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  • Gold Rush

    'Elite athletes aren't born. They're made.'Michael JohnsonFrom a living icon of the Olympic Games – as both an athlete and now as a BBC broadcaster – Gold Rush is a compelling analysis of the fascinating combination of psychological and personal qualities, as well as internal and external factors, that go to create an Olympic champion.This exciting new book is based on Michael Johnson's own ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Running with the Kenyans

    Discovering the secrets of the fastest people on earth

    Sunday Times Sports Book of the YearShortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year AwardWinner - Best New Writer at the British Sports Book AwardsAfter years of watching Kenyan athletes win the world's biggest races, from the Olympics to big city marathons, Runner's World contributor Adharanand Finn set out to discover just what it was that made them so fast - and to see if he could keep ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Oxygen Advantage

    The simple, scientifically proven breathing technique that will revolutionise your health and fitness

    The secret to your health, fitness and overall wellbeing lies in the most basic and overlooked aspect of your workout: how you breathe. Developing body strength while ignoring breathing strength is counterproductive.In The Oxygen Advantage, Patrick McKeown combines his successful breathing exercises with techniques designed to simulate high-altitude training in a highly successful programme that ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Survivor

    The Shocking and Inspiring Story of a True Champion

    Fatima Whitbread had the worst possible start in life. Abandoned as a baby, she spent much of her childhood in and out of children's homes. A brief, disastrous stay with her birth mother saw her raped by her mother's drunken boyfriend - while her mother held a knife to her throat to 'quieten her down'. Fatima was only twelve at the time.Athletics was her saviour: local athletics coach Margaret ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Sports Gene

    Talent, Practice and the Truth About Success

    by David Epstein ...
    ‘A wonderful book. Thoughtful…fascinating’ Malcolm GladwellDo you believe some people are born athletes?Is sporting talent innate or something that can be achieved through endurance and practise?In this ground-breaking and entertaining exploration of athletic success, award-winning writer David Epstein gets to the heart of the great nature vs. nurture debate, and explodes myths about how and why ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Mind Gym : An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence: An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence

    An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence

    Drawing on his work with some of the top teams in professional sports, noted sport psychology consultant Gary Mack shares with you the same techniques and exercises he uses to help elite athletes build mental "muscle." These 40 accessible lessons and inspirational anecdotes will help you gain the "head edge" over the competition. ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Cheat

    The not-so-subtle art of conning your way to sporting glory

    by Titus O'Reily ...
    M****astering the not-so-subtle art of cheating in sport.Where there’s sport, there’s cheating. No sport is immune; athletics, swimming, rugby, American Football, cricket, baseball, badminton, motorsports, tennis and curling. Yes, even that sport on the ice with brooms.Almost as soon as humans started playing sport competitively, they started to cheat. They cheated to win, for the fame, for the ... Read more

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  • A Life Without Limits

    A World Champion's Journey

    Chrissie Wellington is the world's No 1 female Ironman triathlete, a four times World Champion, having recently won the her fourth title in October 2011 and the World Record holder. In 2009 she was voted 'Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year' and in 2010 was awarded the MBE.She is the undefeated champion of Triathlon, having won thirteen Ironman titles from thirteen races. She set a new World ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Way of the Runner

    A journey into the fabled world of Japanese running

    Welcome to Japan, the most running-obsessed nation on earth, where: a long-distance relay race is the country's biggest annual sporting event; companies sponsor their own running teams, paying the athletes like employees; and marathon monks run a thousand marathons in a thousand days to reach spiritual enlightenment.Adharanand Finn - award-winning author of Running with the Kenyans - moved to ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning

    Training for an Ultramarathon, from 50K to 100 Miles and Beyond

    by Hal Koerner ...
    Ultramarathons don't leave much room for mistakes. Don't learn the hard way; get a jump on training for an ultramarathon with Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning, a comprehensive guide to running 30 to 100 miles and beyond, written by one of the most experienced athletes in the sport.Hal Koerner is among America's top ultrarunners with podium results in more than 90 ultramarathons. In his ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Swim, Bike, Run

    Our Triathlon Story

    Swim, Bike, Run is the ultimate triathlon book, from Olympic heroes the Brownlee brothersThe Olympic Triathlon, Hyde Park, LondonAugust 7th 2012'We jogged to our positions on the pontoon: two brothers, side by side, the world and everyone we ever cared about looking on. Eighteen years of training, culminating in this single race. Noise from the crowd impossible to imagine. Hearts thumping. Swim ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Between the Lines: My Autobiography

    The Golden Girl of British cycling opens up, for the first time, in searingly honest detail about what drives her to compete in a sport she no longer loves. Written with Donald McRae, 2 time winner of the William Hill Award, “Between the Lines” is THE Olympic autobiography.Victoria Pendleton MBE is not your typical female athlete.Admired as much by the weekly glossies as she is the newspaper back ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Natural Running

