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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Sports activities for children and adults
It is believed that for an ordinary person, frequent physical training is not as important as, for example, proper nutrition. However, active sports, will necessarily maintain health or provide more…

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Two in a canoe: $ 20 fine
The appearance in America of the first recreational canoe caused a stir among the youth. The police had to patrol urban waters and issue fines for couples for indecent behavior.…

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Dangerous rowing in Rio de Janeiro

Dead fish, shallowing, whirlpools, algae and viruses … The problems are pouring into the Rodrigue de Freitas lagoon, where the Olympic Games will be held next year.
What measures are being taken by the organizers, and how can participation in competitions for rowers turn out?
The Olympic Committee of Rio de Janeiro refused to conduct tests for the presence of viruses in the waters of the Rodrigou de Freitas lagoon, where the Olympic rowing distance is. Continue reading

Meldoni: scandals, rumors, investigations

Large-scale scandal associated with meldonium, is gaining momentum. Because of him, Russia has already lost several leading athletes. More than one hundred positive doping samples recorded.
On September 30, 2015, meldonium (MILDRONAT) was added to the Prohibited List of Substances and Methods of the 2016 World Anti-Doping Agency. It is added to class S4 (Hormones and metabolic modulators).
Reception should be excluded both in the competitive and in the out-of-competition periods. From January 1, 2016, the detection in the athlete’s sample of a given substance is a violation of the anti-doping rules. Continue reading

Effective health promotion exercises

Almost all experts in the field of fitness believe that there are no miraculous exercises that allow you to get sports forms in just 10-15 minutes of training. In sports, you get as much as you invest. But this does not mean that your workouts should be exhausting.
However, the same experts say that not all exercises are equally effective. Various exercises are most effective at different levels of training. Some are aimed at burning fat, while others are aimed at building muscle.
So, the following exercises can be called the most effective and have a positive impact on human health. Continue reading

Crimean rowing bases: today and tomorrow
Аfter a trip to the region, Vladimir Parfenovich and Yuri Khudoba provided detailed information on the state of the bases and their proposals. It became clear what is happening and…

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Interesting facts about the Dakar Rally
The organizer of the legendary Paris-Dakar auto marathon is the French motorcyclist Thierry Sabin. In 1977, the 28-year-old adventurer lost his way in the African desert Tenere. He survived by…

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Salo - strength, sport - the grave?
Almost all of us in childhood engaged in any sport. But only a few continue to do this in later life, and the rest make excuses, explaining the lack of…

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Cherche la femme. Try - catch up!
Who said that the girls are weak and bring trouble to the ship? Superstition and sea nonsense! The girl in the boat - to the platonic love, and the junior…

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