When you think that you are well trained, that you can finish every single race on earth, then think again about Ironman! A lot of people are scared of doing Ironman because they don’t think they have the time to train. Although a 15- to 20-hour training schedule is perfect to get ready and to increase...
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Discover the top kite destinations in Greece, one of Europe’s most popular kite surfing havens. Strong winds prevail in Greece eight months per year. Beginners and experienced kite surfers alike are sure to find the place that meets their expectations, at any one of the country’s 11 kite-friendly destinations. Greece’s natural environment and winds satisfy all kite surfing...
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Whether seemingly endless expanses, blistering heat or merciless cold, following ten toughest running events in the world is an absolute challenge for every runner. The top ten places in the list of events are only held annually. Criteria for inclusion in the Top Ten were in addition to the regularity of the event especially to...
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There are two kinds of people in the world: the ones that love spending a relaxing day on the beach or swimming in a calm cenote or river, and the ones who use the sea, the cenote, and the river as venues to practice extreme water sports. If you’re the second kind, this blog post is for...
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Training for a bike race is hard. Training for a marathon or a 400-meter swim is hard. But training to do all three, back to back? That’s downright intimidating—discouragingly so, one might argue. But taking on a triathlon is also ridiculously fulfilling and pushes your athletic abilities in ways no other race or competition can....
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The health benefits of playing sports include proper weight management, efficient functioning of the heart, controlled diabetes, lower cholesterol levels, improved blood circulation, and lower hypertension and stress levels. It helps in the toning of muscles and strengthening of bones. It also brings positive energy, discipline, and helps in building self-esteem and mutual respect. Health Benefits Of Playing Sports Playing...
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There’s lots of mountain bike advice out there, some of it good, some of it… not so good. Here’s some advice you might well hear, but probably shouldn’t listen to. Most mountain bikers are keen to offer their advice (whether that’s to be helpful or sound like they know what they’re talking about is up...
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A combination of a healthy diet and a well-rounded exercise regimen is key for weight loss. But if you pit the two against each other, one yields more results than the other.  When it comes to dropping pounds, what you put in your body is more important than how you move it, according to...
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When it comes to sports, most parents don’t envision their kids racing at high speeds, flying through the air, or scaling walls without a harness. So how to parents of extreme sports kids cope? Any parent whose children gravitate to daredevil sports hope desperately that nothing will go wrong while trying to grapple with factors...
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Canyoning is travelling in canyons using a variety of techniques that may include other outdoor activities such as walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping, abseiling (rappelling), and swimming. Although hiking down a canyon that is non-technical, (canyon hiking) is often referred to as canyoneering, the terms canyoning and canyoneering are more often associated with technical descents —...
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