Just last week, the Philadelphia 76ers No. 1 draft pick injured his foot during the final day of training camp. Further examinations proved that Simmons suffered a Jones Fracture; which is a fracture near the base of the 5th metatarsal. Read More
Usain Bolt is quite literally the human version of a cheetah. What do they have in common? Their muscle composition.
Muscles are made of muscle fibers. Now, there are two types of muscle fibers: slow-twitch and fast-twitch. People who have a high number of slow-twitch fibers are good at activities that require endurance. A perfect example is a marathon runner. Those who have a high number of fast-twitch muscle fibers excel at activities that require a short, yet explosive burst of energy. Case in point- a sprinter. Read More
EVERYONE is playing Pokemon Go. In case you live under a rock, here’s how it works:
There are Pokemon “located” at certain places around your neighborhood. The Pokemon that show up depends on the environment around you. The objective of the game is to catch all 151 Pokemon, so to do that you must actually go out into the real world and look for them. Read More
Fitness trackers- a lot of people have one, and even more want ’em. From conversations between classes to group texts among family members, only one aspect about them gets bought up on a regular basis:
“I have GOT to get my steps in.” Read More
With 26 trophies, 5 Ballon d’Ors, and almost 500 goals at the age of 28, Lionel Messi is arguably the best soccer player of all time. What is even more astounding is Messi’s ability to stay almost injury free, season after season. He has appeared in more than 60 games every year since his 2008-09 season, often playing 90 minutes in each. How does he stay fit? Through a combination of an intense training regime, a strict diet, and a moderate lifestyle. Read More