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Stay Injury Free In The Gym

Listen, if you want to get big, you have to train big. Entering the gym and simply going through the motions without a sweat just isn't going to get the job done. You have to overload those muscles with heavy weight and high intensity if you want to see real results. This is without a doubt the most effective means of stimulating muscular growth. Muscles grow due to a natural adaptive survival response, and if you don't give them a damn good reason to grow, well, they won't.

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Picking the Best Paintball Marker

It is undeniable that paintball has already grown to be a popular sport. Since it was first introduced in the seventies, it has swiftly become a competitive, professional sport that can be done indoors or outdoors. Contrary to the common notion, it is actually one of the safest sports, as confirmed by insurance statistics.

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The Facts Boxing vs. MMA

Mixed martial arts has made a big splash with sports fans in recent years. A reality TV show about the UFC (the official organization of MMA fighting) brought a lot of publicity to the sport; leading many take an interest in the sport. There has been some concern on the part of boxing fans that the ever growing popularity of MMA has detracted from the attention paid to boxing. However, the two sports are very different from each other and there is no reason why the popularity of one should be in inverse proportion to that of the other. MMA isn't boxing and doesn't pretend to be. There's no reason at all that the two sports (and their fans) can't coexist.

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Tour de France

Image via Wikipedia The 96th running of the Tour de France began on July 4. Even though cycling legend Lance Armstrong is competing this year, he’s not the favorite according to most oddsmakers. This Tour de France race will be the first for Lance Armstrong in four years. Armstrong retired from competitive cycling, but made a return to professional racing …

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Shaq Wants To Play Horse

Not too long ago Shaq put out a call on his Twitter page for a guy that could easily run with the the And1 crew in terms of making trick hoop shots. Here’s the post Shaq sent out Here’s the guy in action Apparently, Shaq and the hoop dude (B. Manley) have connected, and the plan is to do that …

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Don’t Forget This Camping Gear

Are you planning to take a camping adventure? If you are, have you ever been camping before? If this is your first time taking an extended camping vacation, you may be unsure as to what you should bring along with you. If that is the case, you are definitely not alone. There is often a lot of stress involved with planning a camping trip even though they are jampacked with fun and excitement. If you'd like some tips on how to plan your next camping trip, you'll want to read the rest of this article.

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Roger Federer

With 4 Tennis Master's Cup titles, 13 Grand Slam singles titles, 14 ATP Masters Series titles and an Olympic Gold Medal, Roger Federer is nothing if not a champion. Between Wimbledon in 2005 and the 2007 US Open, Federer appeared in 10 consecutive Grand Slam men's singles finals and has won 19 of these titles in his career. Federer currently hold the record for most consecutive Grand Slam singles titles (an incredible 19) and currently ranks as the number 2 tennis player in the world; he held the top spot from February 2004 to August 2008 and won the coveted Laureus World Sportsman award in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008.

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Beaches in Costa Rica: Unparalleled Beauty And Reputation

Costa Rica has the reputation for being one of the most beautiful countries in the world. This little country has spectacular tropical mountains, volcanoes, and some of the best beaches on the globe. There is something for everybody here: great surfing beaches, beaches with great adult nightlife, deserted beaches with mountains meeting the shore. It is all here.

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Orlando Magic Good Luck Charm

Gina Marie Incandela, all of 7 years of age is the magic behind the Magic. When this young lady starts singing the National Anthem, good things happen for the Orlando Magic; they are 4-0 in the playoffs when she sings. “They win when she sings,” her mother, Michelle, said Friday night. “It’s a wonderful coincidence.” Maybe it is just by …

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The Legacy Of NASCAR Pioneer Lee Petty

Lee Petty may not be as well known as his son "The King" Richard Petty, but he also had a very important part in NASCAR history. He was a successful driver and helped grow Petty Enterprises into a dominant force in racing. And, of course, he is the father of arguably the greatest driver in NASCAR history.

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Ernie Barnes

Renowned artist Ernie Barnes, a former pro football player who switched to painting full time after his sports career ended, has died, according to published reports quoting his longtime personal assistant. The assistant, Luz Rodriguez, told dailynews.com in Los Angeles that Barnes, 70, died Monday night at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Barnes played for the Denver Broncos in 1964 and …

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8 Reasons To Love Online Poker

8. You can sit around and play in your PJs! Even if you're one sexy woman in a short red dress, Las Vegas surely won't allow you to play poker in your lingerie. If you choose to play poker online, you can dress, look, and wear whatever you want. In the comfort of your own home, you are able to relax and keep all of your energy focused on the game and not yourself.

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39-0 Record For UCONN Women

Arguably the best women’s basketball team in NCAA history, the ladies of the University of Connecticut simply overpowered Louisville in the women’s NCAA championship game. Congratulations to coach Geno Auriemma and the team » Inline Ad Purchase:  Intext Link

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2009 NBA Hall of Fame elections

What a great day for fans of the University of North Carolina. Not only did their men’s hoop squad win the NCAA championship, but one of their favorite sons, Michael Jordan got elected into the NBA Hall of Fame. Jordan, along with David Robinson, John Stockton, Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan and Rutgers women’s coach C. Vivian Stringer all received …

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Welcome To CitiField

Citi Field, the new New York Mets stadium which will replace Shea Stadium got its new name after a negotiation over naming rights with Citi Bank; netting the team $20 million per year! Not too shabby for a team which is projecting an income of around $400 million over the next twenty years. Delta Airlines also reached an agreement with the Mets organization and has received naming rights for a significant portion of the park, right behind home plate. The new stadium will feature a number of amenities to fans over those offered by Shea Stadium. The new Jackie Robinson Rotunda will be unveiled on Opening Day 2009, greeting visitors to the new home of the Mets. A look at the photos of this planned rotunda reveals an homage to the entrance of the late, lamented Ebbets Field, former home of the Brooklyn Dodgers.

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Barry Bonds

The success of Barry Bonds' baseball career was really just the beginning of a story that may eventually overshadow his achievements. As an outfielder, Bonds racked up four MVP awards, each one of them in consecutive years. He was a player in the 2007 World Series, and has become one of the most well known baseball players of his time. In 2006, he was busy slugging homeruns and passed Ruth and Aaron to land in first place for the most homers of any ball player.

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The Aston Martin DB9 Driving Experience

Do you want to test drive one of the best performing cars around today? If you have answered yes, it is time to test drive the Aston Martin DB9. The Aston Martin is one of the most sort after cars on the market because of its streamlined design and is capable of reaching 63mph in 4.9 seconds. If you want thrills, this is the car for you. The DB9 is no stranger to speed and you can learn all its features very quickly and really push it to its limits around a track.

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Walter Payton

Walter Payton's Hall of Fame-worthy career set an example for every NFL player to come after him. Even though Payton passed nearly a decade ago, Bears fans remember him to this day as if he had only retired last week. Sportscasters still measure new players against Payton, an intimidating standard to be sure.

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Rental Car Rally 2009

Image by THE Tech Scoop via Flickr It is that time again !! The Rental Car Rally is a race that pits costumed teams in rental cars against each other on a point-to-point race. The last course took teams from New York City to Montreal. This time the race starts in San Francisco at midnight on May 15th and ends …

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