How to Improve Lung Capacity for Running

Most people don’t think about their lung capacity until they go running and find that they’re out of breath in 10 minutes. Improving your lung capacity is a sure way to give you more wind for running. There are a few trendy gadgets and breathing…

What Do Rugby Players Wear?

Rugby is a very aggressive contact sport. Unlike other contact sports, particularly football, rugby players wear a minimum of gear. Rugby players, or ruggers, worldwide wear essentially the same pieces of equipment. There are no helmets or pads, only uniforms, cleats and mouth guards. These…

Do Soccer Players Run Every Day?

Soccer players cover five miles or more during a game, in motions that consist of sprints, jogs, strolls, backpedals, shuffles and walking, as well as forward, backward and laterally, according to video analysis of elite players in the United Kingdom. Championship soccer teams look closely…

Flat Feet in Teenagers

Failure of the arch of the foot to develop fully can cause flat feet in your teenager. Although not a serious medical condition, flatfoot can cause pain and may make activities that involve long periods of standing uncomfortable. Using special shoe inserts to support the…

Graviola Side Effects

Graviola, or soursop, is the common name of a tropical fruit tree known botanically as Annona muricata. The 30-foot-tall bushy plant has had many traditional uses. The seeds have been used to kill head lice and the fruit juice to treat leprosy. The tree parts…

Diets for NFL Players

The National Football League is home to some of the most gifted athletes to play professional football. The time and dedication of players, coaches and staff put toward achieving success from winning a game, or progressing toward the Superbowl cannot happen without teamwork. For the…

Hand Speed Exercises for Martial Arts

Developing fast hands is an essential part of most martial arts. Martial artists need to be able to quickly block oncoming attacks and counter with their own defensive strikes. Fast hand techniques can help martial artists win at tournaments. More importantly, fast hands can also…

When Is the Ball Out of Bounds In Soccer?

A soccer field is rectangular with white painted lines marking its boundaries. When a ball is played completely across one of the outside lines, the ball is out of bounds and play stops completely. There must be visible grass between the ball and the white…

Aquatic Workouts for Football Players

It’s not just about working hard in the weight room, doing long-distance runs and sprint workouts and hitting a blocking sled. Football players who want to train hard and get better at their job can train in the pool, too. Aquatic workouts can help a…

How to Get Used to Gas Permeable Contact Lenses

You may not have heard of gas permeable contact lenses, but they are a more recent technology than soft contact lenses, reports All About Vision. Introduced in the 1970s, gas permeable lenses offer the benefit of allowing more oxygen to get to your eye than…

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