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Discover a wide selection of sport books at tales.as. In the best sports books you can be fascinated by stories from the greatest athletes and their spectacular achievements in their particular sport. You can also read reports from the most exciting sporting events. Finally, you can find good sports books that help you get started with the sport that suits you and gives you inspiration on how you can incorporate more sports into your everyday life. No matter what type of sport you are interested in, you will find your new sports books with us.
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  • - Activate Your Potential, Transcend Your Limits
    by Wim Hof

    STAR OF BBC ONE'S FREEZE THE FEAR 'I've never felt so alive' JOE WICKS 'A fascinating look at Wim's incredible life and method' FEARNE COTTON My hope is to inspire you to retake control of your body and life by unleashing the immense power of the mind. 'The Iceman' Wim Hof shares his remarkable life story and powerful method for supercharging your health and happiness. Refined over forty years and championed by scientists across the globe, you'll learn how to harness three key elements of Cold, Breathing and Mindset to take ownership over your own mind and wellbeing. 'The book will change your life' BEN FOGLE 'Wim is a legend of the power ice has to heal and empower' BEAR GRYLLS

  • - The New Science of a Lost Art
    by James Nestor
    £5.99 - 47.99

  • by Barry Hearn
    £10.99 - 16.49

    Out now: the autobiography of the legendary sports promoter, Barry Hearn. 'I am the largest sports promoter in the world. I promote 11 sports to a global audience of billions of people every day of my life'__________A larger than life working class hero, Romford born and bred - always ready with the perfect soundbite - Barry Hearn was famously described as 'roguish but never a rogue'. Hearn is credited with turning snooker into one of the biggest sports in Britain. He essentially turned a sport in which competitors wear bowties into a massive, globally televised event. Away from the table, his promotions empire casts its net over a dozen sports - from professional boxing to darts, fishing to ten-pin bowling - and his career spans four decades. He also previously owned Leyton Orient football club. Packed with hilarious anecdotes from the golden age of snooker, and behind-the-scenes insight into boxing negotiations and darts bust-ups, Hearn's book is a joy to read from start to finish.

  • by Ian Marshall
    £10.49

    The world's bestselling cricket annual. The indispensable pocket guide to the cricket season.

  • - The Acclaimed Mind Management Programme to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness
    by Prof Steve Peters
    £6.99 - 12.99

    Do you sabotage your own happiness and success? Are you struggling to make sense of yourself? Do your emotions sometimes dictate your life?The Chimp Paradox is an incredibly powerful mind management model that can help you become a happy, confident, healthier and more successful person. Prof Steve Peters explains the struggle that takes place within your mind and then shows how to apply this understanding to every area of your life so you can:- Recognise how your mind is working- Understand and manage your emotions and thoughts- Manage yourself and become the person you would like to beThe Chimp Mind Management Model is based on scientific facts and principles, which have been simplified into a workable model for easy use. It will help you to develop yourself and give you the skills, for example, to remove anxiety, have confidence and choose your emotions. The book will do this by giving you an understanding of the way in which your mind works and how you can manage it. It will also help you to identify what is holding you back or preventing you from having a happier and more successful life. Each chapter explains different aspects of how you function and highlights key facts for you to understand. There are also exercises for you to work with. By undertaking these exercises you will see immediate improvements in your daily living and, over time, you will develop emotional skills and practical habits that will help you to become the person that you want to be, and live the life that you want to live.

  • by John Grisham
    £0.00 - 16.49

    The incredible new novel from international bestseller John Grisham.

  • - The Surprising Science of Walking for Wellness and Joy, One Week at a Time
    by Annabel Streets
    £11.49

  • - The World's Bestselling Grand Prix Handbook
    by Bruce Jones
    £11.49

    Features a full preview of the 2022 season of the Drivers' World Championship, including team and driver profiles, and fully illustrated maps of every Grand Prix circuit.

  • - The Sunday Times bestseller, shortlisted for the 2018 Costa Biography Award & The Wainwright Prize
    by Raynor Winn
    £5.99 - 10.49

  • by Jake Humphrey & Damian Hughes
    £9.49 - 16.49

  • - Rugby, dementia and the fight of my life
    by Steve Thompson
    £12.99 - 16.49

  • by Arsene Wenger
    £2.99 - 9.49

  • - How I Play
    by Kobe Bryant
    £21.49

    The first book from the basketball superstar Kobe Bryant-a lavish, deep dive inside the mind of one of the most revered athletes of all time.

  • - The Great European Hike
     
    £27.49

  • - Activate Your Potential, Transcend Your Limits
    by Wim Hof
    £6.49 - 12.26

  • by Ross Edgley
    £0.00 - 16.49

    Bestselling author and award-winning adventurer Ross Edgley has been studying the art of resilience for years, applying all he has learned to become the first person in history to swim around Great Britain, breaking multiple world records. Now Ross focuses on mental strength, stoicism and the training needed to create an unbreakable body.

  • by Peter Schmeichel
    £0.00 - 16.49

    The autobiography of one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time.

  • by Leslie Kaminoff & Amy Matthews
    £22.49

    From breathing to inversions to standing poses, this title shows you how specific muscles respond to the movements of the joints; how alterations of a pose can enhance or reduce effectiveness and how the spine, breathing and body position are all fundamentally linked.

