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Mental Benefits of Sport

Asics Europe have recently performed a study on the reasons people start running and why they then continue with it. 

The original drive to begin running is generally physical - 'I want to lose weight' or 'I want to improve my fitness'. Most of us can probably relate to this goal as a reason to start exercising more frequently, but what is it that makes us continue exercising once we reach our weightloss or fitness goals?

In their survey, the Asics researchers found that the motivation to c...

Posted by Cags R under Running on 30 July 2012 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Monday Inspiration: George Eysra - the wooden-legged Olympian!

Oscar Pistorius is not the only athlete with a disability to compete in the Olympic Games; in 1904 George Eyser came away from the Olympics with 6 medals, after competing with his wooden prosthetic leg.  Of course, back then there was no argument as to whether the technology of his prosthesis gave him an advantage!



Gold Medals

Parallel bars

Long horse vault

25-foot rope climbing

Silver medals

Pommel horse

4-event all-around

Bronze medals

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Posted by Cags R under Gymnastics on 29 July 2012 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

EMERGENCY BURPEES AND BRIDGES

So far, Team Tribesports hasn't failed to reach a deadline. We're getting close to the end of these Challenges and we need your help to keep our record squeaky clean!



We will not be beaten by the mighty Challenge of Team Bridges - 10,000 minutes was a big ask but not too big for Tribesports!

Spare 5 minutes today, either all at once of broken up to perform a bridge or two for the team.

Be sure to get your form right with these or the bridge police will be onto you!

  




Burpees, love t...

Posted by Cags R under Fitness & Training on 28 July 2012 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

Opening Ceremony of the Tribe-A-lympics

Whilst supporting your nation in the Olympic Games, you can also do your bit here on Tribesports! The Tribe-A-Lympics will run until the 9th September which covers the entire Olympic and Paralympic games. 

Ok, so maybe we didn't have the same budget as the Official Games, but we have had the honour to hold the Olympic torch! Our neighbour Errol was the torch bearing representative for Hackney; as well as running the garage next to the Tribesports Office, he also coaches the youth program at...

Posted by Cags R under Running, Swimming, Cycling, General on 27 July 2012 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

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