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27 Feb 2015 

Tuffy Gosewisch, who spent nine years in the minors before backing up Miguel Montero last year, is confident he is up to the task at the major-league level. View gallery FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2014, file photo, new Arizona Diamondbacks baseball team manager Chip Hale, He said his first full season in the majors ''just reaffirmed what I believed all the time. I have the ability to play here.

Fitness apps to motivate your workouts - Yahoo News

Keep from stumbling too bad against Utah and Colorado this weekend or in the Pac-12 tournament, Arizona State will host NCAA tournament games for just the second time in 18 seasons under coach Charli Turner Thorne. ''You look at us, we're undersized; we usually give up weight and height at every position,'' Turner Thorne said. ''We've a fast team, we're an athletic team, a very well-conditioned team and a tough team, and we need to utilize all of that. When we do, we're really good.'' The preseason brush off has helped spark the Sun Devils - just as did last season, when they were picked 10th. Arizona State had a rough 2012-13 season after Turner Thorne returned from a one-year sabbatical and had to rebuild the program's status among the nation's elite teams. The Sun Devils seemed to do that last season, when they returned to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2011 and beat Vanderbilt to reach the second round.

Astros owner Crane shooting for postseason - Yahoo Sports

Either way, your goal is to work off lunch without becoming it. View gallery . A little friendly competition can be a huge motivator. With Strava, you can plan, record, follow, and share favorite running or cycling routes.

Preseason snub helps fuel No. 10 Sun Devils' rise - Yahoo Sports

The workouts are designed to increase quickness and speed, he added. As a result, arm strength has improved, Isaacson said. In addition to the athletes physical improvements, VanDam likes the maturity and leadership roles the students develop going through the workouts. Isaacson added, We gave them the opportunity to work with us outside of baseball and work on what Tyson and I do for a living. The kids bought in. VanDam and Isaacson also offer their services to other Oak Harbor High School athletes with a strength and intensity camp on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The OHHS weight room is open to students most of the year, but kids are not offered professional training in sports-specific workouts, Isaacson said.

Pirates spring workouts ? Feb. 25 | TribLIVE

View gallery Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro, left, throws the home ball during a spring training baseball workout ''There's an optimism about this season that didn't exist the last few years,'' general manager Jeff Luhnow said. ''There's always a certain amount of optimism you have because you don't know what's going to happen, but there's an increased expectation and an increased level of optimism for this year.'' Crane, Luhnow and new manager A.J. Hinch had a 90-minute meeting with the team on Wednesday morning where they shared their expectations for the year and schooled the new players on what it has taken to get the franchise where it is today. Luhnow took time in the meeting to recognize Altuve, catcher Jason Castro and utility infielder Marwin Gonzalez as the only players who have been here since Luhnow took over for the 2012 season. ''I feel like we owe it to (them) to go out and help them be part of a winning effort,'' Luhnow said.

Athletes prepare for the spring with off-season workouts - Whidbey News-Times

25, 2015, at Pirate City in Bradenton, Fla. Christopher Horner | Trib Total Media - Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen talks with chairman of the board Bob Nutting during practice Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Pirate City in Bradenton, Fla. Christopher Horner | Trib Total Media - Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen shakes hands with chairman of the board Bob Nutting during practice Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Pirate City in Bradenton, Fla.

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25 Feb 2015 

That was the first time that Milan hosted a boxing champions public workout. The event took place in front of the temporary store of Leone 1947 in downtown Corso Buenos Aires and hundreds of people stopped by. Im very happy about it, Alessandro Cherchi said. And about all the journalists and photographers that showed up.

Video report: First workout for Rays, Cash | Tampa Bay Times

With Moov , the fitness tracker that passed its $40k funding goal in just over an hour , has today added a new feature to set it apart. The Moov will now offer a 7 Minute+ Workout Coach on Android. The 7 Minute+ Workout made its way into the mainstream last year as a way for folks to get a solid workout without having access to any equipment or a gym. Using a chair, a wall, and your own body weight, the 7 Minute+ Workout covers all of its bases for cardio and weight training without any equipment. With the Moov, users who participate in the 7 Minute+ Workout will have access to a special coach which gives audio rep counting, video instruction, on-screen instructions and a timer.

Luis Tiant helped the Red Sox land Yoan Moncada | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

''I said I wanted to do everything else. And then I tried one practice when I was 10, I was like, 'OK. I'm (hooked). Maybe I should've listened earlier.''' She redshirted her first year in Minnesota to ease her way into a completely new environment. ''It was interesting,'' she said.

