There are not many feelings in life that match the rush you get when your team wins big. You have stuck with them through good times and bad, and suddenly the loyalty pays off with the sort of victory that will stay with you for a long time. It is almost as if you are 

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When you dread seeing the leaves fall from the trees because it signals the start of football season, or cringe when the first crocus pops its head out of the soils because it means baseball is just around the corner, you may be a sports widow. Sports widows are women who feel that their life 

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Most kids would love to be the star athlete, but being a star athlete is not as simple as being a good player.  You must have the proper conditioning to be a star athlete but proper conditioning for sports doesn’t begin at practice. Total conditioning that includes physical conditioning, nutrition and mental health maintenance is 

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When you took gym class in high school, you likely were forced to stretch before and maybe even after playing various sports. In athletics, you might also have been forced into stretching routines as a team, which seemed ridiculous at the time and maybe still do. Now that you are working out on your own 

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A dislocated shoulder is an extremely painful injury that involves the upper arm coming out of the cup-shaped socket on the shoulder blade. You normally cannot move your affected arm until it pops back into the socket, which is when the intense pain from the injury commences. Sometimes the arm or shoulder muscles will begin 

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Did you know that you can suffer as much damage to your knee by falling down the stairs in your home as a football player can when he’s twisted his knee the wrong way in a football game?  Unfortunately, knee injuries are common among athletes, but they can also happen to anyone young or old. 

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Just like that, it happened. You were at the family picnic, having a fine time playing softball with the nieces and nephews and while running to first base – POW!  You felt a quick jolt of pain in the back of your leg which steadily increased, causing you to stumble about.  You had difficulty extending 

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The Sound of One Knee Popping The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) connects the femur to the tibia at the center of the knee. It is responsible for limiting rotation and forward motion of the tibia. An estimated 80,000-100,000 ACL tears occur annually in the general population.  They are most common in: Skiing Football Soccer Gymnastics 

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Many people believe sports and action photography isn’t possible without specialist equipment and years of experience. It’s actually quite easy to capture action in a picture if go about it the right way. Long lenses and professional digital SLR cameras are perfect tools for the job, but you can also produce great pictures with more 

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Not many things can spoil a soccer or football game quite like a blister from uncomfortable cleats. You should break in new cleats before you actually play in them — otherwise you might suffer painful consequences. Treating your cleats with petroleum jelly can help break in and mold your new cleats to fit your feet 

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Most amateur football players recognize the value of dedicated work on the field. They understand that only through an incredible amount of practice and repetition can they transform from young beginners into future stars. As a result, it is not uncommon to find thousands of young football fanatics performing an impressive number of drills on 

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Communication is key in any sport, especially team ones such as rugby and football, where the success of the club depends on effective management of large pools of talent. Keeping track of the well-being, health and fitness of each individual player is essential to manage your resources and ensure that the group on the pitch 

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Whether it’s scoring a winning Cup Final goal, or hoisting the World Cup over your head, you’re not alone in dreaming of a career as a football pro. You’ll need hours of practice, a very strong physique, and a thick skin to cope with constant rejection. Still think the Premiership is for you?   Getting 

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Most players focus on physical fitness when training for football, but that only gets you so far. In order to be the best player you can be, you have to get your head in the game as well. There are plenty of creative ways to train your mind for football, but playing poker is probably 

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There are some areas of interest that manage to capture the attention and have an effect on the lives of people all over the world. Football is one of the best examples there is and although it is true that not everyone loves it, the number of those who live and breathe it is well 

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