The Complete Book of the Olympics: 2012 Edition

David Wallechinsky’s compendious book has long been the preeminent point of reference for sports enthusiasts and journalists alike Every sports writer assigned to cover the Games ensures they have their early copy of this prodigious work of reference, packed with absorbing anecdotes and essential statistics. A treasure trove of 116 years of Olympic history, it is also an amazingly readable book,…

OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS : SAFETY AND GROWTH

Most weightlifting coaches and most participants (athletes, official, or club directors) have to debunk myths or beliefs about the great sport of weightlifting. While there are many beliefs that can find roots in the history, most negative – but popular- beliefs often rely on hear say, a misunderstanding of the sport of weightlifting, or anecdotal evidences.…

Video: Andre De Grasse vs Jesse Owens

Andre De Grasse vs Jesse Owens Canadian sprinting sensation Andre De Grasse runs a hundred metres in Jesse’s shoes. Who’s the better runner when conditions are the same? More challenges: http://www.cbc.ca/natureofthings/epis… Subscribe: http://bit.ly/CBCSubscribe Watch Full Episodes of The Nature of Things: http://bit.ly/FullEpisodesCBC About The Nature of Things: Rare wildlife, unique perspectives, cutting-edge science and tech…

2015 SEA Games Womens Marathon Preview

2015 SEA Games Womens Marathon 2015 SEA Games Womens Marathon As the 2015 SEA Games Womens Marathon is the first event the Philippines will compete in for Athletics. During the 2015 SEA Games on June 7, i think its highly necessary a post game analysis be presented for this event. Tabby following in the foot…

Plyometric Articles

Plyometric Articles Plyometric Program Article Provider SportSpecific.com The text below outlines a 10-week program that progresses from low to medium to high-intensity exercises over a period of six weeks. Remember that this program is only an outline and you can develop your own program with numerous variations. For descriptions of exercises consult “Jumping into Plyometrics”…