Scotland Six Nations squad: Gregor Townsend names Ben Healy among four uncapped players including Ruaridh McConnochie | Rugby Union News

Gregor Townsend has named a 40-man Scotland squad for Six Nations; The panel includes four uncapped players, with Munster’s Ben Healy entitled through his mother; Ruaridh McConnochie, capped in England, is in after being eligible to play under the International Rugby Board’s new rule Last updated: 01/18/23 7:11 am Please use Chrome browser for a … Read more

The best way to measure and test your fitness in 2023

As Chopra points out, this test can be used to monitor your risk of acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries, as well as your risk of falling, postural problems, and any walking impairments you may have. While this is easy and free, the data provided is limited. Just because your hamstrings are loose doesn’t necessarily mean … Read more

How to safely train outside in winter

As we head towards the end of 2022, many will be considering getting a head start on their fitness resolutions for the new year. However, with snow and ice guaranteed for many areas throughout December, it’s important to keep safety in mind when training outdoors. Matthew Magnante, an exercise writer at FitnessVolt, has compiled a … Read more

Man City boss Pep Guardiola on Kalvin Phillips’ fitness: ‘He’s not injured, he arrived overweight’ | football news

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola claims England midfielder Kalvin Phillips is “overweight” and “not in the right shape to train” after returning from the World Cup. The summer newcomer from Leeds had only come on four times this season with a shoulder injury and was initially doubtful about meeting Gareth Southgate England squad. While Phillips’ … Read more

How James Maddison is “100 times smarter than any coach”

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After four decades of coaching, Juanma Lillo can recognize a player. When he was Pep Guardiola’s assistant at Manchester City, he worked alongside Phil Foden and Jack Grealish, two of English football’s most promising attacking midfielders. So it means something that Lillo picked Leicester City’s James Maddison as the English footballer he’s most excited about … Read more

Soccer players’ brains are likely to deteriorate more than the average person after 65: study

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LONDON: Footballers past the age of 65 are more likely to develop poorer brain health than the general population, according to a study published on Friday. The SCORES project, based at the University of East Anglia in eastern England, uses online systems to assess people’s cognitive function and monitor deterioration in brain health. The project … Read more

Why Lillee had ‘no doubt’ Cummins would recover from early injury worries

Australian cricketer Dennis Lillee was never concerned that Pat Cummins’ career could be seriously hampered by his early injury struggles. Cummins was hampered by numerous injuries not long after his Test debut as an 18-year-old, with stress fractures in his heel and back threatening to heartbreakingly curtail a would-be superstar’s career. But with the help … Read more

Emmanuel Korir on why he almost gave up the track this year, losing key support and his comeback at the World Championships

Emmanuel Korir was lost in thought at the start of the 800 meter run. The Kenyan struggled to keep the negative feelings from taking control. It was the final of the World Championships in Oregon, another big moment in his athletics career. It wasn’t his first major championship final, but this one felt different. The … Read more

Malaysia elections: Opposition shoots at high turnout to change outcome

PEKAN NANAS, Johor – On a muggy, overcast Sunday, Malaysian opposition candidate Lim Wei Jiet went “fishing” for support. Less than a week before Election Day on Nov. 19 in Malaysia’s 15th general election, the co-founder of the Malaysian United Democratic Alliance (Muda) went to each of the 100 participants in a fishing contest in … Read more