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March Madness! Those words call out to every college basketball fan across the nation. If your one of them the next few weeks signifies great basketball, spring break and the unofficial month long holiday during the NCAA tournament. The only other holiday that compares to March Madness is the NFL playoffs and the Super Bowl. For college basketball teams; entering the tournament is a rite of passage for 64 teams to earn the opportunity to advance to the sweet 16, elite 8 and the final four. After three weeks of intense play, the two surviving teams play for the grand prize "The NCAA National Championship”
Summertime i here! You’ve worked hard to how off tho e toned arm , ripped ab and hot new wim uit and now i your time to hine. However, ju t becau e ummer i here doe n’t mean the work top , right? Mo t of u are preoccupied with how we look throughout the ummer month , but unfortunately not enough of u worry about how we feel. Heat-related illne e uch a heat exhau tion and heat troke are eriou and can be life threatening. Before you hit the track or the field, think about the e imple tip to keep you performing your be t all ummer long: 1) Drink lot of fluid : You can’t go wrong with drinking plenty of water before, during and after you workout, but if you are engaging in a very inten e or prolonged workout al o bring along a ...
You’re exhausted, but determined. Until you realize that nothing short of a miracle is going to get you through the work day, afternoon class or hour long workout. AHA! Suddenly a bright idea…reach for the nearest appropriately named drink. Certainly, you would feel much better if you were charged like a bull, amped up or transformed into a weight lifting monster. Or would you?
Feeling luggi h? Achy? Grumpy? You may want to call your doctor or you may ju t want to watch what you eat. It i no ecret that overly proce ed, ugary, alty “junk” food can put on the pound , hike up our blood pre ure and tra h our chole terol…but how el e are the e food affecting u ? Common “junk” food don’t normally have all the nutrient our body need to function properly. So if the majority of your diet i “junk” food, you will almo t certainly experience many phy ical and mental health effect . Fear not, help i here! If you are ready and eriou about changing your diet then there are plenty of ta ty food that are al o great for you. Incorporating healthy nack uch a a fre h fruit alad, cup of yogurt, low fat microwave popcorn or almond into your diet will ...
The Southern Maryland Youth Lacrosse Association held its One day 2012 tournaments for the Potomac and Chesapeake Leagues in Bowie this past weekend. The well attended tournament featured teams from all over the State of Maryland; featuring ages from 5-6 year olds to 15.
Earning a four-year Letterman award is a special honor that most athletes never have the privilege to enjoy like Jamel Lewis of Bowie High School. Jamel is an honor student, a captain of the football team and most recently, a recipient of a football scholarship to attend Virginia Union University CIAA in the fall.
Dehydration is a medical condition that arises when you lose more fluids then you take in. It can cause dry mouth, dizziness and more serious complications such as seizures or death. Many of us believe that only professional or competitive athletes can suffer the life-threatening consequences of dehydration, but the truth is that anyone is at risk for becoming mildly, moderately, or severely dehydrated. However, don’t fret or cancel your next workout! Dehydration is 100% preventable if the correct precautions are taken.