Moov Fitness Tracker Adds 7 Minute+ Workout Coach For Folks Who Hate The Gym | TechCrunch

Here's the story from's Gordon Edes : Luis Tiant, the Red Sox Hall of Famer and Cuban legend, said he found out countryman Yoan Moncada was signing with the Red Sox on Sunday night, when he received a call from Ray Negron, his friend and special consultant to the Yankees, another team that went hard after the 19-year-old infielder. "Ray said, Hes going to sign with you guys because of you,'" Tiant said. I guess they talked to the kid." When Moncada was at JetBlue Park for a private workout a couple of weeks ago, the Red Sox made sure Tiant was there. Tiant had breakfast with Moncada, said David Hastings, a Florida-based certified public accountant who handled negotiations for the player. "Luis Tiant is a great ambassador for the Red Sox," Hastings said Monday. "I don't speak Spanish, so I don't have a clue what they were talking about, but they struck up a pretty good friendship.

Sophomore Amanda Zahui takes charge for Minnesota women - Yahoo Sports

[Last modified: Monday, February 23, 2015 3:23pm] Loading... About the blog The Tampa Bay Rays will head into the 2015 season with Evan Longoria, Chris Archer, Alex Cobb and plenty of new faces, including manager Kevin Cash. Can they upend the Orioles in the highly competitive AL East? Come here to follow Rays news at Tropicana Field and beyond.

El Kabeir gets in Max Workouts program half-mile workout despite weather concerns | Daily Racing Form

El Kabeir, who is attempting to take New Yorks pot-hole-laden road to the Kentucky Derby, squeezed in a half-mile workout Sunday morning at Belmont Park and remains on course for a start March 7 in the Grade 3, $400,000 Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct. Already have an account? Log In to Most Popular

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25 Feb 2015 

Edwards worked out in the afternoon and turned in a 4.84 in the 40, finishing 13th out of 55 linemen, and his 32 reps were tied for fifth. View gallery Clemson defensive lineman Vic Beasley runs the 40-yard dash at the NFL football scouting combine in Washington nose tackle Danny Shelton had 34 reps and ran a 5.64. The only lineman with more reps was Deon Simon of Northwestern State in Louisiana, who had 35. Florida linebacker Dante Fowler Jr. ran a 4.60 and had 19 reps while Nebraska linebacker Randy Gregory had a 4.64 and 24 reps.
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Padres begin first full squad workouts Tuesday - KGTV ABC10 San Diego

Mississippi States Justin Cox was the fastest safety in the group at 4.36. Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw was one of four players clocked at 4.4, and cornerback Marcus Peters ran a 4.53. Peters was booted off Washingtons roster in November. Shaw led the whole group with 26 reps on the bench press. Waynes tied for seventh (19), Peters had 17, Cox finished with 15 and Darby came in at 12.

UConn's Jones steals show on final day of combine workouts | Kingsport Times-News

Slowly bend at the knees so your hips lower and you are sitting in a chair (minus the chair). Slowly return to starting position. Be sure not to bend your knees too far and go past the chair position. Leg Kicks (Quadriceps, Core): 12 repetitions. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your back against the wall.

Why Marcus Mariota deserves more buzz as the learn more No. 1 overall pick | NBC on Yahoo Sports - Yahoo Sports

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Show Caption Previous Next PEORIA, Ariz. - Spring Training kicks into high gear Tuesday when the San Diego Padres begin their first full squad workouts in Peoria Tuesday. Watch Tuesday mornings report from 10News Sports Director Ben Higgins.

Fun indoor games and workouts for families | Kingsport Times-News

1 overall pick 4 hours ago Content preferences Done Rotoworld's Josh Norris joins Paul Burmeister on Pro Football Talk to discuss the performances of Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston at the scouting combine, saying that Mariota is still very much in the running to be the top pick in the draft. Norris also touches on some of the other impressive workouts he saw in Indy. American Football

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25 Feb 2015 

The 7 Minute+ Workout made its way into the mainstream last year as a way for folks to get a solid workout without having access to any equipment or a gym. Using a chair, a wall, and your own body weight, the 7 Minute+ Workout covers all of its bases for cardio and weight training without any equipment. With the Moov, users who participate in the 7 Minute+ Workout will have access to a special coach which gives audio rep counting, video instruction, on-screen instructions and a timer. The Moov also uses powerful 9-axis sensors and AI to understand your exact movements and help with form. Moov made a name for itself launching with various modes for different sports, so that users could accurately track the difference between swimming, cycling, boxing, running, Shin Ohtake etc.

