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We all know in theory that proper strength and conditioning helps your sport performance, but now researchers have examined this in detail in regards to elite female softball players.
Do you play "normal" sports like football and soccer or enjoy more eclectic activities like caving and chess boxing? See if you can find your game on this list of sports we've covered.
Suffering from high blood pressure? Hit the soccer field! New research says playing soccer a couple hours each week is good for your heart, and specifically for high blood pressure in men.
Rugby league is a brutal sport requiring great strength and conditioning. I'm going to share with you how you can train like a pro rugby player, but adapt it to your schedule and fitness goals.
As someone who fears the dark and enclosed spaces, caving sounds like my own personal ninth circle of hell. But so does BJJ to some folks. So what is the allure of caving, and why do people do it?
Oscar Pistorius opened my eyes to the Paralympics. I was embarrassed to realize I knew little about them and was amazing at the adaptive sports and level of athleticism the competition hosts.
A study was performed to investigate the effect of a 10-week combined resistance-plyometric training program on muscular strength, running economy, and VO2 max in female soccer players.
You're a hockey player and you want to increase your shot power. Popular belief says it's all in your wrist...but is it really? Isn't power generated from your core and hips?
CrossFit advises to regularly try new sports, but in all my time training I never have. Until now. Now in my 40s, my husband of 14 years, who is also a tennis coach, is my new coach of my new sport.
It's victory for the U.S. on the final day of the Olympics, with a final overall medal count of 104 and a gold medal count of 46! Today was a great day for men's and women's basketball and wrestling.
The U.S. takes an impressive lead in the medal count, with gold medals in the women's 4x100 relay, victory in men's basketball, and the first upset in women's volleyball.
Americans with gold and silver in the decathlon, Jordan Burroughs wins gold in wrestling, and the U.S. women win the 4x100m relay to capture gold in the event for the first time since 1996.
U.S. women win soccer gold, Claressa Shields becomes the first gold medalist in middleweight women's boxing, and nobody can keep up with Usain Bolt.
Allyson Felix, Misty May-Treanor, and Kerry Walsh Jennings win gold. Other U.S. athletes are positioned to medal in boxing and decathlon. The U.S. officially passes China for the overall medal lead.
More gymnastics medals and both the men's and women's basketball teams keep moving forward. A huge mistake in water polo is rectified by the skills of the team. Read on for the day's medal count.
U.S. women's soccer advances to the final round, Jenn Suhr wins gold in pole vault, and three women advance in the 100m hurdle competition. Read on for more Olympic updates.
Sports and literature seem to fall on different ends of the spectrum - one cerebral, the other physical. But as a spectator of all sports, I find the arc of a good game as thematic as a good book.