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Beneath The Muscle: Unleash Your Inner Champion
by Lauren Powers

Language

English

Pages

217

Publication Date

March 04, 2019

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<h2>Wish you had the courage to stand out from the crowd? Discover a legendary athlete's life-changing guide to embracing your inner strength. </h2><p>Do you always feel like you're hiding your true self? Are you too afraid of cyberbullies and armchair critics to share your unique talents? Renowned fitness celebrity Lauren Powers rose above debilitating addiction and became a bodybuilding champion at an age when most contenders retire. With multiple titles and film roles under her belt, Powers is living proof that you can turn your true passions into reality. </p><p><i>Beneath the Muscle</i> is your inspirational handbook to letting your true talents shine. Inspired by Powers' crushing battles against haters and her incredible victories, this book reveals the author's formula for authentic success. No matter your shape, size, or status, the book's winning combination of self-care routines and positive psychology can take you from underdog to champion. </p><h3>In <i>Beneath the Muscle</i>, you’ll discover:</h3><ul><li>An intimate look into Powers' struggles and triumphs to inspire your own journey to success</li><li>Methods for honing your true passion and purpose</li><li>Actionable strategies for overcoming obstacles on the path to your dreams</li><li>Tactics for combating the negative attention of critics to focus on what matters</li><li>Techniques to cultivate a healthy goal-oriented mindset and much, much more! </li></ul><p><i>Beneath the Muscle</i> is your personal trainer in the pursuit of greatness. If you like pushing boundaries, real-world inspirational stories, and actionable advice from a trusted expert, then you’ll love Lauren Powers’ heartfelt guide to self-acceptance and lifelong achievement. </p><h2><u>Buy <i>Beneath the Muscle</i> to embrace a powerful new you today! </u></h2><br />
The Talent Code: Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How.
by Daniel Coyle

Language

English

Pages

258

Publication Date

April 16, 2009

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<p><b>What is the secret of talent? How do we unlock it? This groundbreaking work provides readers with tools they can use to maximize potential in themselves and others.</b><br /><br />Whether you’re coaching soccer or teaching a child to play the piano, writing a novel or trying to improve your golf swing, this revolutionary book shows you how to grow talent by tapping into a newly discovered brain mechanism.</p><p>Drawing on cutting-edge neurology and firsthand research gathered on journeys to nine of the world’s talent hotbeds—from the baseball fields of the Caribbean to a classical-music academy in upstate New York—Coyle identifies the three key elements that will allow you to develop your gifts and optimize your performance in sports, art, music, math, or just about anything.</p><p>• Deep Practice Everyone knows that practice is a key to success. What everyone doesn’t know is that specific kinds of practice can increase skill up to ten times faster than conventional practice.</p><p>• Ignition We all need a little motivation to get started. But what separates truly high achievers from the rest of the pack? A higher level of commitment—call it passion—born out of our deepest unconscious desires and triggered by certain primal cues. Understanding how these signals work can help you ignite passion and catalyze skill development.</p><p>• Master Coaching What are the secrets of the world’s most effective teachers, trainers, and coaches? Discover the four virtues that enable these “talent whisperers” to fuel passion, inspire deep practice, and bring out the best in their students.</p><p>These three elements work together within your brain to form myelin, a microscopic neural substance that adds vast amounts of speed and accuracy to your movements and thoughts. Scientists have discovered that myelin might just be the holy grail: the foundation of all forms of greatness, from Michelangelo’s to Michael Jordan’s. The good news about myelin is that it isn’t fixed at birth; to the contrary, it grows, and like anything that grows, it can be cultivated and nourished.</p><p>Combining revelatory analysis with illuminating examples of regular people who have achieved greatness, this book will not only change the way you think about talent, but equip you to reach your own highest potential.</p>
Astroball: The New Way to Win It All
by Ben Reiter

