Category Archives: Sports

How do F1 drivers deal with that urge to use the bathroom?

It may not be a question many of us have considered; however, with the average Formula 1 race lasting two hours, whether and how the drivers urinate during races is something the drivers themselves need to consider each time they sit in the driver’s seat.

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Racing is thirsty work

Keeping hydrated is essential for brain function; in addition, concentrating can cause excessive sweating. Drivers are also surrounded by heat generated from the car and wear fire-protective clothing that generates heat. Combined with the extremely physically demanding sport of racing, it is no wonder that Formula 1 is such thirsty work and that Formula 1 cars have a drink system installed. This involves a liquid bag that can pump fluid directly into the driver’s mouth through a feeding tube attached to the helmet. This is controlled by a button on the steering wheel.

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Want to get into football? Here’s where to start

If football is your passion, it can be hard figuring out how to turn a kick about with friends into the real possibility of playing professional football. Depending on where you live in the UK, there are ways in which you can make a start in fulfilling that dream.

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England

There are several schemes in England that give youngsters the opportunity to get more involved in football. The ‘Get Into Football’ scheme, run by the Football Association, provides resources which allow young players to find local clubs to play for or even learn more about refereeing.

Training programmes are available through Charter Standard Schools and holiday courses may also be available in your area. It may sound like a lot of work to even begin to get into football, but once you remember that Jamie Vardy, one of the top footballers in the country, went through the same …

Expert Home Improvement Advice You Can Put To Good Use!

The costs of home ownership always include the cost of home repairs and improvements. Average homeowners should put aside about one to three percent of their home’s value every year to spend on improvements. Of course, smart people will figure out how to spend less so read on to get the best bang for your buck.

A good way to get things done in your house is to ask for help from friends and family. You might want to ask close friends and family members to help you repaint your kitchen. You can pay them off by buying them lunch or taking them out to dinner, it’s probably cheaper than hiring someone to do the job for you.

When choosing a contractor, make sure to interview them and check references. There are few things more painful than a home improvement project gone wrong. At best you’ll have to live in …