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If you’ve ever run on a newly-redone track, and you feel the light bounce with each footfall, you know you are running on synthetic track surface.
If you have ever taken a spill on a hard tile floor at the gym, a nasty fall on concrete, or a hard hit right on asphalt, you know how badly that can hurt. You also know, as soon as you go down, that you wish you had fallen on rubber athletic flooring.
When you were a kid, you were probably not lucky enough to lose your strength on the monkey bars, only to land softly upon rubber playground mats, (more…)
Sports can unite people of different race, religion and background. There is no group better at bring people together through sports than a sports ministry. Check out a ministry of sports and meet a different segment of the population through sports.
Soccer tours are the perfect way to unite people through sports and religion, using one of the worlds most popular sports as a catalyst. A professional soccer player runs 48 kilometers, or 3.9 miles, during an average soccer game. The soccer ball`s “buckyball” pattern was designed by Buckminster Fuller in the 1960`s. Soccer can bring people together in different nations and countries. Soccer missions use one of the worlds greatest possible tools to reach the world (more…)
Did you know that the first gymnastics meet was held at the Olympics in 1896? However, gymnastics has been prevalent in the United States since the 1830s. Gymnastics is a complex event that consists of many competitive routines, and these routines can be learned by taking classes. There are two important benefits of attending these classes, as they allow individuals to learn the great art of gymnastics.
1. Classes for all ages. One of the most advantageous aspects of gymnastics classes is that they are available for people of all ages. Not only are there gymnastic classes for adults, but children have the opportunity to attend a gymnastic class for kids, as well. These (more…)
Planning your wedding is one of the most exciting and nerve-racking things you will ever do. You have to think of everything, from the decorations, to catering, to reception venues, and wedding party rentals. It often takes about a year to get all of these details in order, and every month leading up to the big day can add stress to your life.
One of the best ways to take the load off as the days wind down is to hire a wedding planner. These professionals can take over all aspects of planning, fit your wedding with the best decorations, organize your wedding party rentals, and even negotiate with your caterer to add in the inevitable guests who RSVP at the last minute.
Here are some other benefits of turning your nuptials over to a wed (more…)
The world is a dangerous place. For those that work a dangerous field, the right equipment can be the one thing standing between a person and death. Body armor for police knows this and prepares for this with state-of-the-art materials that can withstand punctures, heavy temperatures and extreme conditions. A tactical plate carrier, steel-toed boots […]
When you think about it…most of the world’s cultures have some connection to the water. After all, it’s estimated as much as 90% of the Earth’s surface is covered in oceans. Why wouldn’t boating, fishing, swimming, surfing and diving be some of the most ancient and beloved ways of enjoying the great outdoors? When you […]
Water sports are an entertaining and athletic way to enjoy the summer water. Watersports include water skiing, wakeboarding, jet skiing, tubing, and even kayaking. In just 2016, 13.8% of the U.S. population six and up participated in water sports. Wakeboarding is one of the most common water sports. In 2015, over 3.2 million people participated […]