Language

English

Pages

261

Publication Date

July 10, 2018

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<b><i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER</b><br /><br />When <i>Sports Illustrated</i> declared on the cover of a June 2014 issue that the Houston Astros would win the World Series in 2017, people thought Ben Reiter, the article’s author, was crazy. The Astros were the worst baseball team in half a century, but they were more than just bad. They were an embarrassment, a club that didn’t even appear to be trying to win. The cover story, combined with the specificity of Reiter’s claim, met instant and nearly universal derision. But three years later, the critics were proved improbably, astonishingly wrong. How had Reiter predicted it so accurately? And, more important, how had the Astros pulled off the impossible?<br /><br /><i>Astroball</i> is the inside story of how a gang of outsiders went beyond the stats to find a new way to win—and not just in baseball. When new Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow and his top analyst, the former rocket scientist Sig Mejdal, arrived in Houston in 2011, they had already spent more than half a decade trying to understand how human instinct and expertise could be blended with hard numbers such as on-base percentage and strikeout rate to guide their decision-making. In Houston, they had free rein to remake the club. No longer would scouts, with all their subjective, hard-to-quantify opinions, be forced into opposition with the stats guys. Instead, Luhnow and Sig wanted to correct for the biases inherent in human observation, and then roll their scouts’ critical thoughts into their process. The numbers had value—but so did the gut.<br /><br />The strategy paid off brilliantly, and surprisingly quickly. It pointed the Astros toward key draft picks like Carlos Correa and Alex Bregman; offered a path for developing George Springer, José Altuve, and Dallas Keuchel; and showed them how veterans like Carlos Beltrán and Justin Verlander represented the last piece in the puzzle of fielding a championship team.<br /><br />Sitting at the nexus of sports, business, and innovation—and written with years of access to the team’s stars and executives—<i>Astroball</i> is the story of the next wave of thinking in baseball and beyond, at once a remarkable underdog story and a fascinating look at the cutting edge of evaluating and optimizing human potential.
Belichick: The Making of the Greatest Football Coach of All Time
by Ian O'Connor

Language

English

Pages

521

Publication Date

September 25, 2018

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<DIV><B>A<I> NEW YORK TIMES</I> BESTSELLER</B><BR /><BR /> The definitive biography of the NFL’s most enigmatic, controversial, and yet successful coach<BR /><BR />             Bill Belichick is perhaps the most fascinating figure in the NFL—the infamously dour face of one of the winningest franchises in sports. As head coach of the New England Patriots, he’s led the team to five Super Bowl championship trophies. In this revelatory and robust biography, readers will come to understand and see Belichick’s full life in football, from watching college games as a kid with his father, a Naval Academy scout, to orchestrating two Super Bowl–winning game plans as defensive coordinator for the Giants, to his dramatic leap to New England, where he has made history.<BR /><BR />             Award-winning columnist and <I>New York Times </I>best-selling author Ian O’Connor delves into the mind of the man who has earned a place among coaching legends like Lombardi, Halas, and Paul Brown, presenting sides of Belichick that have been previously unexplored. O’Connor discovers how this legendary coach shaped the people he met and worked with in ways perhaps even Belichick himself doesn’t know. Those who follow and love pro football know Bill Belichick only as the hooded genius of the Patriots. But there is so much more—from the hidden tensions and deep layers to his relationship with Tom Brady to his sometimes frosty dealings with owner Robert Kraft to his ability to earn the unmitigated respect of his players—if not their affection. This is a man who has many facets and, ultimately, has created a notorious football dynasty. Based on exhaustive research and countless interviews, this book circles around Belichick to tell his full story for the first time, and presents an incisive portrait of a mastermind at work.</DIV>
Weight Room Wisdom: Lessons In Leadership From 99 Strength Coache...
by Ron McKeefery

Language

English

Pages

334

Publication Date

March 01, 2019

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As Strength and Conditioning Coaches we all know that writing the workout is the easy part. Getting athletes to buy into the workout, the culture, and to you as a coach is what's hard. <br /><br />Through my years of coaching my favorite moments are those with the athletes before our after a lift, when we get the chance to talk with them about being a better human. Using stories to teach them life lessons that will help them to be the best athlete they can be, but more importantly lessons that will stick with them long after athletics. Stories that will inspire them to be the best version of themselves. <br /><br />Weight Room Wisdom is a collection of inspirational stories used by 99 of the top Strength and Conditioning Coaches in the world. A combination of metaphorical, experiential, and personal stories they have used to inspire their athletes for years. This book is for any coach that aspires to make an impact in their athletes life. Those that strive to break up the monotony of typical coaching cliches with skilled storytelling.
Gridiron Genius: A Master Class in Winning Championships and Buil...
by Michael Lombardi

