Have you created your bucket list? You know those things you want to do before you ‘kick the bucket’, like overcoming fears or reaching your dream. Whether it be to climb a mountain, run a marathon or even write a book, these titles from our digital collections can help you check off your accomplishments.
Everyone has a daunting "bucket list" of things to complete before they die. The problem? We spend too much time creating lists of what we want to achieve instead of just doing it. The Big Bucket List Book will transform the way you look at the world and the power you have to achieve your dreams. In this charming and practical collection, Gin Sander offers over 130 fresh ideas for infusing your life with a bit of glamor, adventure, and style for every budget and adventure level, including: Staying in a castle to channel your inner romantic (did we mention you could do it for free?) ? Joining a bike race in Tuscany or giving back with a humanitarian mission in Africa ? Taking a songwriting class as the next Joni Mitchell or Jack White Eating pie (need we say more?) It's time to stop listing, and start living! With this book in hand, you can make your next chapter the most enriching and personally fulfilling of them all...and maybe change the world while you're at it.
In Feet Don't Fail Me Now, running and music columnist Ben Kaplan describes how to train for a marathon in one year, even if you have never run before. Based on his own experience transforming himself from an "average guy" into a dedicated runner who qualified for the Boston Marathon, the book provides a week-by-week training program, split into four three-month sections -- each concluding with a race from 5 kilometres to the Boston Marathon -- along with critical information about such topics as nutrition and hydration, how to select shoes, race strategy, pacing, proper form, and whether or not it is important to stretch, with input from experts from around the world.
In this revised and updated third edition, Bill Sherwonit brings to life the adventure, heroism, triumph, and tragedy of climbing North America's highest peak, Denali. He offers great insight and tales of daring adventure for both experienced climbers and armchair explorers who wonder why people climb mountains. The book contains stores about some of the best known personalities associated with the mountain, from Bradford Washburn to Vern Tejas. Sherwonit has added new records and climbing data along with some stories of new faces who have attempted the climb. He also updated the Park Service rules regarding climbing Denali.
Writers are given a wealth of opportunities to cultivate a successful writing life, break out, and find an audience for their work. Yet so many writers, from beginners to
veterans, find their careers stuck in neutral.The solution is simple: Just write. Write yourself past fears, doubts, and setbacks, and use your desire for writing excellence
to deeply immerse yourself in the craft.