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8 Signs You Are Obsessed With Water Skiing 0

Posted on January 21, 2020 by Ronald Mccarthy

If you have ever seen someone gliding effortlessly over the smooth and silky water waves, then you know just how magical the scene is. You cannot keep your eyes off the person skiing, whether they are on a mono-ski or something else. 

You may have become envious of the person, and that is what starts your obsession with water skiing. It always starts with you watching the fun and wishing it was you behind the boat, being pulled by it, and enjoying the water rush underneath you as well as the constant splashes in your face. 

Soon it transcends to you coming home and watching YouTube videos on water skiing. Since you can’t get enough of it, you passionately start searching for “how to water ski” videos as well as read through articles and blogs about water skiing. In no time, you find out all you can about it, like what kind of gear you need to buy, where are the best lakes near you, what tournaments are happening, what people are sharing about skiing, and everything else related to it. 

For example, if you live in Australia, you will do your research and find out about the best companies that sell skiing gear and equipment like Trjanwss. Firstly, you do it all in the name of curiosity and pay no attention to your growing obsession. You don’t even think about the way you slowly fall for it. 

What is Water Skiing?

Water Skiing involves standing on one or two specially designed skis while a boat tows you behind it with a rope. You need to develop your upper and lower body strength as well as a sense of balance. It also takes a lot of endurance as you have to face the constant pull of the boat while keeping your body leaned back. You also have to face the constant onslaught of water on your body and maintain your balance.

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Beginners Guide to Camping 0

Posted on January 20, 2020 by Ronald Mccarthy

Camping is one of the easiest getaways we all can have, no matter where we are living. Camping is a great way to explore the fresh air and scenic outdoors and spend quality and lovely time with our friends and family. As we are living in an area where everybody works from 9 till five and we are bound five days a week. Long getaway is difficult to get. You can hardly travel once or twice in a year, so to maintain our sanity and mental peace, we all need some little escape from the routine. 

If you are someone who has been camping a lot, so you know that camping requires some planning and a few things like a buy water bottle. On the other hand, if you are someone who is going to explore this amazing experience for the first time, there are some things you should consider before going out for it. These things are not just to facilitate your camping, and these things will help you enjoy your camping more and will make it an unforgettable experience for you. Here are some tips, tricks and ways that can help and guide you if you are going to camp for the first time.

Choosing your campsite:

Your campsite, the place you will be going for camping is the most important part of your planning. You are going to find many places where you can camp, but you have to choose them carefully. When choosing your campsite, keep in mind the company you have with you. If you are camping with your kids, make sure that you choose a place which is a kid-friendly place. When going camping for the first time, make sure that you have facilities available like showers and toilets so that you can be a little comfortable. You can also camp at a place that is close to a town that can help you to get the things and supplies if needed. 

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5 Signs You’re Obsessed with Tennis 1

Posted on January 13, 2020 by Ronald Mccarthy

Ever find yourself hearing people tell you that you take tennis far too seriously? There’s a good chance you’re only being told that because you do take tennis too seriously. Maybe you always think of your doubles partner whenever someone asks you about your partner. Or, when it comes to dressing for a party, you find your closet only full of tennis skirts. Maybe you also have a funny looking tan line that just never seems to go. But that’s okay. Because if you and everyone in your life think you take tennis too seriously, it just means you’re passionate.

Passion is what keeps you motivated. When you have an extreme passion for a sport, it’s highly likely that you will only get better at it. Passion is what keeps you going. It’s what drives you to commit to something – be it a sport, a job or even a relationship. When you have a passion for something, it means you care just enough to keep going and do even better.

Sometimes, though, passion can be conceived as an obsession. That’s okay, too. Because even though the two have different meanings, they essentially suggest the same thing; you care. If you care about a sport that you love, you should feel proud of yourself. It’s not every day that you find someone willing to commit so greatly to something. Most people actually find it hard to stay passionate about their jobs or their hobbies. Which is why being obsessed with tennis is not something you should find shameful. It should be something that makes you proud.

If you think you show signs of being obsessed with tennis, keep reading. This article is going to cover five major signs that you might be obsessed with tennis.

