Wesley So Wesley So wins US Chess Championship Philippine-born Grandmaster Wesley So captured the 2020 US Chess Championship in an epic performance on Friday (Manila Time) and brought home the $40,000-prize money (P1.9 million). The rapid 12-player tournament was played online. So earned the distinction of tying Robert James “Bobby” Fisher’s feat in1966, finishing 9 … Read more
Can Athletes train in the rain First Published September 17, 2020 By Andrew Pirie (Enzo Williams) Vice President of the ATFS Photo: An athlete I am coaching in Calapan City. Pia a native of Surigao. The 22 Year old Former SCUAA 400m Finalist who currently works for the Fruitas company. Can Athletes train … Read more
Skipping is a heart-pumping exercise. When you skip, you are alternating your legs by keeping it on and away from the ground. It is also a high-speed activity. While skipping the entire muscles and ligaments in your body are stretching and contracting. This causes them to be elastic and eventually they stretch.
When you are skipping your body is completely erect stretching the spine and the back muscles too. The constant bending of the knee while skipping causes the calf muscles to expand vertically.
Skipping also adds to bone mass by making them longer. That is why skipping can help in gaining a few inches.
Another effect of skipping is that it makes our entire body slimmer. When you have a slimmer body, you look taller.
Quite recently a bill was passed Senate Bill 1086. While there is some merit in this idea as it will train up people for sports careers in admin, coaching, officiating, etc. Pinoyathletics will discuss why its a bad idea. As it will impact badly on grass-root coaches from other regions in the Philippines. With NCR and STCAA private schools already poaching athletes from provincial coaches. It could end up with NCR, STCAA, and the sports school which will be built in CLRAA doing the poaching.
Katherine Khay Santos Video Interview with Katherine Khay Santos ‘ Santos is SEA Games 2013 Bronze Medalist in the Long Jump. With a Personal Best of 6.40m. She also featured in the 4×100 Relay at SEA Games in 2015. And was also the Philippines National Champion in 2011 and 2015 in the 100m Dash. ‘ … Read more
University of Santo Tomas Athletes lose scholarships Introduction: The University of Santo Tomas is due to drop several of its athletes from its program in December. Due to lack of budget from incoming school fees. It is stand procedure for UST to drop non-performing athletes but it usually happens around June. The information was leaked … Read more