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Recovering after back to back games

The physical nature of sport requires one to keep their bodies in top shape to avoid injuries. Even with extensive training and preparation, players are left physically exhausted at the end of a game. It is important that individuals take proper steps towards replenishing and repairing their bodies to recover their strength and stamina for the next performance.

 

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Quick Recovery after Sport Injuries

There are many causes of sport injuries. Poor training methods, inadequate warm-up, lack of conditioning can contribute to injuries. Sometimes it’s just aggressiveness to win that pushes the body too far. Here are a few tips to a quick recovery.

 

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How to be fit like a boxer

If you want to seek quick and good results, boxing is the sport for you, says well-known professional boxing trainer Gert Strydom from Bronx Gym in Hillbrow, Johannesburg. And Strydom isn’t alone in his thinking. Even for people who never intend to get in the ring for a match, boxing is considered one of the best exercises because of its ability to help condition the entire body in one workout.

This sport improves the cardiovascular and endurance fitness, providing a high-intensity, calorie-burning routine that promotes optimal physical fitness. “It’s a serious sport that

   

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Afrikan Yoga 101

Afrikan Yoga has been practiced for thousands of years, first starting in Egypt and North East Africa, then spreading to the whole of Africa and even now to Europe and North America. Like other forms of yoga, it consists of different physical poses and techniques that include breathing and meditating. But Africa has its own unique version.

 

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6 steps to Increase Your Vertical and Dunk!

Been playing basketball for a long time and never quite managed to throw down a dunk just like your favorite NBA stars? While it's not exactly possible to turn you into Kobe Bryant overnight, it's definitely realistic to say that most people can add at least a few inches to their verticals by doing a few simple exercises. It all comes down to a combination of flexibility, technique, power and strength. Keep reading to find out exactly how to jump higher.

 

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High Intensity Interval Training, Less Time, more impact

For anyone wanting to get in better shape, improve fitness, or lose weight, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is a fast-paced, high intensity method that will kick your body to the next level. Studies have proved that just 15-minutes of high-intensity interval training, practiced 3 times per week, can achieve a much better progress than running about the treadmill for an hour. This makes HIIT especially popular with anyone with the busy schedule.

   

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Kick start with metabolic training

It’s that time of the year again when we’re all eager for this to be THE year we really get in shape. Its also the time when we realise that all that time spent with family and friends over holiday drinks and meals means everyone has added on a few extra kilos. So why not have a healthy and some fitness fun time with family and friends to start off the new year - doing some metabolic fun fitness exercises at home, you don’t even have to go to gym.

 

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7 Tips to Keeping Fitness Resolutions

Being healthier and more fit is one of the hottest resolutions that people commit to every year.  Just check out how busy your local gym just became. But by March, many people are already cancelling their membership and the road to a healthier, fitter body is already lost. Whether you want to train to jump higher, run farther, cycle faster, trim down, or generally increase your fitness, here are 7 tips to keeping on the road to success.

 

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Train to do a Pull-up

Did you know that not many people can do a pull-up? These are harder than they look, and most of us often attempt to do one without doing any prior training. Yet pull-ups are one of the greatest exercises for overall body conditioning. Here are a couple of tips to help you to train for a pull up.

   
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