First Winter Olympics – Chamonix in the French Alps

First Winter Olympics - Chamonix in the French Alps

First Winter Olympics – Chamonix in the French Alps

First Winter Olympics – 25.01.1924 in Chamonix in the French Alps, opened the first
Winter
Olympic Games. Called the Week of Winter Sports. At the conference,
the IOC
in Prague a year later were considered to be the first Winter Olympics.

Physical exercises beneficial effects

Physical exercises beneficial effects - Street aerobic exercises, Atlanta

Physical exercises beneficial effects

Physical exercises beneficial effects – Have a positive impact on the level of neurotrophic factor BDNF,
which promotes growth, improves communication and survival of neurons. A diet rich in healthy fats,
for example. Omega-3 fatty acid, nourishes the brain tissue, where fat plays a key role – creates
a sheath cellular and myelin.

Penalty kick statistics – European three seasons

Penalty kick statistics - Penalty kick success graphPenalty kick statistics - Green color

– Successful penalty kick (74.7 %)
Penalty kick statistics - Blue color
– Saved by goalkeeper (18.2 %)
Penalty kick statistics - Red color
– Shot missed the goal (3.5 %)
Penalty kick statistics - Brown color
– Hit the woodwork (and not ended with goal) (3.6 %)

Penalty kick statistics – European three seasons

Penalty kick statistics – In 2008. Castrol has commissioned a detailed study of penalty kicks executed in three seasons in football leagues: English, Spanish, Italian, French and German. The whole is complemented by the results of the Champions League, UEFA Cup and European Championship. With the 1527 penalty shoot the ball landed in the net in 75.7% of cases. It follows that the ¼ of penalties will not translate into goals. 3.6% of all shots landed outside the goal, stopped the remaining 3.5% of the posts or crossbar. Goalkeepers managed to defend up 18.2% strokes.

Lunar sports – During the Apollo 14 mission

Lunar sports - Apollo 14 - Alan ShepardLunar sports - Stuart Roosa, Edgar Mitchell and Alan Shepard

Lunar sports – During the Apollo 14 mission

Lunar sports – During the Apollo 14 mission in February 1971. On the surface of the Moon stood Edgar Mitchell and Alan Shepard. For a moment before returning to Earth, Shepard shot a few golf balls with a special golf club. The second cosmonaut, Mitchell threw the javelin, which remained on the lunar surface with golf balls.

Golf ball dimples – increase lift and reduce drag

Golf ball dimples - Golf ball on grassGolf ball dimples - Golf ball - drawing

Golf ball dimples – increase lift and reduce drag

Golf ball dimples – Alter the flow of air to increase lift and reduce drag. During the rotation of balls in the air cause high blood pressure under the ball, and the vacuum over it. Reduce resistance by holding the air around the ball, which reduces the inhibitory sucking emerging behind the ball tail of vacuum and allows the ball to fly farther.

Yoga exercises beneficial influence

Yoga exercises beneficial influence - Practicing yoga

Yoga exercises beneficial influence

Yoga exercises beneficial influence – Researchers from Harvard Medical School still provide new evidence on how the beneficial effects of yoga has on the body and mind. According to the latest research psychiatrist John Denninger, using neuroimaging and advanced genomics, yoga turns off “stress genes” and increases the power of the immune system, thereby significantly reducing the risk of developing “stress-derivatives” of diseases: hypertension, heart disease, diabetes. It soothes anxiety and helps fight depression.