Intense CrossFit workouts focus on performance
Survival of the fittest. That’s pretty much sums up CrossFit, an extreme exercise program that has gained popularity nationally.
Adirondack 46ers are hikers who have climbed all 46 of the peaks taller than 4,000 feet in the Adirondack Mountains. There are thousands of 46ers. However, there are far fewer (thousands less) who have completed the feat in the winter; Jim Wallace has done it twice. Never shying from a challenge, Wallace finds his happiness […]
Adirondack 46ers are hikers who have climbed all 46 of the peaks taller than 4,000 feet in the Adirondack Mountains. There are thousands of 46ers. However, there are far fewer (thousands less) who have completed the feat in the winter; Jim Wallace has done it twice.
WEEKEND WARRIOR: Concussions are a serious issue for school-age athletes
The Bishop Ludden/Bishop Grimes combined girls lacrosse varsity program is taking a head-on approach to concussion prevention.
Hoops coach Mike Wheeler leads OCC Lazer women to junior college tournament
Mike Wheeler never intended to become a basketball coach. Soccer was Wheeler’s passion back in the day, when he was a three-sport athlete at Cicero-North Syracuse High School in the early 1990s. He went on to star at Monroe Community College in soccer, but his promising career ended after he broke his leg on a slide tackle.
Sackett Tract League has brought bowlers together for generations
Brian Langdon, of Syracuse, is the first to admit bowling isn’t what it used to be. The 58-year-old bowler has seen the number of league bowlers slowly drop year after year and the neighborhood bowling centers Langdon grew up in like the Ukrainian Club on Wilbur Ave. no longer exist.
Let the games begin!
Determined male and female athletes from all corners of the state will vie for medals in the Special Olympics New York State Winter Games on Friday, February 21 through Sunday, February 23, in Syracuse.
A look at the 2014 race schedule
As we usher in a new year, it’s never too early to start thinking about the racing season. This year’s calendar is loaded with events that thousands of runners participate in annually, like the nationally renowned Utica Boilermaker.
Jan. 26 at Highland Forest Park
For Kristen Roe, there is nothing quite like running in the snow. But Roe’s exhilarating winter workout isn’t on a paved road; it’s snowshoeing.
Avoid painful decisions by selecting the proper running shoes
With hundreds of specialty running shoes on the market, finding your sole mate can be tricky. Looking for the right pair of shoes that you (and your feet) will love depends on a variety of factors. Are you looking for a high-performance shoe for training or racing? How many miles do you run a week? Are you combating an injury? What’s your running style?
Here are some gift suggestions for the amateur athlete
Looking for that perfect gift for the running or fitness enthusiast on your holiday shopping list? From stocking stuffers to splurges, here are a few ideas that will make any athlete’s season bright.