postheadericon Most Prestigious Bowling Associations in the World

Bowling, like all other sports, is played professionally using the regulations and rules of various organizations that govern the sport. There are several major bowling associations in the world, both national and international, and there are the most important.

1. The United States Bowling Congress (USBC)

This organization only came to life in 2005 so it is a lot younger than other entries on the list. It was created as the result of a merger between multiple other important bowling associations, however: the Young American Bowling Alliance, the American Bowling Congress, Women’s International Bowling Congress and USA Bowling. Now, the USBC has become the governing body of 10-pin bowling in the United States, with over 2 million active members and over 3,000 locations across the country.

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2. The Professional Bowlers Association (PBA)

Like the USBC, the PBA is a major governing body for bowling in the United States. The main different between the two is the fact that while the USBC has members both amateur and professional, the PBA is dedicated only to professional players. Consequently, it only has around 4,300 members. It also holds some of the most important bowling tournaments in the world, including the prestigious PBA Tour.
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postheadericon College Football Picks: Everett Golson Planning to Return to Fighting Irish

College FootballCollege football picks reports that he was sacked but he was excellent in Football. He has mesmerized a lot through his skills and charisma. In field, he was a very responsible sportsman and now he is ready to start another season of his life with the Fighting Irish.

NCAAF expert picks insider reports that Everett Golson, the Notre Dame quarterback will restart with the Fighting Irish in this spring. Golson was suspended in May, by the Irish for “poor academic judgment” for the 2013 season. Golson said to a television station WPDE in Myrtle Beach, S.C.,”I will be returning in the spring, that’s pretty much it.” He was present in a charity basketball tournament when he said it.

Free weekly College football picks insider reports that Golson had started ‘one less than a dozen’ games for the Fighting Irish last year as a redshirt freshman. He was the leader of the team in the Discover BCS National Championship, where it was defeated by Alabama to finish a 12-1 season. “I’ve been working out, keeping my head up,” Golson said. His leadership skills were much appreciated by analysts during that time.
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postheadericon Summer Fitness Tips for Basketball Season

Basketball SeasonPreparation for basketball season starts during the fall semester; thus, it is recommended to become physically fit active during summer. You need to ensure you play well when basketball season comes so you have to work all summer for this.

If you have any problems with your legs and feet such as a minor sprain at the ankle, you will need to address this now by going to your physician or your physical therapist. He shall give you a professional opinion and advice which you need to follow. Do not wait to be checked once basketball season starts because you will need to be healthy before it happens.

Sit down with your coach or trainer and evaluate your game so that you will know your strengths as well as your weaknesses. Have him evaluate the way you handle the ball and the way you shoot. It is vital to evaluate all these so that you would be encouraged to place importance on your training. Have your coach come up with a wide-ranging training program for you and he will suggest how you should perform such workouts. It is important therefore to know your strengths as well as weaknesses so that you can prioritize all phases of your exercise regimen.
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postheadericon The Cool Health Benefits of Cycling

Benefits of CyclingCycling is not only a sport it is a great way to stay healthy. Cycling does not have to be for the pros only. This is a great outdoor activity for the entire family to enjoy by doing something together. Quality family time is important and what a better way to be together than taking a long bike ride through a park or on a mountain bike trail.

There are many different types of bikes that are on the market. Each one depends on what your activity level is. Mountain bikes are built for the tough terrain of mountain bike trails and will provide you with the ease of traversing rocks, dips and other rough terrain. Road bikes are built tough as well, are lighter in weight than mountain bikes and enables the cyclist to climb hills with ease while in a race. A hybrid bike is built as a multi-purpose bike allowing the cyclist to ride on just about any type of surface.
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postheadericon The Benefits of Playing Basketball

Playing BasketballIn December 1891, Canadian-American physical education teacher and sports aficionado James Naismith pioneered an innovative idea that changed the sporting world forever. The YMCA of Springfield, Massachusetts had requested the creation of a new game that could be played all year round, not take up too much space indoors, and wouldn’t encourage violent body contact. Two weeks later, Naismith and his assistants had created basketball. Since then, a number of changes have been made to the original version of the game, altering the style and dimensions of the courts (standard professional and collegiate basketball courts are nowadays larger).

Over a century later, the game has become one of the most popular sports for both genders, as well as a billion-dollar global behemoth. Typically, wherever you find a hoop or a basket, regardless of whether it’s a gym or on the school playground, you can bet that dedicated players have been using it to play some b-ball. But what positive benefits are gained from playing basketball? What advantages does it offer?

Burns calories: Basketball is a fast-moving, blood-pumping physical activity that can leave players sweaty and exhausted. It’s a recurrent series of movements that leave absolutely no time for rest or respite, involving running, dribbling, passing, shooting, defending, jumping and the occasional barrage of trash talking as well. It’s an über-effective cardiovascular workout that works the heart and lungs substantially, and an hour-long game can end up burning over 600 calories.
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