Backward Roll 101 – How to Teach a Backward Roll

One gymnastics skill that every gymnast will have to learn at one point or another is a backwards roll. Many people wouldn’t think of this skill as very important, but believe me, it is! A backward roll is the foundation of many different skills such as: backward-roll to pike, backward-roll to pushup, back extension roll,…

Epoxy or Polyurethane Crack Injection – What’s Best?

The Basic Characteristics of Epoxy and Polyurethane Epoxy and polyurethane are both resins; generally, they are two component formulations. The blending of the components for each resin type creates the material with the requisite properties for crack repairs. Epoxy’s components are a resin and a hardener; blended together before a crack injection. The mix ratio…

Olympic Bar Sleeves Maintenance

We covered general barbell maintenance in our last article. Now that you know general care and maintenance of your barbells we’ll delve into more thorough cleaning of your Olympic barbell sleeves. The ‘sleeves’ on a barbell are the rotating ends where your plates are added to the bar. A newer bar shouldn’t require such close…

Blinds Between the Glass and the Energy Efficiency Myth

“Blinds Between the Glass” refers to an innovative window system that features blinds or shades that are permanently sealed within a double-glazed cavity. Surprisingly, they have been around for a long time. According to Pella, one of America’s leading window manufacturers, they first introduced between-the-glass blinds in 1966. It’s only in the last few years,…

Teens, Jobs and School: The Pros and Cons

Most teens realize at a fairly young age the old adage that “money equals power.” Money equals designer clothes, a car and insurance, and in many cases, a certain amount of freedom. And in order to get money, many teens get part-time jobs. While the benefits and/or drawbacks of teens and part-time jobs have been…

Buying Carpet Squares – Learn How to Comparison Shop

So you’ve decided on buying carpet squares to do a room or rug? Well, you have joined the many other flooring consumers that have become intrigued with the concept of modular flooring other wise known as carpet squares or tiles. Rest assured, you’ve made a great decision. Carpet squares are the friendliest flooring to install…

Top 5 Window Tinting Myths

When it comes to window tinting, especially car tinting, many people share common misconceptions. We are going to discuss the myths surrounding the window tinting industry and reveal the truth. Myth 1: Car Tints are only for boy racers! Well, we won’t deny the popularity of tints in the racing community. It can make sports…

How to Make a Warhammer 40k Building

"One day I can make a cool piece of warhammer terrain" thats always come to ones mind when looking on the beautiful terrain maid by other people. Stop wiping and prepare your materials caused today you will create your own terrain. Creating a flocked hills and rocky formations for Warhammer is not just complicated compared…

Proper Maintenance for Asphalt Pavement

Asphalt is among the most popular commercial paving materials used today due to its water-resistance, flexibility, aesthetic appeal, and excellent adhesive abilities. All of these properties and more make asphalt pavement an asset that requires a structured level of preservation and care. Otherwise, it is prone to fading, damage, instability, and various other negative implications.…