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Daniel H Which Tribesports Challenge has been your toughest and which are you most proud of?

Increase your biceps by one inch!  Once you have been training for a good amount of times, and you no longer get the 'newbies gains' (People new to lifting can but on muscle-mass quite quickly comparatively), it is a slow journey to add lean mass.  To go to 14 inches to 15 took over a year. Currently at around 15.5, and almost 16 with an arms pump after a workout.

How has injury affected your training this y...

Posted by Daniel H under Weight Training (Strength Training), Boxing, Field Hockey on 11 July 2014 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Events that should be April Fools but aren't...

Today is a day of pranks, tricks and general tom-foolery, so we thought we'd find the most obscure and peculiar events which you'd think were April Fools! BUT to give you a bit of a challenge - 1 of these events has been entirely made up, you have to pick which one it is.

Ready to decipher the nonsense from the made up (because, quite frankly, they're all pretty nonsensical), here we go:

  1. Run For Pies
    There are some runners who run because they've had one-too-many, but this race is all about...

Posted by Cags R under Running, Adventure Racing, Boxing on 31 March 2014 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Strength Training for Boxing

 Jason Van Veldhuysen is a former competitive amateur boxer and martial arts practitioner now coaching boxing out of Toronto, Ontario in Canada. He's driven to help boxers reach their full potential, in the ring and in their training. Here, he will discuss the benefits of strength & weight training for boxers.

Jason Van VeldhuysenWeight training for boxing has come with mixed reviews for decades, it seems that only in the last 15-20 years strength training has become part of a standard workout for boxing traine...

Posted by Jason Van Veldhuysen of Precision Striking under Boxing on 6 May 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Doping in Sport; A moral or legal issue

Doping in sport is a serious issue and is one that does not look like going away quickly. How to effectively tackle doping in sport and what the appropriate sanctions for doping offences should be are among some of the strongest debates in sport. Is it a legal or a moral issue? Here we explore the issue in more detail.

Lance Armstrong - Doper

Recently doping in sport has been thrust into the media and public spotlight more than ever. The Lance Armstrong doping scandal has opened the sportsmanship debate up worl...

Posted by Neil B under Cycling, Track Athletics, Running, Football (Soccer), Boxing on 24 March 2013 at 12:00 AM • Read more »

5 Challenges to improve your boxing

Have you ever noticed how it only takes Rocky 2 minutes 44 seconds to get into shape? Boxing requires all round fitness, with training that mixes high intensity anaerobic exercises with cardio vascular endurance - make sure you can last the full 10 rounds! Here are 5 Challenges to get you fighting fit (though these will definitely require a little more time than the classic 2:44).

Learn how to get into you stance: the basics 

Before starting any fist throwing, make sure your stance is right...

Posted by Cags R under Boxing on 18 August 2012 at 11:00 PM • Read more »



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