Soccer, also known as football, is a globally beloved sport that brings people together. Whether you’re a professional player, an amateur enthusiast, or simply enjoy kicking the ball around with friends, having the right equipment is essential. In this article, we will delve into the world of soccer nets, exploring their importance, different types, and key factors to consider when choosing the perfect net for your game.(more…)
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Are you a big reader? Love soccer and all the stories about famous clubs, players, and managers? We’ve prepared a list of the top 7 soccer books of all time if you’re stuck on a deserted island and want to know which to take with you.
With the FIFA World Cup 2022 now in full swing and getting down to the semi-finals, it’s good to have this healthy list of reading material to get educated on the history of this ultra-fun sport and some of its amazing legends.(more…)
There is something peculiar about all great soccer players including other athletes. Sports legends like Muhammed Ali, and Michael Jordan, and soccer legends like Pele, and Maradona have excelled because of this peculiarity. But what does this peculiarity entail exactly? Exercising. It’s no secret that these best exercises for soccer have remained an integral part of many legendary players’ success stories for more than a thousand years now, probably way more.
When soccer players hit the gym for exercise, the focus is either heavy resistance training to build size or strength, or balance training. It can also be said that some take on specific drills to increase athletic performance to an exceptionally high level. There are several other exercises that soccer players carry out. In all, the goal is to improve their ability as soccer players and perform well on-pitch.(more…)
Golf is healthy for the body and mind. It is one of the best low-impact sports to help keep you fit between strength training workouts. It stimulates the body and the mind and is safe for people with common physical limitations preventing them from participating in high-impact fitness involving running, jumping, and other ballistic skills. Let’s take a look at some of the most important reasons to play golf as part of a healthy lifestyle, other than it just being plain old fun.(more…)
I trained in Muay Thai kickboxing for several years in my 20s and 30s and it was nowhere near real Muay Thai fighting, but trust me, it still needed to be taken seriously. The conditioning demands, strength needs, and flexibility all require a few tried and trusted Muay Thai drills as well as solid equipment and a healthy lifestyle including proper nutrition, hydration, and sleep.
Muay Thai is a highly physical activity that is increasingly becoming popular. Regardless of whether you are interested in pursuing it for exercise or want to reach the level of a Muay Thai professional boxer, there are various tips you should beware of before committing.
Let’s take a slightly deeper dive into each of these strategies, which can be used for any sort of self-defense, sport-specific, or obstacle course training.(more…)
You already know that kayaking is a great way to go out and see nature, go fishing and get a little exercise. In fact, when you are out on the water you are probably having so much fun that you don’t even realize you are also getting in a good workout. However, you might be surprised to hear that kayaking for active recovery is one of the best exercises you can choose!
Let’s take a look at all of the great benefits of kayaking.(more…)
Are you planning for a beach vacation? Save this list to help make your vacation memorable with a new and exciting water experience. If you are an adventurer or thrill-seeker, then you will definitely like this list of the most fun water sports you could play in 2022. You can spend your vacations in, or on, the water by traveling to beaches, lakes, rivers, and other beautiful watery locations.
Hawaii is the best place in the US for a fun water sports adventure. I mean just look at it… where else can you find more sun and surf than Hawaii? If you want to experience surfing races or boating, this Island is perfect for you. Hawaii is the most incredible spot for swimming, kayaking, windsurfing, and underwater fun. We also recommend the Florida Keys, California beaches, and even the Caribbean.
Packed your bags for an adventure!(more…)
Martial arts are useful for a lot more than just learning how to fight or protect yourself, or to pursue as a profession. For those of us who do not regularly practice, we often forget about the potential health and fitness benefits of martial arts. Forms like Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Kickboxing, MMA, and any other MMA fitness workout make not just the body fit but also help to keep the mind healthy.(more…)
One of the many things that people don’t know much about Muay Thai is how it is deeply connected to spirituality and meditation. Of course, the sport is one of the most popular forms of martial arts, especially in many Asian countries like Thailand.
