Many people desire a better butt, but do not know how to go about getting one. The key to a perky behind is working your gluteus muscles, also know as your butt muscles. The stronger these muscles are, the rounder your bottom will look. Squats are the exercise best known for bestowing a beautiful booty. […]
Weighted Vest For Soccer Training (Effective Or Dangerous?)
Weighted vests make everything harder. Then when you take them off, everything suddenly seems easier. You can run faster, jump higher and do everything for longer. They are great for strength workouts, but do they make sense for soccer training too? It seems like a no-brainer. A weighted vest for soccer training will give you […]
Does Running With A Weighted Vest Help?
A weighted vest is an easy way to boost the benefits of running. So why not wear one every time you run? The truth is: the risks are far too great. Unless you are a serious athlete, we strongly discourage you from running with a weight vest. And even athletes should be very careful and […]
Wearing A Weighted Vest All Day (Why It Could Be Dangerous)
Do your chores and other daily tasks and build muscle at the same time. All you have to do is wear a weighted vest all day. It almost sounds to good to be true. That’s because it is too good to be true. While wearing a weighted vest all day can definitely help you lose […]
Best Weighted Vest For Women (Reviews And Comparison)
Women are built differently than men. I hope I’m not telling you anything new here. But because they’re different, weighted vests for women need to have a fit and a weight distribution specifically designed for women’s bodies. And it’s not just about the breasts. Women have an entirely different center of gravity. But few manufacturers […]
What Is A Table Scratch In Pool? (And How To Avoid It)
Scratching in pool is easy! There are so many different ways to scratch that it ends up happening in most amateur level games. And that is a problem. Scratching can present your opponent with a huge advantage, depending on the rule set you are using. The good news is that many scratches are easy to […]
Where To Place The Cue Ball After A Scratch
We’ve all been there. You’re about to pocket a ball and disaster strikes. The cue ball takes a bad bounce and veers off course, heading straight for a pocket. Congratulations, you’ve just scratched. That’s a foul and you will suffer a penalty. Specifically, you lose your turn and your opponent places the cue ball back […]
What Are Standard Pool Table Dimensions?
Size does matter. If you plan on getting a pool table for your home, you want to make sure you get one that fits in the space you have available. But you also want a legitimate table, not some miniature version that drastically takes away from the gaming experience. Luckily, there are several standard pool […]
What Happens If You Hit Your Opponent’s Ball In Pool?
Everyone seems to use different rules when it comes to pool. That makes it hard to know exactly what you can and can’t do without being penalized. And one situation that is especially confusing is what happens if you hit your opponent’s ball in pool. And what about when you sink your opponents ball? Are […]
What Are Pool Balls Made Of?
Pool balls have a rough life. I mean, think about everything they go through. One gets hit constantly by a pointy stick that sends it careening into various other balls. Those other balls are constantly getting rammed by their colleagues. No pool ball is safe from the abuse. And yet, they continue on through it […]
8-Ball On Break (All Common Rule Variations)
If you’ve played pool, you’ve played 8-Ball. It is the most popular and most common variation of the game, at least in the US. But sometimes it can seem like everyone is laying with a different set of rules. And that becomes most apparent with the 8-ball on break. Everyone seems to have a different […]
Graphite Pool Cues Vs Wood (Which Is Best For You?)
Finding the perfect pool cue is tough. There are so many different options out there. The first big question you need to answer is what type of material you want for your pool stick. The most common and most popular material is wood. But graphite and fiberglass sticks are on the rise. Both have distinct […]
Slate Vs Wood Pool Table (Which One Is Right For You?)
Having you own pool table at home is amazing! You get to practice all the time, and you always have something to do when you invite friends over. If you’ve decided to get a table for your home, you’ve likely noticed that there are two main types: those with a wooden bed and those with […]
What Does The Chalk Do In Pool? (Turns Out It’s Vital)
We’ve all seen pool players rub a cube of chalk on their pool cue tip. Chances are you’ve done the same yourself. But do you know why you rub chalk on your pool stick? Does it actually do anything substantial to help your game? Have you heard the expression “put some English on it?” It […]
How To Clean Billiard Balls At Home (With Minimal Hassle)
Have you noticed a change in the way your pool balls react when hit? Or in the way they move? Chances are the balls are dirty. Even if it’s not visible, billiard balls get dirty and that affects the playing experience. It can also cause additional wear and tear to the felt of the table. […]