6 books for sporty moms
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1. Mile Markers: The 26.2 Most Important Reasons Why Women Run
With unique wit, refreshing candor, and disarming vulnerability, Armstrong shares her conviction that running is the perfect parallel for marking the milestones of life. From describing running a hardfought race with her tightly-knit group of sweat sisters, to watching her children participate in the sport for the very first time, Armstrong infuses her experiences with a perspective of hope that every moment is a chance to become a stronger, wiser, more peaceful woman.
2. Kicking off: Women in Sport
At a time when women in sport are fighting for equality with more vigour than ever, this is a book that looks behind the headlines to see whether progress is really being made and tells the stories that can no longer be ignored.
3. Ashtanga Yoga, the Practice Manual
This is the most user-friendly yoga book available! It contins the entire Primary and Intermediate series of Ashtanga Yoga with three options for every asana. It is spiral bound to easily remain open while practicing.
4. The Woman's Health Big Book of Pilates
Combining the best of flexibility and strength training, Pilates is the path to the lean fit body every woman craves - and the Women's Health Big Book of Pilates guides readers in every step (and leg lift...) of the way.
5. Sport and Women: Social Issues in International Perspective
Although female athletes are successful in all types of sport, in many countries sport is still a male domain. This book examines and compares the sporting experiences of women from different countries around the world and offers the first systematic and cross-cultural analysis of the topic of women in sport.
6. In the Water They Can't See You Cry: A Memoir
In her New York Times bestselling memoir, international swimming star Amanda Beard reveals the truth about coming of age in the Olympic spotlight, the demons she battled along the way, and the newfound happiness that proved to be her greatest victory.