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Endure

By Cameron Hanes
  • Book ID : 1250279305
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Pages : 304
  • Genre : Business & Economics
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THE EXPLOSIVE NEW YORK TIMES AND NATIONAL BESTSELLER Push beyond your physical limits to improve yourself by following bowhunter and ultramarathoner Cameron Hanes's lifelong philosophies and disciplines. “It’s all mental.” I say this all the time, and it’s true. If you believe you can do it, you can. We all have virtually limitless potential. Our bodies are capable of so much more than what we ask of them. Take off the mental handcuffs, get out there, and start on your way today. What is your passion? You can become better at it. Committing yourself to fitness only fuels your beliefs. You gotta believe to achieve. Cameron Hanes discovered his true passion for bowhunting when he was twenty. Inspired by the physical challenges of stalking elk in the Oregon wilderness—traversing mountainous terrain, braving erratic weather, and evading his quarry’s even more dangerous predators—he began an ever-evolving journey of self-improvement. To become the best bowhunter of wild elk, to the caliber he believed he could be, Cam realized he would need more than archery skills. He would need the stamina and strength that could only come from an athletic training regimen of long-distance running and heavy-weight lifting. And every day for more than thirty years, Cam has put in the work, building miles and muscles, pushing through pain with a single-minded focus on the only goal worth having—besting himself time and again. Part memoir, part motivational manifesto, Endure reveals how Cam—a self-professed average guy—put himself through the paces to live the life of an expert bowhunter, respected writer, and family man. With discipline, sacrifice, resilience, a hard work ethic, and a belief in his own capabilities, Cam not only accomplished his dreams but continues to surpass them. There is no secret to his success except relentless determination and loyal dedication to his own self-worth. If Cam can do it, we all can. Everyone has what it takes to endure adversity so we can rise above average, be the best we can be, and enjoy living life to the fullest.

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Rodale Books
  • Isbn : 1623361494
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Reads : 570
  • File Pdf: the-champion-s-mind.pdf

Book Summary:

Even among the most elite performers, certain athletes stand out as a cut above the rest, able to outperform in clutch, game-deciding moments. These athletes prove that raw athletic ability doesn't necessarily translate to a superior on-field experience—its the mental game that matters most. Sports participation—from the recreational to the collegiate Division I level—is at an all-time high. While the caliber of their games may differ, athletes at every level have one thing in common: the desire to excel. In The Champion's Mind, sports psychologist Jim Afremow, PhD, offers the same advice he uses with Olympians, Heisman Trophy winners, and professional athletes, including: • How to get in a "zone," thrive on a team, and stay humble • How to progress within a sport and sustain long-term excellence • Customizable pre-performance routines to hit full power when the gun goes off or the puck is dropped With hundreds of useful tips, breakthrough science, and cutting-edge workouts from the world's top trainers, The Champion's Mind will help you shape your body to ensure a longer, healthier, happier lifetime.

Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights?

By Alex Hutchinson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Isbn : 0771039824
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Reads : 592
  • File Pdf: which-comes-first-cardio-or-weights.pdf

Book Summary:

There’s plenty of conventional wisdom on health and fitness – but how much of it is scientifically sound? The truth is: less than you’d think. In Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights?, physicist and award-winning journalist Alex Hutchinson tackles dozens of commonly held beliefs and looks at just what research science has – and has not – proven to be true: Should I exercise when I’m sick? · Do I get the same workout from the elliptical machine that I get from running? · What role does my brain play in fatigue? · Will running ruin my knees? · To lose weight, is it better to eat less or exercise more? · How should I adapt my workout routine as I get older? · Does it matter what I’m thinking about when I train? · Will drinking coffee help or hinder my performance? · Should I have sex the night before a competition? This myth-busting book covers the full spectrum of exercise science and offers the latest in research from around the globe, as well as helpful diagrams and plenty of practical tips on using proven science to improve fitness, reach weight loss goals, and achieve better competition results.

