Does Dribbling With a Small Soccer Ball Increase Skills Faster?

As soccer grows in popularity, with almost 14 million Americans participating in the sport in 2010 and the US Youth Soccer registration holding at around 3 million, many players are looking for ways to better their dribbling skills. The golden rule for improvement in any sport is “practice, practice, practice,”…

What Happens in a Tie Game in Hockey?

Hockey is 60 minutes of intense skating, shooting, blocking, checking and penalties. Sixty minutes is not always enough to decide the outcome of a National Hockey League game. Sixty minutes may also not be enough for the hockey fan as Forbes.com reports a drastic increase in hockey revenue and popularity….

Cold Weather Running With Compression Tights Vs. Sweatpants

Many years ago, runners and other athletes put on heavy cotton sweat suits when warming up or running outdoors. Then football players and runners discovered compression clothing, lightweight, tight-fitting garments which clung tightly to the body. While each garment has its advantages and disadvantages, especially in cold winter weather, they…

The Best Football Defensive Line Workouts & Exercises

Defensive linemen in football have a very taxing and difficult job. They line up along the line of scrimmage against the opposing team’s offensive line. The goal is to drive the offensive line back toward the quarterback, stop any running backs from getting through and generally cause trouble for the…

Extreme Fatigue in Teenagers

Teenagers have a lot on their plates, from school work, social stresses, personal growth and perhaps first jobs. With all of the changes taking place, it¡¯s no wonder that teenagers are often exhausted. The Children¡¯s Hospital Boston reports that fatigue is a common complaint among teenagers. However, fatigue in teenagers…

Rules of Flag Football for Kids

Flag football can be a safe alternative to tackle football for kids since it’s not about knocking heads. The players wear flags on their hips, and play stops when a defender yanks a flag off of a ball carrier. However, there¡¯s a lot more to the sport than running up…

How To Wear High Heels Without Pain – And Our Top 5 Brands

For some it¡¯s about added height. For others, simple sex appeal. Still others can¡¯t resist the latest fashion trend and will wear only the style that¡¯s current ¡ª no matter how uncomfortable it is. Whatever the reason, we women love our high heels. In fact, according to a survey by…

How to Clean a Mouth Guard

A mouth guard is a piece of moldable plastic used to protect your teeth when you play contact sports. The American Dental Association (ADA) states that while this type of guard is beneficial to athletes who engage in hockey, football and boxing, people who participate in more solitary sports, including…

How to Increase Hockey Stamina

Hockey players need to build stamina to make quick, hard sprints. They typically play in high-intensity bursts that require a different set of skills and strength than other sports, report trainers at Hockeytrainingpro.com. The amount of training hockey players need each week depends on how much time they spend playing…

The History of Football Equipment

American football first appeared on college campuses. In the 1870s, colleges began to schedule contests with each other for a game that highly resembled the contemporary game of rugby. Walter Camp later introduced rules of play that started the game on its way towards the modern reincarnation. Just as the…