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2019 is in the wraps and we can't help but look back with nostalgia, putting the year in perspective. The core of the Decathlon Blog has always been to help you in your sports journey with the right assistance and guidance that enable you to improve and thrive in your practice. We always remain curious about what our readers enjoy reading and to our surprise, some of the most unlikely articles seem to be the most popular. If you're curious, we've listed down our top 10 most-read articles of 2020.
How to increase height fast after 18 years of age? Is increasing your height a big deal? Not really! It is all about removing the decompressions on the vertebrae which are developed over time due to gravity and poor posture habits. The height of a human body has influences from multiple factors like environment, hormones, genes, and nutrition. Fighting against these influences is hard, but it's not impossible. If you have a strong determination, you can improve your height even at your mid-twenties. Exercising is one of the best ways to increase height fast and grow taller. Synergize the effect by coupling exercise with a good intake of protein - you can add to your height positively.
So let's see the best exercises to increase height.
Weight loss diet is a big concern for many and is often the first priority in their fitness plan. Weight loss is not easy and it requires discipline, efforts and patience. It can be achieved by a healthy lifestyle which includes the right diet as well as regular physical activity. Most people have a misconception that a weight loss diet requires drastic diets such as intermittent fasting, 10 week diet, keto diet or health supplements such as medicines or pills. However, this is wrong. One requires a balanced diet with the right proportions of all food groups. More often than not, the food that person is accustomed to eating since birth is the best diet to lose weight instead of trying out different fancy foods.
An Indian diet chart for weight loss in 7 days is very effective because Indian meals are very balanced as they include proteins, fats, carbohydrates and fibers in required proportion.
In the mountains, the weather changes quickly so you're advised to wear a waterproof jacket when hiking. Quechua offers a wide range of waterproof jackets, lightweight, warm, 3-in-1 jackets, and jackets with or without ventilation which offer different levels of waterproofing.
Choosing the right jacket isn't a straightforward matter so check out our advice to help you make the right choice!
Being an amateur swimmer, going to the pool while on my periods was always an absolute No, No!! To come to think of it, periods still being hushed about and tabooed in our culture, I have never been vocal about why I would never go for a swim when on my periods. The reasons would be plenty: hygiene, staining issues, cramps, what would other people think or feel, would I be leaking??!
Whether I swim for leisure, or practice swimming as a sport, chances of my periods coinciding with my swim routine are inevitable. It was only until last year that I’ve realised that ladies, you need to know that you should be able to play/ swim all times of the year, whether on your periods or not...
Similar to an automobile; cycles come in different shapes and sizes, build materials and budgets. And just like how you would square down on an automobile purchase, the purchase of a bicycle should be based on your personality, level of usage and budget.
In this article, we help you choose the right bicycle by comparing them to the different kind of automobiles, a relatable subject for many of you.
While hiking in the wilderness, Aungsumi has learnt and developed solutions for many "women problems". Now she's ready to share them with you. Practically brought up in the hills of Assam, she has spent a lot of time in nature, hills etc hiking, trekking and doing all sorts of outdoorsy stuff. She's had many many difficult experiences but it has also helped her to learn and develop a solution for many "women problems" that may occur when you're away from civilization. Now she's ready to share them with you.
"My first trek has taught me many things, one of the most important being women's hygiene. What I would suggest anyone heading out for a trek/hike is to prepare, especially if you are prone to UTI and other hygiene-related problems"
Home to the highest peaks on the planet, the Himalayas are vast - stretching across India, Bhutan, and Nepal finding its beginning and end in Pakistan and China. While Everest makes most of the headlines, multiple peaks are striking and exclusive in their characteristics, existing here alone and cannot be replicated in any place in the world, especially when you include mountain ranges west of the Indus – the Pamir, Hindu Kush, and the Karakoram.
We're lucky to be born in a country that hosts this majestic range. At some point in life, we've all wanted to trek the Himalayas. Some of us have made that thought a reality and some of us are still contemplating. Either way, there's always more to learn and more peaks to trek, the Himalayan list isn't really exhaustive.
Do you have continues heartburn and acidity? Or a sensation of heat in palms and feet? Then it’s time to lend an ear to the whispers of your body. This might be the symptoms of excessive body heat, also referred to as heat stress. Let’s dive into some tips on how to reduce body heat, its causes and effects.
Yoga is a graceful exercise and reducing weight needs rigorous energy to burn the fact. Both are paradoxical but, but does rhymes once dug deep down. As it doesn’t burn more calories, it is forever a question of how to promote yoga for weight loss. Practicing yoga is beneficial both for your mind and body. It creates the best version of you that you have always dreamed of. The postures of Yoga might be sedentary but does magic in your body.
Wondering how to lose weight faster at home? Here are the top 25 ways to lose weight fast at home. This will make you feel healthier and better about yourself.
CONTROL YOUR DIET PLAY SPORT AND EXERCISE QUICK AND EASY REMEDIES There are"miracle" diets and then there's common sense. The voice in your ear telling you that a one-food diet… hmmm… probably not a great option. This common sense also tells you that the fastest way to lose weight is to burn more calories than you consume… To do that, you need to move a bit AND watch what you eat a bit. Just a bit, promise! The idea is not to hurt yourself, but to adopt good habits… and be patient. Here’s an unending list of easy things you can do that will answer your question of how to lose weight fast at home.
100% women's races are often subjects of debate: are the really useful? a marketing ploy? motivating? inspiring? frivolous?
Bérangère and Emilie wondered... and we will find out what they think about it!
Creatine is a protein naturally present in the muscles, which plays a role in energy production. Well known in some sports circles, creatine supplementation has numerous benefits for an athlete’s body and its performance: increased muscle mass, power and capacity optimisation ...
Your comfy sofa is calling, you're tired after a day at work, episode 128 of season 14 of your favourite series is on, or you quite simply can't be bothered: there are approximately 1001 good reasons not to do sport.
To take full advantage of your mountain treks we suggest some safety reminders specifically applying to hiking. Don't forget to tell a friend before you leave prepare your first aid kit, make your vaccinations up to date and protect your skin from little creatures. Nothing will stop you from going on the adventure!