Sports / Fitness
Jun
23
2022

Eliud Kipchoge's sub-two-hour marathon

"Kipchoge completed the challenge with an official time of 1:59:40.2, an average speed of 5.88 metres per second (21.2 km/h; 13.2 mph)." --wikipedia
Jun
20
2022

World swimming (FINA) bans transgender athletes from women’s events

Calibration of this decision
Jun
18
2022

GuerrillaZen Fitness (YouTube channel)

Corrective Exercise + Holistic Health + Injury Prevention + Bio-Optimization + Functional Fitness --channel
Jun
05
2022

backward running as a sport

"Running (aerobic)" is at 350 in TvF.
Jun
01
2022

Why I Stand, by [NBA player] Jonathan Isaac

On July 31, 2020, the Orlando Magic starting forward Jonathan Isaac was the lone NBA player not to kneel for the national anthem amid a league-wide demonstration in support of Black Lives Matter --amazon.com
May
24
2022

Pilates

"a mind-body exercise that requires core stability, strength, and flexibility, and attention to muscle control, posture, and breathing" --wikipedia
May
14
2022

Wimbledon banning of Russian players

The All England Club (AELTC) -- the Wimbledon organizers -- said the decision was made to "limit Russia's global influence through the strongest means possible." —espn.com
May
10
2022

rugby

Points can be scored in several ways: a try, scored by grounding the ball in the in-goal area (between the goal line and the dead-ball line), is worth 5 points and a subsequent conversion kick scores 2 points; a successful penalty kick or a drop goal each score 3 points —Wikipedia
May
07
2022

hacky sack

Request: a small, round bag usually filled with plastic pellets or sand, which is kicked into the air as a part of a game or as a display of dexterity.
Mar
25
2022

Lia Thomas

First openly transgender athlete to win an NCAA Division I national championship --wikipedia
Mar
11
2022

Elliott Hulse (YouTube channel)

strongman, strength coach, CEO Strength Camp. Father, father-figure, mentor to +200000000 men on YouTube --his website. By request.
Mar
09
2022

Pre-workout

generic term for a range of bodybuilding supplement products used by athletes and weightlifters to enhance athletic performance. --wikipedia
Feb
20
2022

motocross

motorcycle racing held on enclosed off-road circuits --wikipedia
Feb
18
2022

first four-minute mile

Roger Bannister: "I was relaxing so much that my mind seems detached from my body" "It was incredible that we can run at this speed without strain" "It was only after the finish that real pain overtook me" (nice request, thanks!)
Jan
09
2022

Novak Djokovic

Personal LoC and social impact. Tennis' current #1 player, and arguably the greatest in history, is being detained ahead of the Australian Open for not being vaccinated. --wikipedia.
Dec
09
2021

NBA

National Basketball Association
Nov
27
2021

sumo wrestling

a rikishi attempts to force his opponent out of a circular ring or into touching the ground with any body part other than the soles of his feet --wikipedia
Nov
25
2021

The TB12 Method: How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance

A book by Tom Brady, the most successful NFL player in History, that covers his holistic approach to health --by request
Nov
24
2021

Tiger Woods

Social impact of "arguably [the] greatest golfer of all time, transcending the division of race through the game of golf" --by request
Nov
21
2021

Michael Jordan

Basketball's greatest player of all time, worth $1.6 billion, according to Forbes.