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The Health Benefits of a Spa Retreat

Posted by Rebekkah On January - 14 - 2016ADD COMMENTS

spa-feature-1A spa retreat is one of the best ways to unwind, relax, and take your mind off of potential stress that has built up from everyday tasks. People who are typically active, may be athletic, or have busy lifestyles find that spa treatments are beneficial to their well-beings. What’s so beneficial about spa retreats is that it can provide mental and physical balance and relaxation. A relaxing retreat can last anywhere from a couple days to a week depending on your needs and what suits you the best. Spa retreats typically consist of several spa treatments, including massages, body treatments, facials, and more. Here’s why a spa retreat is so beneficial for the body and mind: Continue reading “The Health Benefits of a Spa Retreat” »

Advice for New Golfers in Palm Springs, California

Posted by Leland On October - 16 - 2015ADD COMMENTS

vignette2If there’s one thing that beautiful sunny Palm Springs, California is known for, it’s their plentiful golf courses. The area is booming with toursts who travel all that way to experience the golfing lifestyle of Palm Springs. There are golfing resorts on almost every corner, and it’s not simply the green that attracts people. The beautiful backdrop of the mountainous region surrounds the golf courses, making for a beautiful golf retreat.

While Palm Springs attracts experienced golfers all around the world, if you’re a new golfer, there’s still room for you on the course. Here are some tips for the new golfer interested in heading to Palm Springs: Continue reading “Advice for New Golfers in Palm Springs, California” »

Hiking in Mystic, Connecticut

Posted by Leland On September - 11 - 2015ADD COMMENTS

Go hikingMystic Country is known for everything from its nightlife and coastal shopping to the outdoor activities and its magnificant seaport. One thing that’s a hidden gem within Mystic are its beautiful hiking trails. They offer a spectacle into a new world–and a lot of exercise. Looking to try out one of the many hiking trails in Mystic? Here are the top three to check out. Continue reading “Hiking in Mystic, Connecticut” »

An Overview of the NFL Scouting Combine

Posted by Alfredo On February - 25 - 2014ADD COMMENTS

NFL Combine 40-Yard DashThe NFL Scouting Combine, held every February, comes to an end today. During this week long process, college football players complete a variety of physical and mental tests. The NFL Scouting Combine is invitation only and gives athletes the opportunity to prove themselves to the coaches, top executives, and scouts from all 32 NFL teams that are watching. The results of the tests can have a large impact on when a player gets drafted, their salary, and in the long run, their career. So what tests and evaluations are athletes’ careers riding on? Find out below:

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Terrell OwensTerrell Owens has made a name for himself since he was selected in the third round of the 1996 NFL draft. From breaking several NFL records to controversial spats with the teams he has played for to his touchdown celebrations, the NFL wide receiver has been in the headlines a lot over his career. Owens hasn’t appeared in a NFL game since 2010 and was released from the Seattle Seahawks in 2012 making him less prevalent in the news until recently.

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Developing a Routine in Bowling

Posted by Alfredo On February - 12 - 2013ADD COMMENTS

bowlingThis article is to help you be more consistent when bowling and assist you in developing a checklist. Baseball players, tennis players, golfers, pool players, and more all try different strategies so they can develop a routine that works best for them. Developing a routine will force you to give more thought to what you are doing and help your concentration. You want to think about what you want to do before you approach the lane. Some people choose a board on the approach they want to stand on or what target they want to aim at. Once on the approach, they tend to their checklist or follow their routine.

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Doping in History

Posted by Alfredo On January - 17 - 2013ADD COMMENTS

doping drugsWe’ve all heard about Lance Armstrong’s confession by now. Yes, he did dope to win the Tour de France. It’s a big deal for him and his PR team is going to have to deal with hell for a while, but doping is no new issue, and it’s not a phenomenon that’s only present in U.S. athletes. In fact, if we look at a worldwide sport such as soccer, there have been dopers there too. Take, for instance, Adrian Mutu.

A few years back, Adrian Mutu was ordered to pay Chelsea £14.3 million in compensation after losing his final appeal in the Swiss Federal Court. Chelsea terminated the Romanian’s contract after he tested positive for cocaine use in 2004 even though he still had almost four years to run in his contract. Mutu then moved to Italy and spent time with Juventus and Fiorentina, but then served a nine-month doping ban in Italy after testing positive twice for the banned stimulant sibutramine.

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