Posts Tagged ‘Athletes’

NCAA Ban On Paying Athletes Faces More Threats

Fresh off a ruling that Northwestern University football players can’t form a union, the NCAA is about to face a more direct challenge to its longstanding policy of not letting schools pay athletes like they’re professionals. A federal judge who issued a landmark decision against the NCAA last year is considering whether to grant class-action […]

Why One Of The Best Athletes In The World Refuses To Compete

In 2000, Laird Hamilton infamously surfed the most dangerous wave in the world. It was as tall as a seven-story building. He was 36 years old. Everybody flipped out. It’s just one example of how Hamilton has continued to disrupt the surfing world for over 30 years by constantly reinventing new ways to conquer the […]

Young Athletes, Couch Potatoes, And Helicopter Parents: The Productivity Of Play

Young Athletes, Couch Potatoes, And Helicopter Parents: The Productivity Of Play Major newspapers, news programs, and magazines across the country have recently addressed the current issues of childhood obesity, the link between exercise and improved academic focus, and the importance of diet and exercise in improving the health of our children. As many schools consider […]

Nude Female Athletes Preach Body Love On ESPN’s Cover

Sometimes, we need a little reminder that athletes — like other humans — come in all shapes and sizes. ESPN’s annual Body Issue, which includes profiles of professional athletes discussing their sports and their bodies, shows just that. Amanda Bingson, USA track and field hammer thrower, is featured on one of the 2015 Body Issue’s […]

Young Athletes With ACL Injuries Often Need Repeat Surgery: Study

Starting athletics early, focusing on just one sport contribute to risks healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants […]

Zendurance: A Spiritual Fitness Guide for Endurance Athletes

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Zendurance: A Spiritual Fitness Guide for Endurance Athletes

Zendurance: A Spiritual Fitness Guide for Endurance Athletes ''This is a wonderful piece of work – something all athletes need to read.'' – Paula Newby-Fraser, eight-time Ironman World ChampionUsing basic Zen techniques, the author provides a guide to improving athletic performance through meditation, centering, visualization and relaxation. The book is written for athletes of all […]

Zendurance: A Spiritual Fitness Guide for Endurance Athletes

Zendurance: A Spiritual Fitness Guide for Endurance Athletes ''This is a wonderful piece of work – something all athletes need to read.'' – Paula Newby-Fraser, eight-time Ironman World ChampionUsing basic Zen techniques, the author provides a guide to improving athletic performance through meditation, centering, visualization and relaxation. The book is written for athletes of all […]

Even Elite Athletes May Have Heart Abnormalities

Study of Olympic prospects finds ‘large prevalence’ of defects healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community […]

Overworked Pac-12 Athletes Really Just Want More Sleep, Internal Survey Finds

An internal survey of Pac-12 athletes has discovered that student-athletes dedicate an average of 50 hours a week to their sport during the season, a time commitment that is leaving them underslept and struggling to keep pace at school. The “Student-Athletes Time Demands” study, which was conducted by consultancy firm Penn Schoen and Berland, surveyed […]

Salt Pills Do Little for Endurance Athletes: Study

Finding challenges common belief that they can boost performance healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community […]

You Won’t Believe How Many Calories These Pro Athletes Eat Every Day

A few nights leading up to the big race, you might throw a pasta party or carbo-load by picking at the bread basket a little more than usual. On an average day, most human beings can properly fuel by eating the daily recommended intake of calories (2,000 – 2,500), fat (70g – 95g), carbohydrates (230g […]

NCAA Schools Can Absolutely Afford To Pay College Athletes, Economists Say

A growing chorus of critics are calling for the National Collegiate Athletic Association to pay student-athletes. Just this month, a coalition of professors banded together in support of labor rights for men’s football and basketball players. And just this week, former NCAA basketball stars Ed O’Bannon and Shane Battier said student-athletes should be compensated for […]