Off The Bench

The sports and fitness blog from Off The Throttle

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How to Get Into Golf

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They call it golf because all the other four-letter words were taken. This ages-old sport is steeped in tradition, and despite being the target of a great many jokes by…

How to Ride an E-Bike

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E-bikes, or electric bicycles, are growing in popularity in the United States and around the world. By 2023, the industry is expected to sell more than 40 million units globally….

How to Go Whitewater Rafting

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Navigating a challenging set of rapids is the kind of rewarding, soul-stirring adventure that helps remind you you’re alive. What if you’ve never done it before, though? Is it wise…

How to Train for a Triathlon

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Triathlon races are mentally and physically challenging, but with the drive to properly train, your body can be sufficiently prepped to perform well in a matter of weeks. To compete…

5 Water Sports You Should Try This Summer

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Summer is the perfect time for trying new things. The days are longer, the sun is brighter and the warm weather creates a number of new opportunities, particularly for sports…

Why you should get golf lessons

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People enjoy the game of golf for many different reasons. Some like the thrill of the competition and tournaments while others enjoy the comradery it can bring on warm weekend…

How to Work out Safely in the Cold

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If you have an exercise routine which takes you outside, you’re not going to pause it for three to four months out of the year. You have to find ways…

The History of Little League Baseball

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Few feelings come close to the satisfaction of hitting a home run. With the weighty crack of the bat and the cheer of excited parents and fans, it’s easy to…