A Philadelphia Apologetic

By Homer Kizer
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Booktango
  • Isbn : 1468918206
  • Pages :
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 122
  • File Pdf: a-philadelphia-apologetic.pdf

Book Summary:

A Philadelphia Apologetic, Volume Three begins a closer look at New Testament texts than undertaken in Volumes One and Two. It begins a discussion of the bifurcation of truth, the negation of what has been concealed. It continues the several volume long argument for the truth being revelation that comes through realization via the indwelling of Christ. And it introduces the case that for the Elect, miracles are outwardly appearing non-events where things “just sort of work out” without calling attention to themselves. Thus, those things that occur in the Book of Acts, especially what happens to Paul, are anti-miracles, fictions originating as stock motifs in Sophist novels. Acts is an early Greek novel, not a factual history of the early Christian Church. Volume Three compares the theology of Paul, Peter, and James as recorded in their epistles with the theology of Paul, Peter, and James in Acts—and in each comparison, the author of Acts discloses that he or she doesn’t understand God or the Jesus Movement in the same way that Paul, Peter, and James of their epistles understood God and what is expected of disciples. Volume Three introduces the concept that in doubled voiced discourse there is factual truth (what is true for an event driven timeline) as well as literary truth in the “space” above a horizontal timeline, with literary truth making no claim for historicity. This bifurcation of the space-time trope is the domain of the novelist, where an exhaustive presentation of seemingly true data smothers unbelief, thereby permitting the suspension of disbelief to continue and the reader to temporarily believe what isn’t true without challenging either the historicity or believability of events. What is literarily “true” becomes the truth as seen in the acceptance of Acts as valid history by greater Christendom.

English / French Dictionary

By Joseph D. Lesser
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Joseph D. Lesser
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 2500
  • Category : Foreign Language Study
  • Reads : 940
  • File Pdf: english-french-dictionary.pdf

Book Summary:

This practical dictionary of the French language contains over 75,000 entries in a concise, easy-to-use format. The direction of the translation is from English to French. It offers a broad vocabulary from all areas as well as numerous idioms for holidays or for use as a classic reference work.

How Religion Evolved

By Robin Dunbar
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Isbn : 0241431808
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 110
  • File Pdf: how-religion-evolved.pdf

Book Summary:

When did humans develop spiritual thought? What is religion's evolutionary purpose? And in our increasingly secular world, why has it endured? Every society in the history of humanity has lived with religion. In How Religion Evolved, evolutionary psychologist Professor Robin Dunbar tracks its origins back to what he terms the 'mystical stance' - the aspect of human psychology that predisposes us to believe in a transcendent world, and which makes an encounter with the spiritual possible. As he explores world religions and their many derivatives, as well as religions of experience practised by hunter-gatherer societies since time immemorial, Dunbar argues that this instinct is not a peculiar human quirk, an aberration on our otherwise efficient evolutionary journey. Rather, religion confers an advantage: it can benefit our individual health and wellbeing, but, more importantly, it fosters social bonding at large scale, helping hold fractious societies together. Dunbar suggests these dimensions might provide the basis for an overarching theory for why and how humans are religious, and so help unify the myriad strands that currently populate this field. Drawing on path-breaking research, clinical case studies and fieldwork from around the globe, as well as stories of charismatic cult leaders, mysterious sects and lost faiths, How Religion Evolved offers a fascinating and far-reaching analysis of this quintessentially human impulse - to believe.

Finding Ultra, Revised and Updated Edition

By Rich Roll
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Isbn : 0307952215
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Reads : 502
  • File Pdf: finding-ultra-revised-and-updated-edition.pdf

Book Summary:

