Sports and Fitness Calendar
It’s not a secret that exercise is vital to the health and well-being. Being physically active has many benefits.
Physical activity helps keep a strong immune system, sleep better, feel better and reduce the risk of many deseases, build and maintains healthy bones, muscles, and joints. It also boosts mental and behavioral health, reduces anxiety, tension and depression.
Health is not about a specific weight, shape, or size. All people, regardless of their age, weight, shape, or size, are encouraged to live healthy, active lives.
List of Sports and Fitness Holidays and Special days for 2021-2022 year
Tuesday 19 July
- Trainer's Day in Ukraine
(unofficial holiday of sports trainers. For the first time, the idea of this professional sports festival appeared in 1999 among representatives of the Federation of Sports and Rhythmic Gymnastics of Ukraine)
Some tips to help you stay active
Being physically active is not only about going to the gym or being part of a sports team, it includes many activities such as swimming, running, jogging, walking, and dancing, anything that involves moving!
- Get outside as much as possible. Take a walk, jog, or ride a bike outside, just remember to wear a mask and/or maintain a safe distance from others. The fresh air and sunshine will provide a further boost to your overall health.
- Keep your workouts interesting. Listen to a podcast or to your favorite playlists while working out at home. You can even add activity video games or “exergames” that simulate dancing, skateboarding, soccer, bowling, or tennis as alternatives if you are unable to participate in the real thing.
- Build more movement into your day. Move around while you are on a call, stand for an online meeting, do squats or lunges while you are waiting for a meeting to start, or jumping jacks in front of the TV during the credits or commercial breaks.
- Join the kids. Play catch or tag, go for a bike ride, shoot baskets, or pass the soccer ball with your kids. Taking the focus away from online classes, work or chores and playing together can even help build stronger bonds with your family.