Sports anecdote Sports anecdote - Archive for 2015-12
Posted December 31st, 2015 by James Bucher
B>By Rebecca Blain of http://www.everything-swimming-pools.com
There are many fitness benefits to swimming. By making it seem
like the body weighs much less than it actually does, swimming
is the perfect alternative for those who are not capable of
performing other types of exercises and activities. Individuals
with a spinal cord injury, for example, are able to strengthen
their muscles through swimming when they may not possess the
strength to walk. By establishing exercise routines in the ...› Continue reading
Triathlon has given you sports injuries? Ouch!
Posted December 30th, 2015 by James Bucher
Sports Injuries Can Sideline Your Training
More than any other single event (except maybe for the grousing
spouse), sports injuries account for more triathletes having to
pull out of their Triathlon plans. Because triathletes are
basically in training year round, a sports injury can really put
a dent in their Triathlon training.
Learn how to treat your sports injuries
For any training injury, follow the RICE method to treat it.
RICE stands for Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation.
Treadmills - Get Fit Stay Fit
Posted December 29th, 2015 by James Bucher
Your exercise program could benefit from the use of treadmills.
Using a treadmill provides a wonderful cardiovascular workout
for your heart, your lungs, and your circulation. There low
impact on your joints, which makes it easier and less painful to
Pregnant women will get an excellent workout. Its low impact and
cardiovascular nature it builds endurance which will no doubt
help during labor. The lower end models are not expensive and
treadmills are easy to use. Using a treadmill ...› Continue reading
Fitness Goal Secrets Revealed Here for the First Time
Posted December 28th, 2015 by James Bucher
Lets talk a little about achieving your fitness goal.
Everybody finds it hard to arrange time to do various day to day
chores or tasks, including your muscle and fitness training.
Just follow these steps to help you get more out of each day in
your workout routine, or any other part of your life for that
matter. These steps will help you achieve your muscle and
I have found that the more I struggle with my daily life the
harder it is to get anything out of what I do. In other ...› Continue reading
Posted December 27th, 2015 by James Bucher
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Posted December 26th, 2015 by James Bucher
As the âmadnessâ winds down, I find myself having to eat crow.
Illinois is for real (I still stand by Carolina winning it all)
but the fighting Illini are a much better team than I had given
As the NFL draft approaches the rumor mill spins out of control.
Two rumors making the rounds that I like however are the
proposed Philip Rivers to San Francisco for the number one pick;
and the Vikings trading first round spots with the Browns. ...› Continue reading
Novice''s Guide to On-line Sports Betting
Posted December 25th, 2015 by James Bucher
Sports betting is not a game!
Well, to many people sports betting is first class excitement as
well as great entertainment, but you should always keep in mind
that the betting industry is not here to entertain you - the
bookmakers want your money and punters (gamblers) want to beat
the bookies. That is the simple truth of betting; still you can
have great fun betting if you control your stakes in a sensible
manor and of course win more than you lose! Both tasks are
easier said than done, but ...› Continue reading
Muscle and Fitness -- The First Key To Achieving Your Goals
Posted December 24th, 2015 by James Bucher
Lets discuss what I term as ''Muscle and Fitness -- The First Key''
In a previous article, I went through the ''Three Keys To
Success'' in any muscle and fitness regime that you use.
Remember -- ''BE - DO - HAVE''?
If you missed this article, you can get it here... Fitness Goal
If you''ve read it, here''s just a very quick overview of what it
1. Decide what you want to HAVE. What are your goals?
2. Decide what the necessary steps are, that you must DO to
Posted December 23rd, 2015 by James Bucher
In an article by a well known "functional/core exercise"
proponent, there is an attempt to affiliate the concepts of
microscopic life of the amoeba with human cellular processes,
and "functional training" when the author claims: "Movement,
survival and the optimal functioning of the organism all go hand
in hand." This statement opens a door for the author as he links
"movement" with "function," together with the concept of
"optimal." He then claims that there is a link between
Posted December 22nd, 2015 by James Bucher
Heading into the combines, the biggest story will definitely be
Maurice Clarett, and how he can rebound from last yearâs
disaster. (Regardless of how his combine goes, keep in mind that
before Adrian Peterson this year, Clarett was the best freshman
running back in decades.) If Clarett goes past the first day of
the draft he will be a steal.