An incredible but true account of achieving one of the most awe-inspiring midlife physical transformations ever On the night before he was to turn forty, Rich Roll experienced a chilling glimpse of his future. Nearly fifty pounds overweight and unable to climb the stairs without stopping, he could see where his current sedentary life was taking him—and he woke up. Plunging into a new routine that prioritized a plant-based lifestyle and daily training, Rich morphed—in a matter of mere months—from out of shape, mid-life couch potato to endurance machine. Finding Ultra recounts Rich’s remarkable journey to the starting line of the elite Ultraman competition, which pits the world’s fittest humans in a 320-mile ordeal of swimming, biking, and running. And following that test, Rich conquered an even greater one: the EPIC5—five Ironman-distance triathlons, each on a different Hawaiian island, all completed in less than a week. In the years since Finding Ultra was published, Rich has become one of the world’s most recognized advocates of plant-based living. In this newly revised and updated edition, he shares the practices, tools, and techniques he uses for optimal performance, longevity, and wellness, including diet and nutrition protocols. Rich reflects on the steps he took to shift his mindset and leverage deep reservoirs of untapped potential to achieve success beyond his wildest imagination, urging each of us to embark on our own journey of self-discovery.

For My Love Endures Forever

By Joseph Anthony Russo
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Isbn : 1426988621
  • Pages : 56
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 809
  • File Pdf: for-my-love-endures-forever.pdf

Book Summary:

In my younger days I was content to consider myself a mosaic artist and designer, stringing together rows of glass cubes to form textural two-dimensional surfaces that potentially can last forever. And while I placed myself in the forefront of all this creativity, my wife was placed safely in the background. But if truth were told I was the one in the background, because she created our home and my support. Today I consider myself a word artist stringing toger rows of syllables much like a composer stringing a line of musical notation for drama and effect, to form a tapestry of my wife in aspiritual dimension that is distant and close and forever. I never was creative at expressingmy thanks to my wife; I never even outwardly shared with her the title of these rudimentary pages. *au pic TO MY WIFE, MARJORIE I write to keep open the ear and eye of my heart, to strain to hear your voice and see your face; through the silence of God, the distance between us, and the nearness felt within my heart.

Yemen Endures

By Ginny Hill
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Isbn : 0190862793
  • Pages : 391
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 472
  • File Pdf: yemen-endures.pdf

Book Summary:

Why is Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, involved in a costly and merciless war against its mountainous southern neighbor Yemen, the poorest country in the Middle East? When the Saudis attacked the hitherto obscure Houthi militia, which they believed had Iranian backing, to oust Yemen's government in 2015, they expected an easy victory. They appealed for Western help and bought weapons worth billions of dollars from Britain and America; yet two years later the Houthis, a unique Shia sect, have the upper hand. In her revealing portrait of modern Yemen, Ginny Hill delves into its recent history, dominated by the enduring and pernicious influence of career dictator Ali Abdullah Saleh, who ruled for three decades before being forced out by street protests in 2011. Saleh masterminded patronage networks that kept the state weak, allowing conflict, social inequality and terrorism to flourish. In the chaos that follows his departure, civil war and regional interference plague the country while separatist groups, Al-Qaeda and ISIS compete to exploit the broken state. And yet, Yemen endures.

The Enduring Shore

By Paul Schneider
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Isbn : 1250135214
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 862
  • File Pdf: the-enduring-shore.pdf

Book Summary:

Even before the Pilgrims landed in 1620, Cape Cod and its islands promised paradise to visitors, both native and European. In Paul Schneider's sure hands, the story of this waterland created by glaciers and refined by storms and tides -- and of its varied inhabitants -- becomes an irresistible biography of a place. Cape Cod's Great Beach, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket are romantic stops on Schneider's roughly chronological human and natural history. His book is a lucid and compelling collage of seaside ecology, Indians and colonists, religion and revolution, shipwrecks and hurricanes, whalers and vengeful sperm whales, glorious clipper ships and today's beautiful but threatened beaches. Schneider's superb eye for story and detail illuminates both history and landscape. A wonderful introduction, it will also appeal to the millions of people who already have warm associations with these magical places.

