Athletics

How To Throw A Shot Put

How To Throw A Shot Put

Shot put is a field sport. It was one of the sports featured in the first modern Summer Olympic Games in 1896 with women’s competition being added to the Games in 1948. It remains an Olympic event today as well as a track and field event at lower levels of competition. It involves throwing, or […]

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How Can I ‘break In’ My New Baseball Glove?

How Can I ‘break In’ My New Baseball Glove?

The game of baseball has been popular for many years. Those who play it know that they need an excellent glove to do well in the outfield. In order to have an excellent glove, they should shop around to find the best type and then they will want to make sure that it is broken […]

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How To Do Hurdle Drills

How To Do Hurdle Drills

Hurdles are a part of track and field events all over the US from high schools to college events. You may be in track and field events yourself and want to know how to perform hurdle drills to help you improve your hurdle race time. Well, today you can improve your hurdles with these easy […]

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Baseball Tips

Baseball Pitches

Baseball Pitches

When the pitcher on a baseball team pitches or throws the baseball to a batter from an opposing team, the ball is not just thrown haphazardly. There are many different types of pitches that a baseball pitcher can utilize. A lot of thought and skill is required in learning how to become a consistently effective […]

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What Is A Batting Average And How Is It Calculated In Baseball

What Is A Batting Average And How Is It Calculated In Baseball

The batting average is one of the basic statistics in baseball. It is calculated simply by dividing the total number of hits by the total number of official at bats. For example if a player has 100 at bats and has 25 hits, his batting average is written as .250 and is called “batting two-fifty.” […]

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How Should I Choose The Batting Order For My Baseball Team?

How Should I Choose The Batting Order For My Baseball Team?

One of your jobs managing a baseball team is to give your team the best chance to score runs. One way is to take advantage of your players batting skills and put them in specific spots in the lineup. For example, you may have a player who is an excellent fielder but not a great […]

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Urban Sports

How To Stop On A Skateboard

How To Stop On A Skateboard

Riding a skateboard is lots of fun. You whizz along at a variety of speeds with the wind blowing in your face, doing tricks, wending your way around people and things, and looking cool. However to enjoy skateboarding you have to know how to stop safely. If you don’t, you’ll end up with cuts, bruises, […]

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How To Ride A Skateboard

How To Ride A Skateboard

Skate Gear * A sturdy well made skate board * Skate shoes- These usually have flat soles * Knee pads in case of falls * Helmet – This is essential because when you are learning to skate board there will be falls. * Wrist guards – To help prevent fractures but do get in the […]

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How To Do A Frontside Air

How To Do A Frontside Air

The frontside air is a key part of any skateboarders arsenal. The frontside air has been around since people started skating in pools and ramps. A frontside move means than when you come up the ramp your front is facing away from the ramp. This is true for any frontside move you will perform. The […]

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Fitness Advice

How To Do A Workout For Chest And Back

How To Do A Workout For Chest And Back

It’s always possible to get a complete chest and back workout using nothing more than body weight and a workout mat. Exercises to tone and strengthen the chest and back contribute to a proper posture. They also help a woman look great in a strapless dress. Don’t worry about heavy weights, these toning exercises will […]

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Stretching Tips With Louis Smith

Stretching Tips With Louis Smith

People often underestimate the importance of stretching. Doing so before and after each and every workout is highly recommended. A simple 5 minute stretch will help avoid injury, help to maintain flexibility and relieve tension in the body. The thing is, many people have no idea how to stretch properly and therefore skip it all […]

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Workout For Glutes And Lower Body

Workout For Glutes And Lower Body

The glutes and lower body are mild terms for the butt and legs. These muscle complexes are the largest in the human body and the focus of most people’s training. It is proven that this region of the body when fit, is the most attractive. The glutes and lower body are full of muscles used […]

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Sports Medicine

How To Treat A Pulled Hamstring

How To Treat A Pulled Hamstring

Suffering a pulled hamstring muscle in your leg is not uncommon. In fact most of us who are athletic will likely suffer a pulled hamstring in one leg or the other at least once or twice in our lifetime. While a pulled hamstring muscle is painful and can seem frightening when it happens, it is […]

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How To Prevent Shin Splints

How To Prevent Shin Splints

Shin Splints are a type of sports injury that causes pain and discomfort. There are a few exercises you can do to prevent shin splints. Try the following exercises to strengthen your leg muscles. Towel Stretch Start by sitting on a hard surface with your legs stretched out in front of you. Take a towel […]

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How To Treat An Ankle Fracture

How To Treat An Ankle Fracture

An ankle fracture can be a very serious injury that should be treated immediately. If a ankle injury seems severe and the person is unable to put any pressure on the foot, it is likely a broken ankle. The ankle should not be walked on and the patient should be brought immediately to the emergency […]

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Water Sports

How To Do The Tub In Synchronised Swimming

How To Do The Tub In Synchronised Swimming

Swimming is one of the most body-active, fat-burning activities that one can do. Doing it well, however, is not nearly as easy at it may at first appear. It takes years of diligent practice to become an expert swimmer. Yet, the more basic moves can be mastered by anyone interested in the sport in a […]

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How To Do The Oyster

How To Do The Oyster

Synchronized swimming is one of the most graceful sports. The swimmers execute a series of moves in tandem with seeming ease. Their bodies glide through the water, as they execute twists, turns, and handstands and flips with military precision and a gentleness rarely seen in sports. To synchronized swimmers, each of the moves has a […]

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How To Do A Boost In Synchronised Swimming

How To Do A Boost In Synchronised Swimming

The synchronized swimming technique is a hybrid style that incorporates gymnastics, dance and swimming. This event can be acted on by an individual or a team backed by some background music. The synchronized swimming skills demanded for this sport include; impeccable water skills, grace, strength, endurance and great breathing control. Boost or jumps, is a […]

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Featured Posts

How To Parallel Ski

How To Parallel Ski

Have you ever watch skiers glide down the ski slopes like they were floating down effortlessly? They are parallel skiing. This is really what skiing is all about. You have probably already learned what the snow plow is. The snow plow is what beginners start with. Once you learn to parallel ski, you do not […]

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How To Do A Backflip On Skis

How To Do A Backflip On Skis

We have all heard of skiing before and some of us have tried skiing while others have made skiing one of their hobbies or are taking the activity more serious. Besides from mastering the slopes of going down double black diamond hills at record speeds there are a lot of different tricks that you can […]

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How To Mount Skis

How To Mount Skis

Being able to mount your skis correctly will ensure that you do not injure yourself and will keep you safe during your time on the slopes. Because there are several mounting points, it is important to understand the difference in each position because it will affect how you move along the snow. If they are […]

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