Sport and the Pyrenees with Irina Rybalchenko

Frostbite, classifications and how to avoid it in the mountains: recommendations from the mountain guides of the French university, STAPS

Frostbite, classifications and how to avoid it in the mountains: recommendations from the mountain guides of the French university, STAPS.

In the mountains, a person is exposed to several factors that cause them to fight the cold. Violation of heat exchange may occur due to weather conditions, improperly chosen clothing or incorrect behavior. Each body radiates …

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Sport and the Pyrenees with Irina Rybalchenko

Rules of conduct in the winter in the mountains: basic recommendations from mountain instructors and guides from the French university, STAPS

What to take on a hike in the mountains? This is what my blog is about today.

Equipment. Regardless of the weather, a hiker’s backpack should always include waterproof and windproof clothing, such as Gore-tex, and warm clothing (fleece, thermal underwear, etc.). In winter, a spare pair of warm gloves is a must. You will also …

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Sport and the Pyrenees with Irina Rybalchenko

Coaching – the pros and cons. Interpersonal attitudes. How to structure relationships with a personal trainer

Coaching – the pros and cons. Interpersonal attitudes. How to structure relationships with a personal trainer

Photo: Alex Mostaslavsky

Clothes and shoes in the photos are provided by sportswear store Monterosa sport

In any society, there are always people who need someone to help them start a healthy lifestyle, train regularly or follow a diet. We need …

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Opinion

French mountains. Where to hike in France

French mountains. Where to hike in France.

Alain Place was a mountain rescue policeman in France and has been living in the Mont Blanc Massif for 15 years. Now, he teaches courses at STAPS and he works as a mountain guide to accompany people of all levels during expeditions and summits. He spoke with …

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