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Gym Etiquette 101

Gym Etiquette 101 Whether you’re a veteran user of the gym or a newbie, it’s important to be aware of the social rules that apply in this situation. While a gym or health club is…

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5 Exercises to Get & Stay Healthy

5 Exercises to Get & Stay Healthy   Americans have many reasons for wanting to exercise and get healthy. Many people are obese and overweight, and would like to lose the weight. Some are wanting…

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How Sports Drinks Affect Exercise Performance

How Sports Drinks Affect Exercise Performance   Whether you’re a casual gym user or a regular endurance athlete, sports drinks are designed to help you exercise. Three things can reduce your performance: dehydration, electrolyte imbalance…

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The Truth to Weight Lifting Myths

  The Truth to Weight Lifting Myths   Everybody knows that there are no easy exercises or magic pills to get fit fast, so why do they fall for these scams all the time? Here…

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How to Stay Mentally and Physically Fit as a College Student

How to Stay Mentally and Physically Fit as a College Student   Enduring four years of a college undergraduate program is often overwhelming and stressful to students. Entering college introduces many unfamiliar and stressful situations…

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Trampolining at the Olympic Games

  Trampolining at the Olympic Games   Trampolining is one sport that has been a favourite with children for many years but it was not until the year 2000 that it actually became an Olympic…

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The New Definition of a Sport

The New Definition of a Sport When I was a kid growing up, a sport was something that you played for physical activity.  I used to play road hockey with my friends, and ice hockey,…

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This Skeleton Has Nothing To Do with Halloween

This Skeleton Has Nothing To Do with Halloween If you watch the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver this February you are likely to see an event called skeleton.  It is a sliding sport like bobsleigh…

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The History of the Game of Darts

The History of the Game of Darts It has been jokingly suggested that the idea of darts goes back to the times of cavemen. When hunters threw spears at their prey, the caveman with the…

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The Truth to Weight Lifting Myths

  The Truth to Weight Lifting Myths   Everybody knows that there are no easy exercises or magic pills to get fit fast, so why do they fall for these scams all the time? Here…