The history of hemp oil has been around for thousands of years. Its beneficial properties have been known throughout the world. For example, Slavic tribes used hemp oil as a medicine, cosmetic product, and simply as a dietary supplement. Hemp seeds and oil replaced similar products created from sunflower. A large number of medical benefits […]
Soccer fans across the globe are obviously thrilled about the FIFA World Cup. How will they cope when all of the World Cup madness ends? Also, for those of you who aren’t fans of soccer (yet), are you having problems getting into the hype? Well, we’ve got both groups covered with our list of soccer movies to keep […]
Ice Sledge Hockey (or as it is called in the US: ice sled hockey) is one of the more popular events of the Paralympic games, and it’s easy to understand why. This highly physical sport requires impressive physical strength and fearlessness. In this blog post we explore the sport’s history, equipment, and feature the full […]
People are often fascinated to learn that curling stones are made of granite from only TWO quarries in the whole world — in Scotland and Wales. The island of Alisa Craig was the original location where curling stones were made. Interesting tidbit — for the small price of £1,500,000 you can BUY the island, as it has been […]
In no particular order, we offer these ten films about winter sports that are sure to make you laugh, cry, or feel inspired. We know your eyes are glued to the TV for the actual Olympic updates, but just in case you need a break….
If you’re anything like us, you’re probably fascinated by the variety of speed sport competitions to watch during the 2014 Sochi Winter Games. It’s exhilarating to imagine the immense speed, risk and reward experienced by the incredible athletes participating in these sports! Today, as you decide which Olympic events to watch, some might be asking […]
Here we find ourselves again, welcoming a new year and all it will bring into our lives. About 45% of Americans take this opportunity to set the tone for the rest of the year by making New Year’s resolutions; whereas, 38% of Americans never set specific goals for the New Year. It’s easy to see why so many people […]
Joining a team can be an exciting time for a young athlete, a time where they develop their athletic skills, strengthen their sense of responsibility, and create lasting friendships. Unfortunately, in order to become part of the team, many young athletes have to take part in a practice known as hazing.
It is regretful that the “culture of sport” is often associated with negative aspects of being on a team — such as hazing and locker room bullying. These long accepted and in some cases even defended behaviors do anything but foster positive sport experiences for their victims.
Coaches have to juggle many demands — managing a team, training athletes on skills, creating and teaching plays in the game, and knowing what to do in the event of an injury. Now, thanks to technology, coaches can manage all of these duties from their smartphone or tablet. Check out our recommendations for the best […]