Blogs about Sports

Wining Despite all Odds: Sports after Injury

The worst nightmare and the greatest fear of an athlete is to suffer an injury that could get him, or her, out of shape, out of the gym and missing important training sessions. If you are an athlete, you are well aware that every day counts and it gets really easy to become almost apathetic while you are forced to stay still and lay in bed, while in your mind you are still running circles.

Padres Host World Series-Winning Giants in Opening Series Sunday April 21st 2015

Padres Host World Series-Winning Giants in Opening SeriesSunday, April 21st, 2015  

Injuries in the Young and Arthritis

We all hear the stories about how sport is bad for you, running causes arthritis etc. but the reality is that until recently there had been, until recently, very few studies that looked at the effect of injury in young people later in their life. One of the most common areas of the body to be injured is the knee joint and similarly this is also one of the most common areas to get knee arthritis.Recent Study

Why is cortisone becoming so common and is it safe?

At one time cortisone was seldom heard but now in the 21st century cortisone is almost pub culture.

CONNECTING WITH THE FITNESS COMMUNITY

 One of my goals for 2015 was to be more active on my social media pages to help motivate and inspire others to live a healthy lifestyle. I started off with posting motivation quotes every morning, and motivational videos that I found on youtube. Youtube videos have been a huge impact on my fitness journey and will continue to be. Everyone should have some source of external motivation when they can't find any internal motivation to get them to workout.

I’ll Be Brief

Favorites

 2014, the Year of the Horse, is trotting off into the cold, crisp sunset. Looking back, I was able to achieve many of my goals for this year but not all. I guess the ones that I didn’t get will have to be added to next years list. Something to look forward to.

Storytelling

Moving On

Good and Small

Summer is almost over and I've been thinking about some of the capoeira events that I have attended since the "Batizado Season" began this Spring. Some of my favorite memories are of smaller capoeira events such as rodas at Lake Merritt or at last week's Petaluma Music Festival. Here are some of my thoughts about a few of the "smaller" batizados that I have attended this year.