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Fitness – Fitness | Yoga Tips For Beginners

Beginning students are just as likely to feel the joy that comes from yoga as are their more experienced comrades. But beginners also face a pesky collection of obstacles. For one thing, the vocabulary of yoga can be difficult. Despite its beauty, Sanskrit has a tendency to make Western eyes glaze over (read the words…

Football – Offense | Five (5) Drills Every Quarterback Should Know

Over the years, specialized quarterback training has developed young passers, helping them become more skilled than ever before at throwing the football. With all quarterbacks, consistent, repeatable mechanics are vital to success. Like all things, practice makes perfect; thousands of repetitions are needed to develop the muscle memory requisite to becoming elite. The following drills…

General – Mental | How travel sports teams disrupt life for families

Weekends sometimes pass in a blur for mother of three and interior designer Michelle Holtzman of Skokie. Her 11-year-old son, Andrew, plays hockey for the Skokie Flyers, a competitive team that travels throughout the Chicago area for regular-season games and as far away as Boston and Toronto for tournaments. Her daughter, Sophia, 10, is on…

Football – Hitting | Youth Football Concussion Policies Emphasize Prevention and Education

Football safety has progressed by leaps and bounds since the days when the “flying wedge” – the human battering ram linked to multiple deaths in the game each year during the late 19th century – was officially outlawed. SAFE PRACTICES Changes made by leading youth football organizations seek to minimize the risk of brain injuries…

Tennis – General | Tennis Recruiting: 6 Tips for Getting Attention from Colleges

If you want to play college tennis, you need to get on coaches’ radar as early as possible. Here are some ways to make the process easier. 1. Make a list of schools with tennis programs that interest you as a prospective player. Start at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) website. The ITA has rankings,…

ESports – General | League of Legends

League has a much more structured approach to coaching. This is because players are forced to live together for extended periods of time, so a coach is vital to prevent tensions from building up and imploding the team. Beyond that, they’re in charge of training, scheduling, analysis and drafting. And depending on the team, coaches…

Basketball – Other | Five (5) Simple Ways to Improve Your Basketball Rebounding

Basketball coaches love players that can rebound. So anything you can do to improve your rebounding will get you more playing time and help your team win games. Here are five (5) simple and effective tips to improve your rebounding. In fact, these tips are so simple you have no excuse to not start working…

Ice Hockey – Other | Forward Hockey Stride – In Depth

General – Mental | Sport psychology – inside the mind of champion athletes: Martin Hagger at TEDxPerth

Track & Field – Running | Track & Field Training : How to Do Running Drills to Increase Speed & Efficiency


Yoga – Weight loss

Here’s a short video for using yoga for weight loss. Yoga is super helpful to both reduce stress and also lose weight in some hard to lose areas.

Rowing – Ergometer workout

Heres 3 of my “go-to” workouts depending on whether I’m working on improving strength (short), threshold (medium) or long (endurance). Make sure you keep your form! Many new rowers don’t keep the sequence in the image added here. Also make sure to come to the catch (the start of each stroke) in control. Avoid “slamming”…