Endurance
Score: 4.5
From 270 Ratings

Endurance


  • Author: Scott Kelly
  • Release Date : 2017-10-17
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 136305069 Bytes


NATIONAL BEST SELLERA stunning, personal memoir from the astronaut and modern-day hero who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station—a message of hope for the future that will inspire for generations to come.The veteran of four spaceflights and the American record holder for consecutive days spent in space, Scott Kelly has experienced things very few have. Now, he takes us inside a sphere utterly hostile to human life. He describes navigating the extreme challenge of long-term spaceflight, both life-threatening and mundane: the devastating effects on the body; the isolation from everyone he loves and the comforts of Earth; the catastrophic risks of colliding with space junk; and the still more haunting threat of being unab...

Endurance
Score: 4.5
From 185 Ratings

Endurance


  • Author: Alfred Lansing
  • Release Date : 2014-04-29
  • Genre: History
  • File Size: 28345121 Bytes


The harrowing tale of British explorer Ernest Shackleton's 1914 attempt to reach the South Pole, one of the greatest adventure stories of the modern age. In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, where he planned to cross the last uncharted continent on foot. In January 1915, after battling its way through a thousand miles of pack ice and only a day's sail short of its destination, the Endurance became locked in an island of ice. Thus began the legendary ordeal of Shackleton and his crew of twenty-seven men. When their ship was finally crushed between two ice floes, they attempted a near-impossible journey over 850 miles of the South Atlantic's heaviest seas to the closest outpost of civilizat...

Endurance
Score: 4.5
From 64 Ratings

Endurance


  • Author : Alfred Lansing
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2014-04-29
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780465058792


Endurance Book Description :

The harrowing tale of British explorer Ernest Shackleton's 1914 attempt to reach the South Pole, one of the greatest adventure stories of the modern age. In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, where he planned to cross the last uncharted continent on foot. In January 1915, after battling its way through a thousand miles of pack ice and only a day's sail short of its destination, the Endurance became locked in an island of ice. Thus began the legendary ordeal of Shackleton and his crew of twenty-seven men. When their ship was finally crushed between two ice floes, they attempted a near-impossible journey over 850 miles of the South Atlantic's heaviest seas to the closest outpost of civilizat...

Endurance

Endurance


  • Author : Matt White
  • Publisher : Capstone Classroom
  • Release Date : 2001-07
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0736895000


Endurance Book Description :

Tells the story of the shipwreck of the Endurance in a sea of ice en route to Antarctica, and the amazing survival of all 28 members of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, led by Sir Ernest Shackleton....

Supplements for Endurance Athletes
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Supplements for Endurance Athletes


  • Author : Jose Antonio
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 073603773X


Supplements for Endurance Athletes Book Description :

In Supplements for Endurance Athletes, you can cut through all the hype and find the information you need on 20 top supplements. Find out which supplements to use--and which to avoid--to maximize your advantage. You'll learn what the supplements are, how they work, how to use them, and the precautions necessary for safe and healthy use. Some of the supplements detailed include -branched-chain amino acids, -coenzyme Q10, -carnitine, -glycerol, -glutamine, -caffeine and ephedrine, -ginseng, and -sodium citrate.Whether you're a runner, cyclist, or triathlete, let Supplements for Endurance Athletes cut through all the hype and help you find the performance edge you're looking for....

Serious Training for Endurance Athletes
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Serious Training for Endurance Athletes


  • Author : Rob Sleamaker
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0873226445


Serious Training for Endurance Athletes Book Description :

SERIOUS Training for Endurance Athletes provides the tools to create training programs and workouts that will pay off in competition. Endurance athletes, coaches, and multisport fitness buffs will learn how to design, schedule, execute, and monitor training programs for top results. Rob Sleamaker joins with Ray Browning, seven-time Ironman Triathlon winner, to produce a much improved version of the highly popular earlier edition. You'll learn to: - set up and manage your personalized training schedule; - use the S-E-R-I-O-U-S system of training--Speed, Endurance, Race-pace, Intervals, Overdistance, Up-hill Intervals, Strength; - add variety to your workouts; - develop a winning nutritional program; - prepare mentally for races; and - stay motivated t...

Endurance in Sport

Endurance in Sport


  • Author : R. J. Shephard
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-04-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470694824


Endurance in Sport Book Description :

Endurance in Sport is a comprehensive and authoritative work on all aspects of this major component of sports science. The book also embraces medical and sport-specific issues of particular relevance to those interested in endurance performance. The scientific basis and mechanisms of endurance - physiological, psychological, genetic and environmental - are all considered in depth. Measurement of endurance is extensively reviewed as is preparation and training for physical activities requiring endurance....

Successful Endurance Training

Successful Endurance Training


  • Author : Georg Neumann
  • Publisher : Meyer & Meyer Verlag
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781841260044


Successful Endurance Training Book Description :

Increasing numbers of people of all ages are taking up sports and physical activity in order to counter the negative effects of modern civilization. A popular form is endurance training. This text focuses on endurance training offering advice on how to avoid injury....

Supplimentary Training for Endurance Sports

Supplimentary Training for Endurance Sports


  • Author : Dietmar Lüchtenberg
  • Publisher : Meyer & Meyer Verlag
  • Release Date : 2007-01
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781841261126


Supplimentary Training for Endurance Sports Book Description :

Endurance sports are an increasingly popular way of keeping fit. However, overtraining can often cause physical symptoms of overloading. This volume shows readers how to optimize their performance without experiencing these types of problems. Supplementary Training features targeted programmes composed of stretching, strengthening, co-ordination and relaxation exercises. It also presents the typical symptoms of injuries caused by cycling, swimming, and running, along with extensively illustrated exercises to counteract them. This will become an essential reference for all endurance athletes - from first time triathletes to seasoned pro's....

South with Endurance
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

South with Endurance


  • Author : Frank Hurley
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743222921


South with Endurance Book Description :

The definitive collection of photographs from the Shackleton expedition includes never-before-published images from the remarkable 1914 expedition to Antarctica....

The Endurance of Frankenstein

The Endurance of Frankenstein


  • Author : George Levine
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1982-05-19
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0520046404


The Endurance of Frankenstein Book Description :

MARY SHELLEY's Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus grew out of a parlor game and a nightmare vision. The story of the book's origin is a famous one, first told in the introduction Mary Shelley wrote for the 1831 edition of the novel. The two Shelleys, Byron, Mary's stepsister Claire Clairmont, and John William Polidori (Byron's physician) spent a "wet, ungenial summer in the Swiss Alps." Byron suggested that "each write a ghost story." If one is to trust Mary Shelley's account (and James Rieger has shown the untrustworthiness of its chronology and particulars), only she and "poor Polidori" took the contest seriously. The two "illustrious poets," according to her, "annoyed by the platitude of prose, speedily relinquished their uncongenial task." P...