The Incredible Benefits of Jumping Rope

Jumping rope is an act of physical exercise of the cardiovascular variety. It also promotes good posture, improves coordination, and strengthens the leg muscles. In this chapter let us explore the benefits of jump rope training. Burning Calories and Losing Fat Rope jumping is an excellent way to burn calories, which helps keep unhealthy stores … Continue reading The Incredible Benefits of Jumping Rope

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

“System Overload” is a Good Thing

I will never forget one elementary school field trip in particular. For the trip we went to Playland, Vancouver's favourite amusement park. Before me loomed the iconic wooden roller coaster, its rickety rails trembling beneath a flying capsule of screaming fanatics. Upon initial observation, the terror appeared to outweigh the fun. My friend Jacob saw things … Continue reading “System Overload” is a Good Thing