Despite this, Muay Thai has never been among the ranks of major sports you would expect to find in the Olympics. Those days are now a thing of the past. But before we get to that, let’s learn more about Muay Thai and how it shaped it to become a sport that clearly deserves more attention.(more…)
How to Sprint Faster
Sprinting is the foundation of High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), and will make your legs big, strong, fast, and powerful. Sprints are great for developing endurance, but also for developing lean muscle mass and speed strength. If you want to develop your writing skills you can visit services like thesishelpers.com, but for sprinting these tips will teach you how to sprint faster.
Ever seen a skinny sprinter? I didn’t think so.
Sure, squats are the almighty kings of the Gym Exercise Kingdom; but sprints are like the kings of the Functional Exercise Kingdom whose jacked-up, super-lean army of massive wheels is constantly trying to overthrow the squat as the #1 top leg exercise.
You think you know how to sprint right, but do you?(more…)
If you’re bored of interval training, running on the treadmill or riding the bike, badminton might be something for you.
Though many people know badminton as a fun backyard game, it is an intense olympic sport with roots dating as far back as far as Ancient Greece and Egypt 2.000 years ago.
Just like with other types of cardio, you can play at any intensity you like, starting from a low-intensity equivalent of a brisk walk, all the way up to your VO? max.
In this article, we’ll look at some of the pros and cons of playing badminton for cardio, when your main goal is getting stronger in the gym.(more…)
Students have different talents and passions. As much as getting good grades is concerned, some students are gifted in other sports. Are you as a college student aspiring to become the best athlete?(more…)
I can’t believe a YouTube personality is actually going to fight Conor McGregor. It’ll end up being an exhibition fight just for the fame and money, but should be an interesting, if not profanity laden, journey.
Controversial YouTube star Jake Paul finds himself in the headlines once again after calling out UFC superstar Conor McGregor and UFC supremo Dana White.(more…)
Some tech has morphed into a must-have to survive in the current world. With the ever-increasing popularity and need for sports as a form of entertainment, what role does technology play in enhancing the standing of different sports world over?(more…)
The WWE Championship is the most prestigious prize for any pro-wrestler within the trade. The title has been active since the Sixties, with over a dozen WWE Hall of Famers holding the gold. The blood and sweat place in by the wrestlers to earn the WWE Championship have added to its worth through the years. The title has been defended by the top WWE champions across RAW and SmackDown, two entirely different wrestling entities.
The storylines associated with the WWE Championship are the main-event plot for the bulk of the WWE shows up to now and whoever controls the belt, got catapulted to the top of the list. However as the saying goes in WWE, the title doesn’t create the person, the person makes the title.
Today our WWE mega-fan guest author will take a glance at a number of those top-tier WWE Superstars who have won the championship and are tend to be known as the best of the best. The most obvious #1 superstar is Dwayne Johnson, AKA “The Rock”, and many people know John Cena also from movies. We will leave those guys off the list and focus on some of the lesser-known greats who haven’t made it full-time in Hollywood.
Today I would like to examine the physiological benefits of circuit training. There are many forms of circuit training, from machine-based static circuits, to boot camp style workouts and even kickboxing workouts. But what is circuit training and how can we put it to the best possible use?
Many gyms offer standard cookie-cutter circuit training programs, which are sometimes prescribed by the in-house personal trainer and recommended by other lazy staff members. The circuit is set up in some back room with a timer alarm to tell you when to move to the next station. Should you use this system or put together your own free weight circuit or join a boot camp?
What does circuit training actually offer you?
What are the physiological benefits and who is best suited to participate in circuit training?
There are several theoretical benefits of circuit training that are disseminated online.(more…)
If you’re an exercise enthusiast, it might be hard to wrap your mind around the many benefits of low-impact exercise. Far too many fitness junkies believe that your workout needs to be high intensity every single time. While there are countless benefits associated with high-intensity exercise, it’s not the only form out there.
Low-impact exercises are especially useful if you’re recovering from a recent injury. They also serve you well when training for a vigorous event. Incorporating low-impact exercises into your workout regime helps condition your body, repair muscles, and give your body the rest it needs to recover. Want to learn more about some of the best low-impact exercises for overall health and strength? Keep reading!(more…)
Even if you have bundles of natural talent and technique that can take your far, you can never rely solely on ability, as constantly improving your skills is an absolute must. Anyone that wants to reach the peak of soccer mountain will need to put countless hours of practice in to hone their skills and fitness.
Here are some of the top exercises recommended for improving your soccer skills:(more…)