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The Inflatable Kayak For This Summer 0

Posted on June 17, 2021 by Sarah Lefort

We always look forward to the summer vacations but this year more than the previous ones. After being confined, we want to enjoy the fresh air and move. The kayak is perfect for that. However, owning a kayak is not always practical. Have you thought about an inflatable kayak? Ideal for people who want to go on occasional trips but don’t have the space to carry or store a rigid kayak. Did you ever give it a go?

What is the difference between an inflatable and a rigid kayak?

Inflatable kayaks are generally made of PVC, while rigid kayaks are made of fiberglass and carbon.

Inflatable kayaks are, contrary to what one might think, durable. Advances in production methods have led to extremely sturdy kayaks. High quality PVC kayaks are resistant to collisions and even sharp-edged objects such as dog claws.

The advantage of the inflatable kayak is that it can be easily transported and also stored. It takes up little space and is lighter in weight. Most inflatable kayaks can be carried in a bag, a trunk or even a boat. In just 10 minutes, your kayak will be ready for use in the water.

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How To Practice Your Swing Without Going To The Golf Course 2

Posted on April 30, 2021 by John Harris

As most golfers do, you can practice and master your swing even when you are at home.

However, people cannot go back to the course yet as they continue to face the most significant challenge yet due to the coronavirus pandemic – staying at home.

Playing golf needs a comprehensive course, and that’s one requirement most golfers couldn’t have unless you are a mad keen golfer like Justin Timberlake. The extended lockdown periods also avert movement and public gatherings as much as possible to avoid further spread of the coronavirus.

Although it is an open-air sport, golf courses and the way to get there pose different risks to its players. For now, focus on having an indoor physical routine to improve your swing. You can follow these bits of advice to achieve that.

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How to Protect Your Head When Playing Sports 0

Posted on February 14, 2021 by Susan Melony

Sports of all kinds are among the best activities to spend your free time on. They’re perfect for staying in shape, making new friends, and having fun, and the best part of all is how accessible they are. Anyone, regardless of age or background, can get some friends together or join a sporting club and take part in games like football, hockey, and baseball.

Statistics show that sports are immensely popular too, with the average American spending half an hour of every day engaging in some kind of sporting activity, and millions of Americans getting involved with a wide range of sports and games. These kinds of activities are particularly popular with young people, but even older folks can have fun on the sporting field.

However, while sport participation numbers are high and sport offers many advantages, it also comes with its own risks and dangers. This is especially true when playing contact sports, like football or soccer, but it can also apply to other kinds of sports too, as there are always risks of bumping into other players, getting tackled, or falling on the ground while running around.

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Best Way to Remove Bad Odor on Gym Clothes 4

Posted on February 03, 2021 by Johan Godoy

After your workout, do you sit around with your gym clothes? There’s no doubt your gym clothes are comfortable to wear for errands or to grab a coffee before going home or to your workplace– but that’s not a good idea. Wearing your gym wear that’s soaked with sweat harbors bacteria,  and you are making it more sweaty, which leaves you from being at risk for infection or sickness.

The fabric your gym clothes are made of absorbs your body oils and fluids. It seeps your sweat giving it a foul odor. Thus, it is best to change to clean gym clothes. Bring extra workout clothes. Play by the rules to get rid of the smell of a sweat from your workout clothes.

Here are some of the best ways to remove foul odor on gym clothes:

  1. Wash your gym clothes immediately.

Gym clothes are usually soaked with sweat after doing sports or your gym session. If you hit the gym before work, you can either wash them in your self-timer washer or drop them off at the laundry service near your office.

Immediately washing your gym clothes that are soaked with sweat help remove foul odor, rather than dry and wash them later.

2. Do not pile your gym clothes with your regular clothes.

Work after your workout and a busy schedule is a bad combination for your sweaty gym clothes. 

After your post-workout shower, do not forget to hang your sweaty gym clothes on a drying rack. Do not pile or place them in a hamper with your regular clothes. It will develop molds and worse, your traditional clothes will become smelly too. 

Do not let it linger with other clothes.

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How To Identify Classic Football Shirts 4

Posted on February 02, 2021 by Kumar Vishnu

If you are interested in getting vintage football kits to round out your collection, then you might put a lot of stock in how genuine your purchases actually are. Even if you don’t mind re-creations or remakes of old retro football shirts that are no longer in production, you usually still want them to look accurate and have an authenticity behind the design, especially if you are paying quite a lot to get hold of one.

Materials

Sometimes the materials of vintage football kits make them obviously real or fake. It can be hard to sum this up in a single explanation because every kit is different, and certain countries have used different materials at different times, but a lot of modern recreations won’t use the same materials as older kits. If you buy a classic football kit, but it feels softer and more modern, then it is probably a re-creation of the classic kit.

For reproductions, this isn’t a bad thing: unless you specifically want authentic classic football shirts from real games or championships, this can make them far more appealing to the average football fan.

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Athletic Wear Made For On And Off The Golf Course 2

Posted on December 29, 2020 by Peter Martel

Are you perfect in swing and an admirable putter, but lack when it comes to the matching golf wear? If yes, you are in for a treat; here, we will introduce you to some well-known golf apparel brands and authentic style. Let’s get started to add some stylish athletic wear in your wardrobe for the golf course. Get ready to get overpowered with some interesting golf wear ideas.

The right dressing for the golf course

As you embark to another 18-hole adventure, do it in style. Athletic wear will not only create a distinct and attractive identity for yourself on the course but will also make you feel relaxed as you stretch your arms and legs.

While most golf clubs do prescribe the golf attire, however, you have the freedom to deviate a little and create a signature style for your own, something that gets you noticed and draws everyone’s attention.

Shirts

Well tucked collared or polo neck shirts are suggested, even if you are at the course as a spectator. For ladies, the sleeveless shirts are appropriate on hot summer days. Avoid oversized shirts that may look sloppy. Also, ladies to dodge tank tops or the ones that show cleavage.

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  • Vintage Athlete of the Month

    • Hall of Famer Tony Oliva
      July 17, 2022 | 2:15 pm
      Tony Oliva

      After waiting for 45 years after his retirement, the Sports Then and Now Vintage Athlete of the Month is finally taking his rightful place as a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

      Before injuries cut short his Hall of Fame worthy career, Tony Oliva was one of the best hitters in baseball and combined with Hall of Famers Rod Carew and Harmen Killebrew to make the Minnesota Twins a perennial American League contender during the late 1960s.

      Discovered on the baseball fields of Cuba by a Minnesota Twin scout, Oliva came to the United States in 1961 and within three years the American League Rookie of the Year. There have been many great MLB players from Cuba, including a new generation of stars today, but it is hard to argue that there has been a better player from the island in MLB than Oliva.

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