MOTIVATION

Motivation is one of a key aspect of success

Children’s fear of waves: I don’t want to get into the sea

My kid loves water, he loves swimming in the pool, and doesn’t mind splashing in the shallows, or if someone pours water on his head. However, when we go to the seaside and when the waves start rumbling, my kid just doesn’t want to get into the water. What is the...
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Pregnant women, feel free to swim and enjoy

Nowadays there is a great number of different programmes for the pregnant women both in and outside the water, compared to the times of our grandmothers or even mothers. The only question remains whether you are willing or have desire to moderately exercise and swim...
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Race walking and brain size

Human brain is usually decreasing over the years, so its volume decreases by about 0.2 percent per year until 60 years of age. More intense brain reduction is associated with cognitive problems, says the team of Nicholas Spartan from the Boston University Medical...
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Prevention: The safety of kids at the pool

Who is safe in the water now? What do we need to tell our kids when they go to a swimming pool or when they go swimming in a river with their friends? We’ve talked about it. On the other hand, how safe are our kids in the swimming lessons? What is the...
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Running very long distances can make your brain shrink

As athletic achievements go, running a marathon is towards the top of the list. But even this isn’t challenging enough for ultra-marathoners, who run races longer than the standard 42.2. kilometers (26 miles). The 2009 Trans Europe Foot Race, for instance, involved...
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Children’s fear of waves: I don’t want to get into the sea

My kid loves water, he loves swimming in the pool, and doesn’t mind splashing in the shallows, or if someone pours water on his head. However, when we go to the seaside and when the waves start rumbling, my kid just doesn’t want to get into the water. What is the...
Read more

Pregnant women, feel free to swim and enjoy

Nowadays there is a great number of different programmes for the pregnant women both in and outside the water, compared to the times of our grandmothers or even mothers. The only question remains whether you are willing or have desire to moderately exercise and swim...
Read more

Race walking and brain size

Human brain is usually decreasing over the years, so its volume decreases by about 0.2 percent per year until 60 years of age. More intense brain reduction is associated with cognitive problems, says the team of Nicholas Spartan from the Boston University Medical...
Read more

Prevention: The safety of kids at the pool

Who is safe in the water now? What do we need to tell our kids when they go to a swimming pool or when they go swimming in a river with their friends? We’ve talked about it. On the other hand, how safe are our kids in the swimming lessons? What is the...
Read more

Running very long distances can make your brain shrink

As athletic achievements go, running a marathon is towards the top of the list. But even this isn’t challenging enough for ultra-marathoners, who run races longer than the standard 42.2. kilometers (26 miles). The 2009 Trans Europe Foot Race, for instance, involved...
Read more

Wearable tech and their impact on health

Wearable tech - radiation exposure We live in an era of immense convenience driven by technological advancements. We have smartphones to ensure seamless communication, laptops and tablets to enable productivity, and now, wearables are taking connectivity to a whole...
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Extreme Athleticism Is the New Midlife Crisis

People in middle age are flocking in record numbers to intense workouts and challenging races. What are they chasing? The last thing I remember before passing out was the pain. It had overtaken everything, hunching my back, and curling my fingers into claws pecking...
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Why is swimming good for dads?

Today, most of the men, when the children come, relaxes in every way ... They neglect their health. On the contrary, you should only take care of yourself, your health, because you are giving an example to your children and have greater responsibility for yourself and...
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Breaking2

Breaking2 was a project by Nike to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon. Nike announced the project in December 2016 and organized a team of three elite runners who trained for a private race. The event was held on the Formula One Autodromo Nazionale Monza race...
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Morning Routine

The sun is shining the birds are singing and your alarm is blaring must be the morning. To have a productive day there are things you should do every morning and this doesn't include drinking great amounts of coffee. Drink a glass of water   When you wake up in the...
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Why should women swim more?

How should a modern woman integrate swimming in her life? Why should women swim more? Why is swimming good for mummies? We should discuss this topic more often so that our mothers, sisters, wives, aunts, neighbours, colleagues could be much more pleased and healthier!...
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Blood donation

Blood donation is a process where a person willingly gives blood and then it is used for transfusion and / or making biopharmaceuticals by a process called fractionation (separation of components from all blood cells). A blood donation can be standard blood donation,...
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Interview: Tanja Stojanovski

One of our best ultra marathon racer mountain and road races, triple winner on Stara mountain at 122km, on Fruška Gora 135km, race at 12h and 120km. How long have you been training this particular type of sport? I've been trail running for nearly eight years (since...
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Placebo effect in sports

Researchers at the Sunderland University in the United Kingdom have come up with a more detailed study of the placebo effect in sports. During the latest research, 15 professional athletes dealing with endurance sports were examined. Athletes were tested at 1000m...
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Dreams

What is happening when you are dreaming, why some people remember their dreams more than others and whether the dreams really have some real significance - these are interesting topics for consideration. What is happenining when we are dreaming? Dreaming can be...
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How to develop healthy competitive spirit with your kids, and how to teach them to enjoy swimming?

Are you one of those parents saying: it's not the winning but the taking part that counts? Do your kids train because of the medals or healthy habits, gaining new experience, knowledge, skills, friends? What do you say to them when...
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Long Term Athlete Development

The long term development of athletes (LTAD) is a project created on the basis of work by many sports professionals around the world in order to create a top sporting result. In the life of every young person there are periods during which the effects of the training...
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Yes, babies dive and swim

I believe you may have heard that babies are born with an inner instinct for swimming or diving. Of course, they don’t know how to swim crawl or dolphin style, or how to perform a 3m dive. However, after spending nine months in their mothers’ stomachs, babies are...
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An interview with Marko Popin

Our nutrition expert Marko Popin was envolved into an interview with journalists from municipalities of Bačka Palanka. We are giving You this interesting interview as a whole piece or You can read this interview on their website directly. We talked to Marko Popin...
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Talent in sports

Talenat is the word that is probably most mentioned and used by all sports related words. Every child that begins to engage in sports is characterized as talented or non-talented by trainers, experts, parents and laymen. Every person has his own way of understanding...
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What kids can learn by doing sport?

A number of positive effects sport can have on Your kid to become a greater person later in life. Through sport children are developing so many skills, and one of the most important is a social skill. We must admit that there are some negative effects of playing sport...
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Adults and sports

Doing sports at any age, especially later in the life, is beneficial for Your general health. Everyone now and then needs breakaway from the every day. You have to find what attracts You and try it out. It could be just a hobby at first until You gain a routine, and...
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Music as motivation

Let's talk about how music can influence on our motivation during exercising and what studies are saying about the same topic. As we know, music can sometimes be energizer for athletes and can increase endurance. That is why it is banned (and put in group with...
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Getting motivated

How do some of the famous artists, actors, sportsman, singers become greatest? They started building rituals. Some of them wake up very early every day to workout, some of them drink coffee od tea every morning, others have invented their own...
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Motivate yourself

Finding MOTIVATION is the crucial element in setting and attaining goals. It is a desire to do something, to find a way, to beat your excuses. Starting doing something new is hard, but all the changes are. Fight the unpleasant feeling of doing something your not used...
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