Learning To Ski The Hard Way

I decided to take up skiing for the first time earlier this year and set off for beautiful Slovenia full of hope and expectation. I have always been a sporty person and felt that I could pick up skiing quite easily and so did not bother to have any lessons before I left. Sadly I […]

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Celebrity Horse Enthusiasts

If you like nothing better than spending your free time mucking out your horse or going for a long trek through the countryside then you are in good company. Many celebrities find that one of the best ways to relax and get away from the stresses of celebrity life is to get in the saddle […]

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How To Be Successful When Paintballing

A lot of people think that paintball is just about fun but for some people it’s a serious hobby and a skilled sport. Paintball, contrary to popular belief, doesn’t just rely on chance and there are tips and tricks that you can use to make sure that you always win without having to spend more […]

5 Techniques To Improve Your Football Skills At Home

Very few people are blessed with the divine soccer skills of Lionel Messi, arguably the best player in the world right now. The very top players in the game have that little piece of extra talent and spacial awareness that the regular player just doesn’t have, and that is why they are so amazing to […]

Changing Face Of Down Insulation

It’s been a perennial problem since outdoor types first braved their twin enemies of freezing cold and torrential rain. How to balance the insulating warmth of a real down jacket with all-encompassing waterproof credentials has baffled technical experts for generations. Down, by its very nature, cannot be waterproof – any waterproof fabric has to breathe, […]

Purchasing Golf Cart Replacement Parts From Reputable Online Retailers

If you happen to own a motorized golf cart, than you will most likely need to do maintenance on it from time to time. That is why it is necessary to buy quality golf cart replacement parts for maintenance purposes when it comes to your cart. In order for you to keep your golf cart […]

Fantasy Football League Names

Fantasy Football League Names and Star Players – Why Is It So Popular Yes, that’s right. Of fantasy football leagues names, star players, scores, drafts, trading and gaming – why is fantasy football so popular? A recent statistic suggests that fantasy football is more popular than real football. The most pertinent answer to this would […]

Tiger Vs. Jack: The Debate Surges On

The debate about whether or not Tiger Woods will overtake Jack Nicklaus as “greatest player to ever play the game” is certainly not new. Woods was still a teenager when predictions and speculations started swirling and the question has never quite disappeared since. What has transpired recently, however, is something that no one could have […]

The Best Golf Courses In The Desert Southwest

Most newcomers to this part of the United States should be aware that golf here will be significantly different from the environments in which they are accustomed to playing. Whereas in other parts of the country golf is a strictly seasonal sport, in the Desert Southwest it can be played for pretty much all of […]

Where To Tailgate This Winter

It’s happened again, just like it does every year at this time; football is over.  You know it’s coming, but that doesn’t make the pain of America’s favorite sport ending any better, as the emptiness lingers until summer training camps begin.  When you’ve cried off all your face paint and you’re out of chips and […]

Planning The Ultimate Baseball Road Trip

When baseball players take the field many baseball fans’ thoughts turn to a road trip; an excursion that puts them in the stands of multiple games in several cities. This kind of fantasy trip is possible. With the proper planning a tour of some of the great fields of dreams of Major League Baseball can […]

Maintaining Basketball Fitness Off-Season

One of the big issues for those who need to stay in shape when basketball season has ended involves maintaining conditioning and strength. While strength can be easily kept up to part with basic weightlifting and free weight exercises, conditioning is another matter. As soon as a person comes off the season and stops running […]

Top Tips For Keeping Your Bike Parts Clean

Let me put forward a scenario to you: You buy a new bike and, when compared to the state of your previous two-wheeler, you’re shocked at how shiny and pristine it looks. Obviously, you want to keep it looking like this, so for a few weeks you take extra care to wipe it down after […]

How To Get A Beach Babe Surf Style

Image by A. Strakey on Flickr Even though there may be snow on the ground around various parts of the UK, I don’t know about you but around this time of year I’m already thinking about the summertime! My bikini body is the driving force of all my gym sessions! The days of Christmas mince […]

Walking The Line!