5 Signs You’re Obsessed with Tennis:

Sign Number 1: You love the smell of new tennis balls. While this might seem like regular behaviour for, let’s say, dogs – it’s considered a little stranger when an adult is addicted to the smell of new tennis balls. Tennis players have a very common trait – their love of the smell of new tennis balls. They can’t get enough of it! A tennis player will have purchased and played with hundreds of balls in their career, but despite that, they still aren’t sick of the new tennis ball smell. There’s nothing quite like getting in a whiff of that new ball smell when you get a new pack, is there? It may be a guilty pleasure, but don’t worry – all tennis players can relate.

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Here Are 5 Easy Ways to Build Self-confidence in Sports 0

Posted on January 11, 2020 by Cathy Carter

Are you a pro, amateur or weekend champion participating in competitive sports? Do you often struggle with self-confidence problems each time you are near a big game? Your confidence level plays a significant role in whether you or your team succeeds or fails. Nonetheless, self-confidence is often like a rollercoaster. One day it’s through the roof, and another time it might be too low. Here are easy ways to raise your self-confidence level.

  • Always have positive thoughts at all times 

Training always takes a lot of effort. However, if you find yourself losing a game after intense exercise, the level of confidence might begin to wither. Don’t start to tense. You ought to develop high levels of positivity by assessing the sports sessions as well as their training.

Having a positive mindset will always lead to a better body, mind as well as soul balance. It enables the neural pathways in the brain to operate with serene and clarity. You can use positive self-talk before any sport competition to boost your morale. It will also enable you to come to terms with any outcome of the game.

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How to Coach Youth Soccer 0

Posted on January 10, 2020 by Martin Banks

Whether your neighborhood team needs a new coach or you want to participate more with your own children’s soccer team, coaching a youth soccer league is something you shouldn’t take likely. Here are some tips to help you coach a youth soccer league, even if you’re not an expert soccer player. 

Set Ground Rules Before the Season Starts

Before the season, gather all of your player’s parents, your coaches and assistants together in a meeting. You can do this with or without the players present, depending on their age and level of participation. The goal of this meeting is to set ground rules before the season starts. Include things such as sideline behavior rules to discourage overenthusiastic parents from picking fights or causing problems, the responsibilities of your assistant coaches, how to contact players who might be tardy or absent and any other things you can think of that might apply to your league and its members. Get the parents involved, especially when coaching young players. You can always adjust these rules as the season progresses, depending on your needs. 

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4 Best Outdoor Workouts for Strength 0

Posted on January 08, 2020 by Sam Andreas

Are you an indoor or outdoor person? Some of us do not feel very comfortable in an enclosed environment, and lifting weight in a gym might not be the best option. On the other hand, if you do not have a budget to apply for the gym, you might be looking for an alternative. In both cases, outdoor workouts are a great way to start building strength and muscle mass.

But what’s the best way to start?

In this article, we will give you 4 basic outdoor workouts you can use for strength and muscle-building. Based on these principles, you can start adding more exercises and build your own way into an engaging world known as calisthenics.

Pull-ups for your back muscles and biceps

It is the best workout for your upper back, even if you can do only one repetition. Keep at it, and you will master pull-ups, getting a massive back and nice biceps in the process. All you need is a high bar, which can be found in most parks. If your own weight is too much, you can also perform an inverted row using a low bar.

Dips for your triceps

In some parks, you will also find parallel bars, and you can use them to exercise your triceps. 3 to 5 sets of parallel bar dips are enough to bulk up your arms after a while. If you can’t handle parallel bars, you can also perform dips on a bench or a chair. 

Modified push-ups for your pecs

We all know the classic push-up, an excellent bodyweight exercise for your chest muscles. However, there are plenty of modified push-ups according to your level. You can use knee push-ups or an incline push-up on a bar if you can’t handle regular push-ups. But if you’re a bit more experienced, you can raise your legs and perform decline push-ups to make it a bit harder.

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  • Vintage Athlete of the Month

    • Rocky Colavito: Super Slugger
      March 30, 2020 | 7:24 pm
      Rocky Colavito

      The Sports Then and Now Vintage Athlete of the Month was just the fifth player in Major League Baseball history to have 11 straight seasons with 20 or more home runs, yet could not sustain that greatness long enough to earn a spot in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

      In some sense, the legend of Rocco “Rocky” Colavito Jr. began long before he ever started pounding home runs at the major league level.

      Born and raised as a New York Yankees fan in The Bronx, Colavito was playing semipro baseball before he was a teenager and dropped out of high school at 16 after his sophomore year to pursue a professional career. The major league rule at the time said a player could not sign with a pro team until his high school class graduated, but after sitting out for one year, Colavito was allowed to sign at age 17.

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