The use of hemp oil

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 […]

Top 10 Soccer Movies

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 Sled Hockey

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 […]

How a Curling Stone is Made

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 […]

What is the Luge?

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 […]

Goal Setting for Young Athletes

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 […]

Hazing in Youth Sports

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.

Locker Room Bullying

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.