Genre : Music
File Size : 23.28 MB
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In a dazzling and exhilarating display of narrative on-the-road reporting, award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Bob Greene takes readers on an unforgettable American journey of music, memories, and universal longing. Running away to join the circus is a dream we're told to put away once we're no longer young. But, as Bob Greene writes, "just when in our lives we give up on capturing the freedom and bright mornings of our world when it was new, sometimes something happens to keep the sun high in the sky a while longer. Sometimes we find something we weren't even aware we were looking for." For fifteen years beginning in the 1990s, Greene stepped into a universe that, out in the country every summer night, is hiding in plain sight: the touring world of the great early rock bands who gave America the car-radio and jukebox music it still loves best. Singing backup with the legendary Jan and Dean as they endlessly crisscross the nation, Greene takes us to football stadiums and minor-league ballparks, to no-name ice cream stands and midnight diners, to back roads and carnival midways as he tells a riveting story of great fame and lingering sorrow, of unexpected friendship and lasting dreams, of the things that keep us going in the face of all the things that threaten to stop us. Striking chords of recognition and yearning, When We Get to Surf City glistens with cameos by the men and women with whom Greene traveled the United States on his deliriously unlikely journey, including Chuck Berry, Martha and the Vandellas, the Everly Brothers, Jerry Lee Lewis, the Beach Boys, the Monkees, the Kingsmen, James Brown, Lesley Gore, the Drifters, Little Eva, and the Coasters. All of them—not just the people on the stage, but the people in the audiences, too—are seeking their private versions of the mythical destination Jan and Dean came up with all those years ago: Surf City as the perfect, cloudless place we all believe is out there, if only we can find it. Hilarious and heartbreaking, moving and brilliant, this is the trip of a lifetime, a travelogue of the heart, accompanied by a thundering guitar chorus of Fender Stratocasters. It is a story destined to touch readers not just today, but for generations to come, as long as the music itself echoes.
Category: Music

Surfing Illustrated

Author : John Robison
ISBN : 0071748148
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 29.39 MB
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Expert instruction you need to take your skills from kook to boss Author John Robison uses hundreds of pictures-- comical, cartoon-like drawings--to clearly illustrate every aspect of surfing: wave dynamics, riding techniques, etiquette, logistics, and more. This entertaining, easy-to-understand visual presentation makes it easy for you to pick up his techniques and use them on the waves. Robison covers every aspect of the sport, from paddling out through the surf zone and catching and riding that first wave to nose riding, acrobatics, shortboard riding, and to equipment repairs.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Fit To Paddle

Author : Rocky Snyder
ISBN : 0071419527
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 55.50 MB
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Fit To Paddle, the only book if its kind, is a sport-specific conditioning guide designed for use in the home, gym, or on the water. Filled with black & white photographs, Fit to Paddle will provide valuable information to the reader about how to create a personal conditioning program specific to kayaking, canoeing, or rafting. Chapters include: Creating Your Program, Flexibility Training, Sun Salutation, Endurance Training, Strength Training, Medicine Ball Training, Stability Ball Training, and a Word On Nutrition. The book also contains sample workouts for the home, gym, and on the water. Eli Helbert, the two time defending world champion in the sport of open canoe rodeo, has written the preface for the book. A world champion surf kayaker will be writing the foreword. According to the Outdoor Industry Association, there are more than 7.9 million paddling enthusiasts and over 33 million participants in the United States alone. A majority of these paddlers are over the age of thirty - which is the target audience for this book. Like surfing, paddling admits only the fittest athletes to its elite levels, thus creating an enduring demand for a book like this.
Category: Sports & Recreation

