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The Importance of Sports College Life 1

Posted on December 01, 2019 by Denis Morris

We are all aware that exercise is essential in daily life. However, not all of us are aware of the seriousness of this exercise to a student. Our bodies as humans are designed to move and stay active at all times. When we do not do so, we develop health and mental problems because the biological functions and chemical reactions that should take place in the body stagnate.  Actually, for students, especially college students with stressful majors, sports and exercise, serve as one of the significant college hacks for better grades.  It keeps the body and mental health of a student on point enabling them to perform better in their studies

Why is good health important to a student?

Good health enables a student to perform the strenuous mental and physical activities that come with the school curriculum with ease. A healthy student can sleep better, meaning that he or she gets ample rest improving his or her overall wellness, making them feel more relaxed and readier to process all the knowledge being dissipated in the classroom.

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Smart Moves while Choosing the Right Sports Bra for You 0

Posted on November 22, 2019 by Sujain Thomas

Many of the ladies spend a lot of their money on gym memberships, getting exercise kits, shoes, and so on. But the most common mistake that occurs most of the times is missing out on a sports bra. This vital piece of clothing is critical as it gives you the support that you need for the best concentration on the workout.

An ill-fitting bra creates a distraction and is very uncomfortable. While performing exercises, you need a bra that will not let the bouncing, chaffing, and pulling of the breast muscles. Indeed, every woman is not the same, and hence choosing the perfect sports bra can be sometimes tricky and confusing. Are you looking to purchase a new bra? There are several things you need to be aware of before selecting one. Before making any purchase, you must go through the below pointers to understand and make the best choice.

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Attention Athletes: Tips And Tricks To Take Your Game To The Next Level 0

Posted on November 11, 2019 by Daniel Bailey

Elite athletes are extremely detail-oriented which allows them to improve at much faster rates than their peers. While talent does play a role in this, the consistent work ethic of athletes also needs to be noted. Working hard is not always enough as working intelligently is just as if not more important. Far too many athletes complete workouts due to them being “hard” even though they have no practical application to their sport. This can help an athlete mentally as they got through a tough workout so these workouts are not valueless. The following are tips that can help an athlete push their game further than their peers have imagined about going.

Utilize Video Feedback

The luxury of having great feedback through video is one that this generation of athletes can take advantage of. Being able to play this back to correct form while lifting weights or showing an athlete what happens when they drop their hips or do not bend their knees during gameplay. Most friendly people at the gym are going to be willing to tape you once or twice. Some tools can help you prop up your phone making it easy to record themselves. Getting feedback is as easy as posting the video on social media with certain hashtags. Social media sports “experts” do not always have great advice so it will be something an athlete has to sift through to find the valuable feedback.

Use Kickboxing Or MMA For Conditioning

There is a vast number of athletes that use kickboxing or MMA as a form of conditioning. The need for flexibility can make it perfect for athletes of any sport with various NFL stars utilizing a form of martial arts as an offseason training tactic. Elite MMA that offers Houston Jiu Jitsu classes notes martial arts can help a person “Learn to use body mechanics such as footwork, core mobility, and blazing hand speed in a safe and fun-filled environment.” Grip strength is immensely important in many sports which can be trained through wrestling and ground work done at MMA classes. If you are an athlete and have not considered adding martial arts for mental/physical training it is time to go check a class/gym out.

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5 Awesome Gifts for Every Sports Fan 0

Posted on October 27, 2019 by John Harris

We are now just two months from Christmas, so time to start thinking about the best gifts for sports fans and exercise warriors. Below are five items that may be perfect for the sports enthusiast in your family.

Kool8 water bottle – I know there are lots of water bottles on the market, but the Kool8 is truly the only one you need. The sleek design, full insulation and multiple colors makes it the “must have” bottle for all workout warriors.

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How to Stay Fit Even During Vacations 12

Posted on July 24, 2019 by Roxanne Hoffman

When people go on vacations, they sometimes also take a break from their fitness routine. The issue with this, it could be difficult to slide back into the routine once the vacation is over. It would be like starting from scratch. It’s like you’re back to square one again.

It’s also quite understandable why people take a break from the routine during the trip. It could be impractical because of the equipment and the limited space. You may be using equipment that is impossible to bring along during your trip or not that easy to find in your destination. Your itinerary might also be jam-packed so it’s kind of tricky to squeeze in your exercise time.

However, if you want to stay fit during your trip – you could still do that. It certainly has its advantages. You’re not exactly back to zero on your fitness level when you get back from vacation. Also, exercise gives you more strength for the duration of the trip.

And as a bonus, it’s to balance out all the eating we did on vacation. The truth is, we do love to eat during travel – because why not? Part of the experience is enjoying also the food of the place. When you stay fit during the trip, you feel less guilty about over indulging.

So how does one remain fit during their vacation?

Plan beforehand. – This is a crucial step if you plan to stay active during your trip. While being spontaneous is also exciting, you must have an understanding of your destination.

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5 Simple Exercises That Could Improve Your Physical Fitness 1

Posted on June 26, 2019 by Eden Ving

Many people presume that doing explosive workouts is the only way to improve one’s fitness. That is correct but one should not ignore the fact that consistency is what yields perfect results. You could be busy and body fats are accumulating so scheduling for explosive workouts could be a problem. You don’t need to worry because burning fats every day is enough to make you shed off extra fats and weight. Below are some of the best exercises you can do to improve your fitness.

Squats

These are simple exercises that many people do to improve their fitness. Normally, people do squats when warming up for bigger exercises so it is not considered by many as an exercise itself. Squats can help people to reduce abdominal fats, fats on the legs and also reduce tummy fat. For those who have fats on gluteal region, this is the best exercise to do at all times. Do 10 sets of squats 3 times a week to make sure you improve your fitness. Squats don’t take a lot of time and it could only last for around 10 minutes and you are done.

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      December 15, 2019 | 3:07 pm
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      The Sports Then and Now Vintage Athlete of the Month had two separate careers in pro football that combined to make him one of the legendary players of his era (or eras).

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