    The Simple Path to Stronger, Healthier Running

    by Danny Abshire ...
    Natural Running is the middle ground runners have been looking for. By learning to run the barefoot way, while wearing shoes, runners will become more efficient, stronger, and healthier runners. Backed by studies at MIT and Harvard, running form and injury expert Danny Abshire presents the natural running technique, form drills, and an 8-week transition plan that will put runners on the path to ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Faster than Lightning: My Autobiography

    by Usain Bolt ...
    The autobiography of the fastest man of all time and a superstar whose talent and charisma have made him one of the most famous people on the planet.Whether you know Athletics or not, and even whether you know sport or not, chances are you know Usain Bolt. The fastest man on the planet, not just now but ever, Usain has won the hearts of people everywhere with his mind-blowing performances and his ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Jessica Ennis: Unbelievable - From My Childhood Dreams To Winning Olympic Gold

    The life story of Team GB's Olympic Golden Girl

    by Jessica Ennis ...
    On 4 August 2012 Jessica Ennis kicked off what some described as the greatest night in British sporting history. For her it was the end of a long, winding, and sometimes harrowing road. Nobody was under more pressure at the London Olympics than 'the face of the Games'. Yet Jessica delivered the heptathlon gold medal, and the huge outpouring of relief she showed afterwards hinted at the roller ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Becoming Boston Strong

    One Woman's Race to Run and Conquer the World's Greatest Marathon

    Named One of the "Best Nonfiction Books to Read in 2019" by Woman's DayIt’s 2004 and twentysomething Amy Noelle Roe is living by herself in Portland, Oregon, with few friends, little money, and no job. It’s not her year. With lots of free time on her hands, she remembers watching the Boston Marathon years ago and, inspired by that memory, decides to join a marathon training group, hoping that ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Running with a Police Escort

    Tales from the Back of the Pack

    In the fall of 2012, quirky and cat-loving Cleveland librarian Jill Grunenwald got an alarming email from her younger sister: her sister was very concerned with Jill’s weight and her overall mental and physical health. Having always struggled with her weight, Jill was currently hitting the scales at more than three hundred pounds. Right then, Jill looked in the mirror and decided that she needed ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Twin Ambitions - My Autobiography

    The story of Team GB's double Olympic champion

    by Mo Farah ...
    Hodder & Stoughton admire Sir Mo's bravery in revealing his experience of being trafficked as a child. His memoir TWIN AMBITIONS, published in 2013, is based on the story he felt able to tell at the time, which we understood to be the true version of events. It is now clear that Sir Mo did not wish to share some of his difficult early experiences and we respect the decisions he made both then and ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Out of the Box

    The crazy true story of the Australian champion athlete who posted himself home, became a drug smuggler and found himself on death row in a Sri Lankan prison

    The crazy true story of an Australian champion athlete who posted himself home, became a drug smuggler and found himself on death row in a Sri Lankan prison.Reg Spiers arrived in England in 1964 as a world-class athlete. He returned to Australia in a box ... ALIVE! And that was only the start of his adventures.Crazily impulsive, quixotic and free-spirited, Reg was a champion athlete living in the ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Running My Life - The Autobiography

    Winning On and Off the Track

    by Seb Coe ...
    One second in time may separate the great athlete from the merely good. Seb Coe has made every second count. From an early age he has been driven to be the best at everything he does. Since the moment Coe stood alongside a 'scrubby' municipal running track in Sheffield, he knew that sport could change his life. It did. Breaking an incredible twelve world records and three of them in just forty-one ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Dirtiest Race in History

    Ben Johnson, Carl Lewis and the 1988 Olympic 100m Final

    by Richard Moore ...
    series Wisden Sports Writing
    'A captivating and detailed account ... it reads like a thriller, which is exactly the right tone to adopt by author Richard Moore for a story dripping with skulduggery and intrigue ... compelling' The Sunday ExpressThe 1988 Seoul Olympics played host to what has been described by some as the dirtiest race of all time, by others as the greatest. The final of the men's 100 metres at those Olympics ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Triathlete's Training Bible

    The World’s Most Comprehensive Training Guide, 4th Ed.

    by Joe Friel ...
    series Training Bible
    The Triathlete’s Training Bible is the bestselling and most comprehensive guide for aspiring and experienced triathletes.Joe Friel is the most trusted coach in the world and his proven triathlon training program has helped hundreds of thousands find success in the sport of triathlon.Joe has completely rewritten this new Fourth Edition of The Triathlete's Training Bible to incorporate new training ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • Usain Bolt: 9.58

    by Usain Bolt ...
    Eight days … … three gold medals …… three world records … one amazing reputation firmly established. Usain Bolt's life – and the world of sport – would never be quite the same again.16 August 2008 … Beijing, China … the Bird's Nest stadium … 91,000 spectators and an unimaginably huge global television audience … the final of the men's 100 metres at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad.The crack of the ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • The Well-Built Triathlete

    Turning Potential into Performance

    by Matt Dixon ...
    In The Well-Built Triathlete, elite triathlon coach Matt Dixon reveals the approach he has used to turn age-group triathletes into elite professionals and champions.Dixon's method breaks new ground in triathlon training, introducing a new, comprehensive approach that builds the whole athlete for stronger performance. Dixon details the four pillars of performance that form the foundation of his ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD