NEW! Article updated in 2013. the old “budget” version can be found nearby .
Foreword a number of times. What am I doing?
How to choose skis?
How to put skis and is it necessary?
Where and what to run?
Such or nearly such questions I regularly hear from friends at the beginning of each winter, especially after I began to participate in the 100km race. As usual, after the third or fourth repetition of the same explanation, I decided to write it down to not repeat any more :-). About and so was born this little article.
Preface number two. For whom and why?
“cross country” is a very broad concept. Formal – this is for all those who are not “mountain”. Due to traditionally different (for the West and Russia) classification and sometimes literal translations of foreign words narrower types thoroughly messed Continue reading
For untrained runners breathing while running is one of the most difficult and not very pleasant on the senses moments. In cold weather unpleasant sensations intensified: it seems like the cold air burns your throat and lungs. How to get rid of this and get the maximum benefit and pleasure from the winter run? Stop worry about your lungs, breathe and dress up!
A little about misconceptions
When the cold air begins to burn the lungs, we begin to worry that you
might catch a cold and make a sore throat or pneumonia (highly doubtful). But actually the air enters our lungs are already warmed up.
Whatever the temperature was outside, Continue reading
In all cases, adaptation is not difficult to distinguish between physiological adaptation in the form of installation activities to a new level of reference.
Scientific and technical progress deepens the relationship of society with nature, pushes the limits of the used environment, expands the range of human habitability. The intensity of natural resource development is
related to the fact that large numbers of people work in the high latitudes, within the boundaries of the coastal shelf, in the deserts. Even the mountains, until recently accessible only to mountaineers, became the area of industrial development.
Our Earth is not revealed Continue reading