Здоровье и спорт
Swimming is a very popular competitive sport. It is included in the Olympic Games and there are also many other swimming events. They include diving, marathon swimming, swimming, synchronized swimming and even water polo.
Swimming is very varied. Both men and women can participate in swimming competitions separately. They swim different strokes and for different distances. There are butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, medley and freestyle swimming events. (далее…)
Tennis is a very popular sport. Nowadays, there are two types of it: ping-pong (table tennis) and real tennis. Both of them are now played all over the world; however real tennis was originally called “the sport of kings”. In the XIX century it was known as the upper-class game. (далее…)
Gymnastics is a popular sport. There are two types of it: artistic gymnastics and free calisthenics (rhythmic gymnastics). Both of them are included in the Olympic Games. This sport requires flexibility, coordination, power and control. (далее…)
Football is the most popular game in the world and it is played nearly in all countries. Football is played on a field and two teams compete there.
Football team is composed of 11 players: a goalkeeper, backs, half-backs and forwards. Each team has a captain who is usually the best player. During the match every team tries to score as many goals as they can. Players are allowed to use only legs during the game. Only the goalkeeper can use his hands to catch the ball. (далее…)
Winter is an amazing season that gives us the opportunity to diversify our leisure time. Millions of children adore playing snowballs, sledding and making snowmen. Young people and adults like skating, skiing, snowboarding. Moreover, there are many other kinds of winter sports which are less common in everyday life but very popular among professionals. Such sports are done on the Winter Olympic Games.
One of the most popular and also beautiful winter sports is figure skating. This sport is done on ice by ice skaters, singly or in pairs. Ice skaters perform graceful jumps, spins, lifts, etc. Nowadays, there are various kinds of figure skating. They include freestyle, ice dance, dance in pairs and also team skating. (далее…)
Honestly speaking, I hate visiting doctors. I suppose, just like anyone else. But when it is required — you usually have no excuse.
When you have a headache, a toothache, a stomach-ache or any type of ache — you need to visit a doctor. The usual procedure is to go through some tests. (далее…)