The Pop-up Gym

How to Keep Fit Wherever You Are

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Author: Jon Denoris

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408196328

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 176

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How to keep fit wherever you are—an exercise programme for the busiest people.

The Ice Diet

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Author: Peta Bee

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 1405920491

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

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Super-charge your body's calorie-burning powers to change the way you look and feel forever. Based on cutting-edge scientific research, The Ice Diet reveals natural ways to beat weight gain by firing up your body's metabolism to fight flab. Health and diet expert Peta Bee has devised a unique six-week plan in three easy-to-follow stages that focus on your diet, fitness and lifestyle. It's the secret Hollywood celebrities have known for some time - cool temperatures in your diet and lifestyle unleash your body's fat-fighting ability to give you the body nature always intended you to have. - Understand the difference between good and bad body fat - Eat supercool foods - Discover how spices can accelerate slimming - Transform your exercise routine to maximize weight loss Peta's delicious meal plans will excite your taste buds and fuel your body to burn excess calories. The Ice Dietis the ultimate fast-track to weight loss, providing dramatic and life-changing results.

Windows 8: The Missing Manual

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Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 144935758X

Category: Computers

Page: 930

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With Windows 8, Microsoft completely reimagined the graphical user interface for its operating system, and designed it to run on tablets as well as PCs. It’s a big change that calls for a trustworthy guide—Windows 8: The Missing Manual. New York Times columnist David Pogue provides technical insight, lots of wit, and hardnosed objectivity to help you hit the ground running with Microsoft’s new OS. This jargon-free book explains Windows 8 features so clearly—revealing which work well and which don’t—that it should have been in the box in the first place.

Goodbye Fatness, Hello Gorgeous!

Tips and Tricks for Overcoming Healthy Eating Obstacles

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Author: Lori M. Sweeney

Publisher: Archway Publishing

ISBN: 1480812471

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 308

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As an overweight child, author Lori M. Sweeney was ridiculed and called a loser by children and even certain family members. Her weight increased over time and cruel treatment continued. She inherited new names, including the name, “Fatness.” A major car accident resulted in two knee surgeries and a broken heart. She could no longer keep up with her toddler or do simple things such as walk or climb stairs. She couldn’t find her size in a store and had to special order large, unflattering clothing. With all the courage she could muster, Sweeney persevered. Since diets of the past didn’t work, she carefully devised a reasonable plan and created lists of situations that caused overeating and paired them with solutions. As a former chemist, Sweeney had the gift of formulations which carried over into the kitchen where she was able to concoct culinary creations low in fat and calories. Her tips and tricks led to a 125-pound weight loss. In Goodbye Fatness, Hello Gorgeous! she tells her story and inspires others to get healthy and not suffer as she did at 272 pounds. This book is filled with tips, tricks, motivational techniques, and recipes. This collection helps you handle temptations, bad habits, and situations that lead to unhealthy eating.

God's Gym

Stories

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Author: John Edgar Wideman

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547346724

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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In God's Gym, the celebrated author John Edgar Wideman offers stories that pulse with emotional electricity. The ten pieces here explore strength, both physical and spiritual. The collection opens with a man paying tribute to the quiet fortitude of his mother, a woman who "should wear a T-shirt: God's Gym." In the stories that follow, Wideman delivers powerful riffs on family and fate, basketball and belief. His mesmerizing prose features guest appearances by cultural luminaries as diverse as the Harlem Globetrotters, Frantz Fanon, Thelonious Monk, and Marilyn Monroe. As always, Wideman astounds with writing that moves from the intimate to the political, from shock to transcendence.

The Gym Rat

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Author: Michael Boloker

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595218210

Category: Fiction

Page: 212

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Graphically details the story of Guy Golden, Division I college basketball coach, who is forced to deal with the aura of the N.C.A.A. tournament, "March Madness," while his star player is accused of raping a coed. The novel concerns the conflict between his love for the game and the pressure to win at any cost. Golden is disillusioned with the unethical nature of major college sports: recruiting, the exploitation of athletes, drug abuse, gambling, affluent alumni, the powerful media, money. "Winning is the only thing." THE GYM RAT exposes the raw reality of college athletics. It is the narrative of a man's love of a game which threatens to destroy him.

The Cubs Reader

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Author: David Fulk,Dan Riley

Publisher: Mariner Books

ISBN: 9780395587799

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

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Collects writings on the Chicago Cubs that discuss the history of the club, the people and personalities that have kept the team going, Wrigley Field, and the agonies of being a Cubs fan

Cracked Vases

Online Alter Ego Betrayals

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Author: Teri Brooks

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1477166521

Category: Drama

Page: 285

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There are a million stories and reasons why people do the things that they do online. For me, my story begins with the color fuchsia. I thought to myself, This is not evil, it is my balance. Then it came to methe name of the Web site. I whispered it quietly to myself, saying the name out loud for the first time as I typed it into the address bar and hit Search. Little did I know as I entered the pretty fuchsia site that this was my first of many visits to hell.

Sports Illustrated: Fifty Years of Great Writing

50th Anniversary 1954-2004

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Author: Editors of Sports Illustrated

Publisher: Sports Illustrated

ISBN: 9781932273373

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 560

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Bringing together a lineup of writing talent worthy of the Hall of Fame, this anthology of classic stories represents the best work of sports writers over the past 50 years, including contributions from A.J. Liebling, Jimmy Breslin, George Plimpton, Wallace Stegner, William Faulkner, and John Steinbeck.