Vicente sees good things from PH volleybelles despite recent tune-up loss

first_img‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube “The mere fact that we were able to match their speed and discipline is a positive development.”Jaja Santiago became the Philippines’ focal point in offense as she put up 17 points while Alyssa Valdez and Jovelyn Gonzaga finished with 15 and 12 points, respectively.Kim Fajardo orchestrated the offense for the national team with 37 excellent sets to go along six points.ADVERTISEMENT Hill follows coach orders to be ‘aggressive’ in clutch showing for Star Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next “We may have lost the match, but I still like what I saw,” said Vicente. “We know that Kobe Shinwa is a very tough team and it plays fast and aggressive.” End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments MOST READ Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite LATEST STORIES Philippine women’s volleyball team tries to sharpen its skills as it plays another friendly in Osaka— Marc Anthony Reyes (@marcreyesINQ) July 26, 2017National team head coach Francis Vicente has been impressed with his squad so far in its Japanese training camp as they prepare for two international competitions set in August.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Despite losing to Kobe Shinwa Women’s University in five sets, 19-25, 25-17, 18-25, 25-23, 15-8, Vicente said their tune-up game served its purpose of allowing him to experiment with different rotations that can adapt to fast-paced play.ADVERTISEMENT LeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans Indian national gunned down in Camarines Surlast_img read more

Men’s Soccer Rallies To 1-1 Draw At Missouri State

first_imgEarly in the match, the Bears had a penalty kick that Drake goalkeeper Darrin MacLeod (Waterloo, Ontario) made a huge save on. HTML Box Score Next Game: Evansville 10/22/2016 – 5 PM PDF Box Score Drake (4-8-1, 1-3-1 MVC) scored the equalizer just minutes before halftime. Redshirt sophomore Paul Ciszewski (Germantown, Wis.) sent a corner kick into the box that the 6-4 Misselhorn headed into net for his first career goal that evened the game at 1-1. Story Links Live Stats Full Schedule Roster SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Freshman Scott Misselhorn (Cape Town, South Africa) scored his first career goal for the Drake University men’s soccer team in a 1-1 draw at Missouri State, Saturday, in Missouri Valley Conference action. “Missouri State’s undefeated record at home shows that this is not an easy place to play,” said head coach Gareth Smith. “I am happy with aspects of the performance but feel like we could have got more from the game. Other than a few concentration lapses, we were very good defensively for long periods of the game. Great credit has to go to Darrin for an outstanding save in the penalty kick at a critical moment in the game.”center_img Missouri State (7-4-2, 3-1-1 MVC) scored the first goal of the match in the 19th minute as Robbie Osclica found the net off a corner kick from Phil Woods. Drake finished with 15 shots, including six on goal to just six and two for Missouri State. MacLeod finished with one save as the Bulldogs garnered their first tie of the season. Missouri State played a man down after Jack Griffin received a red card in the 51st minute. The Bulldogs outshot the Bears, 6-2, in the final half of regulation. Two of those shots hit the post with the first coming from freshman Antonio Sanchez (Coralville, Iowa) in the 69th minute and the other by senior James Wypych (Wellington, New Zealand) at the 87:58 mark. Drake had one final shot by junior Aleksi Tuominen (Helsinki, Finland) that went high at the 89:02 mark. Preview “Offensively we created a number of chances to win the game with great individual efforts by James and Antonio hitting the post,” Smith said. “It was great to see Scott score his first goal for the program.” Missouri State had the only shot attempt in the first overtime, but didn’t record any in the final overtime session. Drake bounced back with four attempts in the second overtime with shots by Steven Enna (Overland Park, Kan.), Mueng Sunday (Coralville, Iowa), Ben Troester (Iowa City, Iowa) and James Pendrigh (Canterbury, New Zealand).   “A very good point in the road against a very good team,” Smith said. “We need to continue to refine out execution in the final third if we want to turn one point into three points.” Drake has a week off before returning to the pitch when it hosts Evansville Oct. 22 at 5 p.m. at the Cownie Soccer Complex. The match with Aces will follow a Drake women’s soccer game versus Missouri State at 2 p.m.DRAKE Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

Workout tips for pregnant women

first_imgOne of the biggest stereotypes in our society is that pregnant women should avoid anything strenuous but keeping fit during the nine months is one of the most important factors that keeps the mother and baby healthy. Do cardio and don’t shy away from strength training, say experts Fitness trainers have doled out tips for a safe workout and fitness during pregnancy: Planning the workout: If you workout already and just do cardio, you might consider incorporating strength training to your regime. It will help you build muscle which will in turn help you carry the baby around and deal with all the stress on your back during pregnancy. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfStart slow: Before doing any exercise, make sure your form is correct. Seek professional help. Relying on workout videos is not advisable. Also, don’t trust your coach blindly. Ask questions such as the names of the exercises, muscles involved, benefits. Focus on learning. Be patient: Results don’t show overnight. You have got to keep working on yourself everyday. You’ll definitely see results if you train properly, rest adequately and eat nutritious food. If any of the three are missing, results tend to slow down. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsive Don’t just stick to one type of workout: To be able to move better you need to mobilise properly before any workout. To maintain or even increase your flexibility, you need to do the required stretches. Stretching and mobilising will not only help you release all the stiffness in your muscles but also help you perform the strength exercises better. Nutrition: If you’re working out but not keeping your nutrition in check then the workout will do you more bad than good. On top of that if you’re pregnant and working out then you will need a well formulated diet to keep you healthy. Don’t run away from fat. It has a lot of functions in your body including hormone production and regulation, transportation and absorption of fat soluble vitamins, regeneration of the covering of your nerves, building up of your cell membrane. Proteins are the building blocks for our body. You need it to preserve your muscle mass and/or to increase your muscle mass if you have resistance training in your workout schedule. Apart from that, protein helps to strengthen immunity, contribute to production of hormones, to name a few.last_img read more