With so many places to buy used sports equipment it would seem like picking up pre-owned items would be a good way to save money, but there is some used sports equipment you should never be tempted to purchase.
Gymnastics, swimming and track and field get the bulk of attention at the Summer Olympics. This year make some time to watch Rowing. Read this guide written by a rower so you'll have the inside knowledge on the sport.
Modern pentathlon was created by Baron Pierre de Coubertin based on skills a 19th century cavalry soldier would need to escape from behind enemy lines. Athletes compete in fencing, swimming, riding, pistol shooting and cross country running.
Take a break from the gymnastics, swimming and track and field competition and check out field hockey. It is a face paced game that features one of the most exciting plays in sports: the penalty corner!
Team handball is exciting to watch. Players shoot a cannonball sized ball at close to 100 mphs. The action is fast and furious and there are plenty of goals. Check out the attackers leaping into the crease to score.
Most beginner and intermediate cyclists simply get on the bike and go. A quick, but effective on bike warm-up will reduce likelihood of injury, lessen post-exercise soreness, and help ride performance.