4 Minute Fit

Author : Siphiwe Baleka
ISBN : 9781501129834
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 68.69 MB
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From Yale-educated truck driver and fitness guru Siphiwe Baleka, a revolutionary metabolism-spiking program for anyone who feels they don’t have enough time, equipment, or money to get in shape and lose those extra pounds. When Siphiwe Baleka, who had once been a NCAA Division I athlete, began truck driving in 2008, his whole lifestyle changed. Within weeks his metabolism slowed drastically and he gained ten percent of his body weight. He knew he needed to take back control of his health and wellbeing and change the sedentary lifestyle of truck driving—one of the country’s least healthy industries. Now, Baleka, founder of Fitness Trucking and full-time fitness coach for Prime Inc., one of the nation’s largest trucking companies—and now one of the healthiest—helps thousands of Prime’s long-haul truck drivers, who have also struggled with weight and health problems, with his 13-week nutrition and exercise plan. Combining step-by-step workouts and advice on healthy eating (even on the go), 4-Minute Fit is a flexible, yet powerful plan that is proven to boost your metabolism, provide results, and help you get rid of those extra pounds and reach your weight loss goals. Baleka’s program is geared not only for those who drive eighteen-wheelers, but also for anyone who travels for work, has a job that involves a lot of sitting, or doesn’t think they have enough time to exercise and eat better. If you’re frustrated by the weight gain that comes from not being active enough due to your job or lifestyle, 4-Minute Fit is the simple new guide that can radically change your life.
Category: Health & Fitness

Surf Sex And Psychedelics

Author : Alan Brown
ISBN : 9781491818565
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 66.8 MB
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In early 1966 Alex finds himself out of school and a prime candidate to be drafted. Like many people his age he is in the process of finding out who he is and what he wants from life. Disillusioned by conventional social mores he adopts a fatalistic attitude and towards the draft as well as towards the accepted definitions of success and what constitutes a life well lived. He goes surfing. His journey takes him first to Mexico, the Army, Korea and back to California where the doors of perception continue to open. Once out of the Army he sets out to hitchhike across the country in the middle of winter only to change his mind and head to Hawaii.
Category: Fiction

Fit By Nature

Author : John Colver
ISBN : 1594853541
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 56.15 MB
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* Detailed 12-week program applicable for all levels of fitness * No gym or equipment needed to participate——just access to the outdoors * Measurable milestones and easy-to-follow fitness routines to keep you on track * Written by award-winning fitness coach and mountain guide John Colver Forget the gym. Go outside, and not only will you get in the best shape of your life, but you might even enjoy the experience. That's exactly what John Colver, the award-winning founder of Seattle-based training company AdventX, has been teaching for nearly a decade. In Fit by Nature, he lays out his flagship 12-week outdoor training program——a regimen that requires nothing more than outdoor space and a little inspiration. Starting with seasonal advice, the “Daily Dozen,” his “Challenge by Choice” philosophy, and details on how to utilize the outdoors, John leads you into his exercise and lifestyle program. He also covers fitness basics such as nutrition, injury prevention, goal-setting, and gear lists. With weekly charts and day-by-day descriptions, this book will push you to a new fitness level, whether you run up your neighborhood stairs, jump over logs on a nearby trail, swim laps at your local aquatic park, or simply do stretches in your own backyard.
Category: Health & Fitness

Hollywood Surf And Beach Movies

Author : Thomas Lisanti
ISBN : 9781476601427
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 72.64 MB
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Surfers loathed them, teenagers flocked to them, critics dismissed them, producers banked on them—surf and beach movies. For a short time in the 1960s they were extremely popular with younger audiences—mainly because of the shirtless surfer boys and bikini-clad beach girls, the musical performers, and the wild surfing footage. This lavishly illustrated filmography details 32 sizzling fun-in-the-sun teenage epics from Gidget to the Beach Party movies with Frankie and Annette to The Sweet Ride plus a few offshoots in the snow!) Entries include credits, plot synopses, memorable lines, reviews and awards, and commentary from such as Aron Kincaid of The Girls on the Beach, Susan Hart of The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini, Peter Brown of Ride the Wild Surf, Chris Noel of Beach Ball, and Ed Garner of Beach Blanket Bingo. Biographies of actors and leading actresses who made their marks in the genre are included.
Category: Performing Arts

Fit To Ski And Snowboard

Author : Rocky Snyder
ISBN : 0071468994
Genre : Skis and skiing
File Size : 32.7 MB
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Author is a certified strength and conditioning specialist and personal trainer with 13 years' experience Complete workout programs including flexibility, strength, endurance, and plyometric (quick muscle-reaction) training Special attention to injury prevention and injury recovery More than 90 exercises demonstrated with numerous photos and easy-to-follow instructions
Category: Skis and skiing