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Chelsea Blog - ESPN FC

21 hours ago<p><i>The transfer window is open, and Transfer Talk has the latest rumours making the rounds. Follow live with our daily blog throughout the</i> …

Soccer

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Arsenal emphasised their current superiority over Tottenham with a comfortable FA Cup third round victory at Emirates Stadium.

Theo Walcott out 6 months with torn cruciate ligament

Arsenal and England have been dealt a major blow as Theo Walcott's injury has proven more serious than first feared.<p>Theo Walcott will miss the remainder of the Premier League season and the World Cup after a scan showed that the Gunneer has a torn ACL in his left knee. Walcott will be out for at …

Manchester United likely to miss out on Fabio Coentrão and Koke

David Moyes faces disappointment over the signings of Real Madrid's Fabio Coentrão and Atlético Madrid's Koke despite the Manchester United manager's urgent wish to strengthen this month.<p>Coentrão has agreed a deal to join United but the champions may miss out on the left-back for a second …

Newcastle United Blog

Apr 15, 2018<p>Three quick thoughts from Newcastle's 2-1 Premier League win over Arsenal at St James' Park on Sunday.<p><b>1. Newcastle ensure survival as</b> …

Iowa State’s Fred Hoiberg: ‘I think Embiid’s the best player in the country.’

The argument in favor of Joel Embiid as the No. 1 pick in next June's NBA draft has always been that the ultra-talented Kansas 7-footer has more …

Are New York Knicks Ready to Turn Around Their Season?

One turn of the calendar is all it's taken for the New York Knicks to transform a snakebitten, star-crossed campaign into one with hope and purpose.<p>We wouldn't be talking about the Knicks like this if they played in the Western Conference. Not one bit. Not for a second.<p>Getting out to a 9-21 start …

Basketball

Breaking down 'Boogie'

11 Things You Must Know If You Made A New Year's Resolution To Get Fit

So you've proclaimed this year to be the year you finally get fit. Now what?<p>Between the workout-specific lingo, fancy gear and expensive gadgets, exercise can feel a little bit like an unwelcoming club. But the last thing we want is for you beginners to be discouraged. That's why we've decided to …

How to get fit in 2014: A-Z of the best new fitness and wellbeing trends

Need a fitness overhaul for 2014? Read our guide to the biggest trends in fitness, nutrition and wellbeing for the year ahead<p><i>A is for... Animal Flow</i><br>This mix of the Brazilian martial art Capoeira and a body-weight work-out has a touch of gymnastics, yoga and dance on the side. One minute you might …

Fitness

LG shows off new fitness accessories: Lifeband Touch arm band, heart rate monitor earphones

LG showed off a few new mobile accessories made to help you get fit. Fitness accessories, specifically wrist bands, have been all the rage lately; …

Smoothies Blending into Trumbull's LA Fitness

Nate Carpenter of Trumbull spends a lot of time at LA Fitness.<p>But now he's spending a lot more time there making smoothies with his new …

Fitbug Rolls Out Personalized Fitness Plans for Tracker Lineup

LAS VEGAS — Low-cost fitness tracker Fitbug rolled out a series of subscription-based plans for its wearable device users at CES this year, designed …

Sony's new Core fitness tracker will be the 'heart' of its wearable experience (hands-on)

Sony's not new to the wearable market, but the company just entered the fitness-tracking market in a big way — during its CES press conference, the company announced Core. It's a tiny chip that Sony called perhaps the tiniest gadget it has ever made, and the company's planning to put it into a …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Business (Canada)

Razer Has A Hot New... Fitness Band?

You know Razer for its crazy gaming tablets, and awesome gaming laptops. But now its branching out some. Get ready to know Razer for its …

Planet Fitness Is Not a Gym

And it’s stupid to keep pretending it is<p>On January 7, a Category 2 shitstorm exploded on Reddit when a Planet Fitness member complained that his local club had removed its only squat rack. By way of explanation, an employee told him “a customer complained that it was intimidating.”<p>As of Friday …

The Downside to Your Sleeping Style

Everyone has a favorite sweet spot on their bed. You can't drift off into a blissful snore-filled sleep until the pillow has been adjusted to a …

How The Snooze Button Affects Your Sleep

<i>By Robert Rosenberg, DO</i><p>I am often asked by my patients if it is okay to keep hitting the snooze button for those extra zzzz’s. They want to know if it is beneficial or detrimental. My answer is: Ask yourself why do you need to do that, and does it really make you feel better? In reality, it may not …

This Electronic Sleep Apnea Cure Is Like Auto-Pilot for Breathing

Sleep apnea increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. But the treatment, wearing a CPAP mask to bed, is so uncomfortable that many patients …

Sleep

When You Can't Sleep, How Good Is Lying in Bed With Your Eyes Closed?

The key differences between sleep and "quiet wakefulness"<p>Reddit is a great forum for raising scientific questions, but the fact that it's discussion-based makes it difficult to know when a debate has settled on the best answer, objectively speaking. Exhibit A concerns the value of lying down with …

Sleeping patterns iPhone app creates works of art based on how you toss and turn in bed as you slumber

Sleeping patterns: iPhone app creates works of art based on how you toss and turn in bed as you slumber<p>Sleep Art app captures movement and sounds …

Dream 'reading' reveals sleep images

To sleep, perchance to dream ... and to have high-tech brain scans peer into your noggin and decode what you are seeing under your eyelids.<p>Brain scans can reveal the visual images that people see when they sleep, report Japanese researchers on Thursday, in a dream "decoding" study.<p>The report …

Sarah Robb O'Hagan Shares Gatorade's Strategy To Be Sports Nutrition Leader

It’s been a challenging couple of years for Gatorade. Sales dropped dramatically when the recession forced many non-athletic “rented” consumers that Gatorade had picked up in recent years to turn to the tap. And it shortened its name to “G” on packaging and promoted the G Series drinks line—a …

What next for achieving global nutrition?

Nutrition has long been a neglected part of global development. While tackling hunger in its most basic sense has been recognised as a humanitarian issue, the long-term impact of undernutrition on individuals and societies has not.<p>But this issue is now being addressed. On 8 June, a high-level …

Save the Children

The Best Nutrition Bars

Nutrition

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Purple potatoes are a type of potato popular in South America, with their origins in Peru and Bolivia. These potatoes have many uses and a striking purple color that can brighten up any dish. Besides adding color to your table, these potatoes can be beneficial to your health due to their abundance …

Shaq Fouls Out With Nutrition Group

Shaquille O'Neal, the former basketball star who once told CNN he tries to "stay away from the sodas" to avoid diabetes, is now pitching a soda line …

6 Common Sports Nutrition Mistakes and How to Solve Them

Proper nutrition and hydration is critical to a runner's health and performance. Some runners underestimate just how much what they eat and drink …