Falkirk captain David McCracken found himself stranded on a highway in the middle of a traffic jam caused by UK’s latest snowstorm. Storm Doris prevented McCracken from attending his club’s morning training session. Despite the snow covered highway, the 35-year-old decided to make the most out of the problematic situation.
Determined to get his workout in, the Scottish footballer ditched his vehicle and started stretching in-between the surrounding cars, which we're now calling the David McCracken Snowstorm Workout.
USMNT head coach Bruce Arena named the 23-man roster for the team’s friendly against Serbia on Sunday. An initial player pool of 32 has been trimmed following January camp, which took place between January 10 and 27 at the National Training Center in Carson, California. It served as Bruce Arena's first look at his domestic-based players since returning to the USMNT helm.
The conversation about technology in soccer reached a fever pitch following FIFA’s use of Video Assistant Referees at the Club World Cup. Video replay technology has long been an area of fierce debate, but it’s finally beginning to make headway after the unmitigated success of goal-line technology.
According to the University of Bristol, 88 percent of people who set a New Year’s resolution ultimately fail. Worryingly, that total comes despite the fact that 52 percent of people set out with the utmost confidence in their ability to achieve their goal. This should tell you a lot about the human race.
So you’re the kid on the team with a slender, 5-foot-something frame and weight that falls right in the middle of the 50th percentile for your age. You’ve heard the words “scrawny” and “toothpick” tossed around by coaches when discussing your physique. However, as a product of your natural build, you also possess pace, good foot speed and decent technical ability.
The fallout from Brexit and its implications for the United Kingdom. The widening divide between United States of America voters siding with either Donald Trump or Hilary Clinton. The global rise in refugee numbers and the humanitarian crises facing us all.
No matter. Cristiano Ronaldo just wants you to look at his legs. Just look at them, damn you! These legs are going to solve the world’s problems, one highly toned quadricep at a time.
Fitness and yoga guru Kent Katich knows athletes. A collegiate basketball player himself, he has worked with the likes of the USMNT’s Jermaine Jones, the NBA’s Kevin Love, MLB’s Giancarlo Stanton, and the NFL’s Eddie George. Throughout his experiences with these men, he has built up a knowledge base on how athletes should take care of themselves.