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Nordic walking with sticks

Nordic walking with sticks – fashionable and useful!

In search of an easy and safe way that helps to lose weight without harm to health, can be found such a newfangled hobby as Scandinavian (Nordic, Finnish or Nordic) walking.

This gentle technique of weight loss and healing the body appeared in Europe at the turn of XX-XXI centuries and immediately found its fans among people of all ages.

Loved her for not difficult and high efficiency of workouts, a simple technique for distance, availability, and performance. You should also take the opportunity to spend a few hours in the fresh air, leaving a stuffy apartments and offices!

While Nordic walking is an aerobic movement with load. strengthens the heart and blood vessels. It allows you to train both on the city streets and rough terrain (parks and gardens, in parks and in the woods). Nordic walking is suitable both flat terrain and hilly.

Benefits and contraindications Nordic walking

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How to choose an elliptical?

To have a home mini-gym is a dream of many women. You can start small – buy a dumbbell or ask my husband to do the horizontal bar. Someone decides on a more major purchase, buying an elliptical trainer for home workouts. This thing is not cheap, so don’t want to stumble upon a “pig in a poke.” But how to choose an elliptical trainer once and for all?

Types of simulators

First you need to understand, what are elliptical trainers.

According to the mechanism type of the load they may have different systems of resistance, namely:

air;

magnetic;

electromagnetic.

Reviews about choosing elliptical trainer with an air resistance system claim that they do not provide smooth movements and thus, no pleasure during exercise cannot be and speeches. Models with magnetic resistance improved, but ask the load is necessary, each time stopping.

The lasttype – electromagnetic – considered the most advanced, as a trainer:

noiseless;

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Shoes for training sports shoes

How to choose shoes for training

There were times when the cabinets at our grandparents simply did not exist any other shoes for workouts in addition to sneakers. Times have changed, improved manufacturing techniques, a large selection of athletic shoes by their function. How to choose a suitable pair of sneakers for sports activities at the existing huge variety?

Talk for the beginning of our foot, its features, because it is because of these characteristics, it is important to choose the right shoes for training.

The foot bears the brunt of the human body. The design of the human foot has the appearance of a vaulted arch. Due to this structure, and the characteristics of the structure of the spine in General, the required attenuation. Thanks to her, bumps, shocks and shock experienced by the spine during various movements, the fall, weaken and do not reach the skull, and most importantly —the brain.

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Healthy rules of fitness
Rule # 1. Don't forget to drink water The more we train, the more water you should drink. Why? Water – main regulator of body temperature and heart rate. An…

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Safe exercises for pregnancy
Safe exercises for pregnancy – 2nd trimester The second trimester of pregnancy, most women are exhausted by the exhaustion and morning sickness of the first trimester and part of the…

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