Questions tagged [sports]

Hacks related to sports including [safety], [comfort], and sports [clothing].

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How can I listen to music while running, but without smartphone?

I love to practice exercises, but when going out for a run, I never take any electronic devices (by electronic devices, I mean any devices that may distract me.) in order to stay focus. But I wish I ...
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Knocking in a cricket bat

The conventional way of knocking in a new cricket bat is with a mallet but it can take up to 5 hours. Are there any innovative original alternative easier, less tiring and time consuming options ?
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How to keep shirt tucked in while skiing?

When I go skiing I usually wear a two-part ski suit. I do not have any special ski underwear. I often face the problem that the shirt that I wear underneath slips out of the pants because of large ...
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Pack Down and Smooth Snow in Yard so Kids Can Ski

I have two small kids who are learning to ski this year. We're about to get a snow storm and have an adequately-sloping yard as such that if the snow was packed and smooth, they could practice some ...
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Cleaning a couple clothes that require cold wash

I generally do my laundry using hot water as it cleans the clothing best. However I have some clothing for sports that can only be washed in cold water. I only have two or three of these items and it ...
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How to wash very muddy sports boots?

After playing soccer on muddy pitches, are there any recommendable ways of getting rid of the mud stuck between the studs and generally on the shoes/boots/trainers/sneakers?
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Extra shoes for Inline Skating

I skate around the city sometimes, but out of courtesy (and sometimes the law) I can't wear my skates indoors, so I must switch to shoes. Is there good way to carry shoes around, aside from jamming ...
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How to make sure that only paying customers use my 3D archery course? [closed]

There a discipline in archery which is called "3D-archery". It's basically archery on a hiking trail with targets standing besides it. Commonly you have to pay about 12 - 15 Euro to take a round on ...
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What's the easiest way to wash a bowling ball microfiber rag?

I own one of those microfiber bowling ball rags. You know that rag that you wipe off the extra oil off the ball? I need to know a way to clean one.
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Reviving dead tennis balls

I have a bunch of dead tennis balls and don't want them to just get wasted in a landfill somewhere. I've heard of recycling programs for tennis balls before, but I was wondering if I could find a ...
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How to not feel so sticky after swimming?

So I'm taking swimming lessons, and the place where I swim in hot as hell inside unless you go swimming. However, when I'm done swimming and showering, my shirt's top feels damp, and I feel so sticky. ...
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Earplugs hacks for keeping water out of my ears?

My ears start to ache after swimming 4-6 laps of my daily workout, and it's getting really annoying. I thought I would ask for a solution here before I consider buying from a sporting goods store... ...
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How to swim before work (wet towel and clothes problem)?

I like to swim on an almost daily basis, just before going to work. So first I go by bicycle to the swimming pool, swim, and then go by bike to the office. For what it's worth, choosing the best way: ...
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Any tricks for treating a blister so I can go running without it reappearing?

I often go running, but if I am not careful, I can end up with a blister on my toe similar to this. Using the recommended first aid treatment of draining and treating the blister, I find that it often ...
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effective catfish bait that stays on the hook without aidel

usually when im fishing for catfish i use regular old chicken livers but i find that depending on the age etc. that they sometimes regularly fall off the hook. i know there are products and stuff but ...
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How to make an ice pack that doesn't leak

Sometimes when I am playing sports or working out, I hurt something and I need an ice pack. Usually, I will use a bag ice of wrapped in a paper towel, but this always leaks after 15-25 minutes. Is ...
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Use a T-bar as a snowboarder without pain

This question got more attention (answers) on Sports, so please respond here. I'd describe myself as a rather experienced snowboarder respectively T-bar rider. I used to fall out the T-bar when I was ...
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Safeguard tennis trainers against worn heels

I play a lot of hardcourt tennis. I'm getting through one pair of (K-swiss) trainers every six months or less, because the lining on the inside of the heel wears out. It's unusual. Usually the sole ...
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How to fix a dented ping pong ball?

It happens very often when playing a ping pong and it's very easy to crash the ball. If that happens, are there any easy tricks to fix the ball?
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How can I reduce the chlorine smell on my skin after swimming?

I swim laps in a chlorinated pool, and even after a soapy shower, I have a slight chlorine smell on my skin for the next day. I've tried lathering up extra and leaving the lather on my skin for a ...