endurance

Power before jogging

A marathon is 26 miles 385 yards!

The marathon brings the runner deepest satisfaction and joy. Finishing, I always feel the excitement, not only from the fact that I, perhaps, had his best result, but from what has come true my intentions and I was on the track until the end.

My first marathon, which I ran at the age of 18 years (Boston, 1970), will forever remain in my memory. Then my goal was to participate in the race and go the distance at least to the center Prodehl. After the start I felt well prepared and able to overcome all the distance to the finish line. But, despite the confidence still felt restless curiosity.

The beginning, as I thought, was very easy, but time dragged slowly. After the Heartbreak hill behind us, I felt the need to run faster because the last 5 miles of road is a fairly steep descent. And then I had a “barrier” — the danger that lies in wait for any marathon runner. From that moment begins Continue reading

Jogging in autumn features and rules

The beginning of autumn – a perfect period for the acquisition of new habits. One of them can and should become a morning jog. Nothing invigorates the morning, as running outdoors. But the benefits of such physical activity is difficult to overestimate.

The lack of movement – one of the main problems of modern man. Many diseases are associated with a passive lifestyle. The best solution to this problem is to run. Moreover, the run – the most affordable sport that requires minimal investment. The main thing – to have the desire! Jogging in

the fresh air and strengthen the immune system, which is especially important in the autumn-winter period. Also while running involve almost all the muscle groups. Of course, the main burden falls on his feet, but the press, hands and neck, too. Running is the best cardio training, that is, strengthens the cardiovascular system, helps to burn body fat and improve endurance. And in the struggle with the stress of running Continue reading

Smoking and sports

The radical opinion

Do not smoke, if you exercise: indeed, aut Caesar, aut nihil! Common sense here is, ” Smoking “hits” and physical ability, and the immune system, slows down various processes, including reparative and require a sufficient amount of oxygen.

Opponents of the combination of Smoking and sport believe that intense physical activity in smokers contribute to the rapid wear of the body, and

loads of small — are meaningless. Find a middle ground, in their opinion, impossible — is too strong nicotine kick, and any loads are not constant security. In the opinion of such tobacco radicals need to either quit Smoking or continue to smoke and not to destroy the body sports overload. But they believe that after quitting a sport will help to recover.

What is veritas and where sanitas?

And the truth, and health — in the moderate middle. Yes, Smoking Continue reading

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