Mark Weinstein

Mark Weinstein - Editor

New York, NY, USA

I'm an experienced (400+ books, many bestsellers) nonfiction editor with a real passion for sports, fitness, health, self-help, and memoir.

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I'm a seasoned editorial professional with 18 years of experience acquiring and editing high-quality nonfiction books, both narrative and practical, in the areas of sports, fitness, health, self-help, history, memoir, diet, pop science, pop business, biography, reference, cooking, and children's.

Some recent successes include the New York Times bestsellers What Doesn't Kill Us by Scott Carney, Liferider
by Laird Hamilton, and Meb for Mortals and 26 Marathons by Meb Keflezighi in addition to Peak Performance
by Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness, which received the 2018 Audie Award for best business/personal development audiobook of the year.

I am a sensitive reader and collaborative editor who believes strongly in the values of mutual trust and open communication as they relate to the author/editor relationship. I have also handled just about every editorial emergency imaginable over the course of my career, so I am not averse to rolling my sleeves up and tackling complicated or problematic projects.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
Children's - Non-fiction
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Health & wellbeing
Self-help & Self-improvement
Sports & Outdoors

Work experience

Senior Editor

Diversion Books
December, 2018 – Present (12 months)

Executive Editor

Rodale Books
January, 2012 – January, 2018 (about 6 years)

Editorial Director

Sports Publishing
January, 2010 – January, 2012 (about 2 years)

Senior Editor

Skyhorse Publishing
September, 2006 – January, 2012 (over 5 years)

Senior Editor

McGraw-Hill Trade
August, 2002 – August, 2006 (about 4 years)

Associate Editor

Lyons Press
January, 2000 – July, 2002 (over 2 years)

Portfolio (40 selected works)

What Doesn't Kill Us: How Freezing Water, Extreme Altitude, and Environmental Conditioning Will Renew Our Lost Evolutionary Strength

Scott Carney

What Doesn't Kill Us, a New York Times bestseller, traces our evolutionary journey back to a time when survival depended on how well we adapted to the environment around us. Our ancestors crossed deserts, mountains, and oceans without even a whisper of what anyone today might consider modern technology. Those feats of endurance now seem impossible in an age where we take comfort for granted. B... read more

What Doesn't Kill Us, a New York Times bestseller, traces our evolutionary journey back to a time when survival depended on how well we adapted to the environment around us. Our ancestors crossed deserts, mountains, and oceans without even a whisper of what anyone today might consider modern technology. Those feats of endurance now seem impossible in an age where we take comfort for granted. B... read more

Meb For Mortals: How to Run, Think, and Eat like a Champion Marathoner

Meb Keflezighi, Scott Douglas

Train like Olympic marathoner and 2014 Boston Marathon winner Meb KeflezighiWith his historic win at the 2014 Boston Marathon, Meb Keflezighi cemented his legacy as one of the great champions of long-distance running. Runners everywhere wanted to know how someone two weeks away from his 39th birthday, who had only the 15th best time going into the race, could defeat the best field in Boston Ma... read more

Train like Olympic marathoner and 2014 Boston Marathon winner Meb KeflezighiWith his historic win at the 2014 Boston Marathon, Meb Keflezighi cemented his legacy as one of the great champions of long-distance running. Runners everywhere wanted to know how someone two weeks away from his 39th birthday, who had only the 15th best time going into the race, could defeat the best field in Boston Ma... read more

Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success

Brad Stulberg, Steve Magness

"A transfixing book on how to sustain peak performance and avoid burnout" ― Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Option B, Originals, and Give and Take "An essential playbook for success, happiness, and getting the most out of ourselves." ― Arianna Huffington, author of Thrive and The Sleep Revolution "I doubt anyone can read Peak Performance without itching to apply something to t... read more

"A transfixing book on how to sustain peak performance and avoid burnout" ― Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Option B, Originals, and Give and Take "An essential playbook for success, happiness, and getting the most out of ourselves." ― Arianna Huffington, author of Thrive and The Sleep Revolution "I doubt anyone can read Peak Performance without itching to apply something to t... read more

Earl The Pearl: My Story

Earl Monroe

Earl "The Pearl" Monroe is a basketball legend whose impact on the game transcends statistics, a player known as much for his unorthodox, "playground" style of play as his championship pedigree. Observers said that watching him play was like listening to jazz, his moves resembling freefloatingimprovisations. "I don't know what I'm going to do with the ball," Monroe once admitted, "and if I don... read more