  • - The Bible of Bodybuilding, Fully Updated and Revised
    by Arnold Schwarzenegger
    £23.99

    Arnold Schwarzenegger shares his secrets to dedication, training, and commitment and shows you how to realise your own potential for greatness.

  • - The Ultimate Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance
    by W Timothy Gallwey
    £3.99 - 8.99

    Improve your game and discover your true potential by increasing your concentration, willpower and confidence. Described by Billie Jean King as her 'tennis bible', Timothy Gallwey's multi-million bestseller, including an introduction from acclaimed sports psychologist Geoff Beattie, has been a phenomenon for players of all abilities since it was first published in 1972. Instead of concentrating on how to improve your technique, it starts from the understanding that 'every game is composed of two parts, an outer game and an inner game'. The former is played against opponents on the court, but the latter is a battle within ourselves as we try and overcome self-doubt and anxiety. It is often won or lost before a ball has been hit. Gallwey's revolutionary approach, built on a foundation of Zen thinking and humanistic psychology, will teach you how to develop your concentration, work on your gamesmanship and help you break bad habits. You will also learn how to trust yourself on the court and how to maintain clarity of mind throughout the match, giving you a clear psychological advantage over your opponent. Whether you are an amateur or a pro, The Inner Game of Tennis is essential reading for overcoming the self-doubt, nervousness, and lapses of concentration that can keep a player from winning. It is guaranteed to change the way you play tennis forever.

  • - A Visual Guide
    by Dave Canterbury
    £14.49

  • - How Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
    by David Epstein
    £0.00 - 10.49

    Range is the groundbreaking and exhilarating exploration into how to be successful in the twenty-first century. Through fascinating stories and vividly explained research, David Epstein demonstrates why, as the world has got increasingly complex, developing range can help us excel.

  • by Lonely Planet
    £17.99

    Lace up your hiking boots for the next in Lonely Planet's highly successful Epic series, this time exploring 50 of Europe's most rewarding and beautiful hikes. Featuring the very newest trails and classics, each introduced with a first-person account and featuring a map, inspiring photos and practical details to follow in the writer's footsteps.

  • - Technical, physical and mental training for rock climbing
    by Martin Mobraten & Stian Christophersen
    £25.99

    Published to coincide with sport climbing's debut in the Olympics, The Climbing Bible by Martin Mobraten and Stian Christophersen is a comprehensive guide to help you train effectively to become a better climber. Illustrated with 400 technique and action photos, and features stories from top climbers as well as a foreword by Jo Nesbo.

  • by Tim S. Grover & Shari Wenk
    £9.49 - 15.99

  • by Lonely Planet
    £19.99

    Explore Europe's most thrilling cycling routes with the latest installment in the Epic series from Lonely Planet. From dreamy getaways on sun-dappled Mediterranean Islands to challenging alpine crossings, bike enthusiasts share stories from the best road, mountain, dirt and trail routes across the spiritual home of cycling.

  • - Build a Bulletproof Body for Extreme Adventure in 365 Days
    by Ross Edgley
    £12.49 - 16.49

    From world-renowned adventurer and bestselling author of The Art of Resilience and The World's Fittest Book, comes the ultimate blueprint to (re)building a bulletproof body. 'He's an animal' CHRIS HEMSWORTH 'The inner workings of a sports science genius' EDDIE HALL, former World's Strongest Man

  • - The Autobiography of the World's Greatest Formula 1 Designer
    by Adrian Newey
    £19.49

    'Adrian has a unique gift for understanding drivers and racing cars. He is ultra competitive but never forgets to have fun. An immensely likeable man.' Damon Hill

  • - Hiking on Legendary Trails
     
    £28.49

Sport

The sport has been and still is a large part of the english culture. However, it is worth remembering the sport in the busy everyday life, as it provides increased well-being both physically and mentally. Therefore, you’ll on this page also find forms of exercise for everybody’s taste with a different intensity level. The most important thing is the movement. That is why we have books on football, handball, cycling, yoga, sailing and much more. So depending on which sport interests you, you will find it here.
As mentioned, playing sports is good for both body and soul, but it can be difficult to get started and find the right sport. Tales' selection of good sports books gives you inspiration on how to get started in sports, whether it is at beginner level or in a more professional way.


Written by experts

The books are written by experts in the field who make a living from playing sports and imparting their knowledge within each of their subject areas. Therefore, you will be dressed by the best if you want to buy your sports books at Tales. Among the most popular sports books are Tony Bellews ‘Everybody Has a Plan Until They Get Punched in the Face‘. A great book on 12 Things Boxing Teaches You About Life.


Best sports books

At Tales, we have some of the best sports books on the shelves. They show the more extreme and fascinating side of elite sports. In this literature you can dive into sports stories written by some of the very biggest sports stars, where sport is a very central part of their lives. Characteristic of these sports books, however, is precisely that you can go deeper and get the chance to reach behind the facade and gain insight into the mindset behind a great sports achievement - and not least the costs that it can have on its human front. So if you are interested in sports and exciting sports stories, or want to train yourself, you will find your new sports books with us.

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