Thanks to celebrities like the Kardashians, waist trainers have gained in popularity in recent years. These days, it's all about the hourglass figure but don’t be fooled by the name — waist trainers are simply modern day versions of corsets.
Choosing the best tennis ball for you might be more difficult than it looks. In this article, we’ll breakdown the different elements that make up a tennis ball to help you find the best ball for your specific needs. We'll also outline a few of the best tennis balls on the market to help you find your perfect match.
When life gets you down, sometimes you just need to find an outlet to get rid of all of that pent up energy and frustration. For some people, that may mean channeling their energy into writing or playing an instrument. For others, it might mean punching and kicking the crap out of a bag.
Boxing is a great way to stay not only physically but mentally fit — just look at Muhammad Ali or the First Lady Cecilia Brækhus. It also doesn’t hurt that it’s a fantastic way to blow off some steam. Although it's highly likely that people have been swinging fists at one another since the beginning of time, fighting as a form of sport was first seen a few centuries ago. Boxing, also referred to as “pugilism”, has been considered a form of sport since the early days of 1500 BC and was a popular combat sport between Gladiators in ancient Rome.
Lacing up your shoes, throwing on your jersey and picking up a basketball is a familiar feeling for most people at one time or another in their lives. Maybe you were forced to play in gym class, or chose to play competitively — whatever the case, the sounds of the ball swishing as it sinks through the net, or the beat of the ball getting dribbled down court are welcomed noises for basketball players. But have you ever noticed that some balls sound different when bounced? Some make a solid “thunk” noise while others reverberate longer? That’s because not all balls are made with the same materials and are built to be used for different things.
We all need a bit of help sometimes. Taking control of your health can be hard and maintaining consistency in your daily fitness routine can be even more difficult. Keeping track of what you eat, how many steps you walk and how much sleep you’re getting can also be time-consuming. Well, you're not alone. Fitbit smartwatches are an all-in-one option to help you stay on track. Fitbit tracks every part of your day — including activity, exercise, food, weight and sleep — to help stay motivated while you're working to get fit or find a life balance.
Spring showers might bring May flowers but it can also bring cold feet and wet clothing — especially socks. Nothing is worse than wet socks in your shoes and if you're looking for the perfect pair of rain boots to wear this year, you've come to the right place. Rain boots, rubbers, or galoshes — whatever you call them, a reliable set of rain boots is a must have for every shoe closet.
Juggling all your essential items while trying to focus on running can be a huge distraction but luckily, that's where running belts come into play. A running belt is athletic wear that has pockets on a strap you can attach to your waist — instead of your arm — while running. Depending on the type of running you do, there are different styles of belts designed to keep up with you, no matter what style of running you're doing. If you’re new to running, you can keep things simple by buying a small, inexpensive running belt that can hold your keys and your phone. For more experienced runners who love to run long distances or enjoy trail running, there are larger belts that can hold water bottles or even a small first aid kit.
Shopping for a longboard can be a challenging, especially if you're new to the whole longboarding world. From the shape of the body to its length, the wheels, trucks and bearings, there's a lot of factors to consider, all of which impact the way you will ride your board. Whether you'll be using it to travel around the city or you're using it on around the neighbourhood, we'll show you some affordable, durable and great-looking boards that will serve all of your purposes.