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The Women's Health Big Book of 15-Minute Workouts

The Women's Health Big Book of 15-Minute Workouts

A Leaner, Sexier, Healthier You--In 15 Minutes a Day!

  • Author: Selene Yeager,Eds of Women's Health Magazine
  • Publisher: Rodale Books
  • ISBN: 160961738X
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 416
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Time is every woman's most precious commodity—and a lack of it is the number one reason, in survey after survey, that women give for why they don't exercise. But research now shows that as little as 15 minutes of resistance training is just as effective in spiking one's metabolism as a workout lasting more than twice as long. All it takes is 15 minutes to achieve lifelong results—and women are more likely to stick to an exercise plan if it's chopped down to those 15 minutes. The Women's Health Big Book of 15-Minute Workouts is both an introduction to the fundamentals of short workouts and a comprehensive collection of hundreds of the most effective ones. These workouts have been designed for every fitness goal, from total body conditioning to targeting trouble spots with exercises like the 15 Minute Flat-Belly-without-a-Single-Crunch Workout. Other highlights include: - an eating plan with delicious meals that take 15 minutes or less to prepare - workouts for when you're stuck in traffic or traveling and can't make it to the gym - hundreds of tips from America's best trainers, nutritionists, and exercise scientists

The Best Women's Travel Writing 2010

The Best Women's Travel Writing 2010

True Stories from Around the World

  • Author: Stephanie Elizondo Griest
  • Publisher: Travelers' Tales
  • ISBN: 1932361901
  • Category: Travel
  • Page: 352
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Since publishing the original edition of A Woman’s World in 1995, Travelers’ Tales has been the recognized leader in women’s travel literature. The Best Women’s Travel Writing 2010 is the sixth book in an annual series that presents stimulating, inspiring, and uplifting adventures from women who have traveled to the ends of the earth to discover new places, peoples, and facets of themselves. The common threads connecting these stories are a woman’s perspective and fresh, compelling storytelling to make the reader laugh, weep, wish she were there, or be glad she wasn’t. In The Best Women's Travel Writing 2010 readers will discover the hidden magic of Flamenco in Spain, walk the night and its terrors in Benin, have an excellent last day in Costa Rica, poke their way into the psyche of a security agent in Kabul, learn something new about death and Mexico in San Miguel de Allende, travel the darker side of the Hawaiian fantasy, draw a map of Argentinian tango, meet the best people in the world in Zimbabwe...and much more.

The Best American Mystery Stories, 2010

The Best American Mystery Stories, 2010

  • Author: Otto Penzler
  • Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 0857891537
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 300
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A state of the Art collection: the world's bestselling crime writer complies his pick of the year's best crime writing. This year's guest editor is Lee Child, the creator of Jack Reacher and a simultaneous bestseller on both sides of the Atlantic. Featuring twenty of the year's standout crime short stories handpicked by one of the world's best thriller writers, Best American Mystery Stories 2010 showcases not only the very best of the crime genre, but the best of American writing full stop. Within its pages, literary legends rub shoulders with the hottest new talent. Contributors in the past have included James Lee Burke, Jeffrey Deaver, Michael Connelly, Alice Munro and Joyce Carol Oates.

The Best Travel Writing 2010

The Best Travel Writing 2010

True Stories from Around the World

  • Author: James O'Reilly,Larry Habegger,Sean O'Reilly
  • Publisher: Travelers' Tales
  • ISBN: 1932361898
  • Category: Travel
  • Page: 352
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The Best Travel Writing 2010 is the seventh volume in the annual Travelers' Tales series launched in 2004 to celebrate the world's best travel writing — from Nobel Prize winners to emerging new writers. The points of view and perspectives are global, and themes encompass high adventure, spiritual growth, romance, hilarity and misadventure, service to humanity, and encounters with exotic cuisine. In The Best Travel Writing 2010 readers will explore the mysteries of superstition in Cameroon, discover the meaning of life with an Irish carpenter on a long flight, take adopted children to Korea on a Homeland Tour, delve deep into a sacred Japanese pilgrimage, travel solo in Panama's forbidding Darien jungle, comprehend the nuances of bargaining in Senegal...and much more.

In the Fire of the Eastern Front

In the Fire of the Eastern Front

The Experiences of a Dutch Waffen-SS Volunteer, 1941-45

  • Author: Hendrick C. Verton
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
  • ISBN: 081175054X
  • Category: History
  • Page: 288
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Extraordinary story of a Dutch volunteer in the Waffen-SS. Vivid details on SS training and combat on the Eastern Front. Account of the little-known siege of Breslau in early 1945.

