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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.
 
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  National Athletic i proud to announce it annual cholar hip drive for tudent tuition and book .  Thi donation i intended to provide educational cholar hip and other academic opportunitie to help underprivileged tudent in local communitie who aren't able to afford the ri ing co t of education.  Every year tudent from low income communitie are unable to come up with the ba ic tool needed to be ucce ful in the cla room.  Our goal here at National Athletic i to empower tudent with tool needed to be ucce ful in the cla room, on the field, in life kill...
 
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Category: Fitness
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.
 
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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 ...
 
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Thi ummer two of my dream will come true, playing in an international tournament and traveling abroad. The e dream were made po ible when I wa invited by AIST (American International Sport Team ) to play on one of their oftball team . Thi program elect athlete who have performed well in their previou ea on or have been een by AIST cout that travel the nation, giving athlete the opportunity to travel abroad to play their port of choice. The e athlete are at the college level, playing in NCAA divi ion I, II, III, NAIA, or Jr. College. The idea i to give player a lifelong memory and the honor of repre enting the United State . The e tour could al o open door to a future playing for a profe ional team abroad. Even though thi i a US team not all player...
 
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The Charles Flowers Jaguars moved pass the Bladensburg Mustangs in an impressive 27-6 win at Jaguar Stadium in Springdale on Saturday.  Flowers exploded in the first quarter when Running Backs Daquan Davis #28 and Carl Turner #6 combined for a pair of touchdowns to put the Jaguars ahead 13-0. The Jaguar defense held Bladensburg to less than 50 yards of total offense in the first quarter.  The Jaguars’ third touchdown at the top of the second quarter came when Jaguar Quarterback Roman Williams threw an 11 yard touchdown pass to Bentley Ukonu giving Flowers a 21 point lead.  With just 8 minutes left in the second quarter, a Flowers’ muffled punt is recovered by the Mustangs on the Jaguars 20 yard line. 
 
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T he first regular season flag football game between Lady Elite and Lady Outlawz took place at Deanwood Recreation Center under near-perfect football weather on Sunday.  With a good capacity crowd on hand the former Ely League Champions Lady Elite, led by head coach Leonard Teamer and Defensive Coordinator Chris Jackson took the field against the Lady Outlawz. The Lady Outlawz, led by head coach Jovan Means are the new comers to the league.  They represent some of the newest talents the Ely Flag Football League of Washington, DC has to offer.  
 
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Future of Fitne i omewhat of a fitne boutique. We pecialize in a variety of bootcamp , per onal training, mall group training, and port pecific training. We pride our elve on not being a traditional gym and we focu on everyone of our gue t working with a fitne profe ional everytime they come in our facility. We play ho t to roughly 15 NFL athlete during their off ea on to prepare them for their up and coming ea on. We al o have a large variety of male and female client ranging from the age of 19 to 77.  Finally, we al o hou e ome of the mo t up and coming young male and female athlete in the area. We pride our elve on not being limited by age, gender, di ability, or goal , but embrace the opportunity to work with any and all client...
 
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Category: Athletic
Alex Robinson, a 6’4”, 225 lb senior at Bowie High School has just signed his letter-of-intent to play NCAA Division I football at Norfolk State University.  This bittersweet moment brings to a close the first chapter of Alex’s football career.
 
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The 2012 United Way Campaign served up a little healthy basketball competition between the Prince Georges County Department of Public Works “Ballaz” and the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections “Renegades”. For the Campaign, both agencies teamed up to hold a charity basketball fundraiser at Cedar Heights Recreational Center.  A greater than expected crowd of fellow employees, family members and agency leadership were on hand from both agencies to support their employees including DPW&T's own Gwen Clerkley, Associate Director of Highway Maintenance and Andre Issayan, Deputy  Director of DPW&T  just to name a few. 
 
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Summer is heating up…exercise responsibly! Amina L. Gilyard Featured Hot

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Written by Amina L. Gilyard     June 16, 2012    
 
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Summertime is here! You’ve worked hard to show off those toned arms, ripped abs and hot new swimsuit and now is your time to shine. However, just because summer is here doesn’t mean the work stops, right? Most of us are preoccupied with how we look throughout the summer months, but unfortunately not enough of us worry about how we feel. Heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke are serious and can be life threatening.  Before you hit the track or the field, think about these simple tips to keep you performing your best all summer long:

1)  Drink lots of fluids: You can’t go wrong with drinking plenty of water before, during and after you workout, but if you are engaging in a very intense or prolonged workout also bring along a sports drink. The ingredients in many popular sports drinks will replace electrolytes lost through sweat and help keep you energized during your workout.

2)      Dress properly: The 3 L’s---light colors, light weight, and  loose fitting

3)      Avoid extreme heat: Try to schedule your workouts in the morning or evening to avoid the hottest times of day. No matter what time of day you      exercise, if you are outdoors always remember to wear sunscreen prevent sunburn.

4)      Stay indoors: If you believe you are in danger of getting ill from exercising in hot weather, STAY INDOORS! For almost every outdoor activity there is an indoor alternative, for example basketball, cycling, running and swimming.

Along with these easy to follow safety tips, the most important thing you can do during a workout is to listen to your body! If you start experiencing nausea, headache, dizziness or abnormal weakness, STOP exercising right away, hydrate yourself and seek medical attention as necessary.

Written by Amina L. Gilyard, M.Ed., CHES

Reference: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/exercise/HQ00316

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