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Thermarest’s Throwback To An Earlier Age

It started back in the early 1970s – and now to celebrate the 40th anniversary of bringing new levels of comfort to the camping and backpacking world, Thermarest have brought back their original self-inflating mattress.   In a throwback to their earliest self-inflating sleeping mat, the 2012 40th Anniversary Edition looks just like the original, with the same colour scheme, design and logo…but boasting ...

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How To Use Time Management For Your Sports Training

Most athletes count repetitions and use a stopwatch to time themselves while running, but there are many other time management techniques you can use while training for sports. One is to plan your workouts for the time of day that you have the most energy. It is also important to make short-term and long-term goals. Planning light workouts for days that you have other things going on in your life will help ...

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Brett Gardner: What To Do For Fantasy Baseball Keeper Leagues?

New York Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner was not supposed to be out that long when he got hurt on April 17. He suffered a bone bruise diving for a ball that day, and was supposed to only be out of the game where he got hurt in. Then he was supposed to miss one game. It’s been over three months now, and he has yet to play another game for the Yankees. Gardner still out Three times Gardner was supposed to ...

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5 Sports Made Better With A Helmet Camera

There are a number of sports that can be made all the better and more enjoyable from watching them afterwards. Fortunately, it’s possible to watch such events unfold in real time again and again, thanks to helmet cameras. These cameras simply sit on the top of the helmet and then film all the goings on and happenings. One of the most commonly used areas for these cameras is the adventure and extreme sports ...

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Getting The Snowboard You Need

Although an excellent way to lose weight and keep fit and healthy during the cold winter months, snowboarding is a hobby that many people like to enjoy when they head off on vacation to the mountains. Some people will choose to rent the equipment that they use here, while other, more frequent snowboarders will take every chance they have and therefore use their own equipment. When finding the right snowboar ...

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Outdoor Sports Best For Body’s Physical Growth

Sports serve as a way of physical exercise. No matter what age a person is, individuals those who are involved in sports maintains a better body image than those who are not involved in sports.  Outdoor sports involve a lot of body movement such as running, jumping muscle stretching and many such which helps the body work to free and stretch allowing it to grow properly. Outdoor sports such as Football, Soc ...

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Dunlop Tennis Racquets: Part Of A Diverse And Historic Brand

In the world of sporting goods, one of the most recognizable logos is the ‘flying D’ logo from Dunlop. The logo is a part of tennis history dating back to over 40 years ago! You’ll not only see it on Dunlop tennis racquets and bags, but products from other sports like golf and squash. While it’s not surprising to find this logo in different sports, what is surprising is to see how many other industries use ...

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How To Teach Kids Safety For Swing Sets And The Rest Of The Playground

Teaching kids safety is one of the most difficult things for most parents to do because it is so difficult to relate how horrible the consequences can be.  Unfortunately it is a must as the children get older and start to take on swing sets or other potentially dangerous playground equipment.  Instead of turning a blind eye to the issue, it is important to always review safety materials and teach your kids ...

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Carlos Quentin Off To Great Start With Padres

After coming over to the Padres from the White Sox in the offseason for two minor leagues, Carlos Quentin disappeared from fantasy radar when he underwent knee surgery in March. Originally expected back in late April, Quentin did not make his Padre debut until May 28. Four years removed from his breakout year of 2008 and now playing home games in San Diego’s extreme pitcher’s park, expectations were tempere ...

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What Happened To The Phonak Cycling Team?

Sponsored by a company which manufactured hearing aids, Phonak were a relatively short-lived but quite significant cycling team. They were in operation from 2000 until 2006 and featured major riders such as Tyler Hamilton and Floyd Landis, both of whom had previously made their names riding in support of Lance Armstrong during his early Tour de France wins. The recent Giro d'Italia winner, Ryder Hesjedal, w ...

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