athletics

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

Andrea Dawson2 days ago
Staying Fit and Healthy When Rehabbing an Injury
Injuries, especially in sports, happen a lot. When a person is injured, it’s up to them to stay on top of their health and ensure that they do not let their injury cause muscle loss or weight gain. It...
Suzanne Gayle14 days ago
The Best Things About Running Cross Country
If you would have approached me ten years ago and told me that I was going to be a cross country runner in high school and fall in love with distance running for the rest of my life, I would have stra...
Iggy Paulsena month ago
Meet Biostrap: The Wearable That Helps Measure Your Sleep, Recovery, and Performance
As you can probably imagine, training athletes is serious business, and you don't have to be a sports enthusiast to realize that. The sports greats of yesteryear would be totally unremarkable today, a...
R !sk3 months ago
5 Ways to Get Running
Running is a great form of cardio and can be an awesome way to improve your mental, physical, and social health. It shouldn't be your sole type of exercise, but it’s up there for overall benefits for ...
Christina Hall3 months ago
My All Time Favorite Supplements
No introductions necessary, we know what this blog is for! Below I will explain which supplements are my must-haves, what results I see from them, what I use them for, and which brands are my favorite...
James Porterson4 months ago
Reasons to Take Ballet as an Adult
As adults, we are always in search of the perfect workout. Our image of this is being at the gym, focusing on lifting weights and doing endless cardio workouts. The one thing we may not have considere...
Living The Dream4 months ago
Art of Explosion
What you are getting into: a 5-minute, 827 word article about the anatomy and training of being explosive. In summary, if you want to be quick, you need to train quickly.
Trai Greer4 months ago
Pros to Blowing Your Knee Out
So I'm going to tell you guys a story... Basketball has been a part of my life since I can remember. Shit, it was a part of my life before I was even born. My dad played, my brother played, my uncle p...
jenna prosperi6 months ago
Why Running Matters
When I tell people I'm a runner, I am accustomed to getting very bewildered reactions. They wrinkle their noses, groan, tell me I'm crazy. And then they ask me "Why??" "Why would you EVER want to do T...
Greg Goodman6 months ago
The Man Most Unlikely to Be an Athlete… at 58
Working in the senior care field, I am often pleasantly surprised by the energy and verve I see in my aging friends who are 30 and even 40 years older than me. I, too, hope that I will break down the ...
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Brian 6 months ago
Casual Training Into My 40s
I've never been the most athletic person. I mostly played video games and watched TV during my childhood. During high school I was a chubby teenager. In my early 20s I finally discovered bboying (brea...
Taj Productions7 months ago
How to Train for a Marathon
An Overview of What It Takes to Run a Lengthy 42 Kilometers, or 26 Miles
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Claire C8 months ago
Protecting Your Brain
By age 11, my mom had put me through so many different extra-curricular activities that my head was spinning. Although I enjoyed small aspects of each activity none of them seemed to fit, until a frie...
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Shannon Dority8 months ago
Returning to Running After an Injury
In January 2015, I had a freak accident where the ligaments in my right knee almost completely tore. I thankfully didn’t need surgery to correct the tears, however, I was placed in a full knee brace f...
Average Joe8 months 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 Gable9 months 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 Harris9 months 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 Ali9 months 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...