St. Petersburg rowers do not have enough water
Paradox: in the "city on the water" athletes have nowhere to row. The existing channel is not suitable for competition, and for 20 years the rowers of St. Petersburg have…

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The art of being a coach. Profession nuances
We bring to your attention a chapter from the “Handbook on rowing and canoeing”, written in 2002 by the trainers of the British Canoe Union. Useful reading - only at…

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PARALYMPIC GAMES: HISTORY AND MODERNITY
It's no secret that the more a person moves, the better his health. This truth applies to everyone without exception, and especially to people with disabilities. Indeed, often the state…

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CHOOSING A SPORTS SECTION FOR A CHILD

How to choose a sports section for children? It seems to be not the most difficult question. Adults who think where to send their children to go in for sports often decide it based on their own taste and their unfulfilled desires. However, parents should be aware that the section they choose for the child, and therefore, first of all, you should focus on his abilities and capabilities.
The most important thing is not to hurry. Firstly, it is still almost impossible for babies to identify a predisposition to a particular sport. Secondly, coaches who are able to work with children are easy to count. Of the other sports at this age are available except wushu, aikido and alpine skiing. But it should be borne in mind that all such sections are commercial, there are too few of them, and they will most likely be away from your home. Continue reading

RIGHT FOOD DURING SPORT CLASSES

This article is not about “sports nutrition” i. anabolic drugs and various dietary supplements, information about which can be found on specialized resources, and whose positive effect on the body causes us to have certain doubts, namely, how to eat regular food during sports.

The human body should receive daily enough carbohydrates and proteins, as well as some fat, vitamins, minerals and plenty of water. The effectiveness of sports activities is associated with a significant activation of protein synthesis in working muscles. Continue reading

Rowing, fitness and functional training

Rowing and functional training
In my hall for people with an average income, or economy class, the coaching staff is well prepared, but only two coaches give non-standard exercises. The rest stably “grow bodybuilders”, not releasing them far from the barbell and dumbbells. Stretching after strength training regularly teach only me. And four coaches from the direction of aerobics, that is, everyone does not understand how to work on “complex” strength simulators, do not know the techniques of basic power movements. Continue reading

Florence Calcio - the most violent kind of football
Who is the toughest player in the history of world football? Here, as in the saying - "how many people, so many opinions." Someone will recall the Spaniard Andoni Goicochea,…

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Rowing technique!
The theme of technical rowing and canoeing always raises lively discussions. In the center of attention - the cycles of movement of the rower in the boat. Why don't sportsmen…

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7 reasons to watch paddling and canoeing!
7 reasons to watch paddling and canoeing! A lot has already been said about why rowing in canoes and canoes, this spectacular Olympic sport, is difficult to get on TV.…

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Adam van Koeverden: scammers have no excuses
A recent article about a baseball player who admits to doping has outraged Adam van Koeverden. The famous rower dotted all the "i" and explained why you can not put…

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