Earl "The Pearl" Monroe is a basketball legend whose impact on the game transcends statistics, a player known as much for his unorthodox, "playground" style of play as his championship pedigree. Observers said that watching him play was like listening to jazz, his moves resembling freefloatingimprovisations. "I don't know what I'm going to do with the ball," Monroe once admitted, "and if I don... read more

My Personal Best : Life Lessons from an All-American Journey

John Wooden, Steve Jamison

NATIONAL BESTSELLER For John Wooden's millions of fans--a heartfelt and revealing self-portrait about the people and events that shaped his life Sports Illustrated declared: "There has never been a finer coach in American sports than John Wooden. Nor a finer man." ESPN selected him as the "Greatest Coach of the 20th Century." From his birth on an Indiana tenant farm, to All-American honors at ... read more

NATIONAL BESTSELLER For John Wooden's millions of fans--a heartfelt and revealing self-portrait about the people and events that shaped his life Sports Illustrated declared: "There has never been a finer coach in American sports than John Wooden. Nor a finer man." ESPN selected him as the "Greatest Coach of the 20th Century." From his birth on an Indiana tenant farm, to All-American honors at ... read more

Papa Bear: The Life and Legacy of George Halas

Jeff Davis

"Papa Bear is everything a sports book should be: Passionate, encyclopedic, utterly biased and filled with endearingly anachronistic phrases. . ." --New York Times Book Review Granted unprecedented access to George Halas’s former players, friends and associates, author Jeff Davis tells the incredible story of how one man grabbed an outlaw game by the throat, shook it up, and made it into the m... read more

"Papa Bear is everything a sports book should be: Passionate, encyclopedic, utterly biased and filled with endearingly anachronistic phrases. . ." --New York Times Book Review Granted unprecedented access to George Halas’s former players, friends and associates, author Jeff Davis tells the incredible story of how one man grabbed an outlaw game by the throat, shook it up, and made it into the m... read more

My Marathon: Reflections on a Gold Medal Life

Frank Shorter, John Brant

My Marathon: Reflections on a Gold Medal Life is a revealing memoir by Frank Shorter, the father of American distance running. After winning the 1969 NCAA title in the 10,000 meters during his senior year at Yale, Shorter went on to win a staggering 24 national titles on track, road, and cross-country courses, but it was in the marathon that Shorter achieved his greatest fame and recognition.A... read more

My Marathon: Reflections on a Gold Medal Life is a revealing memoir by Frank Shorter, the father of American distance running. After winning the 1969 NCAA title in the 10,000 meters during his senior year at Yale, Shorter went on to win a staggering 24 national titles on track, road, and cross-country courses, but it was in the marathon that Shorter achieved his greatest fame and recognition.A... read more

Rickey & Robinson: The True, Untold Story of the Integration of Baseball

Roger Kahn

In Rickey & Robinson, legendary sportswriter Roger Kahn at last reveals the true, unsanitized account of the integration of baseball, a story that for decades has relied on inaccurate, second-hand reports. This story contains exclusive reporting and personal reminiscences that no other writer can produce, including revelatory material he'd buried in his notebooks in the 40s and 50s, back when ... read more

In Rickey & Robinson, legendary sportswriter Roger Kahn at last reveals the true, unsanitized account of the integration of baseball, a story that for decades has relied on inaccurate, second-hand reports. This story contains exclusive reporting and personal reminiscences that no other writer can produce, including revelatory material he'd buried in his notebooks in the 40s and 50s, back when ... read more

My View from the Corner: A Life in Boxing

Angelo Dundee, Bert Randolph Sugar

Boxing's greatest trainer reveals all "The book is written in a highly conversational tone, and by the end the reader will know precisely what it is like to listen to the Bill Walsh of boxing hold court on the exotic art of the cornerman." --New York Times Book Review "[H]ere's one for the fans: an as-close-up-as-you-can-get view of boxing's biggest, baddest personalities and poundings." -Men'... read more

