Posted 1 year ago

Fitness Challenge 2013

At the beginning of January, I asked some experts to give us all some help getting started with our New Year's Resolutions. And now, after a month, it's time to check in and see how we're doing. My resolution was to start working out regularly. Was this your resolution, too? How are your resolutions coming along?

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Posted 1 year ago

More Than Just Cold Feet: A Winter Sports Infographic from Overstock.com

For a lot of people winter is a season of inactivity. Make a change this year and embrace the cold months as a time to try a new sport!

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Posted 2 years ago

Are You Ready For Some Football?

For avid fans of college football, it's been an excruciatingly long nine months. Thankfully, football season is finally upon us! So, go ahead. Sport your team's colors. Drop some serious cash on those season tickets. Spend every spare minute between game days talking about, well, game day. Get into it. We won't judge. In fact, I'll be right there with you from now until the final stadium lights dim.

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Posted 2 years ago

Raising an Olympian: A Mother's Perspective

Sherilee Rowley Olson is the mother of 2008 Beijing Olympian Lindsey Olson Anderson. Sherilee grew up on Cherry Hill Farms in Santaquin, Utah, where she enjoyed playing sports, especially volleyball. She married Scott Olson, also of Santaquin, in 1984 and is the proud mother of five children: twins Lindsey and Angela, Jared, Tiffany, and Karen.

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Posted 2 years ago

Guide to the Games: an Overstock.com Infographic

The world stage has been set, and if you're anything like us you're dying to know more about the games. Do you know which city gets more rain than London? We do...

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Posted 2 years ago

Lindsey Olson Anderson: My Journey to Beijing

Lindsey Olson Anderson is a graduate of Morgan High in Morgan, Utah, and works as an assistant coach for the Weber State University Track & Field team. She is a former All-American and competed in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. She's happy to share her experience and future hopes with Overstock.com shoppers -- as well as a few things she wished she would have had during her stay in Beijing!

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Posted 2 years ago

Jonas Persson: The Story of an Olympian

Jonas Persson is an assistant coach for the University of Utah swim team and competed as an Olympian for his homeland of Sweden in Beijing. Persson won more than 10 national championships in Sweden and is a Swedish record-holder, making him the No. 2-ranked sprint freestyler in the history of the country. He's happy to share his experience and insight, and a few products essential to perform at the highest level, with Overstock.com shoppers.

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Posted 2 years ago

Plan a Summertime Picnic

Whether your ideal summer plans include biking up the canyon, going for a swim in the neighborhood pool, or finding a spot of shade in which to enjoy your favorite book, one thing remains the same: This time of year, everyone's thoughts turn to heading outside.

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Posted 2 years ago

Tour de France

It's been 13 years since Lance Armstrong first wowed the world with his comeback victory in the world's largest and most prestigious bike race -- the Tour de France. Armstrong or not, there's still plenty of allure in this year's Tour de France. This weekend, I plan to host a Tour de France get-together to commemorate the annual contest that tests the speed, strength, and stamina of the best cyclists in the world.

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Posted 2 years ago

Keeping Up with Wimbledon

We are coming upon the end of Wimbledon 2012, and the finals are on July 7th and July 8th. Marked by stunning upsets, namely Venus Williams being ousted in the first round and Spaniard Rafael Nadal in the second, this year has proven to be exciting . Right now, the game is down to Agnieszka Radwanska and Serena Williams in the ladies' tournament and Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, and Andy Murray and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, for the men.

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