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Swimming: How to avoid cramps while swimming?

Always warm up before swimming. Warming up is the first of the 5 tips to avoid cramps when swimming. In swimming, these very painful contractions mainly affect the calves, feet, and hands. To prevent their occurrence, it is advisable to always spend about 5 minutes warming up before diving, especi ...

29
Aug
2023

Swimming: Different swimming techniques and their benefits.

Breaststroke swimming Breaststroke is often the first swimming stroke that one learns. While it is known as the easiest, it is not limited to "frog-like" movements. To improve your technique, don't forget the following points: • Your arm and leg movements should be symmetrical, meaning identical ...

05
June
2012

Beach: do you know the new swimming flags?

making their appearance to signal danger or delineate bathing areas. For example, while the green (for no apparent danger) and red (for prohibited swimming) flags do not change, the orange flag changes shade. What's new? The flag used to alert users to a limited or marked hazard becomes yello ...

10
June
2022

Recovery: what sport after a heart disease?

e or surgery. If you lack training and this physical activity seems inaccessible to you, try an electric bike to be able to modulate your effort. 3- Swimming Another one of the 5 heart-healthy sports is swimming. It's not always thought of, but swimming is also an endurance sport that works the hea ...

27
Apr
2023

Digestion: 7 Mistakes to Avoid After Meals

erience discomfort, gastroesophageal reflux, or stomach pains. After a full meal, it is advisable to wait at least 3 hours before engaging in sports. Swimming after eating. The same rule applies to swimming in the sea or pool: it is better to wait two to three hours after eating. It's not a myth! S ...

23
Apr
2024

Health: 5 ideas for enjoying the benefits of the seaside

aside, it is also worth noting that it is a good setting to resume physical activity after a year of sedentary work. For example, you can practice swimming by starting with a 15-minute session and gradually increasing the time spent swimming and the speed of your stroke. When practiced in the ...

07
July
2022

Kit, shell or wooden pools: which cheap pool to choose?

, more and more French people are realizing their dream of having an in-ground pool. In fact, France is the second largest market in the world for swimming pools after the United States. In 2021 alone, more than 240,000 French people took the plunge. Being able to Cool off by taking a dip in the ...

03
Aug
2022

5 Tips for Budget-Friendly Exercise

ns in parks, aimed at seniors, for example. Even if your city doesn't offer anything like this, you can take advantage of municipal facilities, such as a municipal swimming pool or a free football field to train with friends. Other municipalities have set up fitness trails in public parks. Access t ...

21
May
2024

Croatia: 5 highlights of this destination.

an enchanting setting with a very mild and pleasant climate all year round. The north coast of the island is dotted with idyllic coves, perfect for swimming and mooring pleasure boats. If the island has a festive reputation, the town of Hvar is worth a visit for its many Gothic and Renaissance bui ...

20
June
2007

French Riviera: Discovering Cap d'Antibes.

- take the "chemin des douaniers," a hiking trail that winds closest to the waves, from Garoupe Beach to Villa Eilenroc. - enjoy the pleasures of swimming on the wild beaches of Cap, which are among the wildest in the area. You have a choice between Garoupe Beach, Salis Beach, and Ondes Beach to ...

13
Sep
2007

The vacation voucher: how to use it?

he restaurant - the sports and leisure: amusement and discovery parks (Parc Astérix, Waliby, La Cité des Sciences, Disneyland paris and Nausicaa), zoos, swimming pools, summer camps and sports clubs... - Transportation: Car rental and freeway tolls, train journeys, auto-train. (within the limit ...

27
Aug
2008

The Seychelles: a heavenly destination

Presentation The Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 granite and coral islands, scattered in the Indian Ocean off the African continent. Several granite islands such as Mahé, Praslin or La Digue form the heart of the archipelago. The capital of the Republic of Seychelles (Victoria) is actually ...

23
Sep
2008

Piran: An Undiscovered Destination in Slovenia

e sky is just as blue as the Adriatic Sea: an invitation to swim or to relax on a terrace... It should also be noted that the mild climate allows for swimming in the Adriatic from May to October. A turbulent history This town, marking the southwestern tip of Slovenia, is located on a narrow peninsul ...

30
Sep
2015

Health: 5 Tips for a Spring in Full Swing

it provides us with light, greenery, and fresh air, which we may have missed during the winter. Move Have you stopped engaging in sports, running, or swimming during the winter? Take advantage of the good weather to get back into it without delay! It's naturally easier to engage in physical activity ...

21
Mar
2019

Beauty: 5 beneficial oils for dry hair

1- Coconut oil A multi-purpose vegetable oil, coconut oil is beneficial for the hair as much as for the skin. It tops our 5 beneficial oils for dry hair because it naturally nourishes, smoothes and scents the hair. It is, along with organic shea butter, one of the leading ingredients for cari ...

23
Aug
2021

Ski resorts: what is the health protocol for winter 2021-2022?

ated also concerns the staff of ski resorts. You will be asked to present your pass in all places receiving the public, such as restaurants, bars, swimming pools and saunas but also to attend and participate in certain events. This obligation is in addition to other measures already in place i ...

14
Dec
2021

Maui in Hawaii: 5 things to know about this paradise destination

aches On Maui, the lunar landscapes of the Haleakala volcano contrast with clear sandy beaches where families come every weekend to enjoy picnics and swimming. With its 240 km of coastline, this Hawaiian island offers beaches for all tastes... and all colors! There are beautiful white sand beache ...

12
Jan
2022

The Bahamas: 5 unusual things to do there

n for their pristine beaches, deserted cays and beautiful coastline. These Bahamian islands are home to Iguanas, sea turtles and most importantly, swimming pigs! View this post on Instagram A publication shared by ???????????????????????? ???????????????? (@islandkingbahamas ...

26
Jan
2022

Brain and nature: why does nature do us good?

r mind wander in front of the horizon. The benefits that we instinctively feel when we are in contact with nature, for example when we go hiking or swimming in a lake or in the sea, are explained by neurological mechanisms. According to Michel Le Van Quyen, nature resources us: 'it infuses us ...

07
Mar
2022

Hygiene in summer: be careful not to over wash!

On the other hand, regardless of your hair type, you should not wash your hair every day. This fairly common habit, especially in the summer after swimming, has the disadvantage of stripping the scalp, causing hair to re-grease and promoting dandruff. It should also be noted that frizzy or curly ...

30
June
2022