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Healthy Tips For Parents Of Local Youth Sports Participants

Is your child chomping at the bit to get involved in sports, but you are worried about how to keep them safe and healthy while they play? Many parents worry about a plethora of factors when their kids are active in local youth sports. They may worry that their child could get hurt while participating in sports, or that they may become dehydrated. Many parents have heard of the increasing number of children ...

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How To Look After Your Bicycle

If the Olympic successes of winners such as Chris Hoy have given you the thirst to get back on your bicycle, you need to make sure it is in working condition. There are various parts of your bicycle which you need to ensure are just right to suit your own personal needs.   Bike Saddle The bike saddle should be comfortable to sit on, so you can cycle for as long as you like without feeling discomfort. I ...

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Introducing The New Garmin Forerunner 10 GPS Running Watch

Garmin has announced a new GPS running wrist watch this month called the Forerunner 10.  It has been specifically designed for a complete running and jogging experience – letting you get more from the miles that you put in. This new GPS enabled wrist watch comes loaded with loads of new features that give you running data and information as you run, as well as afterwards.   The Garmin Forerunner 10 wat ...

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UK Mountain Biking – You’ll Be Surprised

When I first considered mountain biking around the UK, for some reason, I just thought – ‘Why would you?’ All three of my male housemates and I are avid bikers whether it be cycling around Europe taking in the sights and meeting other travellers, or taking part in races and just simply keeping fit. When I asked them if they had ever been mountain biking and would they ever do it in the UK, they just looked ...

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Olympic Games 2012 Overview

The 2012 Olympics journey began back in 2005 when London was chosen as the host city for this momentous event in every athlete’s life. The London Olympics 2012 features 36 disciplines ranging from aquatics, boxing, cycling, equestrian, football, athletics and others. With 66 nations present, this represents one of the most widely contested sports events in the world. image source The Events So Far So far, i ...

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Baselayers For Beginners

Baselayers are exactly what they say – the very base of any layering system designed to keep your body temperature under control during active pursuits.   Comfort is defined as when we are neither shivering nor sweating. Discomfort is the result of accelerated heat loss - often brought about through damp clothing – so it doesn’t take much to work out that insulating layers must be kept dry at all times ...

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The Cost Of A Gold Medal: USA`s Olympians Taxed By IRS

The 2012 Olympics have been extremely successful for the USA so far .  16 year old Gabby Douglas won the gold for the USA in the women`s gymnastics all-around and Gabby, along with her other USA team members known as the “Fierce Five,” won the United States their first Olympic title since 1996 just two days prior. Serena Williams also won the gold medal in the women`s tennis singles event on the same courts ...

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Four Helpful Skydiving Tips For Amateurs

Skydiving boasts of a rich history that dates back to the 1100s. It is an extreme sport that owes its popularity to the likes of Jacques Garnerin and Kathe Plaus. Taking that first dive out of an aircraft is never a pleasurable experience. Regardless of your mental stamina, you are always bound to feel nervous. On the backdrop of skydiving’s long existence, take heart in the knowledge that others before you ...

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5 Favorite Games Of Danish Kids

Kids will always play wherever they are in the world. In playgrounds, at the streets, in gymnasiums, or in the backyard, there are always opportunities to mingle and play with other children and, just be, well… kids.   Dane youngsters are no different. When not holed up at home playing their favorite toys and board games, Danish children rush outside to run and play with the other kids. Some of their g ...

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The 2012/13 English Premier League Season In Numbers

It seems an eternity ago since Sergio Aguero’s last-gasp goal ensured the 2011/12 English Premier League season ended in the most dramatic fashion. The Euros and Olympics have taken place since that memorable May afternoon, but the focus is now back on the most exciting league in the world - and here’s a numbers guide to the 2012/13 EPL season…   1– One Welsh team (Swansea) will again be present in the ...

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