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Applying Common Sense When Playing Sport
Applying Common Sense When Playing Sport
Why it's important to apply good common sense when playing sport...
Are You Wearing the Right Footwear?
Are You Wearing the Right Footwear?
Choosing the right footwear for your chosen sport requires time and money. But the investment will be well worth in terms of maximising performance and ensuring common…...
Body Building: Supplements and Protein Drinks
Body Building: Supplements and Protein Drinks
Body building supplements and protein drinks what they are, how they work and other information about them....
Children and Sport - When to Begin
Children and Sport - When to Begin
How sport can play an important part in the health and well-being of a child and whether it’s organised or ‘free-play’ we should encourage children to be more…...
From Amateur to Professional Sportsman
From Amateur to Professional Sportsman
the kinds of questions you should ask yourself (and others) if you are thinking of becoming a professional sportsperson, things to consider and what to expect from a…...
Getting Fit: What You Need to Know
Getting Fit: What You Need to Know
Different ways available to help you get fit plus mistakes beginners make when exercising and how they can be avoided....
Gym Induction: What to Expect
Gym Induction: What to Expect
The following serves as a list of general procedures involved when joining a gym....
Holiday Insurance For Outdoor Activities
Holiday Insurance For Outdoor Activities
Making sure that you have taken out an appropriate travel insurance policy if you intend to participate in dangerous sports or activities. Importance of checking the…...
Home Gym Safety
Home Gym Safety
Making sure the home gym equipment you buy is suitable plus how to use it safely....
Music and Sport Don't Always Mix
Music and Sport Don't Always Mix
Many runners and cyclists have become slaves to the rhythm of their MP3 players. In doing so they are putting themselves and others in danger by limiting their own…...
Nutrition for Endurance Sports
Nutrition for Endurance Sports
Nutrition for endurance sports looking at foods diet and liquid intake you will need to participate in endurance events....
Personal Safety and Sport
Personal Safety and Sport
Be cautious, not complacent when exercising...
Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of the Basics
Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of the Basics
In the case of safety in sport, a little knowledge is never a dangerous thing. This fun quiz will test how much you know....
Safe Exercise with Heart Problems
Safe Exercise with Heart Problems
Exercise can be a valuable addition to the treatment plan of many heart conditions. In order to reap these benefits, however, safety comes first....
Safe Exercise: Warming Up and Cooling Down
Safe Exercise: Warming Up and Cooling Down
The universal value of easing into and out of physical activity - also known as warming up and cooling down - has been well-researched and often preached. When done…...
Safe Sports For Kids
Safe Sports For Kids
How to make sport safe for your kids, ways to avoid injury, wearing the right equipment and protecting your child and making sure their sporting environment is safe....
Safety Checklist For Sports Coach
Safety Checklist For Sports Coach
How it is often the sports coach who is ultimately responsible for the safety of the participants. The importance of checking the safety of the field (or area) of play…...
Sports Coaching - Safety and Responsibilities
Sports Coaching - Safety and Responsibilities
How you can become a safe coach the responsibilities of a coach plus coach performer relationships and safety especially....
Sports Insurance
Sports Insurance
Sports insurance, what it is , what it covers and the benefits you can gain by taking out this kind of insurance....
Sports Nutrition: General
Sports Nutrition: General
How good nutrition is of fundamental importance to athletes in order to stay healthy and to maintain maximum performance levels....
Supplements: Slimming Pills
Supplements: Slimming Pills
If and when you choose to use slimming supplements, proceed carefully and armed with sound information to prevent risk to your health - and to your pocketbook. Most…...
Training For Competitive Sports
Training For Competitive Sports
Getting ready for competitive competition, training the body and the mind so you can compete in the sport of your choice....
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