Kathrine Ayers

Kathrine Ayers

Kathrine is an American writer and designer living in Manila and New York. She has written on a variety of topics and has been published in numerous Asian magazines and travel blogs. Her passions lie in travel, food, healthy living, and the arts.
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  • London Olympics 2012: Japan Gearing up for the Games
    The 2012 London Olympics is only a couple of days away and starts on June 27. Japan is sending a 518-member Japanese delegation to this year’s Games. Here is a look at Japan as it pertains to the Olympics.
  • London Olympics 2012: Rowing & Canoe Sprinting at Eton Dorney
    The London's Games of the XXX Olympiad starts on June 27 and ends on August 12. Eton Dorney will be the location of the rowing and canoeing events which runs from July 28 to August 11. Here is a look at Eton Dorney in Buckhamshire, England.
  • Five German Athletes to Watch at the 2012 London Olympics
    Germany has garnered 851 medals since it debuted in the 1896 Athens Games. This is the third most medals overall after the United States and the Soviet Union. This year, Germany is sending a small delegation. Here are the five top athletes to watch.
  • London Olympics 2012: Past and Current Water Polo Controversies
    Though the Olympic Games promotes athletic excellence and mutual understanding. It has had its share of scandals. Here is a look at the past and current Olympic water polo controversies. Water polo events at the London Games starts on July 29th.
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  • Five Spanish Athletes to Watch at the 2012 London Olympics
    Ever since its debut in the 1900 Paris Olympics, Spain has always had a solid medal performance at the Games. Though they have garnered the most medals in sailing, their top athletes to watch are competitors in the most popular sports.
  • Tips on Improving Your Tennis Game for Beginners
    Tennis is a fun sport that helps with your aerobic fitness and coordination. For beginners of tennis, here are some ways to improve your game.
  • London Olympics 2012: Five Badminton Players to Watch
    Badminton at the London's Games of the XXX Olympiad will be held at Wembley Arena starting June 28, 2012. Here are the most exciting shuttlers that you must not miss.
  • London Olympics 2012 Profile: Cadel Evans
    Defending Tour de France Champion Cadel Evans is playing catch-up to current lead Bradley Wiggins in this year’s Tour. Plagued with illness, can the 35 year-old still win the Tour and perform well in London? Here is his profile.
  • London Olympics 2012 Profile: Vincent Hancock
    At the age of 16, Sgt. Vincent Hancock had already won the World Championship and the ISSF Shooter of the Year Award for skeet shooting. He is back to defend his title in London this year. Here is his profile.
  • London Olympics 2012 Mountain Biking: Ten Terms to Know
    Cross-country mountain biking at the London's Games of the XXX Olympiad will be held from August 11th to August 12th at Hadleigh Farm. Here are ten terms to know about the sport.
  • Summer Beach Games to Get Your Kids Moving
    Kids typically spend their days on the beach running through the waves and digging in the sand. This can get monotonous for kids. Teach your kids new summer games that will surely get them running and moving around.
  • Mountain Biking: A Fun Summer Workout
    Find relief from the heat by mountain biking this summer. Before embarking on mountain biking you must first learn proper posture and the right warm-up and stretching. There are also certain exercises you can do that will fit your fitness level.
  • Summer Workout: Pole Hiking in the Mountains
    This summer take your workout in the mountains by pole hiking. You will not only escape the unbearable city heat but using a pole when hiking has many health benefits.
  • Tips for Improving Your Golf Game for Beginners
    Hiring a golf instructor to help with your game can be expensive. Here are some beginner tips in improving your golf game and lowering your score.
  • London Olympics 2012 Profile: Betsey Armstrong
    With a close win against Canada at the Pan American Games, the U.S. women’s water polo team is poised to win their first gold in London. A key player to this year’s formidable U.S. team is Betsey Armstrong. Here is her profile.
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  • British Open 2012: This Fan's Champion Predictions
    With the British Open starting on July 19th, golf pundits have some clear favorites with Tiger Woods and Luke Donald leading the pack. But there are also some wild cards lurking around the corner and could take the British Open this year.
