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Tribesports User of the Week: Vaunette C

Vaunette C profileWhat has been your toughest Tribesports Challenge and which are you most proud of?

Push ups are my least favorite physical activity so I steer clear of most of the challenges involving the dreadful push up. I really enjoy participating in team challenges, i.e. Boys vs Girls, Older vs Younger and Team Relays. With that being said, I really enjoyed the 5 Person Relay that Eddie W put together. By the time the challenge was complete my running frequency and mileage had more than doubled! There...

Posted by Vaunette C under Tennis, Half Marathon Running, Cycling on 31 July 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

#GameChanger - Celebrating defining moments in sport

There are moments that are remembered in sport. Moments which will be retold and reworded so many times that they become things of legend. Billie Jean King #GameChanger

These game changer moments can arise in any sport, from anyone, but they all have one thing in common: they are crucial to the development and evolution of sport.

Over the next few weeks, we're going to be celebrating some of sport's true game changers. The #GameChanger Tribe is a place to talk about and celebrate these people, technologies and techniqu...

Posted by Steve R under Running, Tennis, General on 8 July 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Challenges to improve your tennis performance

Novak Djokovic

With the summer tennis season fast approaching, many people will be dusting off their tennis rackets and looking to take to the court once again.

Tennis is an incredibly good sport for fitness, as it requires lots of short sharp bursts at maximum effort, good agility and good overall stamina for long matches. However, it can also be an incredibly frustrating sport with shots continually hitting the net, serves going a long way wide of the target and points missed due to unforced errors....

Posted by Neil B under Tennis on 11 May 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Monday Inspiration - Mats Wilander French Open 1982

It is a well trodden path - The unseeded, unknown and unfancied entry who knocks out every seeded opponent he comes across, reaches the final and beats the form player in the world to win from seemingly nowhere. It's an age old success story that has been seen on quite a few occasions throughout the years. Just look at Goran Ivanisavic at Wimbledon in 2001, coming from a wildcard entry, to beat Pat Cash in an epic final. However, how many of these have been seventeen years old and competing i...

Posted by Neil B under Tennis on 28 April 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

The Average Distance Run in Different Sports

The debate about who runs the furthest distance in different sports is always one which gets tempers flaring in pub debates; the fact is each sport has different fitness requirements of which endurance running is just one part. While distance run is clearly an important consideration, it is not the be all and end all. Just because competitors in one sport run the furthest distance, does not necessarily mean that is the most physically demanding sport.

But for the sake of resolving arguments...

Posted by Neil B under Football (Soccer), Field Hockey, Tennis, Basketball, American Football on 16 April 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

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