Boxing's greatest trainer reveals all "The book is written in a highly conversational tone, and by the end the reader will know precisely what it is like to listen to the Bill Walsh of boxing hold court on the exotic art of the cornerman." --New York Times Book Review "[H]ere's one for the fans: an as-close-up-as-you-can-get view of boxing's biggest, baddest personalities and poundings." -Men'... read more

Level Up Your Life: How to Unlock Adventure and Happiness by Becoming the Hero of Your Own Story

Steve Kamb

In 5 years, Steve Kamb has transformed himself from wanna-be daydreamer into a real-life superhero and actually turned his life into a gigantic video game: flying stunt planes in New Zealand, gambling in a tuxedo at the Casino de Monte-Carlo, and even finding Nemo on the Great Barrier Reef. To help him accomplish all of these goals, he built a system that allowed him to complete quests, take o... read more

In 5 years, Steve Kamb has transformed himself from wanna-be daydreamer into a real-life superhero and actually turned his life into a gigantic video game: flying stunt planes in New Zealand, gambling in a tuxedo at the Casino de Monte-Carlo, and even finding Nemo on the Great Barrier Reef. To help him accomplish all of these goals, he built a system that allowed him to complete quests, take o... read more

The Fantastic Body: What Makes You Tick & How You Get Sick

Howard Bennett

The Fantastic Body is the ultimate kids’ reference guide to the human body! Jam-packed with fun facts, cool diagrams, and gross stories, and written by a successful, practicing pediatrician, this go-to guide will captivate curious readers for hours on end. Kids will take their learning beyond reading the book with DIY projects that demonstrate different bodily functions and tips for making the... read more

The Fantastic Body is the ultimate kids’ reference guide to the human body! Jam-packed with fun facts, cool diagrams, and gross stories, and written by a successful, practicing pediatrician, this go-to guide will captivate curious readers for hours on end. Kids will take their learning beyond reading the book with DIY projects that demonstrate different bodily functions and tips for making the... read more

Positively Unstoppable: The Art of Owning It

Author Diamond Dallas Page

World-renowned WWE Hall of Famer turned fitness guru Diamond Dallas Page wants to transform your life. After decades of helping others make radical transformations in health and fitness, Diamond Dallas knows what is really holding you back from profound life change. He has watched countless people take ownership of their lives, physically, mentally, and emotionally—and he has witnessed, time a... read more

World-renowned WWE Hall of Famer turned fitness guru Diamond Dallas Page wants to transform your life. After decades of helping others make radical transformations in health and fitness, Diamond Dallas knows what is really holding you back from profound life change. He has watched countless people take ownership of their lives, physically, mentally, and emotionally—and he has witnessed, time a... read more

A Man, A Pan, A Plan: 100 Delicious & Nutritious One-Pan Recipes You Can Make Right Now!

Paul Kita

100 Simple Recipes. One Pan. Game On. Do you think that cooking is too hard or not worth the trouble? Do you see the supermarket as a place to pick up frozen meals instead of fresh, healthy ingredients? Have you given up control of your diet to whatever fast food fare is located within your delivery radius?If so, you’re missing out on the comfort, satisfaction, pride, wonder, and glory of cook... read more

100 Simple Recipes. One Pan. Game On. Do you think that cooking is too hard or not worth the trouble? Do you see the supermarket as a place to pick up frozen meals instead of fresh, healthy ingredients? Have you given up control of your diet to whatever fast food fare is located within your delivery radius?If so, you’re missing out on the comfort, satisfaction, pride, wonder, and glory of cook... read more

The Plane Truth for Golfers: Breaking Down the One-plane Swing and the Two-Plane Swing and Finding the One That's Right for You

Jim Hardy, John Andrisani

"Jim Hardy is the most knowledgeable teacher in golf. This extraordinary book will be the most revolutionary instructional book since Ben Hogan's Five Lessons."--Peter Jacobsen, Seven-time PGA Tour event winner Voted one of "America's 50 Greatest Teachers" by Golf Digest and ranked in the "Top 100 Teachers" list of Golf magazine, Jim Hardy is a veritable scholar of swing. He's been fixing the ... read more

"Jim Hardy is the most knowledgeable teacher in golf. This extraordinary book will be the most revolutionary instructional book since Ben Hogan's Five Lessons."--Peter Jacobsen, Seven-time PGA Tour event winner Voted one of "America's 50 Greatest Teachers" by Golf Digest and ranked in the "Top 100 Teachers" list of Golf magazine, Jim Hardy is a veritable scholar of swing. He's been fixing the ... read more