Language

English

Pages

273

Publication Date

September 11, 2018

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<b>Former NFL general manager and three-time Super Bowl winner Michael Lombardi reveals what makes football organizations tick at the championship level. From personnel to practice to game-day decisions that win titles, Lombardi shares what he learned working with coaching legends Bill Walsh of the 49ers, Al Davis of the Raiders, and Bill Belichick of the Patriots, among others, during his three decades in football.</b><br /><br />Why do some NFL franchises dominate year after year while others can never crack the code of success? For 30 years Michael Lombardi had a front-row seat and full access as three titans--Bill Walsh, Al Davis, and Bill Belichick--reinvented the game, turning it into a national obsession while piling up Super Bowl trophies. Now, in <i>Gridiron Genius</i>, Lombardi provides the blueprint that makes a successful organization click and <i>win</i>--and the mistakes unsuccessful organizations make that keep them on the losing side time and again. <br />     In reality, very few coaches understand the philosophies, attention to detail, and massive commitment that defined NFL juggernauts like the 49ers and the Patriots. The best organizations are not just employing players, they are building something bigger. <i>Gridiron Genius </i>will explain how the best leaders evaluate, acquire, and utilize personnel in ways other professional minds, football and otherwise, won't even contemplate. How do you know when to trade a player? How do you create a positive atmosphere when everyone is out to maximize his own paycheck? And why is the tight end like the knight on a chessboard? <br />     To some, game planning consists only of designing an attack for the next opponent. But Lombardi explains how the smartest leaders script <i>everything</i>: from an afternoon's special-teams practice to a season's playoff run to a decade-long organizational blueprint. Readers will delight in the Lombardi tour of an NFL weekend, including what really goes on during the game on and off the field and inside the headset. <i>First stop</i>: Belichick's Saturday night staff meeting, where he announces how the game will go the next day. <i>Spoiler alert</i>: He always nails it.<br />     Football dynasties are built through massive attention to detail and unwavering commitment. From how to build a team, to how to watch a game, to understanding the essential qualities of great leaders, <i>Gridiron Genius </i>gives football fans the knowledge to be the smartest person in the room every Sunday.
The Keys to the Effortless Golf Swing: Curing Your Hit Impulse in...
by Michael McTeigue

Language

English

Pages

114

Publication Date

November 24, 2010

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If you love golf, but have never played to your potential, here is a book you will quickly come to treasure.<br /><br />The biggest paradox in golf is that the harder you try to "hit" the ball, the worse you do so. In The Keys to the Effortless Golf Swing, Michael McTeigue offers a simple system of sequential body movements that produces a true swinging motion with every club in the bag. The result is increased distance and greater accuracy for all sizes, shapes, and ages of golfers for a minimum of investment in learning time. <br /><br />The clarity and simplicity of McTeigue's frill-free approach to the golf swing leads the reader to a new experience of power and effortlessness. He truly shows "how to build a swing you can trust and keep for life."
Servant Leadership Bootcamp: 12 Knockout Steps to Build Mental St...
by Cara Bramlett

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English

Pages

124

Publication Date

February 24, 2019

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<h3><strong>Master Servant leadership like a Pro!</strong>  It’s time to<em><strong> own </strong></em>it!</h3><h6><br /></h6><p>Are you <strong>struggling</strong> with individuals you don’t directly manage?  Are you ready to<strong> crush self-doubt</strong>?  Are you tired of being told you wear your heart on your sleeve or are an emotional leader? Stop the madness of <strong>compassion fatigue</strong> for good!</p><p>Imagine <strong>eliminating the weakness</strong> associating with serving to lead and feeling passed over for not being as aggressive as your colleagues!  Discover what value you bring to the table and how to make others see it too!  Have others follow your lead as an<strong> influential leader</strong>, while still putting your people first!</p><p><br /></p><p><strong>Servant leadership is the most powerful and influential leadership style</strong>.  With the people-centered approach, you can join the ranks of those who lead by serving and <strong>create your dream team</strong>.</p><h6><br /></h6><p>This is a reality.  Your quest is over and the answers are here!</p><p><br /></p><p>Let this little <strong>how-to book</strong> walk you through building your mental strength in a<strong> knockout 12 step bootcamp!</strong></p><p><br /></p><p>Start your journey with an eye-opening <strong>mental strength quiz</strong> and finally know your mental toughness!</p><p><br /></p><p>Weak leadership? Give It All Up! </p><p><strong>Gritty leaders understand the pitfalls of self-control and use it to their advantage.</strong><br /></p><p><strong></strong>Recapture emotional control to avoid making bad decisions that you would regret later</p><p>The Navy Seal secret to turning stress into positive energy</p><p>Don’t let negative thoughts keep you from getting ahead…Hack the Power of Positivity</p><p>Secret tools to power through different types of stress</p><p><br /></p><p><strong>Without commitment, nothing happens.  You owe it to yourself to discover:</strong></p><p>The Simple evidence-based 3 step method to develop powerful habits with little effort</p><p>The secret to finally achieving your goals for good</p><p>How to become the example everyone wants to copy</p><p><br /><strong>Confidence is contagious through inspiring people to believe in themselves as well as in you…Be the energy you want to attract.   </strong></p><p>Discover how to stop self sabotaging thoughts in their tracks before they poison your soul  </p><p>Take the self-sabotage quiz to find out if you are your own worst enemy</p><p>End the people-pleasing cycle without upsetting anyone!</p><p>5 common sense steps to relationship building</p><p><br /></p><p><strong>Your dreams are on the other side of your GRIT.  Discover Concrete, fundamental skills to fuel your dream.</strong></p><p>Discover 1 thing that determines who will succeed and who will fail</p><p>Where resilience leaders focus their energy and why</p><p>12 actions for leadership excellence</p><p>The secret mojo of mental strength</p><p>  </p><p>To turbocharge your mental toughness, download the <strong>mental strength workbook </strong>as my gift to you! </p><p><br /></p><p>And this is only the beginning.  This is your moment!  B<strong>e stronger than yesterday!</strong>  It’s time for action. </p><p><br /></p><h2><strong>Buy now! </strong></h2><p><br /></p>
Life Is Short, Don't Wait to Dance: Advice and Inspiration from t...
by Valorie Kondos Field

