‘Athletics’ Category Posts

NCAVA: Building Positive Athlete Role Models and Reducing Violence

Thursday, September 25th, 2014
By the time college athletes arrive to campus, many have already been personally exposed to incidents of violence. Whether against women - through a teammate, friend or family member, most victims were never taught to understand, process or prevent situations from happening. The full impact of vi ...

The World of CrossFit with Scott Thornton

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
CrossFit is considered a workout lifestyle choice in which you can prioritize your health and fitness abilities. According to CrossFit headquarters this workout phenomenon has been steadily growing for a decade. It combines weightlifting, gymnastics, core training, and cardio into a constantly evol ...

Joga – A Workout for the Mind and Body of the Athlete

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
Athletes and active individuals are always looking for ways to become more competitive in their sport and want to stay injury free. Joga is growing in popularity as a workout that responds to the specific demands of athletes, who are both results and achievement oriented individuals. An athletic ...

Marathons and Triathlons: Growing Numbers Full Stride

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
Every sport has its crown jewel event. In horse racing it's the Kentucky Derby; auto racing has the Indianapolis 500 (though NASCAR fans may suggest the Daytona 500); and in golf, it's the Masters. But in the sport of distance running the ne plus ultra is the Boston Marathon. If you've ever watched ...

Intrepid Sportswear – Saving Sport Leagues Money

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
The price for playing sports comes at a huge cost to parents, players and leagues. Registration fees and rental of playing surfaces continue to rise along with the high demand for use of sport facilities. It can be difficult to cut corners on costs since the majority of prices are driven up by insur ...

Chasing the Dream: Becoming a Professional Athlete

Thursday, July 18th, 2013
A rude awakening and disappointments may lie ahead for many parents who think their child is a sport prodigy. Parents may spend buckets of money to chase a dream for their kids that simply may not be realistic or attainable. And many do. Parents and kids alike are either unaware of the actual odd ...

Chiropractic Care for Athletes

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
Chiropractors have a longstanding history of treating musculoskeletal sports injuries. When chiropractic care is added to conventional management, there is known to be a significant reduction in; lower limb strains, time missed as a result of knee injuries, lower back pain, along with a general impr ...

Learn How to Maximize Athletic Performance

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013
You don’t have to be a professional athlete or Olympic champion to be a successful athlete. Nor do you need to have a room full of trophies, win a state championship, or make the front page of the news sports section. The mutual bond shared by athletes is that they are committed to striving ...

New Technology Helps to Protect Athletes Heads

Thursday, June 13th, 2013
Over 3.8 million sport-related brain injuries occur every year in North America. These injuries have been linked to CTE and other diseases that cause headaches, vision problems, anger, depression, and suicide. Studies have shown that concussions are on the rise. According to the US Centre for Disea ...

Golf and Beyond – Getting the Most Out of Your Game

Thursday, June 13th, 2013
Many books, lessons, and teaching pros emphasize the importance of the “mental game” in any sport. This is especially true when you are under pressure and playing at crucial points in your match. This applies when you are winning or losing, but especially at the end of close match. You ...
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