Miracle at Merion: The Inspiring Story of Ben Hogan's Amazing Comeback and Victory at the 1950 U.S. Open

David Barrett

Legendary sportswriter Red Smith characterized Ben Hogan’s comeback from a near-fatal automobile crash in February 1949 as “the most remarkable feat in the history of sports.” Nearly sixty years later, that statement still rings true. The crowning moment of Hogan’s comeback was his dramatic victory in the 1950 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club near Philadelphia, where his battered legs could barel... read more

Legendary sportswriter Red Smith characterized Ben Hogan’s comeback from a near-fatal automobile crash in February 1949 as “the most remarkable feat in the history of sports.” Nearly sixty years later, that statement still rings true. The crowning moment of Hogan’s comeback was his dramatic victory in the 1950 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club near Philadelphia, where his battered legs could barel... read more

The Road to Sparta: Reliving the Ancient Battle and Epic Run That Inspired the World's Greatest Footrace

Dean Karnazes

The Road to Sparta is the story of the 153-mile run from Athens to Sparta that inspired the marathon and saved democracy, as told—and experienced—by ultramarathoner and New York Times bestselling author Dean Karnazes.In 490 BCE, Pheidippides ran for 36 hours straight from Athens to Sparta to seek help in defending Athens from a Persian invasion in the Battle of Marathon. In doing so, he saved ... read more

The Road to Sparta is the story of the 153-mile run from Athens to Sparta that inspired the marathon and saved democracy, as told—and experienced—by ultramarathoner and New York Times bestselling author Dean Karnazes.In 490 BCE, Pheidippides ran for 36 hours straight from Athens to Sparta to seek help in defending Athens from a Persian invasion in the Battle of Marathon. In doing so, he saved ... read more

The Four-Pack Revolution: How You Can Aim Lower, Cheat on Your Diet, and Still Lose Weight and Keep It Off

Chael Sonnen, Ryan Parsons

Not everyone can achieve a six-pack like a fitness magazine cover model, but anyone can achieve a four-pack. By adjusting your expectations to attainable and healthy goals, you can achieve long-term and lasting fitness. Written by famed MMA fighter Chael Sonnen and MMA sports performance expert Ryan Parsons, The Four-Pack Revolution uses the latest science and motivational exercises to guide y... read more

Not everyone can achieve a six-pack like a fitness magazine cover model, but anyone can achieve a four-pack. By adjusting your expectations to attainable and healthy goals, you can achieve long-term and lasting fitness. Written by famed MMA fighter Chael Sonnen and MMA sports performance expert Ryan Parsons, The Four-Pack Revolution uses the latest science and motivational exercises to guide y... read more

Lombardi and Landry: How Two of Pro Football's Greatest Coaches Launched Their Legends and Changed the Game Forever

Ernie Palladino

Vince Lombardi and Tom Landry could not have had two more divergent personalities. Yet, while working for the New York Giants of the mid-to-late ’50s under head coach Jim Lee Howell, the pair formed what stands, to this day, as the greatest set of coordinators on one team. Given their personalities, one might have likened Howell’s job to that of Dwight Eisenhower as the general struggled to co... read more

Vince Lombardi and Tom Landry could not have had two more divergent personalities. Yet, while working for the New York Giants of the mid-to-late ’50s under head coach Jim Lee Howell, the pair formed what stands, to this day, as the greatest set of coordinators on one team. Given their personalities, one might have likened Howell’s job to that of Dwight Eisenhower as the general struggled to co... read more

Going Long : The Wild Ten Year Saga of the Renegade American Football League in the Words of Those Who Lived It

Jeff Miller

“Outlandish, informative, and above all, funny.” —Sports Illustrated Now in paperback, Going Long brings the incredible story of the maverick American Football League to life through the words of the players, coaches, owners, and others who lived it. This story of the AFL is filled with legendary names such as Bob Griese, Joe Namath, Lamar Hunt, Jack Kemp, Len Dawson, and more. From the conten... read more

“Outlandish, informative, and above all, funny.” —Sports Illustrated Now in paperback, Going Long brings the incredible story of the maverick American Football League to life through the words of the players, coaches, owners, and others who lived it. This story of the AFL is filled with legendary names such as Bob Griese, Joe Namath, Lamar Hunt, Jack Kemp, Len Dawson, and more. From the conten... read more

