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.
As a tool to build flexibility and rehab from injuries, Jermaine Jones sometimes takes to yoga. He's become so enmeshed in the yoga world that he has become the host of a yoga DVD called "Yoga for Conditioning" by yoga company Gaiam.
Could Cristiano Ronaldo, Arjen Robben, or Gareth Bale out-sprint the NFL's fastest players? The answer might surprise you.
A lot of amazing athletes have torn their ACLs. Derrick Rose, Adrian Peterson and Tom Brady just to name a few. It’s probably the biggest fear for any athlete who relies on their legs, as the recovery can take up to 10 months – and that doesn’t even include the psychological aspect of the injury.
Dubbed “‘Bucket Ball” (at least, by the Bayern YouTube account), this training drill is as wild and wacky a way to hone a player’s skills as The18 has ever seen.
The level of technical quality needed to successfully complete a circuit of this drill is matched only by the childish inspiration that it took to create it. Pep Guardiola is no stranger to finding new and creative ways to manage his team, but this might take the top spot in the ever growing list of “Reasons We Want To Work With Pep Guardiola."
Imagine being in your mid-twenties and an international soccer superstar who's about to play on the biggest stage of your life. Now imagine being told you must stay abstinent while staying in one of the sexiest countries in the world.