“What kind of a game is that?” was the thing that sauntered into my mind when I first caught a glimpse of the game that I now worship, adore and love deeply. What sense could a 12 year old kid, in a Cricket loving country possibly have derived from Football right? I couldn’t either. Guys running around the pitch chasing a ball seemed stupid to me then. Though incidentally, a few days later my dad got me FIFA (the game) to play on the desktop and I decided to give it a try.read more
A marathon is a long event. You have to do a lot of things as a part of the preparation. The essential things that you might forget to carry are Photo ID, Phone Charger, iPod, and headphones. The basics things that you need to execute requires a clear and focused mind. Know what you need to do? Execute your plans. Give yourself a mental break. Take proper sleep ahead of a marathon race. Start running slow and then try to generate pace slowly and gradually. Make sure that to take walk breaks every 10 minutes.read more
Cricket as it is usually called is a gentleman’s sport and we have seen quite a few gentlemen who have graced the sport with their on-field and off field mannerisms. One of the modern star who is regarded as the finest gentleman of the sport is none other our own Rahul Sharad Dravid. Besides being a classic, well accomplished batsmen that he is Dravid is considered as the most gentle of them all. Here is why he is called so.read more
Even after the popularity of other sports like Cricket or Badminton in India, hockey has enjoyed a perfect status and still many are unaware of the fact that hockey is not the national sport of India.read more
Football is the most popular sport in the European continent and parts of America, oh scratch that, football is the most popular sport in the world, no wait it is a religion.
Its origin dates back to Han dynasty in 3rd century BC where leather balls were filled with feathers and kicked around. In Greece, a sport called “Episkyros” was played in which there were no rules as such besides the rule of kicking the ball into a net (they took the saying that there is just one rule very seriously.) The game had no particular size of field or number of players at that time so yeah there have been times when team had entire clans as their on field squad, wasn’t very different from war in those times.read more
Just remember your running shoes should be the prime concern as the wrong one can make your running miserable.
Search for a secure, comfortable fit through the midfoot. There should be little or no slipping at the heel. Nearly, thumb’s width space must be between the tip of the shoe and end of your longest toe.read more
If you always thought fitness is an unachievable goal for you or it is just for that gym-going neighbour or the celebrity on TV, well you were wrong!
The journey is all about focus and a great guide to help you through. Snap Fitness, a global leader in the health and fitness genre makes your path to good health, a glorious and rewarding one. And what are we to say when this brand over the last few years has seen a fitness-focussed fan base all over the globe. In India it has helped in teaching the correct values and fitness ethics to a massive audience spread in more than 40 (and still counting) institutes and centres, in collaboration with Master Franchise Force Fitness since 2008.read more
Every player knows his ups and downs and his frequency to perform the game. There are three variants in which a player is distinguished i.e. a casual player, regular player, intensive player. These are the categories which are assigned according to the time he devotes to this sport. Choosing the best products for your sport is a dilemma as to where to choose from or which product suits your needs the best.read more
Just as your mind requires books to stay sharp, your body needs exercise to stay physically fit. The importance of a strenuous and an efficient workout can never be highlighted enough, for to retain fitness is of paramount importance. One can never heartedly pursue any objectives or tasks without having sound mental and physical fitness. Fitness not just includes having a well groomed body but rather the overall development of physical and mental attributes. It also nourishes an individual to be more than just a simple person with a simplistic outlook on the world, it unlocks a person’s insight to greater and more innovative thought process with a passion to get things going; to pragmatically act rather than just think. A person who keeps fit is not only a vibrant person to be around with but becomes a more active and a responsible component to the society.read more
Cricket is no doubt number one in spotlight in sports signifying India but there are other sports also which India played and excelled. These sports are namely, Badminton, Tennis, Kabaddi, football, Archery and so on… the names few of us have never listened to!read more