Dr. Jordan Metzl's Running Strong: The Sports Doctor's Complete Guide to Staying Healthy and Injury-Free for Life

Jordan Metzl, Claire Kowalchik

Step into my office if you want to run faster, stronger, and pain-free. Whether you're a new runner training for your first race or an experienced marathoner, this cutting-edge book will keep you on the road and running faster. With comprehensive, illustrated information on running health and injury prevention, this book is the first to include embedded scan codes that lead readers to videos a... read more

Step into my office if you want to run faster, stronger, and pain-free. Whether you're a new runner training for your first race or an experienced marathoner, this cutting-edge book will keep you on the road and running faster. With comprehensive, illustrated information on running health and injury prevention, this book is the first to include embedded scan codes that lead readers to videos a... read more

ROAR: How to Match Your Food and Fitness to Your Unique Female Physiology for Optimum Performance, Great Health, and a Strong, Lean Body for Life

Stacy Sims, Selene Yeager

Women are not small men. Stop eating and training like one. Because most nutrition products and training plans are designed for men, it’s no wonder that so many female athletes struggle to reach their full potential. ROAR is a comprehensive, physiology-based nutrition and training guide specifically designed for active women. This book teaches you everything you need to know to adapt your nutr... read more

Women are not small men. Stop eating and training like one. Because most nutrition products and training plans are designed for men, it’s no wonder that so many female athletes struggle to reach their full potential. ROAR is a comprehensive, physiology-based nutrition and training guide specifically designed for active women. This book teaches you everything you need to know to adapt your nutr... read more

Shut Up, Legs!: My Wild Ride On and Off the Bike

Jens Voigt, James Startt

Beloved German cyclist Jens Voigt isn’t a superstar in the traditional sense of the word. Although he won three stages of the Tour De France—and wore the yellow jersey twice—Voigt never claimed an overall victory. He became a star because he embodies qualities that go beyond winning and losing: sacrifice, selflessness, reliability, and devotion. European and American crowds were drawn to his a... read more

Beloved German cyclist Jens Voigt isn’t a superstar in the traditional sense of the word. Although he won three stages of the Tour De France—and wore the yellow jersey twice—Voigt never claimed an overall victory. He became a star because he embodies qualities that go beyond winning and losing: sacrifice, selflessness, reliability, and devotion. European and American crowds were drawn to his a... read more

Qaddafi's Point Guard: The Incredible Story of a Professional Basketball Player Trapped in Libya's Civil War

Alex Owumi, Daniel Paisner

A Nigerian native who emigrated to the United States at age 11, Alex Owumi's exploits on the basketball court led him to a successful career as a small college player. Undrafted by the NBA, Owumi pursued his pro basketball dream overseas, eventually signing with Al-Nasr of Libya, a state-run athletic club privately funded by the family of then-Libyan president Muammar Qaddafi.Owumi's tenure wi... read more

A Nigerian native who emigrated to the United States at age 11, Alex Owumi's exploits on the basketball court led him to a successful career as a small college player. Undrafted by the NBA, Owumi pursued his pro basketball dream overseas, eventually signing with Al-Nasr of Libya, a state-run athletic club privately funded by the family of then-Libyan president Muammar Qaddafi.Owumi's tenure wi... read more

Expatriate Games: My Season of Misadventures in Czech Semi-Pro Basketball

David Fromm

When Dave Fromm graduated from college with good grades and high LSAT scores, he planned to apply to law school. But he actually wasn’t that sure he wanted to go, at least not right away. A few years earlier, he’d been to Prague for a weekend, and played a game of pickup basketball there. And he was a decent basketball player, though not good enough to make the team at Boston College either ti... read more

When Dave Fromm graduated from college with good grades and high LSAT scores, he planned to apply to law school. But he actually wasn’t that sure he wanted to go, at least not right away. A few years earlier, he’d been to Prague for a weekend, and played a game of pickup basketball there. And he was a decent basketball player, though not good enough to make the team at Boston College either ti... read more

