Long periods of travel for tournaments, matches, or even practice require athletes to maintain optimum levels of strength and power. Adjust training volumes to accommodate high-intensity playing in order to protect muscles from breaking down. Muscular breakdown occurs within 72 hours of the last training session. For athletes who are resistance training, skipping resistance training a mere two times a week results in loss of power and performance. Follow these five guidelines
Failure is an inevitable aspect of our existence, but ironically, failure is also essential for success. The most successful individuals in the world didn’t get to the top of the mountain by taking an airplane; they climbed up the mountain, slipped and fell, and sustained injuries along the way. What separates these individuals from the rest is how they respond to failure. People tend to commit to one of two mindsets: growth or fixed. People with a growth mindset believe that
Haiti boasts a small but burgeoning adventure sporting industry led largely from the private sector. Niche hobbies such as paragliding and swimming competitions are luring tourists back to the Caribbean island once a chic destination for celebrities and A-listers. Avid adventurer Jim Chu saw the opportunities for extreme adventure sporting years ago when he first arrived in Haiti as a humanitarian aid worker. He invited his friends to spend their vacation time with him in Hai
The end of the year is coming, and with it, giving gifts and updating our wardrobes. Look no further than the Spring/Summer seasons for fashion inspiration. Several trends are popping up in fashion shows of from the biggest brands. One special accessory will revolutionize the next season: the handbag. Designs vary in style and color, shapes, materials, and sizes; regardless, the handbag is one of the hottest trends for Spring/Summer 2018. Why not grab one, or all, to bring yo
A well-dressed gentleman is like a thunderbolt, capturing attention without excess, combining luxury and taste. A gentleman adapts to trends because he already knows what he wants and likes to bring a bit of novelty to his personal style. The 2018 trends in men’s fashion will add a punch to his daily life. Men’s Bags:
The most en vogue bags come from fashion houses such as Billionaire, Hackett, Bleu de Chauffe, Herschell, Louis Vuitton, Longchamp and Thom Browne, and in a m
The Spring/Summer 2018 season will give us our most colorful closets ever, with breathtaking accessories: jeweled sunglasses, dramatically shaped heels, Aladdin shoes, elf sneakers, and fidget spinners. Many big brands have decided to go back to the 1980s for inspiration for the next season. Who would have thought that boots, sequins, pearls and stones would make a comeback? The standards have changed. We made a list of new trends for Spring/Summer 2018.
When one thinks of Haiti, the Sport of Kings does not automatically spring to mind, however back in the 1920s and 30s, polo was once a part of Haiti’s very elegant social landscape. The American occupation (1915-1934) consisted of several military commissions. W. Cameron Forbes led the Hoover Commission in Haiti. A big lover of the sport, he had a hill leveled to construct Haiti’s original polo field near the capital of Port-au-Prince, soon after arriving on the island.
Billionaire represents power and influence. The first look or the first impression explains a way of life, and with Billionaire, a man passes from incognito to classy and sophisticated—a man of society who shines with the spark of his fire, exudes his strength, who is sure of himself like a billionaire. During Billionaire’s Spring/Summer 2018 fashion show in Milan, we discovered a collection that demonstrates the dexterity of the Philipp Plein Group-owned Italian brand throug
Sykes & Woodrow, founded by cousins Michael Sykes and William Wood in 2016, has emerged as one of Africa’s most unique fashion and lifestyle brands. Earlier this year, they collaborated with the Accra Polo Club in Ghana, one of Africa’s oldest polo clubs. Sykes & Woodrow supplied the club with a selection of the brand’s Classic Edition belt collection, which many of the club’s riders wear. The cousins were inspired to create belts after a trip to a modest market in Rome, wher