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Braking Properly on a Road Bike

Braking correctly doesn’t come naturally. It’s a technique you need to know to control your bike and ride safely. Read to know more about the best braking technique in difficult terrain.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
6
Min Read
A Storm in the Mountains, What Should You Do?

Joël Roux, mountain guide, tells us what to do if you are caught in a storm in the mountains. The mountain skies are tricky and sometimes full of surprises.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
9 Swimming Safety Tips to Follow

Find out what are some of the safety tips I follow on principle when swimming

Pearl D'souza
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
7 Tips to Overcome the Fear of Heights When Hiking

Have you have ever felt your heart beating faster as you were about to cross a rope monkey bridge or walk along a rocky cliff overlooking a steep slope? If you are familiar with that feeling then you may be prone to acrophobia: the fear of heights. Here are 7 tips to control this fear and make your hiking more enjoyable. To note: this advice should not be used as a substitute for the recommendations of a phobia specialist. We would encourage you to consult one if your fear of heights is too debilitating during your hikes.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
Archery Safety Rules - Common Mistakes and How to Correct Them

Archery is easy, accessible and friendly, and can be done from a young age. The most important thing is that you get the right advice for enjoying the sport safely.

Decathlon
September 26, 2019
3
Min Read
10 Essential Tips for Running in Warm Weather

Amongst runners, summer is the preferred season for starting to run or improving running skills.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
How to Protect Yourself Properly from the Sun in the Mountains

Check out our advice for protecting yourself from the sun if you are on a hike that lasts longer than expected or because you want to walk for several hours.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
How do you protect your children properly in the sun?

We are going to get the full benefit of being in the sun when we are outdoors! Here are our tips so your children keep lovely memories of these outings.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Kids have higher risk of eye damage from UV light

Children don’t wear sunglasses when playing outdoors. Here’s how you can protect your children’s eye with a good pair of sunglasses and some other useful tips.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Safe snorkeling

While snorkelling is fun and an excellent way to discover nature, following a few basic safety rules is crucial to be able to properly use your equipment.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
How to Protect Yourself from Ticks When Out Hiking

Lyme disease, passed on by ticks, particularly affects hikers and other nature lovers as well as accompanying pets. To treat this disease, which is most often benign, we have an effective antibiotic treatment, severe types are rare. This is why it is necessary to prevent bites and to know the symptoms so that the disease does not gain ground and become chronic. Floriane, a mountain guide and Quechua employee, provides tips helping you to protect yourself. The following tips not only apply to humans, but also dogs, cats and horses.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
6
Min Read
Safe Skating: Protections your child may need

While you might have preferred chess, your child has decided to hit the ground rolling on skates or a scooter? To ease your worries and keep boo-boos at bay, follow our 3-in-1 protection guide.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Longitude 181's International Charter for Responsible Snorkeling

As snorkelers, you are off to discover underwater life. So, think about being environmentally-friendly to take care of this environment that we love so much.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
How to Use Your Easybreath Mask?

To make the most of your Easybreath, some tips might be useful to keep things safe on your future excursions. Know how to use your Easybreath mask properly.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
How to Carry Your Baby When Hiking?

Your family has grown, but there's no way you're giving up enjoying outdoor activities. That’s for sure, but you will have to adapt what you do to the new recruit, and even when baby can walk, around 3-4 years, don’t count on him walking faster than 1 or 2 km/h. A carrying system is therefore essential if you want to continue walking at your own pace.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Prevent and Treat Blisters

So, your new pair of shoes looks great however, it was 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).

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
Total Protection: Best Way to Protect Your Arms

When you've decided to take up skating or scootering in the city, the first thing is to protect yourself from an injury. Find out how to prevent injuries from a fall.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
The 10 Commandments for Hiking Safely

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!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
8
Min Read
The Effects Of Smoking on Running

It is sometimes worth reminding ourselves of certain things we take for granted: smoking does not get on well with regular satisfying running exercise.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Overweight Beginners: Some Precautions

Running should be a source of pleasure not a form of torture!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Smriti Singh on Backpacking for Women Travellers

In these years that I’ve traveled alone, I’ve dared to do more things than when I was with other people

Smriti Singh
May 20, 2019
8
Min Read
Did you know it's dangerous to swim after eating?

Don't you wonder why your mother never let you have a little splash after meals? I believe most of us think that there is a risk of drowning with something to do with digestion. Not very clear right?

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
How to Use Your Easybreath Mask?