In Search of Burningbush: A Story of Golf, Friendship and the Meaning of Irons

Michael Konik

"Few authors write as passionately about the game of golf as Michael Konik. In Search of Burningbush communicates why the greatest sport in the world has touched so many lives so deeply, including mine." --Jack Nicklaus "Golf is a game of Spirit and spirits. This true story, which reads like good fiction, describes a journey into golf's magical realms."--Michael Murphy, author of Golf in the K... read more

"Few authors write as passionately about the game of golf as Michael Konik. In Search of Burningbush communicates why the greatest sport in the world has touched so many lives so deeply, including mine." --Jack Nicklaus "Golf is a game of Spirit and spirits. This true story, which reads like good fiction, describes a journey into golf's magical realms."--Michael Murphy, author of Golf in the K... read more

What I Learned From Jackie Robinson: A Teammate's Reflections On and Off the Field

Carl Erskine

AN INTIMATE LOOK AT JACKIE ROBINSON'S FIGHT FOR EQUALITY, FROM FORMER TEAMMATE AND LONGTIME FRIEND CARL ERSKINE "Jackie needed to quell his anger the first couple of years, a task which only someone of this inner strength and vision could have coped with at that moment. When I reflect and wonder what it must have been like for a man who should have been at the happiest of moments in his life, ... read more

AN INTIMATE LOOK AT JACKIE ROBINSON'S FIGHT FOR EQUALITY, FROM FORMER TEAMMATE AND LONGTIME FRIEND CARL ERSKINE "Jackie needed to quell his anger the first couple of years, a task which only someone of this inner strength and vision could have coped with at that moment. When I reflect and wonder what it must have been like for a man who should have been at the happiest of moments in his life, ... read more

The Men's Health Big Book of Exercises: Four Weeks to a Leaner, Stronger, More Muscular You!

Adam Campbell

Revised edition includes 100 new exercises!The Men’s Health Big Book of Exercises is the essential workout guide for anyone who wants a better body. As the most comprehensive collection of exercises ever created, this book is a body-shaping power tool for both beginners and long-time lifters alike. This book contains hundreds of useful tips, the latest findings in exercise science, and cutting... read more

Revised edition includes 100 new exercises!The Men’s Health Big Book of Exercises is the essential workout guide for anyone who wants a better body. As the most comprehensive collection of exercises ever created, this book is a body-shaping power tool for both beginners and long-time lifters alike. This book contains hundreds of useful tips, the latest findings in exercise science, and cutting... read more

The Women's Health Big Book of Exercises: Four Weeks to a Leaner, Sexier, Healthier You!

Adam Campbell

Revised edition includes 100 new exercises! The Women's Health Big Book of Exercises is the essential workout guide for anyone who wants a better body. As the most comprehensive collection of exercises ever written specifically for women, this book is a body-shaping power tool for both beginners and longtime fitness buffs alike. This book contains hundreds of useful tips, the latest findings i... read more

Revised edition includes 100 new exercises! The Women's Health Big Book of Exercises is the essential workout guide for anyone who wants a better body. As the most comprehensive collection of exercises ever written specifically for women, this book is a body-shaping power tool for both beginners and longtime fitness buffs alike. This book contains hundreds of useful tips, the latest findings i... read more

The Young Champion's Mind: How to Think, Train, and Thrive Like an Elite Athlete

Jim Afremow PhD

Award-winning coach and sports psychologist Jim Afremow has helped everyone from Olympians to professional athletes train their mind, body, and spirit. Now, in this new young adult edition of his highly praised The Champion’s Mind, Dr. Afremow is helping student athletes do—and feel—their best. Whether you are striving to balance your school and sports accomplishments, or just get that extra e... read more

Award-winning coach and sports psychologist Jim Afremow has helped everyone from Olympians to professional athletes train their mind, body, and spirit. Now, in this new young adult edition of his highly praised The Champion’s Mind, Dr. Afremow is helping student athletes do—and feel—their best. Whether you are striving to balance your school and sports accomplishments, or just get that extra e... read more

The Show: The Inside Story of the Spectacular Los Angeles Lakers in the Words of Those Who Lived It

Roland Lazenby

The first definitive oral history of the ever popular L.A. Lakers The L.A. Lakers have long been one of the NBA's most exciting teams. In The Show, critically acclaimed sportswriter Roland Lazenby brings the story of this charismatic team to life in an unprecedented oral history, featuring such legendary players as Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West, Kareem Abdul- Jabbar, and Magic Johnson, along wi... read more

