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interesting winter sports to enjoy in Canada

When it comes to Canada, everyone thinks of the bone-chilling cold and the white snow. But in fact, the Canadian winter is not so scary. With just enough warm clothing, you can enjoy winter sports or take lots of beautiful pictures in the beautiful white scenery this season.

One of the most compelling reasons for travelers to go out and explore in the winter is the opportunity to challenge outdoor games. This will be a great experience for travelers from the tropics. The climate in Canada is quite diverse, the temperature and rainfall depend on the region and the season.

Winter in most parts of the country the temperature day and night often below 0 degrees C. In some places, the temperature is lower than -25 degrees C. It can be said that most of Canada in winter is snow covered.

Winters in Canada are usually cold and last from late November to April, but the temperature will vary by region. The higher the region and the north, the longer and colder winters. On cold days, the temperature is only -20 degrees Celsius, but the temperature can drop to -30 degrees or -35 degrees Celsius.

Winter sports

As the winter season in Canada begins, usually when students have just passed important exams and are about to enjoy the holiday season and welcome the new year with lots of outdoor recreation and activities such as skiing, ice hockey, skating, etc.

These outdoor activities attract the excitement of participation of numerous tourists and indigenous people. The slopes of the slopes with thick snow and fresh air in Canada is a skiing paradise. In addition, the iconic sport of this North American country is indispensable – hockey also attracts many visitors to see and want to explore Canada’s winter by themselves.

The experience when going out this winter is that you should prepare warm luggage, you should wear a hat to cover your head, wear gloves and boots, wrap a scarf to ensure that you can adapt to the weather here.

In addition, do not forget to visit the longest ice rink in the world – a famous tourist spot in Ottawa in the winter. Especially the surface of the lake is frozen to 30cm, this skating rink is Rideau Canal – a UNESCO world heritage site, surely this will be a great choice for the winter here.

If you are not interested in motor games, try the feeling of difference between the four snowy faces and the magnificent wind blowing, watching the beautiful scenery from the aerial view by cable car.

Stunned MU last minute winter transfer

In the last minutes of the winter transfer period, MU had an additional rookie from China surprisingly.

Before the end of the winter transfer window, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer announced that MU will definitely have a new striker but did not mention any specific name. Therefore, the fans of “Red Devils” were very anxious to wait and in the end, MU also added a goalscorer in the last minutes.

According to the Daily Mail, MU has completed the loan agreement to striker Odion Ighalo from China’s Shanghai Chinese Club for £ 3 million within 6 months. The Nigerian is still in China and will be in Manchester in the next two days to complete the deal.

Odion Ighalo is 30 years old and still has 2 years of contract with Than Hoa Shanghai with a salary of 300,000 £ / week. However, MU will only have to pay 1/3 of the salary of the Nigerian striker during this player at Old Trafford. It is worth noting that this contract does not include a definitive purchase term after the loan expires.

This is considered a “fire contract” of Solskjaer after Marcus Rashford long-term injury. MU had to accept the risk when no medical examination before completing the deal. However, the extremely Norwegian teacher did not have to make this decision.

Earlier, MU was “screaming” to 40 million pounds when asked to buy Joshua King from Bournemouth. The striker only got 3 goals, 2 assists after 16 appearances for Bournemouth this season but the £ 20 million proposals of the “Red Devils” was considered a “joke” by the Dean Court team.

Odion Ighalo has played in the English Premier League under Watford shirt and scored 40 goals in 100 appearances. It was not an impressive achievement, but it was not so bad. The last season played for Than Hoa Shanghai, the Nigerian striker got 10 goals in 19 appearances.

Another interesting information is that Tottenham also contacted Ighalo in the last minutes. Jose Mourinho also wants more people in the attack after Harry Kane is injured. However, the Nigerian striker refused because MU is a team this player admired from childhood.

Tokyo 2020 can become the Winter Olympics!

Confirmation before the Parliament of Japan Olympic Minister Seiko Hashimoto showed that the land of the rising sun took the initiative to organize Tokyo 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Japanese Olympic Minister Seiko Hashimoto reassured public opinion when he informed the Parliament about Tokyo’s contract with the World Olympic Committee (IOC) to postpone the time to host World Games until the end of 2020.

For the time being, it has been reported that COVID-19 will force the IOC to cancel the 2020 Olympic Games. However, Seiko Hashimoto insists: “The Olympic hosting contract allows the organization to be held throughout 2020. This may be possible is understood that Tokyo 2020 is allowed to postpone”.

Also under this agreement, the right to cancel the Olympic Games belongs to the IOC. But a few days ago, IOC president Thomas Bach announced that the organization was committed to supporting the conduct of Tokyo 2020 as planned, despite COVID-19’s continued spread.

