This year is a big one for me. I’m running in the Virgin London Marathon, it’s my first marathon. But, I have IBS. Let’s just say everything is shits and giggles until someone giggles and shits applies to me more than most people realise.
Dying is something that we have no control over. When a sportsperson or athlete takes to the field, we like to think that they will entertain us with their abilities. But sometimes things don’t go to plan. Here are 17 athletes who died doing the sport that they loved.
Fitness is one of those things that is inclusive, right? Anyone, anybody, any size? I’m not talking about being fat or skinny, I’m talking about the perils of being a short person. Here are some reasons why I’m too short for fitness.
It doesn’t matter where you go in the world, sports will be there. Across the world, sports vary by country. Some sports have a massive global interest while others are just a flight of fancy. What could be your national pastime could be seen as strange in another country. But one time is for sure, sports bring people together. International events like the Olympics have ensured that countries can come together to compete in a variety of sports. Others like the World Cup in soccer and rugby bring those folks together from other countries. All sporting events now are regulated to ensure fairness and safety for everyone involved. But what are the most popular sports in the world? With over 8,000 sports in the world, there is something for everyone. Here are the top 23 sports in the world. These sports have the biggest fanbases or the most interest in them globally.
There is nothing more incredible than watching a sportsman’s set a standard that few will live up to. In basketball, there are some records that may never be topped. Here are 15 NBA stars who have smashed the records and might never be broken.
The Bangor 10k is one of the most scenic events in Northern Ireland for local runners. The event is sponsored by George Best Belfast City Airport and had attracted runners from around the globe. But what would I make of the event? And would I even finish it?
Twirl Fit in Bangor, County Down, is one of only a few places in Northern Ireland that teaches pole dancing as a form of fitness. Beginning at the bottom level, I had a go at one of the most talked about fitness classes in recent years.
Bangor Parkrun is the weekly event for local runners in my area who want a time (and a bit of competition) for running 5k. Ward Park in Bangor, Northern Ireland is home to one of the country’s weekly Parkruns where you can take part for free and work on your running.
Go Faster Food was the first book from Kate Percy and introduced people to the idea that food can be tasty, be good for you, and help with your training. Over the years, Kate has developed her recipes and knowledge to help her kids perform better.
The Ards Half Marathon and Walk is the annual race which helps to see in the summertime in Newtownards. Hundreds of people from the area come to take part. As running has become a more popular sport, we have seen people come from across the water to take part and collect some bling.