In line with International Yoga Day today, we spoke to Nicole, our retail manager for fitness at Decathlon Joo Koon and a certified yoga instructor about her yoga journey. How did you get started doing yoga? Nicole: I started yoga by trying to follow videos on Youtube because I was not coping well with … More Sharing the Yogi Love
Skiing and snowboarding are an obsession for many and have their own specific vocabulary. Here are a few ski and snowboard-related expressions and essential words so you can speak like a pro! We’re scaling new heights! To help with orientation and to improve your technique, it’s good to have some understanding of the skiing environment. … More Ski Vocabulary: A Few Expressions That You Should Know
Ski boots are sacred! Guaranteeing the comfort of the skier, they have to support the feet and ankles throughout the skiing session, transmitting the skier’s every movement to the skis; that’s why you need to take your time and choose carefully. It’s one of the things that helps make sure you have a successful skiing … More Ski: Choosing The Ski Boots That Are Right For You
Beginner, advanced or expert skier – there’s a ski that’s right for everyone! Adapted to the skier’s style and frequency of use, the skis should offer comfort and skiing enjoyment, while ensuring you stay safe as your competence improves. The criteria to bear in mind are as follows: – the technical level of the skier … More Ski: Choosing The Skis That Are Right For You
Kitting out a child for winter sports can sometimes be a challenge. What length skis do you choose? Which bindings? What style? There are two main criteria to take into consideration: their size and level. Check out our tips on how to kit out your budding champions! Small Skis For Adult-Style Skiing! Is your child a … More Ski: How To Choose The Right Skis For Your Child
It’s not always easy to remain a happy and active runner when you’re not making progress anymore. You need to be imaginative and humble, because pleasure can and must be a runner’s first priority. Be Conscious of What’s Important Discomfort when training and/or bad competition times: be sure to take several factors into account … More Performance Down? Tips For Staying Motivated At Running
So, your new pair of shoes looks great, however: it is not a good idea to put them on without running them in beforehand (whether it is for running a marathon, a 6-hour hike or just going to a wedding). HOW TO TREAT A BLISTER If the friction zone is red but the skin has … More Tip: How to Prevent and Treat Blisters?
YOGA: BENEFITS BODY AND MIND Yoga is a discipline which connects the body and mind by combining poses with breathing, concentration and relaxation exercises. This practice provides both physical and mental benefits. USING YOGA FOR GENTLE MUSCLE STRENGTHENING The main advantage of yoga? Strengthening the body! By practising yoga, the muscles are worked statically, concentrating … More Breathe.
The smash is one of the most commonly used shots in badminton. It’s the shot that can see you take control of the game in that particular point. It’s a quick, powerful shot, hit from high up downwards and aimed at the opponent’s court. It is vital to master it in order to improve and … More Badminton Tips: Learn How To Smash
Which shuttlecock do I need? Feather or plastic? You may well have wondered about this before. So, what are the differences and what type of player are they aimed at? Here are a few tips to help you make your choice. Still not sure? It’s a question badminton players often ask themselves. So, what are … More Badminton Tips: Feather Or Plastic?