The Ultimate Outdoor Adventure Quicklet Bundle [NOOK Book]

Overview

This is a discounted bundle featuring 3 of Hyperink's most popular books on outdoor adventures, ...
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The Ultimate Outdoor Adventure Quicklet Bundle

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Overview

This is a discounted bundle featuring 3 of Hyperink's most popular books on outdoor adventures, including:

-How to Climb Mount Everest with Your Boyfriend-or-Girlfriend Without Dying or Killing Each Other
-Quicklet on Bill Bryson's A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
-The Best Book on How To Barefoot Run

Here are brief excerpts from each below. Buy them together and save over 40% off the combined price!

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From How to Climb Mount Everest with Your Boyfriend-or-Girlfriend:

So you’ve decided to take the plunge - and quite a plunge, at that. You have decided to spend weeks trekking through the Khumbu region of Nepal, to stand at the foot of Mount Everest. And adding to the challenge, you have decided to do it with your significant other.

As the two of you discussed taking on such an adventure, you were really excited. What a perfect way to bond as a couple and see some really cool stuff! But when the decision was officially made, you began to feel a little twinge of something. What was it: fear? Remorse? Guilt over the fear and remorse? Or perhaps it is just plain old dread.

You and your boyfriend/girlfriend have never gone on a trip this long before. You have never even been alone for that long before. There have always been other things to distract you - work, friends, family, kickball, etc. And talk about the stress. You are both type-A control freaks from the city. And you expect to survive planning a trip together, let alone actually trekking over 100 miles for a month together? This is surely insanity!

Or is it?

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From Quicklet on Bill Bryson's A Walk in the Woods:

There was a time in my life when I wanted to be Bill Bryson, when I thought, If this is what a writer does, I want to be a writer. He has an uncanny knack for unearthing the hilarity in the most mundane and shoving it in your face, for meeting the most insufferable, strange, and fascinating people, for doling out the perfect amount of bitter sarcasm, and for otherwise educating readers in an incredibly entertaining way. He’s the guy you want at your dinner party, who you’d trust as your precious phone-a-friend.

I was in college the first time I stumbled upon the writer. I wandered into a small bookshop one sunny afternoon to kill some time. A Walk in the Woods was propped up in the travel writing section with a staff recommendation card that had “one of my ALL TIME faves” scrawled on it in thick black Sharpie ink. I half-wondered how a book with what I considered to be an unimpressive cover could be an ALL TIME fave, so I flipped to a random page and started reading.

It’s safe to say that within seconds I was smiling one of those broad, dopey smiles, and within minutes, giggling stupidly to myself. I’m pretty sure that I actually started to work up a sweat, as I stood there in the now deafeningly silent shop, reading in my overly warm university hoody, suppressing my would-be shrieks.

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From The Best Book on How To Barefoot Run:

In The Best Book On How To Barefoot Run personal fitness coach Charlie Reid, B.S., CSCS, CPT, and personal trainer and coach Josh Leeger, M.S., NASM-CPT, break down the details and benefits of barefoot running.

Natural movement is gaining increasing popularity as a fitness technique. Here, health and fitness experts we walk you through our own full body fitness approach. Barefooting, when done correctly, provides increased balance, decreased pain, better posture, greater body awareness, and the joy of being in tune with your sphere of health and surroundings!

Experience the joy, increased health, and fitness benefits of the increasingly popular trend of barefoot running. Our whole-body fitness eBook integrates strength training and static stretching videos to increase overall functionality and vitality, and alleviate over-use injuries.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014426329
  • Publisher: Hyperink
  • Publication date: 5/15/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

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