Speaking of the Draft; LB Derrick Johnson out of Texas is my
favorite player coming out this year. He will have an immediate
impact, especially if he ...› Continue reading
Trials and Tribulations of a fitness trainer
Posted December 21st, 2015 by James Bucher
Feeling like the NASA rover, Spirit, I started January
triumphant. Ah, that quest for perfection, that ever burning
flame that drives us onward to test the perimeters of our well
being/existence. Especially after lolling in holiday bliss. I
was energized and fortified, with a couple of extra pounds to
propel me with extra fire power. Running in the mountains of our
upstate home, coming home and working out religiously and
tending to the perfect diet another example of perfect ...› Continue reading
Posted December 20th, 2015 by James Bucher
The subject of financial investment is such a wide and varied
area. We all know (or should know), that investing surplus funds
is a sound idea; nothing new there. If you make the decision to
invest, what investment options do you have?
1. Property - unit, house, holiday house, commercial property, a
2. Shares - stock options, different stock investment sectors
such as small capitalisation mining companies, international or
How to Keep Your Body Fit
Posted December 19th, 2015 by James Bucher
Fitness is just as imperative as health. As a matter of fact,
fitness is linked directly with your health. If you are not
taking care of your body, you will get sick. Here are some great
suggestions that will help you to keep your body fit:
It is a sad thing that many people do not take advantage of this
excellent option for exercise. Bike riding exercise your body
and build a stronger cardiovascular system. Also, it allows you
to get out and enjoy nature and fresh air.
5 Myths About Sports Conditioning That Are Holding You Back
Posted December 18th, 2015 by James Bucher
In life we are surrounded by numerous myths and half-truths, the
Loch Ness Monster, Big Foot, UFOs in Roswell, and Crop Circles
just to name a few. No one quite knows if any of these things
really exists or if they are just stories told by people for
purposes only they know. Sports conditioning has much in common
Over the past several months, I have answered a gamut of
questions from numerous Revolution players with topics ranging
Changes in the Face of Fitness
Posted December 17th, 2015 by James Bucher
Yes, there have been changes in the face of fitness. Literallyâ¦
the changes, are on my face! This is, yet another true
confession of a lifestyle fitness coach. During Augusts
marginally sweltering heat, while most were off in vacation
bliss and splendor, the heat of drums were heard in NYC. All who
were in the know awaited the results of your trulys''
LIPOSUCTION! What''s that? Liposuction! you say! On a trainer, no
less! Well, it wasn''t your usual Nichole Smith kind of slimming
Posted December 16th, 2015 by James Bucher
As the NBA reaches the midseason point most of the talk is of
the MVP race, with many tabbing Steve Nash as the early
favorite. My question is can a guy who is not even the best
player on his team win the MVP? (Shawn Marion is the best player
on the Suns.) Yes I will concede Nash deserves some credit for
making the players around him even better, and lifting the team
to another level. But where would the Cavs be without Lebron
James, or would the Heat even be a playoff team, let alone the
Confessions of a Personal Fitness Trainer
Posted December 14th, 2015 by James Bucher
As your personal fitness trainer my passion is to teach, coach,
understand, push, prod, cajole, investigate, research and apply,
over and overâ¦ As a âFitness Role Modelââ¦wellâ¦I feel vulnerable
with weakness, so, in hopes we can all learn, from my own
weakness, here goesâ¦My Confession. Last year I had a number of
clients who started stubbornly on the Atkins diet despite my
warnings. Immediately I saw almost profound results in their
weight loss. I reminded them it was the loss of ...› Continue reading
Some Great Ideas on Staying Fit
Posted December 13th, 2015 by James Bucher
Physical exercise is something that you need to do on a regular
basis. If youâre looking for examples of great fitness exercises
to try out, youâll find them on our site.