The first definitive oral history of the ever popular L.A. Lakers The L.A. Lakers have long been one of the NBA's most exciting teams. In The Show, critically acclaimed sportswriter Roland Lazenby brings the story of this charismatic team to life in an unprecedented oral history, featuring such legendary players as Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West, Kareem Abdul- Jabbar, and Magic Johnson, along wi... read more

November Project: The Book: Inside the Free, Grassroots Fitness Movement That's Taking Over the World

Brogan Graham, Bojan Mandaric, Caleb Daniloff

November Project: The Book is the story of how two irreverent, way-outside-the-box fitness fanatics are flipping the fitness industry on its head and literally making the world a better place, one city at a time. No facility. No machines. Just two dudes and a tribe of thousands. Welcome to November Project’s world takeover.What started 4 years ago as a simple monthlong workout pact between two... read more

November Project: The Book is the story of how two irreverent, way-outside-the-box fitness fanatics are flipping the fitness industry on its head and literally making the world a better place, one city at a time. No facility. No machines. Just two dudes and a tribe of thousands. Welcome to November Project’s world takeover.What started 4 years ago as a simple monthlong workout pact between two... read more

The Flexible Golf Swing: A Cutting-Edge Guide to Improving Flexibility and Mastering Golf's True Fundamentals

Roger Fredericks

For more than 400 years, the secret of the golf swing has been one of the most fascinating and frustrating mysteries known to mankind. Despite remarkable advances in golf club technology, golf instruction, and golf course conditioning, the average golfer's handicap hasn't changed in the past 30 years. Not coincidentally, the nation as a whole is becoming less healthy due to the sedentary lifes... read more

For more than 400 years, the secret of the golf swing has been one of the most fascinating and frustrating mysteries known to mankind. Despite remarkable advances in golf club technology, golf instruction, and golf course conditioning, the average golfer's handicap hasn't changed in the past 30 years. Not coincidentally, the nation as a whole is becoming less healthy due to the sedentary lifes... read more

The Runner's World Cookbook: 150 Ultimate Recipes for Fueling Up and Slimming Down--While Enjoying Every Bite

Runners need to eat well in order to perform, and what they eat can have a direct influence on how they run. The Runner's World Cookbook is the perfect combination of performance-boosting nutrients to maximize performance with easy, delicious, and quick recipes. This cookbook contains 150 recipes sourced primarily from the authoritative voice in running itself, Runner's World magazine, along w... read more

Runners need to eat well in order to perform, and what they eat can have a direct influence on how they run. The Runner's World Cookbook is the perfect combination of performance-boosting nutrients to maximize performance with easy, delicious, and quick recipes. This cookbook contains 150 recipes sourced primarily from the authoritative voice in running itself, Runner's World magazine, along w... read more

Runner's World The Runner's Brain: How to Think Smarter to Run Better

Jeff Brown, Liz Neporent

As a runner, your biggest asset (or sometimes your greatest enemy) is your brain. What you think and feel on and off the road also has a huge influence over how you perform once you lace up. Runner's World The Runner's Brain shows you how to unlock and capture the miraculous potential of the body's most mysterious and intriguing organ and rewire your mind for a lifetime of athletic success. Th... read more

As a runner, your biggest asset (or sometimes your greatest enemy) is your brain. What you think and feel on and off the road also has a huge influence over how you perform once you lace up. Runner's World The Runner's Brain shows you how to unlock and capture the miraculous potential of the body's most mysterious and intriguing organ and rewire your mind for a lifetime of athletic success. Th... read more

Beyond the Boys of Summer: The Very Best of Roger Kahn

Roger Kahn

"Roger Kahn has spun everyday sports stories into gilded literature." --San Diego Union Tribune "Kahn’s fly-on-the-wall style brings to life players most of us knew only from their bubblegum cards." --Dallas Morning News From the greatest sportswriter of his generation, Beyond the Boys of Summer features the best of Roger Kahn’s newspaper and magazine work, plus selected excerpts from his cele... read more

"Roger Kahn has spun everyday sports stories into gilded literature." --San Diego Union Tribune "Kahn’s fly-on-the-wall style brings to life players most of us knew only from their bubblegum cards." --Dallas Morning News From the greatest sportswriter of his generation, Beyond the Boys of Summer features the best of Roger Kahn’s newspaper and magazine work, plus selected excerpts from his cele... read more