  • Tai Chi to Combat Stress and Improve Your Brain
    Originally used as a form of self-defense in ancient China, tai chi has evolved into a graceful low-impact exercise. Research has shown that tai chi has many health benefits including can stress reduction and improvement of cognitive functions.
  • Tiger Woods' Ten Memorable British Open Moments
    With the 2012 British Open only a couple of days away, spectators are awaiting Tiger’s performance. Here are Tiger’s top ten most memorable British Open moments.
  • MLB All-Star 2012: My 1910-1919 All-Decade Team
    Baseball between 1910 and 1919 was the Dead Ball Era, which was strategic and emphasized hit-and-runs, singles and stolen bases. Here is a look at the all-time dream roster for that era.
  • Ways to Prevent Common Golf Injuries
    Though golf is considered less stressful than other high-impact workouts, the repetitive motions can cause chronic pain to muscles and joints. Here are some ways to avoid common golf injuries.
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  • Get a Full-Body Workout by Kayaking
    Kayaking gives you a full-body workout without the intense pounding prevalent in most fitness regimens. It is also a great complement to other fitness activities such as cycling and running because of its emphasis on the upper body.
  • The Dangers of Scuba Diving for Beginners
    Scuba diving is the only way to fully experience the beauty of underwater flora and fauna. But diving is an extreme sport that can actually be hazardous especially for beginners.
  • The Essentials for Ultralight Backpacking
    Ultralight backpacking will not only relieve your back and joints of unnecessary strain, but it is more fun. Here are some tips when preparing for your first ultralight backpacking trip.
  • The Basics of Parkour to Prevent Injuries
    Parkour is a non-competitive urban sport where the participant must maneuver around environmental obstacles. Though the lack of structured rules makes parkour exciting, it also increases the chance of injury. Here are some tips to prevent injury.
  • Safety Tips for Running in the Heat
    A regular running routine can benefit your health. This summer, you should adapt your running routine to prevent heat stroke and exhaustion. Here are some tips to ensure you are running safely in the heat.
  • The Benefits of Water Aerobics: Not Just for the Elderly
    It is a misconception that water aerobics is only for pregnant women and the elderly. In reality, water aerobics is an intense workout that has numerous health benefits.
  • Beat the Heat by Rock Climbing Indoors
    Certain sweltering summer days make being outdoors unbearable. Beat the heat by engaging in indoor rock climbing for a full body workout.
  • Snorkeling: Seeing the Ocean in a Whole New Way
    Snorkeling is an inexpensive and easy activity to see the beauty of ocean flora and fauna. Here are a few things to keep in mind before trying out snorkeling for the first time.
  • Get Your Muggles Exercising by Playing Quidditch
    The Harry Potter novels introduced the magical sport of Quidditch ten years ago. Today, it is a sport that has been re-interpreted to be played in the real world. Organize a game of Quidditch to get your fantasy loving child exercising this summer.
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  • Rollerblade Your Way to Weight Loss
    Proper exercise and diet will aid you in losing weight. But certain activities will burn more calories and fat than others. Find out how rollerblading can help you lose those unwanted pounds.
  • What Women Should Know About Cycling in the City
    Cycling is a fun, healthy and cost-effective way to get around in the city. But city traffic and obstacles can be quite intimidating. Here are a few tips for aspiring lady cyclists.
  • Play Beach Handball and Get Fit
    Instead of playing typical beach team sports such as volleyball or football, opt for beach handball instead. This fast-paced game will guarantee a full body workout.
  • Why You Should Work Out at the Beach
    The beautiful scenery isn’t the only reason why you should take your normal gym routine to the beach this summer. There are several important mental and physical benefits to do so.
  • Paddleboarding for Beginners
    Paddleboarding is a fun and easy summer activity to try that will not only have you experiencing the water in a totally different way but will also give you an amazing workout. Read these tips and tricks to get you started in paddleboarding.
  • Try Kitesurfing This Summer
    Kitesurfing or kiteboarding is a new extreme sport that combines wakeboarding, surfing and paragliding. Here is the low-down on the latest adrenaline-filled craze.
  • Integrating Yoga Into Your Hike
    A current trend in fitness is combining two activities that don't seem to quite go together. If you are looking for something new to try outdoors, try hiking yoga. It combines the cardiovascular benefits of hiking with the core training of yoga.
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