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
You minutes and can’t sit in one place, and that in years to perform the same exercises, cannot be and speeches? Don’t feel bad! Every year, the fitness guru coming up with something new. And even if you’re one of those who is usually a hundred excuses to wriggle out of the process and to observe all this, you will also find a job to their liking.
One hundred steps back
You didn’t like running, because below the shoulder-blade sucks, my knees
hurt? Try to run backwards and you will understand that running is not so tiring and boring. First, in order to burn maximum calories, running backwards not need with all the dope, and half-heartedly (no wonder here all on the contrary!). And not to lose count, remember: Continue reading
Chinese gymnastics tai Chi Chuan (tai Chi)
In recent years, the ancient technique of Taijiquan, also known as tai Chi or tai Chi has gained immense fame and popularity. This happened due to the fact that this Chinese doctrine of the harmony of man and nature is very versatile. It includes meditative techniques that promote relaxation of the body; therapeutic exercises that enable a person to achieve a high degree of coordination and healing the body. If we talk about tai Chi as a
way of self-defense and martial arts – this technique literally has no boundaries. Don’t forget that tai Chi and system of improving the self-consciousness.
In ancient treatises mentioned that tai Chi helps to reconnect our mind to our body, improving the spirit and provides an opportunity for personal growth. Fighters, studying the combat capabilities of tai Chi was successfully resisted the followers of other martial arts. In the modern world tai Chi is used not only Continue reading