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7 Sports You Can Try In Your Living Room

You don’t have to leave the house to get involved in a sport. In fact, you needn’t even venture outdoors into the garden. Here are seven sports that you can try in your living room (although you’d probably struggle to take up all of them indoors).

Cycling

Bad weather is no excuse to not take up cycling. Exercise bikes have made it possible to go on a bike ride in your home. Not only that, but companies such as Zwift.com have digitized indoor biking to make it an experience, dare I say it, better than going outdoors. Virtual games can allow you to cycle in locations around the world and even compete against other Zwift users in their homes.

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Is It Time To Take Your Sport To The Next Level?

There comes a time when a sport no longer becomes a hobby but a passion. If you feel you’ve mastered the basics or perhaps even conquered your sport on an intermediate level, it could be time to give yourself a new challenge surrounding your sport. Here are some of the major ways that you can progress to a professional level.

Compete

Every sports from football to mountain biking to even pilates has a competitive side. If you haven’t yet tried competing in some kind of event, it could be time to give it a go. A competition is the perfect tangible goal to make you want to get better. Keep competing until you start winning and then up the stakes when you feel ready by taking on bigger competitions.  

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Prepare Your Body And Mind For Your Next Ironman Competition

Ironman began as a relatively small, niche sport back in the late 1970s and early 1980s. It was the brainchild of a US Navy Commander called John Collins who decided to add swimming and biking to the regular Honolulu Marathon in Hawaii. Since then, it’s developed into one of the most popular – and most challenging – sports on the planet, with thousands of people competing every year.

Of all the sports on offer, the Ironman triathlon is perhaps the most grueling on the mind and body. Athletes have to swim 2.4 miles, cycle 112 and then run a full 26.2-mile marathon. It’s not for the faint-hearted, and something that seasoned Ironman competitors usually only do once or twice a year at most.

Given that it is so grueling, how should budding Ironman competitors prepare?

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The Sports You Might Not Have Heard About Before

Are you a keen sports fan? Think you know all there is to know about sports? Take a look at this list of sports you might not have heard about before, and you’ll realize there is a lot more to sports than football and hockey, as fantastic as they are…

Slamball

Like basketball? Enjoy trampolining? You’ll love Slamball – a sport which combines the two. In Slamball, players use strategically placed trampolines to make the act of slam dunking the ball much easier and a lot more fun too. Unlike basketball, Slamball is a full contact sport, where players can often be seen slamming their bodies together in mid-air, which means it’s quite aggressive and broken bones and bruising are not uncommon.

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The Best Sports for Your Children to Play

As a parent, there is little better you can do for your child than getting them involved with sports. Even if they don’t go on to become a professional in sport later in life, the physical and social skills they can garner from being involved in it as a child are immeasurable. They help children to remain physically fit. They also help them to understand how the team dynamic works. So, get your child involved in a sport — and do so as soon as possible! And if you’re stuck as to what sport you should involve them with, then make sure to read on to find the best sports today for children to play.

Softball

Softball is the perfect sport to involve your children with because of the fact that it is a direct stepping stone to baseball. And if training your child in a field that could benefit them professionally as an adult is your goal, then this is a course of action that you should take. But softball shouldn’t just be chosen as your child’s sport of choice for this reason alone.

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