England is dotted with disused railway lines, many of them victims of the much-criticised Beeching cuts over 50 years ago. Today, they are a favourite of joggers and walkers across the country – traffic-free, safe for young children and dogs, and a chance to enjoy the countryside and savour the changing seasons throughout the year. […]

How To Make The Most Out Of Your Algarve Golfing Holiday

The Algarve is one of the best golfing destinations in Europe. It’s warm and sunny year round weather makes playing golf pleasant in any season and this southern coastal region of Portugal has several championship quality courses to play on, including Quinta de Ria, Boavista, Palmares and Vale do Lobo. The Algarve also offers great […]

Five Great Running Shoe Brands

If you love to go running, you know that the right shoe is essential. Choosing a poor-quality shoe could result in injury or sore feet, at the very least. You want running shoes that not only add comfort, but allow you to hit the ground without stumbling. There are several great brands to choose from. […]

Golf: The Sport With The Longest Shelf-Life

One of the most endearing parts of golf as a sport is that it can be played at almost any age. Because of this many people often think of golf as a sport for old men and retired couples. While it is true that golf can be played comfortably well into the golden years of […]

Surfing Statistics

Forget everything you’ve heard: exercise doesn’t have to be boring! If getting motivated to get moving is the biggest problem you’re facing in taking your fitness endeavors to the next level, you’ll need to consider a form of exercise that takes you outside of the box. Enter surfing. As if hitting the waves and showing […]

Creating The Perfect Sports Facility

With the Olympics still fresh in everyone’s mind, the country remains on a sporting high with people wanting to replicate their own memories from a fantastic summer. New sporting facilities are being created all over the country to cope with the extra demand and schools and sports clubs alike are looking to expand their current […]

Golf Tourism Still On The Increase

Across northern Europe, there are many thousands of frustrated golfers who have to endure round after round in cold, wet and unpredictable conditions, and this is one of the reasons why the golf holiday has become increasingly popular in recent times. The opportunity for players to enjoy their favourite hobby in a climate that makes […]

Taking Up Tennis To Improve Your Mobility

Elite players make tennis look so easy and effortless, but the game of tennis is much more than just striking a cloth-wrapped rubber ball. When you watch matches you will see many different types of hitting styles, a variety of strategies, and lots of diversity in movement on the court depending on which player you’re […]

Dragon Boat Racing: How To Prepare!

Dragon boat racing looks like fun. Think of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Canada competing against each other. But ordinarily, preparing for a race involves training long before the date of the race. Since it’s a team sport, it’s important for each participant to not only be in shape as an individual athlete, […]

On Yer Bike: 4 Ways Pedal Power Will Change The World

Image by:  NASA Goddard Photo and Video Cycling can be more than a hobby or a means by which to get to and from work every day. It’s health and environmental benefits are already well known, but using the humble bicycle as a means to make a positive and influential global change has yet to […]

Equestrianism And The Olympic Legacy

The British equestrian team enjoyed unprecedented success at the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. The outstanding success made the national headlines and introduced a whole new audience to the sport. Having raised the profile of what many consider to be elitist disciplines, what has been done to capitalise on the success achieved and bring the […]

How To Become A Better Snooker Player

Becoming a better snooker player is a complex process which combines aspects of psychology, skill, persistence and patience. Following a few basic tips can help players to develop a much more complete, all-round game over time. Snooker is a sport which continues to capture the imagination of much of the world. The hushed and intense […]

The Dos And Don’ts Of Sports Photography

Photography is an art form but perhaps the most impressive form of the practice is capturing live sports. Of course you could argue that all photography has its live elements but it is only when you are photographing live sport that you understand the incomparable difficulty of capturing the perfect live shot. Whether you’re a […]

Some Less Conventional Uses for Your Golf Club

For a golfing pro, a golf club becomes like a finely honed and highly personal weapon. This will become almost like an extension of your body or an extra appendage that you will be able to innately feel in the space around you and control, and in time you will begin to feel naked without […]

Performance On The Track Have Made These NASCAR Drivers Favorites Among Fans

It takes more than winning a few races to become a favorite in the eyes of die-hard NASCAR fans. It takes a driver with the perfect combination of success, attitude and charisma to garner super star status. While every NASCAR driver has their share of supporters, here are a few drivers that fans have flocked […]

5 Popular Cycling Holiday Destinations

Any time is cycling time. If it is cold and wintery in one part of the world, you can load up your bike and travel to another climate. What an awesome way to see the world. Check out your local bike shops and see what types of machines would be best for you. If you […]