Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Back to school

It’s already September and most of students back to school after the summer.
How to prepare to school?

Here you can find some simply tips:

1. Dream & Sleep
Remember about rest and adequate hours of sleep.
Recommended amount of sleep in different ages of group:
3 to 5 years     10 to 13 hours
6 to 13 years   9 to 11 hours
14 to 17 years 8 to 10 hours
Adults             7 to 9 hours

2. Breakfast at home, good marks at school
What does the breakfast mean?
It's a meal that will keep you focused, you'll have the energy to do science and sports, and the one you eat every day will increase your health potential.

3. Lunch at school
Students who eat school meals are better able to memorize and concentrate. They learn and understand more than those students who don't have meals.

4. 5 portion of fruits and vegetables

Every meal should include vegetables and fruits. They should be eaten several times a day as part of the main meal,  at least 5 servings a day.

5. More active more energy
In order for our hearts to be healthy, and bones remaining strong, we should take care of physical activity. Try to include daily physical activity into your day plan. It may be a walk, bike or roller. Good training for the body is a variety of games and fun. Especially good for health is swimming.

6. Drink water during the day
Water regulates and cleanses the body, improves wellbeing and affects the body's metabolism, prevents heart disease. Drinking water affects endurance during exercise, helps to maintain a nice appearance and helps fight with infections. Water is also a positive eating habits, the most natural and only necessary fluid and most important water has no calories.

7. Time with family and friends.
Ideas for spending time together:
Shared walk - it's time to talk and explore the area. If we have a dog it is a particularly recommended form of rest.
City tours - exploring interesting stories, picnic time, outdoor games.
A trip to the forest - fresh air that purifies the airways. The forest is rich in plants, it is a cool idea to collect leaves, cones and then perform handmade work.
Bike trips - the body is stimulated to move.
Have fun on the beach or in the park - it can be volleyball, badminton, frisbee.

8. Smile
Just smile! It is the best start of every day.

Monday, 21 August 2017


IRONKIDS is a competition for children and youth organized under the license of World Triathlon Corporation, owner of the IRONMAN brand. IRONKIDS are organized around the world as IRONMAN, IRONMAN 70.3 or 550. 

As an accompanying event Enea IRONMAN 70.3 Gdynia powered by Herbalife, IRONKIDS are organized in the form of aquathlon.

The aquathlon consists of two disciplines. Athletes first swim and then run. The sections of individual disciplines are adapted to the age of the participants. Aquathlon is a great form of introduction into triathlon, and above all good fun. For us, as the organizers of triathlon competitions, it is also a form of promoting sport, activating not only children but also parents. Thanks to IRONKIDS we also have the opportunity to select young sports talents.

IRONKIDS we have organized since 2015. Children and youth from 8 to 19 are competing in the competition.

Age group from 1998 to 2003 who participate in Aquathlon Championships this year.

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Stay involved!

As your child tries various sports, stay involved. Consider:

  • Safety. Does the coach require that players follow the rules and use proper safety equipment? Do players take time to warm up and cool down before and after each practice or event? In hot weather, does the coach pay attention to hydration, humidity and temperature? Are children taught proper movement and body positioning? Is the coach attentive to the prevention and recognition of concussions?
  • Coaching style. Attend practices or talk to the coach to determine his or her attitude toward the game. How much does each child play and how is playing time determined? If a coach consistently yells at the children or lets only the most skilled players into the game, your child might become discouraged. Beware of a win-at-all-costs attitude.

Overall, be positive and encouraging. Emphasize effort, improvement and enjoyment over winning or personal performance. Attend events and practices as your schedule allows, and act as a good model of sportsmanship yourself.

And don’t be surprised if your child wants to switch sports a few times at the beginning. It may take some time for her to find the right fit.

“Pick two or three sports and give your child a chance to experience them for at least a season or two before giving up,” Shu says.

Of course, organized athletics aren't the only option for fitness. If your child isn't interested in sports, find other physical activities — especially ones that are sustainable over a lifetime. Take family bike rides, check out local hiking trails or visit indoor climbing walls. Encourage active time with friends, such as jumping rope or playing tag. You can even encourage fitness through video games that involve dancing, virtual sports or other types of movement.

But, she warns, “do be careful,“you may get stuck with a lot of expensive equipment that may never get used again".