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The Best Exercises for Water Polo

The Best Exercises for Water Polo

Water polo is a sport that requires stamina, strength, and agility. These are not natural skills for the average person, which makes it difficult to learn quickly. If you want to excel at water polo and play like a pro before your opponents know what hit them, then...

The U.S. Women’s Water Polo Team on Winning Gold

The U.S. Women’s Water Polo Team on Winning Gold

The USA women water polo team dominated their way to an unprecedented third consecutive gold medal win at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. The masterful performance of goalie Ashleigh Johnson was a primary factor – she blocked 11 out of 15 shots from the Spanish team....

Why Water Polo is the Toughest Sport at the Olympics

Why Water Polo is the Toughest Sport at the Olympics

Water Polo: A brutal sport When thinking of the world’s toughest sports, the usual suspects like Rugby, Wrestling, Hockey, and American Football probably come to mind. What if there was a sport out there more brutal than that? A sport where not only do the...

The History of Water Polo

The History of Water Polo

It is always interesting to take a deep dive into the history of any sport. It is fascinating to discover the beginning stages of a sport in its original state. It is equally fascinating to witness the evolution of a sport through constant changes and adjustments....

The Best Men’s Water Polo Players of All Time

The Best Men’s Water Polo Players of All Time

There will be pioneers and legends in every sport that help elevate their sport to another level. Players such as Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, and Lebron James have played that role for basketball. With baseball, players such as Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, and Hank Aaron...

The Many Health Benefits of Water Polo

The Many Health Benefits of Water Polo

There are so many benefits that one can gain to one's health while playing many water sports. Certainly, one can experience a boost in one's health to activities such as kayaking, scuba diving. We know that there is a great deal of calorie burn that one can expect to...

The Best Home Fitness Apps on the Market

The Best Home Fitness Apps on the Market

Though gyms are opening up and available for use again, working out from home can not only start you on a healthier lifestyle than you may already be living but also help to keep you in shape if exercise was already part of your daily routine. Luckily, most people in...

What You Didn’t Know About Water Polo

What You Didn’t Know About Water Polo

Water polo may not be the most popular sport in the world—it certainly doesn’t get its own spotlight on ESPN—but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a sport to take lightly. It’s grueling in its own right, but many people don’t know it because they’re unfamiliar with the sport...

Athlete Spotlight: Dezsö Gyarmati

Athlete Spotlight: Dezsö Gyarmati

Regarded as one of the superior water polo players of all time, Dezso Gyarmati of Hungary won medals in five Olympic Games from 1948 through 1964. He was later able to translate his skills when he became the coach of his country's national water polo team during the...

Training During the Off Season

Training During the Off Season

Training during the offseason is just as important as it is during the competitive season, maybe even more! The offseason refers to the time period between competitive seasons, such as the time between high school and club. Typically this lasts between four to six...