On this occasion, Seiko Hashimoto confirmed that the Japanese government and the city of Tokyo are still working hard to make the Olympics start on the right 24/7. It is not difficult to solve this problem, because the budget for the Olympic Games now stands at 1.35 trillion yen (12.51 billion dollars). Among them, the Japanese government has spent 120 billion yen to build the Olympic stadium and 30 billion yen to organize the 2020 Paralympics.

The special plane that brought the 2020 Olympic torch from Greece to Japan just landed at the military airport in Matsushima. Because the European region is now becoming a “hot spot” of COVID-19, Tokyo 2020 leaders did not go to the torch. Representing Japan at the torch relay ceremony was former Olympic swimmer Naoko Imoto.

Despite ideas like US President Donald Trump wants the Olympic Games to be postponed for a year due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the Japanese government is clearly lowering its determination to organize Tokyo 2020 as planned.

The Greek Olympic president handed the torch to Naoko Imoto. Photo: tokyo2020

However, before the epidemic has killed more than 9,000 people, BTC 2020 Tokyo still has certain precautions. About 200 local children were not allowed to receive the 2020 Olympic Torch as originally conceived. And if nothing changes, the torch relay ceremony in Japan will start from March 26 at the J-Village sports complex in Fukushima.

Notes not to be missed when cycling in winter

Cold is the type of weather that is the enemy of people playing sports, especially cycling or jogging. Keep the following in mind if you still want to exercise in the winter.

 Long weekend exercises are in danger of breaking down if the weather continues to be at this disadvantage. But when you’re determined to smash the weather, you still need to keep in mind the following if you’re driving your car out for training.

1. Warm-up

This is the most important step before any exercise. In cold weather, restart is even more important. Need to heat the body, tensing muscles thoroughly before cycling. Kick-start exercises for cycling often focus on the following muscle groups: ankles, hips, abdomen, shoulders, legs, and thighs.

2. Costumes

This is extremely important part to keep the body warm. Choose a special long-sleeved shirt with elastic material to avoid getting sweat back into your body, causing a cold. A thin, foldable windbreaker is the top suggestion. You should also bring a cotton shirt to change after your workout.

Glasses, multi-function towels (those used to wrap the forehead, wrap the neck or pull up the mouth to change masks), gloves, helmets are indispensable things.

Shoes and socks should also choose the right type to feel the most comfortable when pedaling.

3. Accessories

You should equip some other important accessories such as lights to illuminate when it is still dark, the rear seat lights to signal the vehicles behind, warm water bottle to have warm drinking water or a shirt thin rain in case of rain. Standard, put a few packets of gel or energy bars to eat when hungry. With such preparations, you are ready to perform your exercise bike without worrying about the bad weather of winter.

Why do so many people like winter sports?

Exercise is necessary to keep the body healthy. However, not everyone is motivated enough to be able to exercise outdoors in the cold winter.

Let’s find out if many people still persist in the morning exercise in the winter for any special reason?

Helps to lose weight

During the winter, the outdoor temperature is often much lower than the body’s normal body temperature. So when exercising outdoors, you tend to be more active to regulate your body temperature. This will consume more calories, helping you lose fat faster.

Increase vitamin D

People who are physically active, such as running, playing basketball or soccer for three or more hours a week, reduce the risk of a heart attack. Combined with lowering cholesterol in the blood, outdoor physical activity has been highly appreciated as an integral part of the process of improving cardiovascular health.

Help adapt better

Cold weather will make you feel uncomfortable and uncomfortable when you start practicing outdoors. But that feeling will only last for the first 2-3 days.

Help you be happier

Outdoor training will make you feel better and endure better than exercise in the gym. Besides, outdoor exercise helps you feel more alive, happy, enthusiastic and makes many diseases such as depression, stress and fatigue no more.

Increase exercise performance

Outdoor space has the ability to enhance exercise performance. And the most important thing is to influence the participants’ psychology about the intention to continue participating in the exercise the next day, making them no longer feel ashamed and mechanical as when going to the gym.

Good for the brain

The regular exercise, especially in the winter will help people reduce depression, enhance memory, concentration and the ability to acquire new knowledge. In addition, exercise slows down the brain’s regeneration process, helping to prevent Alzheimer’s disease (dementia in the elderly).

Old age will come more slowly

Many studies show that taking part in a sport regularly helps to increase human life expectancy. Recently, medical experts have also demonstrated that motoring slows down the aging of cells. Thus, hard work in the winter not only helps you live longer but also always healthy young.

Skin beauty

Winter physical activity improves circulation, provides oxygen and nutrients needed to nourish the skin. In addition, it also works to heal open wounds quickly, limiting the condition of dry, flaky skin.

