How Nice Sports Facilities Benefit Communities

People like nice, new things, don’t they? If you were to drive around your state and visit different towns, you’d make mental notes about each of them. For instance, there are undoubtedly some that would have you thinking, “Why would anyone want to live here?” Then there would be places you’d be thinking something like,… Read more »

3 Reasons to Build an Outdoor Track on Your Property

Are you thinking about really sprucing up your property by adding a sports court on your land? The idea is certainly exciting, and while there are many options, some owners choose to have a running track built on their land. Here are three reasons why it might make sense for you follow suit and have… Read more »

What can You Do to Increase your Track Time?

If you like to run and want to increase your track time, there are certain things you can do in order to train your body to be its best. For starters, consider making a plan for your workouts such that certain days are devoted to speed training while others are for weight lifting to make… Read more »

Reasons to Get Your Child Involved In Basketball

Invented at a YMCA by Dr. James Naismith in 1891, basketball is one of the most popular sports in America, and is a rapidly growing game worldwide. Since its inception, it has been one of the most common sports for youth to participate in. There are myriad reasons to sign your son or daughter up… Read more »

Tips for Staying Hydrated When Playing Tennis in the Heat

Playing tennis in the heat causes your body to not only produce heat, but sweat to the point where you’re losing water and sodium in a big way. If you’re playing intense, competitive games of tennis and the environment is hot and humid, here are some tips for staying hydrated. First, consider increasing your both… Read more »

How to Avoid Injuries When Playing Tennis

Playing tennis is one of life’s great pleasures. When it’s a warm, sunny day and you’re on the court with your racquet playing a game against another person or “doubles,” you’re in the moment without a care in the world– except, maybe, beating your opponent(s). Plus, you’re getting exercise, moving your body, getting your heart… Read more »

An Interesting Look at Tennis Shoes

If you’re going to play tennis on a tennis court, you should wear tennis shoes. Here’s the problem, though– people generally have no clue what the differences are between tennis shoes, sneakers, athletic shoes and trainers. Aren’t they all pretty much the same? Ok, what do all the aforementioned footwear types have in common? They’re… Read more »

Reasons to Get Your Child Involved in Track

Not everyone will become a marathon runner, but it doesn’t hurt to encourage children to join a track team. First of all, kids have seemingly boundless energy and they like to move around. Track gets them focused on literally moving around in an organized way, and if they’re on a team, they have the camaraderie… Read more »

The Health Benefits of Playing Tennis

Tennis is one of those sports that people of all ages can play. Indeed, it’s not that unusual to see little kids or senior citizens on the courts. Tennis is the kind of game that can get vigorous, which means it allows people to release their tension. Therefore, it’s good for people who want to… Read more »

Sport Brings Us Together

Despite what you might see on the news, especially when rival sports fans get into fisticuffs after a football game, athletic competition brings people together. Sometimes sports are the only thing all Americans can agree on, meaning everyone has their favorite teams, the athlete they put up on a pedestal, and so forth. Sports can,… Read more »