Having big strong muscles isn’t always the answer to becoming great at your sport. It’s how you use those muscles that make the difference between good and great. One big thing that most athletes often overlook when training is their flexibility
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It’s almost back to school; have you started to think about getting ready to play for your school team? First there are tryouts, which are always very nerve-racking. Then there’s the home games with cheerleaders and fans ...
There are only two different types of floor where basketball is being played. One is hardwood floors (indoor) and the other is asphalt (outdoor). All high school, college, and professional basketball is played on hardwood floors
That’s great that you are running more this year in gym class, but you don’t really need to get compression shorts or a protective cup. The most important thing you need to get is a good pair of running shoes and then you’re set.
. Money may make things easier for skateboarding athletes to learn, go to camps, get the best equipment, the best technology and top-notch coaching, but that doesn’t necessarily mean those athletes are automatically going to make it to the pros
No one gets flexible fast. Increasing your flexibility is one of those amazing things in life that takes patience and dedication. The reward is always worth the while.
Obviously to be the best you can be at anything takes practice, but there are other things that will help to. Here is a list of things that will help you become a better cheerleader
Losing weight is probably the trickiest trick in the book. It is so tricky because all of us are so different so no answer is 100% correct. Some people can eat whatever they want and gain absolutely no weight. Other people aren’t so lucky.
What do you do when you hurt your knee really bad? Your knees are pretty complex. There are 4 different bones connecting with muscles and tendons from all angles.
Sweating is something that everyone does. Whether it’s hot outside, or you’re exercising, it’s only natural to be sweating more than usual. But what if it’s room temperature and you aren’t exercising… why are you sweating?
Cue the marching band, start shaking your pom poms, practice your touchdown dance because we’re bringing back the fun in sports. That’s why sports were invented.
Have you ever wondered what Lebron James was eating when he was 10 years old? Do you think Michael Phelps was snacking on Red Vines and Nacho Flavored Cheesy Poofs when he was in grade school?
Welcome to Trickionary, a series of how-to-do a bunch of skateboarding tricks. We’re going to start with the KICKTURN because it’s the 1st trick you should master.
I wanna know if I'm a tomboy. I like to play basketball, run track, and I mostly wear gym shorts (out of the guys section). I'm not into all that girly stuff like make-up, nail polish and stuff.
My friends last year and all throughout this year have wanted me to try out for cheerleading. They say that they can picture me as a cheerleader, and then my mom was trying to get me into cheerleading this summer. But I play softball.