Ledecka shocked the ski history

In the race to rank the Super-G women’s downhill skiing speed, 22-year-old athlete Ledecka finished first with a record of 1 minute 21.11 seconds, faster than the defending champion Anna Veith (Austria) was 0.01 seconds, Liechtenstein Tina Weirather won the bronze medal.

At the destination, Ledecka was almost motionless, his mouth gasping for exhaustion. The 26-year-old female athlete seemed to know that she had just finished the race and did not care about winning or losing. Simply because in her career, her best performance in the above content has never been higher than 27. In addition, Ledecka has just played on skateboards borrowed from American athlete Mikaela Shiffrin.

After a while, Ledecka learned that he had just made the best performance, than Mr. Jan Klapac (won the bronze medal at the 1964 Olympic Innsbruck and the silver medal at Grenoble 1968). The result of the Czech girl’s work was so beyond her imagination, that Ledecka kept wearing goggles during the press conference with very women: “I am not prepared to be present at the press conference for the winner, so I have no makeup”.

With this achievement, Ledecka not only robs Veith of the opportunity to protect the title in an instant but also pushes ski queen Lindsey Vonn to 6th place. The American star paid dearly for the serious mistake that made her It takes too long at the end of the race. Vonn said of Ledecka’s victory. “It was really shocking. She once defeated me while training in Lake Louise, that was unexpected. I feel like a lot of things can happen at the Olympics, not that she doesn’t deserve victory, but bright candidates who are always under a lot of pressure”.

Vonn’s confession is not wrong. Like her teammate Mikaela Shiffrin had just won the giant slalom gold medal, but the next day came in 4th place in the slalom content. After Shiffrin’s disappointing record on February 16, all hope was on Vonn when the once-lover of former world No. 1 player Tiger Woods had a promising start in Pyeongchang 2018.

Vonn has started very well 2/3 of the route with a speed of up to 100km/h and leaps flying over 30m. However, due to the speed up, the beautiful American ski queen did not control the direction of the flight, so the standard landing on the third jump made her deviate from her lane near the destination.

Winter sports that you can play in London

Do you want to brush up on your skating and skiing without leaving the city? From casual days to private lessons with experts, we’ve covered you.

Skating

London now offers a number of different skating options in some pretty spectacular locations. For those looking for a slice of history with their skates, the Tower of London, the Hampton Court, the Somerset Building and the Natural History Museum, all have an ice rink, with plenty of eateries and bars nearby to enjoy wine every year. For something a little more modern, the Ice Rink Canary Wharf offers an option under its glass roof protection, meaning you can enjoy whatever the weather is.

Skiing & snowboarding

Chel-Ski offers skiers and skiers the opportunity to hone their skills on their slopes. This indoor ski center has basically large treadmill, in which speed and slope can be adjusted according to the expertise of those on the slope at the time. For a full slope that’s in London, the Sandown Ski Center in Esher has an all-weather slope where you can ski by chance or sign up for lessons.

Ice Hockey

Ice hockey fans can head to Lee Valley Ice Center, home to London Raiders and Eastern Stars, while the beautiful Alexandra Palace hosts Haringey Huskies, and Streatham Redhawks represent South London. Most teams play on different levels of the England National Hockey League with tickets available for their belongings. Those who want to participate in the best play should go to the English Hockey Association to find their local club.

Speed ​​skating

OK, so it is not quite in London, but the Aldwych Speed ​​Club provides everyone from beginners to giving professionals the opportunity to improve their skills and exercise on the post. sing long and short of them. While not specific to speed skating, the Lee Valley Ice Center (mentioned above) offers skating lessons, from toddler classes to private sessions.

Sledding

The simple answer is that anywhere with a hill once the snow has decided to fall enough to go outside and enjoy it, rather than the usual London brown mud. There are several parks and commons with wonderful hills that suddenly become ski slopes once covered in snow. Greenwich Park, Primrose Hill, Streatham Common, Brockwell Park, and Hampstead Heath are probably the group’s options.

How to play tennis in the winter more effectively

The last days of the year are gradually approaching, also when the North is about to become cold. Still know that the harshness of the weather will not be enough to make the tennis players’ training spirit go to the training ground every day.

How to play sports that are both effective and not infected is not easy. Today’s article will show you a few tips to help play tennis in the winter but still good for your health.

Pay attention to clothing issues

The days of cool weather will make playing sports easier, but in the winter the body is very susceptible to cold so thin clothes like summer are no longer suitable. There are many people who choose thick sports suits to play on cold days.

However, the process of practicing or playing tennis makes the body heat up quickly, if wearing too thick will not be good for health. So, wear many thin clothes so that when you feel hot, remove each layer of clothing gradually until you feel really comfortable. It can both prevent the body from becoming cold, while also helping to sweat.

