Health & Fitness

Hespeler’s little heavyweight forgotten by history- ‘He changed all professional sports, but at a great personal loss to himself.’

Waterloo Region Record By Greg Mercer CAMBRIDGE — Tommy Burns exploded out of his corner, catching Jack Johnson by surprise with a punch in the mouth. Johnson, the big, black fighter, spat blood through gold teeth and goaded…
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Rim Park Renovations

Source: The Record In addition to a near $1 million-operating subsidy in 2015 Waterloo will spend another $600,000 to upgrade artificial turf at RIM Park. Councillors voted Monday to do the upgrades, and spend another…
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So you want to develop breakaway speed?

By Colin Roeszler The most sought after physical trait in sports is speed. Every athlete wants to get faster. Speed is king in sports but can’t be developed overnight. It takes lots of time and effort…
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CARL is calling on your inner athlete

By Jeff Zeffer Sports fans across the world sit every day and cheer for their favorite teams or athletes, cheering them on as they give it their all. Those precious wins and points move their…
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Icing the best physique — Dynamic warm-ups

By John Thiel Dynamic warm-ups In the first two installments of the series, we looked at two fundamentally strong exercises for hockey players of any age and skill level: the squat and the plank. In…
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