Basic Gear For Kickboxing

Kickboxing is indeed a form of martial arts, meaning you'll need specialized gear to protect your body from the blows of an opponent. Even if you're not planning on fighting with a partner, certain areas of your body still need coverage when working with punching bags and speed bags at the gym. Body Attire Your regular old gym shirt and sweatpants won't generally cut it for kickboxing. Loose cotton clothing tears easily and leaves you wet as it absorbs all your sweat. Read More 

Soccer Builds Success: Prep Your Child For Life!

Soccer, or football, is the most popular sport in the world. Because it is a "no contact" sport, players of all sizes and shapes can do equally well. Youth soccer teams are a great option for kids who may not have experience with athletics, but who want to participate in team sports. Participating on a youth soccer team is beneficial to young people for a myriad of reasons; specifically providing psychological, social, and health benefits that will enhance a child's life for years to come. Read More 

String Your Lacrosse Stick With The Right Stuff

As a player, your lacrosse stick is possibly your most important piece of equipment. If your stick doesn't give you the right ball feel, hold, whip, or throw the way you need it to, you won't be able to showcase your talent and help your team win. Many players spend significant time deciding which head to get, but neglect what is really important: the material used to string up the pocket. Read More 

How To Make A Picture Frame Clock

If you like the idea of turning your favorite picture into a clock, you'll be glad to learn that you can make your own picture frame clock. This allows you to be in charge of the final product and have a great time being creative. In order to make your own picture frame clock you'll need the following items: A picture frame – You want a picture frame that has at least a half an inch gap between the picture and the glass. Read More 

Hiking 101: Preventing Blisters

There are few things that can ruin a great summer hike like the nagging pain caused by a developing blister. With just a few easy steps, though, you can stop blisters in their tracks before they send you home early. Step # 1: Put Your Best Foot Forward in Shoes That Fit One of the biggest mistakes that you can make is choosing hiking boots or trail shoes available from places such as The Shoe Box that don't fit you properly. Read More