Support is ensured by the internal heel-counter, which adds stability in the rearfoot on initial impact. Finished off with a textured TPU (Thermoplastic Polyurethane) toe reinforcement, the added durability provides protection against debris and sharp objects on the trails. … [Read more...] about From Hoka Challengers to Nike Flyknits, the best women’s running shoes for trails, treadmills and the city
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'You just hang on for grim death. You're being thrown around, the things going along tilting over and all you can look out the window and just see dirt and debris and stuff flying up past the windows and the track itself is just twisted and bent,' the man said. … [Read more...] about REVEALED: Driver of doomed train told passengers over the PA he wanted to ‘make up time’ just minutes before horror crash – killing him and a crew member – as the stretch of track is described as a ‘nightmare’ and ‘rough as guts’
But most women are still suspicious of weight training. Fears about "bulking up" are common, says strength and conditioning coach Nolan Sunnassee, but they are largely unfounded: "Because of much lower levels of testosterone, a woman's hormonal makeup is not designed to add large amounts of muscle mass. Unless she's training six hours a day, six times a week and taking steroids, it's not going to happen." … [Read more...] about Women and weight training: a heavy duty
“Emanuel asked my dad a year before if I would go to Detroit and train with him,” Fury remembers as SugarHill wraps his massive hands. Fury looks animated as the memories tumble through him. “But my wife was pregnant and it wasn’t the right time. Then I had another fight and thought: ‘If I don’t go now, I’ll never know.’ If I didn’t go to Detroit that time, I knew my life would never turn out the way it was meant to do. So, aged 21, I jumped on a plane to Detroit. I didn’t let anyone know I was coming. I flew into Detroit airport, first and only time I’ve been there, and I got a yellow cab and said: ‘Can you take me to the Kronk gym?’” … [Read more...] about Calm before the storm: behind the scenes at Tyson Fury’s training camp
Pony racing has developed so fast that the overweight half-cob all-round pony moonlighting as a racing pony doesn’t really cut the mustard now. What you need to be competitive, they said, is an undergrown racehorse or upwards of £20,000 for proven brilliance. … [Read more...] about Can I train The Bisky Bat to be pony racing’s Nijinsky?