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Lifestyle, sport & leisure

See below for a selection of the latest books from Lifestyle, sport & leisure category. Presented with a red border are the Lifestyle, sport & leisure books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Lifestyle, sport & leisure books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Make Life Beautiful

Make Life Beautiful

Author: Shea McGee, Syd McGee Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/11/2020

Who doesn't want to live a beautiful life? For the one million-plus followers who turn to Syd and Shea McGee for advice on building a beautiful home and life, Make Life Beautiful will be a behind-the-scenes look into how the couple transformed Shea's small room of fabric samples and big dream of becoming a designer into one of the most successful and fastest-growing interior design businesses in the country. Both long-time and new fans will not only gain insight into how the McGees built such a successful company but also be inspired to apply design principles to their lives. Inspirational topics to help readers build an authentic life include Renovate your life Visualize the outcome Listen to your gut Elevate the everyday Want to live the best version of your life? Read this book to follow Syd and Shea's lead and learn how to Make Life Beautiful.

Community Leisure and Recreation Planning

Community Leisure and Recreation Planning

Author: Ken Marriott, John (Victoria University, Australia) Tower, Katie McDonald Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/11/2020

Community Leisure and Recreation Planning offers an up-to-date, evidence-based approach to planning community leisure and recreation facilities, programs and services. It introduces readers to key theory and best practice in the planning of effective leisure and recreation projects. The book defines planning, leisure, recreation and other key concepts and explains why a thorough planning process is essential to achieving effective outcomes. It presents a comprehensive, integrative four phase model for undertaking leisure and recreation planning, including: pre-planning, planning research, preparing a plan, and implementing, monitoring and evaluating the outputs and outcomes of a plan. It provides a conceptual rationale for each component of the planning process, a detailed explanation of the tools and techniques that can be used, and extensive examples and international case study materials to demonstrate their use. The principles and techniques explained in the book are applicable at a range of community levels from small individual sites to regions, states and even countries. This is an essential course text for all leisure and recreation courses, and invaluable reading for academics, practitioners, stakeholders and students working in leisure and recreation planning, events, culture and sport.

Community Leisure and Recreation Planning

Community Leisure and Recreation Planning

Author: Ken Marriott, John (Victoria University, Australia) Tower, Katie McDonald Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/11/2020

Community Leisure and Recreation Planning offers an up-to-date, evidence-based approach to planning community leisure and recreation facilities, programs and services. It introduces readers to key theory and best practice in the planning of effective leisure and recreation projects. The book defines planning, leisure, recreation and other key concepts and explains why a thorough planning process is essential to achieving effective outcomes. It presents a comprehensive, integrative four phase model for undertaking leisure and recreation planning, including: pre-planning, planning research, preparing a plan, and implementing, monitoring and evaluating the outputs and outcomes of a plan. It provides a conceptual rationale for each component of the planning process, a detailed explanation of the tools and techniques that can be used, and extensive examples and international case study materials to demonstrate their use. The principles and techniques explained in the book are applicable at a range of community levels from small individual sites to regions, states and even countries. This is an essential course text for all leisure and recreation courses, and invaluable reading for academics, practitioners, stakeholders and students working in leisure and recreation planning, events, culture and sport.

A TASTE OF HOME

A TASTE OF HOME

Author: Kyle Cathie Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2020

Outdoor Therapies

Outdoor Therapies

Author: Nevin J. (University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada) Harper Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2020

Drawing on the leading voices of international researchers and practitioners, Outdoor Therapies provides readers with an overview of practices for the helping professions. Sharing outdoor approaches ranging from garden therapy to wilderness therapy and from equine-assisted therapy to surf therapy, Harper and Dobud have drawn common threads from therapeutic practices that integrate connection with nature and experiential activity to redefine the person-in-environment approach to human health and well-being. Readers will learn about the benefits and advantages of helping clients get the treatment, service, and care they need outside of conventional, office-based therapies. Providing readers with a range of approaches that can be utilized across a variety of practice settings and populations, this book is essential reading for students, practitioners, theorists, and researchers in counseling, social work, youth work, occupational therapy, and psychology.

Outdoor Therapies

Outdoor Therapies

Author: Nevin J. (University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada) Harper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2020

Drawing on the leading voices of international researchers and practitioners, Outdoor Therapies provides readers with an overview of practices for the helping professions. Sharing outdoor approaches ranging from garden therapy to wilderness therapy and from equine-assisted therapy to surf therapy, Harper and Dobud have drawn common threads from therapeutic practices that integrate connection with nature and experiential activity to redefine the person-in-environment approach to human health and well-being. Readers will learn about the benefits and advantages of helping clients get the treatment, service, and care they need outside of conventional, office-based therapies. Providing readers with a range of approaches that can be utilized across a variety of practice settings and populations, this book is essential reading for students, practitioners, theorists, and researchers in counseling, social work, youth work, occupational therapy, and psychology.

NYT Explorer. 100 Trips Around the World

NYT Explorer. 100 Trips Around the World

Author: Barbara Ireland Format: Book Release Date: 23/08/2020

Whether it's a culinary adventure in vibrant Mexico City, an historic and meditative train ride through Siberia, or a solo trip to Paris, get your bucket lists ready and share in the discoveries of Explorer a collection of 100 dream destinations-four volumes' worth of adventures in one-from the Travel pages of The New York Times. The Times writers offer guidance, from the personal to the practical, along with a wealth of color photographs that capture the catch-your-breath awe of each destination. Motor past pink sands and bougainvillea in Bermuda with Andrew McCarthy, follow Virginia Woolf's footsteps through the English countryside with Francine Prose, or dare to pilot a boat through the Venice lagoon with Tony Perrottet.NYT Explorer. 100 Trips Around the World takes travel beyond the obvious with adventures in exotic places and new perspectives in familiar ones, all based on the distinguished travel journalism of The New York Times. Each journey features a first-person narrative and postcard-perfect photography, capturing the unique personality of the destination-as well as practical information to help get you on your way. Edited by Barbara Ireland, whose 36 Hours travel series has been a TASCHEN best seller, Explorer features color-coded tabs and a ribbon to bookmark your favorite stops in each region. Even in times when physical travel is not possible, you can just flip through the pages of this book, marvel at the beauty and wonder in our world, and dream.

ROFGO Collection

ROFGO Collection

Author: Doug Nye Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/08/2020

The Disposable Skateboard Bible

The Disposable Skateboard Bible

Author: Sean Cliver Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/08/2020

Miss Teacher Mom

Miss Teacher Mom

Author: Katlynne Mirabal Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2020

Miss Teacher Mom

Miss Teacher Mom

Author: Katlynne Mirabal Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2020

Living The Goode Life

Living The Goode Life

Author: Richard Goode Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/07/2020