The Work of the Uk Border Agency (November 2010 - March 2011)

The Work of the Uk Border Agency (November 2010 - March 2011)

Report, Together with Formal Minutes, Oral and Written Evidence

  • Author: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Home Affairs Committee
  • Publisher: The Stationery Office
  • ISBN: 9780215559968
  • Category:
  • Page: 45
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This is the second in a series of reports into various aspects of the work of the UK Border Agency. During the late 1990s and early 2000s the Home Office built up a backlog of between 400,000 and 450,000 unresolved asylum cases. The target for clearing this backlog is summer of 2011, and the UKBA has made huge efforts to meet this deadline. However the target seems to have been achieved largely through increasing resort to grants of permission to stay or archiving cases signifying that the applicant cannot be found and the Agency has no idea whether the applicant remains in the UK legally or otherwise. Out of 403,500 cases dealt with by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) since 2006, 40% of applicants have been allowed to stay. This was largely as a result of revised guidance allowing caseworkers to consider granting permission to stay to applicants who had been in the UK for 6-8 years, rather than 10-12 years. Also, in about 74,500 of 400,000 to 450,000 cases - approximately one in six - the UKBA has been completely unable to trace what has happened to the applicant. The Committee considers that this amounts to an amnesty - at considerable cost to the taxpayer. The quality of initial decision making needs to improve to avoid the substantial delays, financial costs and human suffering that occur at present. The Committee also says that the UKBA has not carried out satisfactory checks on employers registered as sponsors of skilled migrants nor has it followed up intelligence of possible illegal migrants

In Pursuit of Glory

In Pursuit of Glory

The Autobiography

  • Author: Bradley Wiggins
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1409129144
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 320
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Bradley Wiggins is a British sporting legend. Not only has he won seven World Track Championships and a record-equalling seven Olympic medals, including double-gold in Beijing in 2008 and gold in the time trial in London in 2012, he is the first Briton to have won cycling's ultimate prize, the Tour de France. He is an immensely talented and dedicated endurance athlete with a gritty, down-to-earth persona - cool, outspoken, respected, inspiring - and he has helped to bring track and road cycling to a new audience in the UK. With new material by Brendan Gallagher, co-author of the original edition, this is the story of a boy with bikes in his blood, of a son abandoned by his father and of the journey from council estate to the very pinnacle of the sport. IN PURSUIT OF GLORY is a compelling, no-holds-barred account of Wiggins' rise to global success and an extraordinary insight into the world of cycling.

The Best Fishing Stories Ever Told

The Best Fishing Stories Ever Told

  • Author: Nick Lyons
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
  • ISBN: 1616080566
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 576
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Top fishermen and writers contribute to this exciting new adventure series!

The Best of Joe R. Lansdale

The Best of Joe R. Lansdale

  • Author: Joe R Lansdale
  • Publisher: Tachyon Publications
  • ISBN: 1616960051
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 369
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Godzilla’s in a twelve-step program. A soul-sucking Mummy stalks Elvis and John F. Kennedy. Joe Bob Briggs has a moral dilemma: If your girlfriend turns zombie on you, what do you do? And that’s the tame stuff. In this red-hot collection from world-champion Mojo storyteller Joe R. Lansdale, you’ll find his best, most outrageous stories. The high priest of Texan weirdness does it all: horror, mystery, satire, suspense, and even Westerns. Prepare to be offended, shocked, and cackling like a crazed redneck. Featuring five Bram Stoker Award–winning stories, this career retrospective contains some of Lansdale’s rarer work, his nonfiction forays into drive-in theaters and B-movies, and the novella Bubba Ho-Tep, later made into a cult-classic major motion picture. Come on in—the weirdness is fine.

Elderberry Wine Vintage 2010

Elderberry Wine Vintage 2010

Writings from the Clark College Mature Learning Program

  • Author: Deborah Guyol
  • Publisher: Trafford Publishing
  • ISBN: 1426952759
  • Category: Literary Collections
  • Page: 456
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Elderberry Wine, Vintage 2010 is an anthology of student writing from the Mature Learning Program at Clark College in Vancouver, Washington, offers something for everyone. The pieces in this collection range from Poetrysonnets and haiku, free verse, meter and rhyme; to fiction both fanciful and serious; and nostalgia for the past and visions of the future. Come along on adventures in a swampy town in the American South in the 1930s, an apartment building in the squalid northwest Portland of the 1970s, and the lair of a drug lord in the Caribbean of the 1980s. Exploring all manner of topics, from the natural world to the lives of houses to human life and aging, this collection presents a wide range of unique views and perspectives on life with something for everyone. Looking for Love The little green lizard struts across the womans porch railing with a proprietary air, then suddenly stops and flicks down a flap of vermilion colored skin from his throat and freezes in place. He bobs his head up and down several times before moving on. Wordlesssoundless but with such eloquence of expression does he signal his desire for a mate that, without conscious intent, the woman touches fingers to her throat, then catches herself and with a rueful smile, nods back. Herb Stokes, long-time creative writing student