Language

English

Pages

241

Publication Date

October 02, 2018

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<div><b >Highly acclaimed UCLA Women's gymnastics coach of 7 NCAA championships Valorie Kondos Field shares insights on how to use uniqueness and authenticity to achieve success.</b></div><div><br /></div><div><div>Former professional ballerina Valorie Kondos Field--or Miss Val, as she's affectionately known--has never tumbled, flipped, or even played any type of organized sports, and yet she has been able to craft a legendary coaching career through curiosity, creativity, attention to detail, and unwavering care for the overall well-being of her athletes. For Miss Val, it's not about winning and losing, it's about choreographing your life and owning the choices you make.</div><div><br /></div><div>Miss Val has shaped her UCLA Gymnastics program as a life skills class and now she's sharing those lessons with you, whether you're an athlete, business leader, or simply someone who wants to own their destiny. Miss Val's philosophies are timeless. Her coaching style is unorthodox. <i>Life Is Short, Don't Wait to Dance </i>is a thought-provoking, fun journey through the anecdotes of the 35-year career of a dancer/choreographer turned athletic coach. </div><div><br /></div><div>The book includes unforgettable stories of the Olympians and athletes with whom she's worked-including the inspirational journey of Katelyn Ohashi, whose joyful transformation under the tutelage of Miss Val was evident to the world when her perfect 10 floor routine went viral -- reaching over 100 million viewers. Other triumphs include Olympian Jamie Dantzscher, who found her confidence at UCLA and learned the tools to combat her previous abuse; and sensation Christine Peng Peng Lee, who helped the Bruins clinch the 2018 NCAA championship with back-to-back 10's. Miss Val also shares her favorite memories of her mentor, legendary basketball coach John Wooden, as well as her thoughts on Larry Nassar and the gymnastics sexual abuse scandal.</div><div><br /></div><div>Miss Val reveals how her coaching journey had a rocky start before she found her own best approach. In time she realized that her dance background wasn't a detriment, it was a gift. When she embraced this, Miss Val led the Bruins to victory. <i>Life Is Short, Don't Wait to Dance</i> is packed with great advice for anyone on a quest for success, delivered in Miss Val's reassuring and inspirational tone. She took the same approach to her breast cancer diagnosis, explaining how she made that struggle into one of the best years of her life. For Miss Val, it's all about attitude. <i>Life Is Short, Don't Wait to Dance </i>is a powerful book that shows you how to make the leap of faith in choosing your own path to greatness. </div></div>
Dear Her: Letters to Teenage Girls and Young Ladies About Lessons...
by , Kimberly Jones

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English

Pages

174

Publication Date

February 16, 2019

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We give our girls syllabi and curriculums for their education.<br />We make them playbooks for their athletics.<br />What do we give them to support their growth through life?<br /><br />This book is a collection of experiences and wisdom to help girls with navigating all of it: <br />school, athletics, and life. Women share letters on what they would tell their younger selves or another young girl about the journey; this book will remind you of your power and that you are never alone.<br /><br />“That is exactly what DEAR HER is… A group of women who gathered their tools, put them in a place where others can see them and turned on the light bulb of decision. Their voices are passionate, strong, and experienced. As I turned each page, I was so grateful for these women sharing their stories. I could feel them taking up space in my mind and in my heart. I wanted to wake up my 13-year-old daughter and read these essays to her. I wanted to listen to her and see where she may have wasted some seconds to let in some unkind, unnecessary, and untrue thoughts; and then find a way to ease them out.” <br />–Nicole Ari Parker, actress and Gymwrap creator<br />

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