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RUNNING

Top 4 runners of the decade

Have you ever thought about who the best runners of our decade have been? It's a difficult question. If we just look at what runners have dominated at major marathons and championship races, then it would seem that Haile Gebrselassie has been the best runner of our decade. But if we take into account all distance running events including the shorter races you get an entirely different list of names. This blog post will discuss those runners which have made more of an impact than any other on the sport throughout this past decade. Usain Bolt Usain Bolt is most...
SPORTS

How is the internet revolutionising the world of sports?

The Internet could easily be viewed as the saviour of sports. From being able to watch your favourite game right at home, to following your favourite athlete's workout videos, you can even watch your team play while you are out of town! I will briefly discuss how the internet has revolutionised the world of sports. Online presence The internet is revolutionising the world of sports because teams can now post online and connect with fans directly. In the past, teams could only talk to fans through traditional media. Now they have the opportunity to connect with their fans through social...
SOCIETY

Are Humans the major cause of global warming?

How much do you think you know about global warming? To start, let's put the question "Are humans the major cause of global warming?" into perspective. Human impact on global climate has come into the discussion as rapidly developing countries become industrialised. The effects that could be far stronger than previously expected. Let's dive deeper into this. What exactly is climate change? Climate change is the long-term change in the Earth's climate. It is caused by many different factors, including human activities and natural processes. The global average temperature has risen about 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit (0.8 degree Celsius) since 1901,...
RUNNING

Athletics 101 – the disciplines

Athletics is an exciting sport which encompasses a wide range of disciplines. Whether you are new to the sport or already involved, this blog post will go through the many exciting different sports and activities you can get involved with as an athlete. Running disciplines There are five main kinds of athletics running disciplines: sprinting, middle-distance running, long distance running (or marathon), cross country and track and field. Sprinting involves short distances, usually less than 400 metres. These races are generally over in under 10 seconds. Middle-distance races cover distances between 800 and 3,000 metres (just under half a mile...
RECREATION

How to make a workout plan on your own 

Making a workout plan on your own may seem like a hard and stubborn task but is more than achievable. If you really apply yourself and make the time, it can be very gratifying. In this article, I will give tips on how to make a workout plan on your own and help make it more likely to succeed. Know your goals The first step to making a workout plan on your own is to know your fitness goals. What are you looking for? Do you want to lose weight, gain muscle, or just feel better overall? Once you have...