Spring is just around the corner, along with warmer temperatures, melting snow and a ton of new sports worth checking out beyond the basic baseball and soccer.  If you’re looking for something different, but not too extreme, check out these seven ideas: 1. Canoeing/Kayaking With all the ice melting off rivers and lakes, spring is […]

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An athlete steps out onto the court or the field. A single bead of sweat drips down her face, rolling toward her chin, where it falls to the ground. It splashes in a burst of yellow, red or blue. You realize it’s not really sweat at all, but a drop of Gatorade. If this commercial […]

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Seemingly a what-if scenario hatched in the minds of a bored family with a mismatch of sporting goods, pickleball’s the most fun you’ve never had. The platypus of sports, it’s a combination of badminton, court and table tennis — and, as funny as its name sounds, the gameplay inspires just as much enjoyment from its […]

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It’s important to try new things in life. You’re probably familiar with the sports we watch on TV in America, and even grew up playing them. You might have even tried out a few lesser-known sports during PE in school, games like lacrosse or handball, but there is a whole world of games you’ve probably […]

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Channel-surfing to ESPN this summer may have had you tuned into a completely unexpected sport: field hockey. Although it’s new to American TVs, versions of field hockey have been around for more than 4,000 years. It was the English who refined the sport into what it is today during the 18th and 19th centuries. Now, […]

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Qualifying and training for the 2018 Winter Olympics, commonly known as PyeongChang 2018, is underway. The biathlon will be included, among more well-known sports like ice hockey and figure skating. Although the biathlon, a combination of Nordic-style skiing and precision shooting, is popular in Europe, it’s more unknown in other areas. What is the Biathlon? […]

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When it comes to nonfiction books about optimizing output, performance, or efficiency in life, the market is somehow overly saturated in quantity and nearly completely devoid of quality. Fortunately, Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success finds a way to buck that trend and provide a completely worthwhile and engaging read. […]

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NASCAR races are some of the most exciting events of the year — watching the cars blur as they tear around the track and hearing the roar of the crowd as their favorite driver takes the lead is an experience that almost defies description. Most of us probably enjoy the races from the comfort of […]

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