Video Games as Physical Activity

In 2006 video game sales were an estimated $7.4 billion, so it is safe to say that almost every home in the United States has at least a computer and/or some other video gaming unit. With this many gaming consoles children are spending more time indoors playing video...

Cross Country Running

Running exercises are going to take a lot out of an athlete, especially when that athlete is a cross country runner. Cross country runners devote their lives to learning how to run over long distances and over many different kinds of terrains with ease. To be at the...

What are Agility Exercises

According to the dictionary (http://en.thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/agility) the meaning of agility is, “the quality of being agile; the power of moving the limbs quickly and easily; nimbleness; activity; quickness of motion; as, strength and agility of...

Arizona Mountain Biking Trails

If you are looking for an excellent mountain biking experience, then there is no better place in America than Arizona to test your biking skills. The Great Canyon State offers numerous mountain biking trails that are not only challenging, but also take you through...

Highland Games

Highland games, a symbol of Scottish culture and representation, are festivals that are conducted throughout the year in Scotland as well as in other parts of the world, where Scots, by lineage or birth, have settled. The Highland games have their origin in the 11th...

Medicine Ball Training

Many sports require activities that could arguably be described as explosive; a pitcher throwing a pitch in baseball, a player taking a slap shot in hockey and many other ones as well. While weight training is a good way to develop the muscles required for these types...

Heart Rate Training

Heart Rate Training is something that many people already have as a part of their exercise fitness programs, but the intricacies of heart rate training are probably lost on most people. The typical person doing heart rate training today hops onto a bicycle or a...

Endurance Training

Endurance training is an effective training program to make athletes tougher than the toughest in terms of quality of output in the face of complete fatigue. The body should be able to force that extra mile out, even when it is at the very end of its capacity. This is...

Circuit Training

Circuit training is an excellent way to improve one’s strength, mobility, and stamina. For those who do not know what circuit training is, it is a training format that consists of 6-10 exercises, strength exercises to be precise, in which the participant...