To make the most of your Easybreath, some tips might be useful to keep things safe on your future excursions. Know how to use your Easybreath mask properly.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
Braking Properly on a Road Bike

Braking correctly doesn’t come naturally. It’s a technique you need to know to control your bike and ride safely. Read to know more about the best braking technique in difficult terrain.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
6
Min Read
Safe Skating: Protections your child may need

While you might have preferred chess, your child has decided to hit the ground rolling on skates or a scooter? To ease your worries and keep boo-boos at bay, follow our 3-in-1 protection guide.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Total Protection: Best Way to Protect Your Arms

When you've decided to take up skating or scootering in the city, the first thing is to protect yourself from an injury. Find out how to prevent injuries from a fall.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Choose an Anti-UV T-Shirt for Your Child

Beware of sunburn during your summer holidays! Children's eyes and skin, especially that of babies, are much more vulnerable to the dangers of UV rays.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
Importance of Eyewear for Outdoor Sports

But do you know how to choose the right sunglasses for your sport? This article will aim to help you make the right choice. 

Abhishek Kulkarni
December 16, 2019
4
Min Read
A Storm in the Mountains, What Should You Do?

Joël Roux, mountain guide, tells us what to do if you are caught in a storm in the mountains. The mountain skies are tricky and sometimes full of surprises.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
9 Swimming Safety Tips to Follow

Find out what are some of the safety tips I follow on principle when swimming

Pearl D'souza
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
7 Tips to Overcome the Fear of Heights When Hiking

Have you have ever felt your heart beating faster as you were about to cross a rope monkey bridge or walk along a rocky cliff overlooking a steep slope? If you are familiar with that feeling then you may be prone to acrophobia: the fear of heights. Here are 7 tips to control this fear and make your hiking more enjoyable. To note: this advice should not be used as a substitute for the recommendations of a phobia specialist. We would encourage you to consult one if your fear of heights is too debilitating during your hikes.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
Archery Safety Rules - Common Mistakes and How to Correct Them

Archery is easy, accessible and friendly, and can be done from a young age. The most important thing is that you get the right advice for enjoying the sport safely.

Decathlon
September 26, 2019
3
Min Read
10 Essential Tips for Running in Warm Weather

Amongst runners, summer is the preferred season for starting to run or improving running skills.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
How to Protect Yourself Properly from the Sun in the Mountains

Check out our advice for protecting yourself from the sun if you are on a hike that lasts longer than expected or because you want to walk for several hours.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
How do you protect your children properly in the sun?

We are going to get the full benefit of being in the sun when we are outdoors! Here are our tips so your children keep lovely memories of these outings.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Kids have higher risk of eye damage from UV light

Children don’t wear sunglasses when playing outdoors. Here’s how you can protect your children’s eye with a good pair of sunglasses and some other useful tips.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Safe snorkeling

While snorkelling is fun and an excellent way to discover nature, following a few basic safety rules is crucial to be able to properly use your equipment.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
How to Protect Yourself from Ticks When Out Hiking

Lyme disease, passed on by ticks, particularly affects hikers and other nature lovers as well as accompanying pets. To treat this disease, which is most often benign, we have an effective antibiotic treatment, severe types are rare. This is why it is necessary to prevent bites and to know the symptoms so that the disease does not gain ground and become chronic. Floriane, a mountain guide and Quechua employee, provides tips helping you to protect yourself. The following tips not only apply to humans, but also dogs, cats and horses.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
6
Min Read
Safe Skating: Protections your child may need

While you might have preferred chess, your child has decided to hit the ground rolling on skates or a scooter? To ease your worries and keep boo-boos at bay, follow our 3-in-1 protection guide.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Longitude 181's International Charter for Responsible Snorkeling

As snorkelers, you are off to discover underwater life. So, think about being environmentally-friendly to take care of this environment that we love so much.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
How to Carry Your Baby When Hiking?

Your family has grown, but there's no way you're giving up enjoying outdoor activities. That’s for sure, but you will have to adapt what you do to the new recruit, and even when baby can walk, around 3-4 years, don’t count on him walking faster than 1 or 2 km/h. A carrying system is therefore essential if you want to continue walking at your own pace.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Prevent and Treat Blisters

So, your new pair of shoes looks great however, it was 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).

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
Total Protection: Best Way to Protect Your Arms

When you've decided to take up skating or scootering in the city, the first thing is to protect yourself from an injury. Find out how to prevent injuries from a fall.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
The 10 Commandments for Hiking Safely

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!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
8
Min Read
The Effects Of Smoking on Running

It is sometimes worth reminding ourselves of certain things we take for granted: smoking does not get on well with regular satisfying running exercise.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Overweight Beginners: Some Precautions

Running should be a source of pleasure not a form of torture!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Swimming Pool Hygiene: Safety Tips for Children

Swimming pool hygiene is a necessity to protect our children from water borne diseases. Know more about pool hygiene and the importance of swimming safety equipments.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Right Way of Using a Snorkeling Mask and Snorkel

Knowing how to use a snorkelling mask while you snorkel is important to experience the fun. Here are a few tips from experts on how to choose your mask.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
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