Use gloves when playing tennis

The freezing hand will lead to harder grip, looser, even lead to slipping when playing, so to be able to improve this situation, wearing gloves is the only option for those tennis players in the winter.

The cold weather will affect the first and strongest hands in the body parts, so when playing tennis in the winter you need to wear gloves with high grip, the thinner the better. It helps the grip of the racket become stronger without getting cold.

Help your muscles dilate to avoid injury

In the winter, the body’s muscles tighten to prevent heat loss. Therefore, to avoid injury, before you enter the field, you need to have muscle pulling movements, helping the muscle groups on the body to expand and soften. That is also a decisive factor to whether you are injured when playing and practicing.

Effective shots when it’s cold

When the weather is cool, you can play longer, better endurance, but the cold weather not only affects the flexibility of the body, playing efficiency but also makes the ball bounce much less than usual.

Therefore, find yourself a suitable way to take advantage of these characteristics of the ball such as dropping, cutting the ball, serving straight or swirling are the balls with the ability to score high on the cold days. Typically, small shots, cuts or serves of straight, horizontal swings will be very effective on cold days.

On the winter days, the bounce of the ball is not as effective as the normal day, and the reflexes of the players are also less so please take advantage of it to bring the advantage of the game on your side. When making straight and swirling serves, it will be more effective when the opponent has to constantly hit the ball low. This will help you get a perfect score if the opponent is someone who does not have a lot of movement techniques so they will usually hit the ball into the net or out…

Above is our little share on how to play effectively on cold days. I hope to have provided you with useful information!

6 winter activities everyone should try once in Austria (Part 2)

4. Walking around the town in the mountains

Sankt Johann in Tirol, a mountain village is a great idea if you want to walk and admire the peaceful beauty of mountain life. This mountain village is quite large with lots of shops and a few bars. You can spend an afternoon in the schedule to stroll around town or more interesting, try wandering alone among the white snowfields to feel how vast, vast and majestic the world is.

5. Tasting native dishes

Traditional Austrian cuisine is relatively rich, most notably butter, meat and stuffing. This type of food is very suitable for those who are active outdoors and need to burn a lot of calories. And with the winter activities that require a lot of energy such as hiking, skiing,… you will need to fill your stomach with these energy-rich dishes. One of the unique traditional delicacies you can try is the Austrian pancake. Order this dessert after the end of your main meal.

6. Join the wine tasting session

Enjoy food and drink is a typical Austrian travel experience. In particular, if you participate in winter activities or sports, enjoying a little wine to warm people is certainly an indispensable part. A typical drink that is often enjoyed on occasions like this is Schnapps. Even if you just like to drink juice, once you have arrived in Austria, sipping a few sips of alcohol is inevitable. It also contains 40% alcohol like all other traditional wines, but Schnapps assures the locals that it is easy to drink and has many flavors to try.

Whether you come to Austria in summer or winter, the country with poetic scenery nestled in this majestic nature also always contains a lot of things to discover and experience. The advice is to make the most of your stay here to experience as much as possible of what activities.

6 winter activities everyone should try once in Austria (PART 1)

When planning to play in Austria, you will probably think of specialty winter activities here such as skiing or skateboarding, right?

It is true that there are plenty of breathtaking snowy slopes and comfortable ski resorts, but that’s not all you can do in Austria. To tell you, there are many other extremely interesting activities to enjoy in this country of The Sound of Music.

1. Walking in the mountains and in the snow

In the summer, Austria is the ideal place for hiking or mountain walking. This activity is so popular that every summer there are many tourists flocking to the walking paths in this beautiful country. Some of the best hiking hints can be mentioned such as the Krimmler Ache walking path – the highest waterfall in Austria with a height of 380 meters, or the Grossglockner Alps – the path on the Alpes that leads you to the peak of the mountain most Austria with a spacious and breathtaking vision.

Of course, not all roads in Austria are cleared of snow in the winter, but taking long walks in town and walking around small villages is a very “poetic” winter experience that you don’t have. should miss coming here.

2. Ski on the hill

Going to Austria, if you have never tried skiing in your life, it will probably be a mistake that you will regret later. Skiing can be said to be a typical activity when you come to Austria in the winter holidays. Don’t worry if you don’t know anything about skiing. The gentle hillsides are not too difficult to make a perfect slide on skis or ski sticks. However, you should note that the weight of the board and sticks is not light at all. But in the end, it will still be a fun and memorable experience for the second time in my life.

3. Take a horse-drawn carriage in Sankt Johann

More relaxing than walking, try experiencing the scenery on a horse-drawn carriage. This traditional transport will take you back to the life of ancient European tranquility. Nestled in warm blankets and admiring.

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