athletics

Athletics and fitness are the essential ingredients for your body to live a long and healthy life.

Average Joe9 days ago
One Dad and His Bike
As you know, the roads and pavements are being populated by brightly coloured, lycra wearing tosspots who may as well be wearing blinkers—I mean come on, they have death wishes. Undertaking, squeezing...
Lynn Gable16 days ago
Concerning Martial Arts
Martial arts have been around as long as the art of war has been around. Some of the oldest martial arts reach back several thousand years. A few of the ones that are popular today came around within ...
Lela Harris19 days ago
Thinking of Running a Half Marathon?
Thinking of running a half marathon? Great! There is no better feeling than seeing the finish line and then crossing it. Trust me, I've run over thirty half marathons, and crossing that finish line is...
Irbaz Alia month ago
Glistening Red and Black
A thick, rubbery smell, combined with the unmistakable stench of sweat surrounds the early risers in the UFC gym. A bright red wrestling mat, glistening with sweat, challenges fighters to spar with th...
Maurice Bernier3 months ago
The Fastest Man Alive (on Two Wheels)!!!!
I have a secret to share with my reading public. I have a secret identity. Up until now, I have shared it with a few people—family, a few friends, and neighbors. I always had a need for speed and my o...
Michael Carolan3 months ago
Unto the Breach 2: Fail to Succeed
In this piece I will be writing about how I got the point I am now, what influenced my journey and how it has helped shape my current outlook when working with athletes. Around five years ago I hit a ...
Heather 3 months ago
I Am Not a Sport
When I was a kid I was the stereotypical “horse girl.” Like to a perfect T. Most of the people in my grade knew me more for my horse t-shirts instead of my name. For as long as I can remember, I built...
Kylee Rouse3 months ago
The Pressures of Sports on the Mind
There are many children that play sports, whether it be rough contact sports like football and hockey or more relaxed like golf and swimming. To the people watching, it just seems like good, competiti...
Samantha Bentley3 months ago
Tough Mudder Tips!
It may not seem like it here in the UK, what with the below freezing temperatures and thick snow fall, but Spring is upon us and that means Tough Mudder season is nearly here! Last year I was booked b...
Michael Carolan3 months ago
Unto the Breach
This is the first of several writes about my journey working with athletes at Sports City Manchester, helping them achieve their dreams and goals. In a world where more than ever we are pushing for ex...
Crow Zing 3 months ago
Getting Back
To the sport I've loved: I'm sorry, I abandoned you late last year, I guess the love and passion for you I've had ever since being a five-year-old girl went away over the previous two years; perhaps t...
Chantz Wright4 months ago
How To Start Parkour and Freerunning
Parkour and freerunning is a very unique and different sport. All there is to it is your human body. It's fun, crazy, adventurous, and extremely indescribable. I often get asked this question, "How co...
Delaney Williams4 months ago
Cheer Is Life?
When I was three years old, I went to one of my cousin's cheer competitions to watch her perform and from the second I walked into the arena I fell in love with cheer. I loved the atmosphere, people, ...
David Herbert4 months ago
The Importance of Elbows in Both Self-Defense and Competition Fighting
In today's world, where self-defense knowledge can save your life and possibly others around you, it's good to know the tools at your disposal, especially the ones that can stop an assailant in their ...
Liza Saguto5 months ago
Getting Fit Is As Easy As Joining the Circus
It is the start of a new year, and with it comes resolutions. Many will join traditional gyms while others will start new diets, all in the hopes of getting fit or losing weight. We all know maintaini...
Elizabeth Sutton5 months ago
5 Things They May Forget to Tell You When You Start to Learn Pole Fitness
So get this; it’s October 31, 2017. It’s Halloween, Tuesday night. I’ve been consumed with this evening for the last week and a half and not only because it’s a deeply cherished holiday of mine. This ...
Daniel Sosa-Porter5 months ago
I Tried the "One Punch Man" Workout for a Week
100 Push Ups. 100 Sit Ups. 100 Squats. 10 Kilometer Run. EVERY. DAY. These are the workout guidelines for Saitama (AKA One Punch Man) the bald protagonist of One Punch Man, who wields godlike powers t...
Jill Douglas6 months ago
Listen to Your Body
Growing up I put gymnastics first above everything else from school to even eating. I lived and breathed gymnastics. Along with gymnastics I did clubs and dance. I got homeschooled for two years to pu...