Sunday, May 19, 2013
Check personal trainers' credentials to avoid any pitfalls.
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It's swimsuit season, and there's one topic on many minds: Getting in shape. But, do you lack the motivation to exercise on your own? Would you like to design your own exercise program? Do you have specific exercise goals? If so, hiring a personal trainer may be just what you need. A personal trainer will design the right workout plan to help you set and meet your goals. In addition, a personal trainer will teach you proper techniques, keeping you safe from injury and helping you get the most out of your workout. AOL Health offers some tips on selecting a personal trainer: Finding a trainer: Contact your local gym or fitness center, which often offer personal training packages for an additional fee. Look for trainers online, in your local …
Friday, May 17, 2013
The Irvington native signed a 3-year, $6 million contract with the Jets in March.
Jets running back Mike Goodson was sent to a Morris County jail following his arrest on drug and weapons charges in Denville Friday. Goodson, 25, was the passenger in a GMC Yukon stopped in the left center lane of I-80 West when a tow truck came upon them and called 911 early Friday morning, according to multiple reports. The tow truck driver reportedly was concerned about the intoxicated condition in which he found Goodson and the driver of the Yukon. Goodson was transported to Saint Claire’s Hospital in nearby Boonton and eventually charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a handgun, and possession of a hollow-point bullet, according to ESPN. The driver of the…
Former NBA player Chris Herren shares drug battle, recovery with community.
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains. It was just a little drinking and smoking on the weekends in high school. It was just a little cocaine offered by a friend in college. It was just one little yellow pill during the offseason. Then it was a career down the tubes. Then it was two drug overdoses, one of which was heart-stopping. Then it was a family that turned away because of too much pain. For more than an hour, Chris Herren, a once-heralded high school basketball star, college hoops standout and second round National Basketball Association draft …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Centenary College students Mitch Renz and Joe Forcellini named to team.
The following was submitted by Centenary College. Have something you'd like to announce to the community? Upload it here. Two members of the Centenary College baseball team were named to the 2013 New Jersey College Baseball Association (NJCBA) All-State Team on Wednesday afternoon. Sophomores Mitch Renz and Joe Forcellini were named to Second and Third Team All-State respectively the NJCBA announced on Wednesday afternoon. Renz finished the season with a Centenary single-season best 1.40 in his nine starts as the Cyclones ace to earn the Second Team honors, posting 33 strikeouts while only allowing two walks in 58 innings of work. With a 4-2 final record, Renz helped the Cyclones to their first ever Colonial States Athletic Conference…
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Closer Chad Frankenfield has raised nearly $600 in T-shirt sales to help support cancer research.
The following was submitted by Centenary College. Have something you'd like to announce to the community? Upload it here. Most Division III baseball closers are only focused on one thing when they step foot on the baseball field: getting the last three outs to secure a victory for their team. For Centenary College closer Chad Frankenfield, batters aren’t the only thing he is looking to strike out. The sophomore right-handed pitcher has spent the entire season looking to strike out cancer as he helped raise money for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a groundbreaking initiative created to accelerate innovative cancer research that will get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives now. Throughout the course of the season, Frankenfield has …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Meghan Spitzer to join the Cyclones after coaching at Caldwell, Morris Hills.
The following was submitted by Centenary College. Have something you'd like to announce to the community? Upload it here. The Centenary College Athletic Department announced the hiring of Meghan Spitzer as the new women's lacrosse assistant coach this weekend. “I am very excited and thankful for the opportunity to coach women's lacrosse at the collegiate level, especially here in North Jersey where the sport is so strong. I am looking forward to meeting and mentoring student-athletes who are planning to participate in our program. I am also looking forward to this season, and am eager to bring my knowledge and love of the game to the table” Spitzer said. Spitzer joins the Cyclones after serving as an assistant girl's lacrosse coach at …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Estimated 400,000 people expected in region; team practices to be held in Florham Park and Media Day in Newark
The 2014 Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium is expected to have a $550 million economic impact on New Jersey and New York, with an estimated 400,000 people in the region, according to a report on dailyrecord.com. Businesses should start preparing for the flood of visitors now, according to speakers at The Big Game Huddle, an informational and networking event held Wednesday at Raritan Valley Country Club. “Start the celebration now,” said Wayne Hasenbalg, president and chief executive officer of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority. “You don’t have to wait until the week before the game," he told the dailyrecord.com. That impact will be felt in North and Central Jersey, as one of the competing teams will practice at the Atlantic …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Center tells SI.com in first-person account he "didn't set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. But since I am, I'm happy to start the conversation.”
Former New Jersey Nets center Jason Collins, who played for six seasons with the team including a championship run in the 2002-03 season, revealed he was gay in a soon-to-be published story. Collins said in a first-person account in the May 6 edition of Sports Illustrated posted on SI.com that he “didn't set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. But since I am, I'm happy to start the conversation.” He tells the magazine, “I still love the game, and I still have something to offer. My coaches and teammates recognize that. At the same time, I want to be genuine and authentic and truthful.” In the story, Collins describes how the first person he came out to was his aunt, a Superior Court judge in San …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
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Monday, April 22, 2013
Jaren Sina, released from his commitment to play at Northwestern University, will stay in state and play for the South Orange school.
I’m a Pirate!!! Ready to play for my state!!!!! #SetonHallPirates That’s the tweet Lake Hopatcong’s Jaren Sina sent out April 17 breaking the news he had committed to play for the South Orange college. Sina, ranked as the 23rd best point guard in the nation entering college in 2013, had previously committed to playing at Northwestern University, was released from the school’s program by request when the team fired its head coach, Bill Carmody in March. Once he was free of his obligation from the school, Sina began being courted by Alabama, who initially tried recruiting the Gil St. Bernard’s standout in 2012, Indiana, and Seton Hall. At the time of Carmody’s firing, Sina became “50-50” on staying with the program, his father told Patch. …