Bicycling Maximum Overload for Cyclists: A Radical Strength-Based Program for Improved Speed and Endurance in Half the Time (Bicycling Magazine)

Jacques DeVore, Roy M. Wallack

Bicycling Maximum Overload for Cyclists is a radical strength-based training program aimed at increasing cycling speed, athletic longevity, and overall health in half the training time. Rather than improving endurance by riding longer distances, you’ll learn how to do it by reducing your riding time and adding heavy strength and power training. Traditionally cyclists and endurance athletes hav... read more

Bicycling Maximum Overload for Cyclists is a radical strength-based training program aimed at increasing cycling speed, athletic longevity, and overall health in half the training time. Rather than improving endurance by riding longer distances, you’ll learn how to do it by reducing your riding time and adding heavy strength and power training. Traditionally cyclists and endurance athletes hav... read more

Freddie & Me: Life Lessons from Freddie Bennett, Augusta National's Legendary Caddy Master

Tripp Bowden

Though he was born and raised in Augusta, Georgia, home of fabled Augusta National and The Masters, as a child Tripp Bowden was too young and too removed from the game of golf to realize what Augusta National really was, what it meant to his town and the world and the sport; its history, nostalgia, prestige and secrecy. All the ten year old Bowden knew about golf was that it was a stupid game ... read more

Though he was born and raised in Augusta, Georgia, home of fabled Augusta National and The Masters, as a child Tripp Bowden was too young and too removed from the game of golf to realize what Augusta National really was, what it meant to his town and the world and the sport; its history, nostalgia, prestige and secrecy. All the ten year old Bowden knew about golf was that it was a stupid game ... read more

How to Merit in Monsters (Strange Scout Tales)

Matthew Cody

A new chapter book series teeming with monsters, the biomes they roam, and the hopeless scout troop out to save them.When a scout troop learns that their sleepaway camp is really a training ground for protecting the earth’s most endangered species—monsters—the lowest-ranked Troop D (or Troop Dweeb, as the other troops refer to them) is next in line to earn their Monster Merit Badges. In How to... read more

A new chapter book series teeming with monsters, the biomes they roam, and the hopeless scout troop out to save them.When a scout troop learns that their sleepaway camp is really a training ground for protecting the earth’s most endangered species—monsters—the lowest-ranked Troop D (or Troop Dweeb, as the other troops refer to them) is next in line to earn their Monster Merit Badges. In How to... read more

From a Hum to a Howl: Duke Ellington & Onomatopoeia (What’s the Big Idea)

Suzy Capozzi

Whoosh went the curtain. Hush went the crowd. The Duke Ellington orchestra takes the stage. As the band plays on and the crowd roars, you’ll find that onomatopoeic words are as fun on the tongue as they are on the ears! Have you ever heard the howl of the wind, or watched a leaf flutter to the ground in fascination? Why does the wind sound like a sad dog? Why is it taking that leaf so long to ... read more

Whoosh went the curtain. Hush went the crowd. The Duke Ellington orchestra takes the stage. As the band plays on and the crowd roars, you’ll find that onomatopoeic words are as fun on the tongue as they are on the ears! Have you ever heard the howl of the wind, or watched a leaf flutter to the ground in fascination? Why does the wind sound like a sad dog? Why is it taking that leaf so long to ... read more

Jiu-Jitsu Unleashed: A Comprehensive Guide to the World's Hottest Martial Arts Discipline

Eddie Bravo, Erich Krauss

An introduction to jiu-jitsu from one of its most dominant stars Thanks to the dominance of its practitioners at Ultimate Fighting Championships and other mixed martial arts tournaments, jiu-jitsu has become one of the most popular forms of martial arts in the United States. This fighting technique features ground fighting and submission moves that bewilder even the most ferocious opponents. I... read more

An introduction to jiu-jitsu from one of its most dominant stars Thanks to the dominance of its practitioners at Ultimate Fighting Championships and other mixed martial arts tournaments, jiu-jitsu has become one of the most popular forms of martial arts in the United States. This fighting technique features ground fighting and submission moves that bewilder even the most ferocious opponents. I... read more

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