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Thu, 07 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Families today are all electronically connected. Facebook, Twitter and texting are the norm today. When I grew up such things were not available to us and many of us have aHappy Memoriesa of an earlier day. The younger generation today is losing its ability to create "Happy Memories" and I feel for them. Most of the younger generation have not had the chance to see the sun rise over a low hanging fog on a beautiful lake.
Sat, 15 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400Summer time is here, let's enjoy all the activities that goes along with that and avoid pesky insects through prevention/treatment. The four aBas of Summer; BBQ, Baseball, Beaches and Bugs! Like many of you, I have my favorite BBQ meal (Ribs) and favorite Baseball team (Tampa Bay Rays) and of course my favorite beaches (St. Petersburg-Belleair); but who has a favorite bug?
Thu, 22 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Being a novice in a sport is one of the hardest parts about getting involved in something new. My girlfriends challenged me in a five kilometer race two years ago and I was beyond nervous. Not only am I not a runner I had no idea what I would need to do to start. I see people running daily and they seem to have all of this technical running gear where should I turn to get started? I know what you are thinking, 'Just put one foot in front of the other, and stride a bit wider than a walk, go!' However, I found running is not as easy as it sounds.
Mon, 12 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Ukraine, a nation famous for its old monuments, gorgeous natural scenery, and other cultural heritage, is a wonderful destination for holidaymakers. Ukraine is the 44th biggest country among other nations around the world as well as the 2nd largest in Europe.
Mon, 12 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Sports injuries are common but can be more easily avoided with a few practical sports injury prevention tips. Understanding the causes and adhering to these prevention tips will help you avoid your own sports injury. Some of the most common sports injuries occur to muscles, tendons (which connect our muscles to our bones) and ligaments (which connect our bones together).
Tue, 23 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Bocce is one of the oldest sports in the world as well the most played behind soccer and golf. The game involves throwing a small ball, often referred to as the pallino, down a rectangular court. After the pallino is thrown, the goal becomes to get your bocce balls closest to the pallino. The team closest to the pallino after all balls (usually eight in total) are thrown scores points. Points range from a tie to four points per frame. Whichever team scores the final point total (usually between 7 and 15) first wins the match.
Wed, 17 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Nowadays, game table has become very popular for many people, especially for families who love to spend quality time together. There are many functions for these kinds of tables, mostly in terms of sports. Various uses are offered in these types of furniture, especially in sports. There are several features for these furnishings, most of all when it comes to game purposes. In table tennis, which is reputable sports, adults and children can share their time enjoying a lively game. In table tennis, which is a well-known sport, people can play and spend their time together.
Tue, 09 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400If you are looking for a fun new experience that will really help you enjoy your next vacation you may want to think about checking out how to start boogieboarding. Somewhat of a mix between surfing and skiing, boogieboarding is the latest water sport craze and for good reason, because when you are out on the ocean on a board you will quickly find yourself having so much fun that you will not want to even think about heading into shore.
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Canoes are extremely popular and one of the most versatile small boats that you can own. There is no question that building your first canoe using canoes plans is a wonderful thing to complete and also its a fantastic achievement. Very few people can separate themselves from being a weekend paddler to that of a craftsman canoe builder.
Thu, 12 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400Wondering if it is safe for your kid to Go Karting? Feeling worried? Well don't be. Go Karting is safe and not anything to worry about if it is done in a controlled environment. It offers young drivers as young as four year old an ideal introduction to the universe of motorsport. Give the ultimate fun gift to your kid for his/her birthday, Christmas or just to spoil him and win the best mommy/daddy award.
Mon, 20 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400The 19th Commonwealth games are all set to be held in Delhi from October 3, 2010 to October 14, 2010. This 12 day extravaganza of sports will be India's first hosting of commonwealth games in history. 71 nations will compete in the national capital of India for supremacy in 17 commonwealth sports.
Mon, 13 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Whatever sports have their own rules, and they have to be steadily followed by each sporter, especially in the early 19th century as soccer was a well liked by a large amount huaman beings, it began to has its own rules, but without any referee to accomplish or force these rules. Citizens turn out to be nuisance in that time, for the reason that the regulations don not not have unambiguous requisites, and this is the forthright reason. But this situation change violence which made a ghastly notion.
Tue, 07 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Many people who want to stay fit and to keep their bodies healthy choose to jog. If you are a morning person and you don't have the time to go to a gym that might be the ideal way to keep yourself fit. And you don't need much to do it, too. A water bottle, pair of shorts and you are good to go. Some like to listen to their I-pod while doing it. That's an option you can consider. But make sure you choose a nice route. If you have a park nearby or maybe a forest or so it's even better. You won't get bored, because you can enjoy the nature while taking your run.
Thu, 22 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400Sport has been the order of the day in South Africa for months, following the successful bid for the 2010 football World Cup. However, boasting talents as hosts for more sports than just football, South Africa has a number of impressive sports stadiums, many with fascinating histories and scintillating success stories attached to them.