How to Build an Enduring Marriage Teacher's Manual

By Karen Budzinski
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Isbn : 1490846190
  • Pages : 38
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Reads : 563
  • File Pdf: how-to-build-an-enduring-marriage-teacher-s-manual.pdf

Book Summary:

If asked to list the most important things in life, most people would not list their material possessions over their relationships. Although relationships are as varied as the people involved, the tools we utilize to build and strengthen them are always the same. This Teacher’s Manual will assist you in teaching the tools to enjoy marathon relationships as contained in the book How to Build an Enduring Marriage, and its companion workbook. Avoid common obstacles that hinder successful communication Identify destructive habits that are eating away at marital happiness Prepare to get through problems without danger or injury to your relationship Achieve true intimacy, love, and friendship with your husband Hold onto joy through the ups and downs of life together Your marriage cannot work unless you do. I want to invite you to take a journey with me while we study and apply ourselves to live out our priorities. It is a journey designed to leave excuses behind as we apply ourselves to an extreme relationship workout. We are going to lift the ideals we have settled for in our relationships to new standards, set aside pre-conceived ideas, commit to develop and apply new skills, and take a look at some of the priorities we have unintentionally allowed to slacken. As we dedicate ourselves to these tasks, results will follow.

Enduring Heart, The: Spirituality for the Long Haul

By Wilkie Au
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Paulist Press
  • Isbn : 1616436557
  • Pages :
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 758
  • File Pdf: enduring-heart-the.pdf

Book Summary:

A guidebook for traveling the road of middle age that acts as a type of "spiritual Triple-A Club," providing both a map for middle life's journey and roadside assistance for those who find themselves stuck along the way.

Better, Deeper And More Enduring Brief Therapy

By Albert Ellis
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1134864787
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Psychology
  • Reads : 412
  • File Pdf: better-deeper-and-more-enduring-brief-therapy.pdf

Book Summary:

First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Enduring Community

By William Helmreich
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1351290029
  • Pages : 327
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 394
  • File Pdf: the-enduring-community.pdf

Book Summary:

From its founding in the late seventeenth century, Newark, New Jersey, was a vibrant and representative center of Jewish life in America. Geographically and culturally situated between New York City and its outlying suburbs, Newark afforded Jewish residents the advantages of a close-knit community along with the cultural abundance and social dynamism of urban life. In Newark, all of the representative stages of modern Jewish experience were enacted, from immigration and acculturation to upward mobility and community building. The Enduring Community is a lively and evocative social history of the Jewish presence in Newark as well as an examination of what Newark tells us about social assimilation, conflict and change. Grounded in documentary research, the volume makes extensive use of interviews and oral histories. The author traces the growth of the Jewish population in the pre-Revolutionary period to its settlement of German Jews in the 1840s and Eastern European Jews in the 1880s. Helmreich delineates areas of contention and cooperation between these groups and relates how an American identity was eventually forged within the larger ethnic mix of the city. Jewish population in politics, the establishment of Jewish schools, synagogues, labor unions, charities, and community groups are described together with cultural and recreational life. Despite the formal and emotional bonds that formed over a century, Jewish neighborhoods in Newark did not survive the postwar era. The trek to the suburbs, the erosion of Newark's tax base, and deteriorating services accelerated a movement outward that mirrored the demographic patterns of cities across America. By the time of the Newark riots in 1967, the Jewish presence was largely absent. This volume reclaims a lost history and gives personalized voice to the dreams, aspirations, and memories of a dispersed community. It demonstrates how former Newarkers built new Jewish communities in the surrounding suburbs, an area dubbed "MetroWest" by Jewish leaders. The Enduring Community is must reading for students of Jewish social history, sociologists, urban studies specialists, and readers interested in the history of New Jersey. The book includes archival photographs form the periods discussed.

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Workplace: Emerging Issues and Enduring Challenges

By Margaret Foegen Karsten
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Isbn : 1440833702
  • Pages : 444
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 608
  • File Pdf: gender-race-and-ethnicity-in-the-workplace.pdf

Book Summary:

Insights from professionals in the fields of organizational development and diversity provide practical tools to help employees and managers—regardless of race or gender—collaborate in reaching their workplace potential. • Presents new research on the many forms of employment discrimination based on multiracial identity, appearance, and transgender status • Includes contributions from professionals in the fields of social psychology, law, gender studies, and ethics, among others • Reveals effective ways for promoting inclusion of women and people of color in today's global workforce • Covers the workforce in the public sector, private sector, and military • Considers the role of social media in helping break through workplace barriers