?77-year-old grandmother lifts big at the gym - CBS News

Some of the trophies won by Willie Murphy CBS News She rarely gives up any edge... maybe to her fan club of five-year-olds at the "Y." But anyone half her age can forget about it. Holding back isn't in Willie's vocabulary. Neither is quitting, which is why she's such a motivating presence at the gym.

Man arrested after attacking woman at Brentwood fitness center |

Not only will the gym feature a full scale of weights, workout equipment, a boxing ring and wrestling mat, but students can participate in health and physical fitness workshops. Anyone can join for $35 a month, but because its free for students under the age of 18 and police officers, those bringing the facility to DuBois hope that cops who join will become mentors for students a personal goal for WPAL co-chair Aaron Beatty thats already going over well with the youth. I grew up in the DuBois area from the time I was nine years old on, and you know, always looked for something good to do after school, said Beatty. That time period from 2:30 p.m.

Mohamed Fall LA Fitness lawsuit: Gym prohibited Muslim from praying in locker room - Story

A female patron told police a man attacked her by pulling her from a workout machine and wrestling her to the ground where he attempted to sexually assault her. She fought him off and ran. He fled, but was caught two days later not far from the workout facility. Greg Cenatiempo, one of the owners of the 22 club chain, said someone held the door open and the suspect managed to get in without swiping a membership pass card. Management added an overnight desk person to the staff at the Brentwood club in the 5300 block of Muscik Memorial Drive to improve security. Some members said there are new signs in the facility emphasizing the rule not to let anyone in if they dont swipe their scan cards. The club is located in an office and retail complex just west of Hanley Rd and south of I-64/40. It is within walking distance of a MetroLink station.

New facility in DuBois will offer gym, mentors for students - WJAC - Local News Headlines

"The strange thing is, he's been doing it for a year there," Fall's attorney Tim Burke said. "It hasn't bothered anyone." Burke also said Fall's commitment to fitness has not stopped him from using the LA Fitness facility, "but the experience hasn't been the same since," he said. "He's constantly looking over his shoulder." "He feels he's being treated differently than other people (at the gym) because of his religion," Burke said. The lawsuit states prayer has been a component of Falls athleticism since his days at Ohio Christian University, where he was captain of the basketball team. Fall said he was allowed to practice his religion in the locker room before and after team practice and games.

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24 Feb 2015 

A plank is a full-body isometric exercise that provides strength benefits to many muscle groups simultaneously. If you've never tried a plank, your first one may be a challenge, as holding the position correctly takes core strength and endurance. But don't give up; there is a modification for every fitness level. If you are expecting to knock off some of that abdominal flab, remember that no abdominal exercise will do that for you. Fat loss comes in another package, one that combines healthy eating and "whole body" exercise (cardiovascular and resistance training).

In unusual twist, presidential race is revving up in Texas - Yahoo News

Though Texas' convention delegates would be awarded proportionately, the early race could be cut-throat enough to trim the GOP field sooner than usual. Also-rans might not have much money left to fight on. "Texas is an expensive state in which to campaign compared to the four early states," said Bill Crocker a former Republican National Committeeman from Texas. "That in itself is a very good test." George P.

Why Phillies aren?t landing Cubans

But the juxtaposition of their inaction with Boston's boldness certainly doesn't help the impression that they are a team without a concrete plan. In 2012, the Red Sox and the Phillies were both coming off disappointing seasons that seemed to be harbingers of imminent decline. Since then, Boston has won a World Series and remade its roster by trading for pitchers Rick Porcello, Wade Miley and Joe Kelly and signing free agents Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval while outbidding everyone for Moncada and Castillo. For the Phillies, meanwhile, an offseason that began with Amaro and president Pat Gillick preaching the need to acquire and develop young, cornerstone types is now drawing to a close without the addition of any such players.

ADDING MULTIMEDIA REVLIMID® (Lenalidomide) Approved by the European Commission for the Treatment of Adult Patients with Previously Untreated Multiple Myeloma who are Not Eligible for Transplant - Yahoo Finance

The editorial mantra, he said, is to be nonpartisan and "not dumbed down." The idea is to offer a sophisticated take on events, not just "inside baseball" fare for political junkies. "I don't mean to sound grandiose, but I don't believe anyone else is doing, or attempting to do, what we're doing," he said. Actually, it seems that a number of news organizations have pretty much the same idea. CNN, for example, has long had go!! a popular website but it is trying to forge more interaction between its digital and TV sides in its political coverage. Last summer, it hired Politico's managing editor, Rachel Smolkin, to beef up its digital political reporting.

2016 campaigns are beefing up staffs — and so are the media who will cover them | Reading Eagle - AP

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