Sat, 12 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400This is an article about how by searching for something my daughter could take up as a sport or recreational activity I have now embarked on a massive project, the building of a website about sports and activities. The article is a demonstration that sports, activities and pastimes are for everyone, you don't have to be a super athlete to try something new.
Mon, 24 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400We are all gearing up for a warm summer, apparently, so now is the time to start thinking about getting away, whether in the UK or abroad and we are here to help with that dreaded thing packing! There are some items that are holiday essentials whether staying in the UK or going abroad? Sun tan lotion, and huge sunnies go without saying, it doesn't matter if you are relaxing on a UK beach anywhere there is sun you can get burnt so get safe and wear some lotion to save your poor skin and protect your eyes from the sun's harsh rays.
Sat, 22 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400Football is also known as American Football is famous in America while Volleyball is also a very interesting sport and played in every corner of the world. People usually mix football with soccer but it is different and involves two opposing teams of players competing for territory on a football field using a ball and set play with the objective being to get the ball to the goal line of the opposing team by either scoring a running touchdown or kicking the ball over the post and between the uprights of the goal. On the other hand, Volleyball is a sport played in a court by two teams that which consists of six players each divided with a net between them.
Fri, 16 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400There are a lot of air hockey table manufacturer's in the world today, and it is not surprising. Air hockey has been around for almost 40 years, and it took very little time for it to become a popular past time around the world. Only a couple of years after it was introduced there was an Air Hockey World Championship. The game is most popular in the US, and almost all World Champions have come from America. But not all, three-time World Champion, Jose Mora came from Venezuela. Other parts of the world where air hockey is popular includes: Spain, Russia and the Czech Republic.
Mon, 12 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400As winter finally throws off its chilly mantle and spring is well and truly sprung, thoughts turn to more outdoor pursuits. And this summer provides an extravaganza in sports, with the 2010 World Cup of Soccer and Commonwealth Games all taking place, let alone the usual plethora of various regional competitions. But once again, in our somewhat tongue in cheek look at China and India, it's time to compare the two. For this weekend, the ten sporting things one can get in India that you can't get in China.
Tue, 06 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400On a cool Saturday morning, 50,000 of my closest friends and I shivered together, awaiting the start of the annual Cooper River Bridge Run. Started in 1978, the Cooper River Bridge Run has grown from a few hundred runners to one of the 10 biggest races in America. I have run this race several times, both while in college in Charleston over a decade ago as well as the past few years. The following is a review of this race and perhaps a few tips for those considering running it in the future.
Mon, 29 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400As with most other things in life, the phrase 'you get what you pay for' applies to foosball tables too. The game of foosball can be played on a very elementary table, but with equally elemental results. If the table is cheap it will tend to become warped or uneven. This is an obvious problem, as the ball will not play fair and the results can be pretty lame for the player negatively affected by a ball that roles around on its own. A cheap table also lacks the heft and sturdiness of a more quality table. What you want is a foosball table that is strong and heavy so that it doesn't move around during an energetic game.
Sun, 28 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400Darts is a form of throwing sport where darts are thrown at a circular target (dartboard) hung on a wall. Though various different boards and games have been used in the past, the term "darts" usually now refers to a standardised game involving a specific board design and set of rules. As well as being a professional competitive activity, darts is a traditional pub game, commonly played in the United Kingdom (the first country to officially recognise darts as a sport), across the Commonwealth, the Netherlands, Ireland, the Scandinavian countries, the United States and elsewhere.
Mon, 22 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400There has been an outbreak in the market with inflatable bouncers. Parents always try to give their kids the best promising expensive gifts that they can afford and even the kids feel very happy receiving a big packaged gift. They cannot be optimum in the case of the inflatable bouncers. When you are installing a inflatable castle or a 5-in-1 inflatable obstacle bouncer along with kids you will also get the pleasure of enjoying with it? You can enhance the chances of your being like a child again. Inflatable bouncers are just not for kids alone. There is no age barrier you anyone starting from a kid to an adult from deriving pleasure from it.
Wed, 17 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400Among the many water bottles that I have tried, the Eco Canteen is my favorite. Besides its modern looking style, this water bottle is friendly to the environment and also safe for our health. It is safe for cold and hot drinks because it is made from food grade stainless steel. Aside from that, steel is also non-porous. Germs, bacteria and other microorganisms will not adhere to the surface or even penetrate this water bottle. Another reason why I like this bottle is that it is dishwasher safe. Also, I am sure that Eco Canteen is free from bisphenol A (BPA) as compared to plastic water bottles. BPA is a toxic substance that is a common component of many plastic water bottles.
Mon, 15 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400Summer fun by the pool will not be complete without pool toys. These toys are used to make more time inside the pool pleasurable with the family. Various pool toys are offered in the market available for children and adults. Even though hundreds of toys are being produced, inflatable pool toys are commonly used by the swimmers because of fun and comfort it provide. So if you want to enjoy your summer in your backyard, you may like to have any of these inflatable toys.