With childhood obesity on the rise any attempt to encourage children to be active should be welcomed. So, the government's recent announcement of £150m worth of funding for sports in primary schools appears timely.
More Funding for Schools with Over 17 Pupils
The government funding works out at £8,000 for every primary school that has more than 17 pupils, and the £150m a year funding will be in place for the next two years. The money should be a boost for schools, children and parents. Schools Read more [...]
If you're good at something, try to make a career out of it. That's the advice given to many youngsters these days. After all, you will be much more likely to succeed if you have passion for something. Well, these golf enthusiasts took a leap of faith and ended up surprising everyone including themselves. Here are five up-and-coming golf stars to look out for.
1. Hideki Matsuyama
Matsuyama is a fresh 21-year-old who simply loves to play the game. His enthusiasm Read more [...]
Now that we’re firmly in the cold grip of winter, it can be incredibly difficult to lace up those running shoes and battle the elements. However, with a little encouragement and self-determination, winter running can be a mentally invigorating exercise that can help you keep additional Christmas weight at bay. Here are our top three tips on running through the winter:
Winter may be a time of festive cheer and cosy evenings by the fire, but the long stretch of dark nights, gloomy Read more [...]
BMX racing is a highly popular and exciting sport for all ages, which can be enjoyed by all the family. In its purest form, BMX racing is considered an extreme sport, and now is featured in the Olympic Games. However, BMX bikes have a range of uses, and the style of bike is tailored to the way you want to ride it.
BMX stands for bicycle motocross, and BMX racing originated in the USA in the 70s, as a way to enable young people to get involved in motocross, a type of off-road motorcycling. Read more [...]
Before you know it, the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia will be playing on your television sets. If you are a fan of the Winter Olympics, you probably know all about big stars like Shaun White, Lindsey Vonn, and Alex Ovechkin. While these athletes are great to watch, there are also a few newcomers that will be worth looking out for in February of 2014. Here are 5 newbies ready to make a big splash in Russia.
1) Sara Takanishi
This Japanese teenager hopes Read more [...]
When you let your kids get involved with sports, you have to be careful. There are some perils that can come along with sports. You have to keep an eye out for bad coaching, poor sportsmanship, over competiveness and injuries. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t let your kids enjoy sports. Playing sports is an important part of growing up, and it is very good for kids when done right. Here are four things you need to know before your kids begin playing sports.
1. It Is Supposed to Be Fun
There Read more [...]
People who are serious about their work outs have the potential to increase their athletic performance but often need extra help meeting their nutritional needs. Strenuous sporting activities and the exercise done to train for those athletic events serve to use up vital nutrients as well as calories. Here are some common nutrients that athletes should replace through supplementation to maintain their athletic prowess and healthy vitality.
Lean muscle mass is usually credited Read more [...]
Cars are one of those things which fascinates every other human being. The fascination knows no gender, no age and no class. The look and design of a vehicle is what fascinates most percentage of people. One of the most important parts which changes the look and feel of the car is its wheels. There are several companies selling wheels around the globe. Cadillac is one of them and is one of the most popular brands in wheels. Cadillac itself means luxury and were one of the first wheel companies to Read more [...]
Everyone in the world will like to play any of the sports; the people are intending to spend time for it to get utmost relaxations. Some people will spare time to view the national level games and the international games. Among the many games the NHL is the one which majority of the people likes to view. If you are the fan of national hockey league then you can show your likeness by wearing the NHL jersey. There are many companies are existing and hence you need to choose one of the best Read more [...]
Sports stars are often revered for the moves they make on the field, but there are some who also spent time behind bars for serious crimes that they committed. You're probably familiar with the circumstances surrounding some stars, like Michael Vick, landing in jail. But you my not be aware of the stories of the following five athletes who have been arrested.
5. Carmelo Anthony
Carmelo may be known for hitting jump shots for the New York Knicks and Team USA, but Read more [...]