Visualization Techniques for Athletes

Golfing legend Jack Nicklaus often used mental imagery to visualize his swing and even the trajectory of the ball before getting ready to play. Mental imagery is a helpful tool that can help athletes focus on their strengths, build confidence and improve performance. Although it¡¯s…

Boxing Training for Teens

Getting into the ring to begin your boxing career can start during your teenage years. It is often best to learn the sport early on because you can develop great habits in the ring when you train under the eye of an attentive trainer. Young…

How Has the Equipment of Basketball Changed Over the Years?

Basketball equipment has evolved in many ways since Dr. James Naismith invented the sport in 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Originally designed as an indoor game of skill for YMCA athletes, basketball is now one of the top four most popular sports in North America. The…

Game On: Olympics Quiz

Sure, the Summer and Winter Olympic Games each happen only every four years. But you can brush up on your Olympic knowledge anytime you like with this Olympics quiz. See if you can go for the gold!

Quiz: Name That Food, Name That Party

You can’t have a party without food. Well, you could, but it might not be much fun. Some parties are known for featuring specific foods, and they’ve become essential components of the festivities. Take our quiz to see how well you know your party-and-food combos.

A Sprinter’s Diet

Sprinters are a prime example of how important nutrition is for performance. To compete at the highest level, they need their nutrition to be on point so they have enough energy to stick to a demanding training schedule, yet they don’t eat so much they…

The Definition of Team Spirit

MacMillan Dictionary defines team spirit as ¡°an enthusiastic attitude towards working or playing together with other people as a team.¡± There are many situations in which people can create team spirit. Team spirit goes a long way in helping groups such as businesses, classes and…