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  • Find the perfect gift for the health nut in the family
    Holiday gift ideas for the "Fitness Freak" in your family
    Finding the perfect holiday gift for family members can be difficult at the best of times, but add in someone who wants to embark on a healthy 2015 and that means the plans for chocolates and wine go out the window replaced with question marks and...
  • A soccer player drinking a sports drink
    Energy drinks increase side effects among athletes
    Energy drinks may improve sports performance but increases negative effectsEnergy drinks are often marketed to athletes and individuals with an active lifestyle. Energy drinks claim to enhance sports performance. The term energy drink suggests...
  • Sport Taekwondo Training Camp
    Sport Taekwondo camp coming to Kissimmee, Florida
    Having become a full medal sport in 2000 at the Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, Taekwondo has grown into the world's most practiced martial art. With the formation of the Korea Taekwondo Association in 1965 and the founding of the World...
  • Slackliner in Parque Rosedal
    Slacklining gains popularity in Argentina
    Slacklining, a sport that originated in the 70's when two rock climbers decided to string up flat climbing webbing in the Yosemite Valley, has been gaining popularity in South America especially in Argentina, Brazil and Chile. Slacklining has...
  • Low bone density in children
    Osteoporosis in Children? Fitness and Sport Coaches Beware
    Most people associate osteoporosis with the elderly, particularly women in mid-life and older. However this condition, which is characterized by low bone density and vulnerability to fractures, is occurring with surprising and increasing frequency...
  • Tideline Sport redefines Crocs look
    Tideline Sport redefines Crocs look
    Last month’s article about the Crocs Tideline Sport gave you the lowdown on one of that company’s newest shoes for Summer 2014. The mix of canvas upper and Croslite footbed looked promising and prompted the coining of the word &ldquo...
  • Jabra Sport Wireless
    Jabra Sport Wireless: Review
    Jabra Sport Wireless have the athlete in mind (hence, the "Sport" part of the name). The headphones are meant to slide over and behind the ears. The plastic inserts are meant to further customize the fit.While we are not accustomed to...
  • 'Million Dollar Arm' official movie poster
    'Million Dollar Arm' is a game changer
    Think you’re not a fan of America’s favorite pastime, baseball? Well, ‘Million Dollar Arm’ is so much more than a baseball movie. It is an inspiring feel-good story extolling the finer points of teamwork, commitment and...
  • Michael Sam-The first openly Gay Man Drafted by The NFL: The RAMS made history!
    Michael Sam-The first openly Gay Man Drafted by The NFL: The RAMS made history!
    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- Michael Sam made history Saturday afternoon, as the St. Louis Rams made him the 249th overall choice in the 2014 NFL draft.The Missouri defensive end became the first openly gay player to be drafted in league history and seeks...
  • Good Dog at the 16th Annual Baltimore Kinetic Sculpture Race
    Art gone wild - Baltimore's 16th Annual Kinetic Sculpture Race
    Vikings, pirates, newlyweds and a host of colorful characters mounted their Kinetic Sculptures to the delight of thousands of spectators. It all took place as part of the American Visionary Art Museum's 16th annual Baltimore Kinetic Sculpture...
  • Three things from New Zealand making their Chicago debut in 2014
    Three things from New Zealand making their Chicago debut in 2014
    If your piggy bank isn't quite heavy enough to bite the bullet on those flights to New Zealand just yet, enjoy a bit of the Kiwi culture in your own Chicago backyard this year!
  • 2013 Trout Winner
    Big Fish Little Fish, they all are winners!
    The 19th annual Neal Taylor Trout Derby will be held from April 12th to April 13th, 2014 at Cachuma Lake in Santa Barbara County. The trout derby begins at 6:00am Saturday and will run until 12 noon Sunday.Over $5000 in cash prizes for catching...
  • Need to know: Tommy John 360 Sport
    Need to know: Tommy John 360 Sport
    Last summer, you were introduced to Tommy John. In that introduction you learned that Tommy John is a men’s underwear company with the singular focus of making better undergarments than everyone else. That quest continues this year with...
  • Biathlon course
    Biathlon Events at the 2014 Winter Olympics
    Modern Biathlon will have 11 events at this year’s Winter Olympics. Men’s and Women’s events are conducted separately, with the exception of the newest event, Mixed Relay. Mixed Relay uses teams composed of both women and men....
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    Biathlon at the 2014 Winter Olympics
    Biathlon is a winter sport that incorporates cross country skiing and precision rifle marksmanship. It first appeared as a single event in the 1960 Winter Games in Squaw Valley. The sport has proved popular and now has 11 events, including one new...