A regular exercise program of either running, walking, cycling,
swimming, aerobics or any other physical exercise helps to
improve the efficiency of the human body in many ways. A healthy
exercise regimen can help strengthen the body physically, as
well as make you more confident and help you avoid some ...› Continue reading
Posted December 12th, 2015 by James Bucher
I saw a horse race once where the winner was not declared until
the race people had a chance to look at the ï¿½•photo finish.â
Boy was it close. There was a bout 3 inches difference between
What could that second place horse have done in that mile or so
of endeavor? What little bit extra could have won that race? How
much extra energy or endurance did that horse need? 5%, 10%??
For three inches in a mile race, the horse needed less than 5%
Getting Fit With A Smooth Treadmill
Posted December 11th, 2015 by James Bucher
Treadmills are one of the most popular fitness machines
available today, viewed consistently as a straightforward piece
of equipment that can provide a good workout for everyone,
regardless of their fitness level. And though treadmill workouts
are sometimes viewed as a little predictable, there are a huge
variety of great machines available that offer an array of
features than can bring a real element of challenge to a
workout. A Smooth treadmill, for example, combines power and
Muscle Fitness - Can Yoga Make You Stronger?
Posted December 10th, 2015 by James Bucher
Many people wonder if yoga can improve their muscle fitness.
They recognize that yoga can help reduce stress and increase
flexibility, but when it comes to increasing muscle fitness,
they think it might be a little too ''weak'' to do the job. The
fact is that yoga can definitely make you stronger.
A study was conducted at the University of California at Davis.
Ten college ''coach potatoes'' adopted a yoga routine for eight
weeks. Each week, they attended from two to four classes during
How to keep yourself Fit on Vacations
Posted December 9th, 2015 by James Bucher
Are you worried, about missing your daily workout routine?
Yes???. Vacations should be fun and fun can be increased if you
Pre-vacation planning can help you and your family to stick to
healthy lifestyle activities and enjoy their time off. Encourage
them to research the following while making their plans to have
~ Is there an exercise area and swimming pool? ~ What additional
recreational activities are available? - biking trails, ...› Continue reading
Posted December 7th, 2015 by James Bucher
Any fitness program is incomplete without the timely
measurements to monitor Your Progress. The only way to know if
your mass or fat loss program is successful is by monitoring
your measurements, weight and body fat levels.
''One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions.''
- Admiral Grace Hopper, U.S. Navy
Depending on the program, I recommend that everyone take their
body fat levels every 1-2 weeks.
There''s a lot that these readings reveal to a ...› Continue reading
The Health Benefits of Walking for Exercise
Posted December 6th, 2015 by James Bucher
Walking for exercise is a purposeful, brisk walk specifically
designed for the purpose of improving health. It is one of the
best and cheapest forms of exercise. If you want to improve your
general health and keep fit, or if you want to reduce your
weight, walking is a good place to start.
Walking keeps you fit and helps you take off extra weight and
keep it off. It''s cheap, it''s simple and almost anybody can do
it. Walking has a multitude of health benefits for everyone.
Here are some of its ...› Continue reading
How To PIck A Fitness Trainer
Posted December 5th, 2015 by James Bucher
There is nothing like having your very own personal trainer!
Where else do you get the opportunity to consistently meet with
someone and every moment of every session its - all about you?
Where the purpose of every session is help you not just to look
better but also to feel better!
Picking the right trainer for you and your health needs requires
some basic knowledge of the fitness field. Both the American
College Of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and The National Strength and
Why Fitness Equipment Must Be A Vital Part Of Your Health
Posted December 4th, 2015 by James Bucher
Fitness equipment is playing a vital role in the National Health
Campaign. A successful nation needs healthy citizens. It is no
secret that the sedentary lifestyle has taken a heavy toll on
Many citizens who could not manage daily walking or jogging
schedules have found secret of health in exercise machines and
Thousands of companies are contributing to the National Health
Campaign by producing affordable fitness equipment that the
people can use to ...› Continue reading
Posted December 1st, 2015 by James Bucher
"If you and I want to change our behavior, there is only one
effective way to do it: we must link unbearable and immediate
sensations of pain to our old behavior, and incredible and
immediate sensations of pleasure to a new one." - Anthony
Why isn''t every person who wants to be fit and healthy
exercising on a consistent basis? If we know what we should be
doing, then why aren''t we doing it consistently? Fitness
Motivation Coach Lisa Nordquist calls this "The ...› Continue reading
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