HIYAGH! THE GRUNTING SPORTSMAN’S EDGE

Some of the world's best tennis players grunt almost religiously on their big hits. Often distinct, its nuances reflected in the type of shot, the grunt was an extension of the player; a piece of their personality—one which critics have claimed is unnecessary and a tarnish on an otherwise quiet, gentlemanly sport. Studies, however, confirm … Continue reading HIYAGH! THE GRUNTING SPORTSMAN’S EDGE

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Quotes from Krabbé’s “The Rider” Every Competitor Will Understand

The Rider was written by Tim Krabbé in 1978. Although not translated to English for decades after, it is now considered a must-read among cyclists. One review for British daily The Guardian went so far as to suggest that "nothing better is ever likely to be written on the subjective experience of cycle-racing." (Madly enough, this … Continue reading Quotes from Krabbé’s “The Rider” Every Competitor Will Understand

Why Absolutely Everyone Should Hit the Gym—Let’s Go!

On the whole, regular physical training is among the greatest things we can do for our body and mind. When performed correctly, weightlifting is incredibly safe, despite the cynics. In fact, anyone who considers resistance training to be dangerous is downright wrong. It is indeed a greater risk to be sedentary. Not going to the … Continue reading Why Absolutely Everyone Should Hit the Gym—Let’s Go!