During the period of self-isolation, it is crucial to observe a proper and healthy eating plan corresponding to the level of workout loads that has become the norm during the quarantine period. Even experienced professional athletes will benefit from the recommendations of specialists who have studied this particular issue.
The contest of the Russian Olympic Committee “Kvartiriada 2020” has come to an end. From April 30 to May 14, its participants filmed videos on invented sports that could be practiced at home during the self-isolation regime. The jury, determining the best works, consisted of famous champions Svetlana Romashina, Evgenia Medvedeva and Nikita Nagorny.
Sergey Dodonov: “It is important that athletes develop an algorithm for increasing training loads after self-isolation”15 May 2020
One of the key problems of the forced quarantine for athletes is the sharp decline or the complete absence of training for a long period of time. This leads to the loss of sporting fitness and the development of physical inactivity, muscle hypotrophy with a decrease or loss of basic locomotor functions, excessive accumulation of adipose tissue, metabolic shifts.
Svetlana Shirochenkova: “To cope with your emotional state, you need to learn to identify your emotional issues in advance”14 May 2020
Currently there are active discussions about how the forced quarantine affects the sporting fitness of athletes and how the absence of full training can affect their further performance.
Young athletes with a robust immune system, in case of picking up the new coronavirus infection, may not even show any symptoms. But in order to recuperate and restore full lung function after the illness, they may need comprehensive rehabilitation under the supervision of specialists.
Starting today, we are launching a series of interviews with FMBA experts on our site. This is a joint project of the ROC and the FMBA, designed to give an expert opinion, assessment and analysis of the problems faced by Russian specialists in sports medicine on a wide range of issues related to coronavirus, adapting the human body to home isolation, and correctly exiting the quarantine period
The All-Russian sports and educational project “Olympic Patrol” of the Russian Olympic Committee continues its journey around the country. On March 17, Olympic Patrol was held in Izhevsk, the capital of the Udmurt Republic.
On February 8-9, Russia celebrated Winter Sports Day, dedicated to the anniversary of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. This sports festival is one of the key events of the ROC in terms of promoting the development of mass sports as part of the Olympic Country programme. It was held in almost all the regions across the country with the city of Voronezh becoming the main venue.
Today the heroes of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games returned to Moscow landing at Sheremetyevo airport. The Russian athletes were met by ROC President Stanislav Pozdnyakov, ROC Director General Vladimir Sengleev, honored guests, parents and fans who congratulated them on their historic success. The Russian Olympic team came first in the unofficial medal standings, winning 29 medals (10-11-8).
Stanislav Pozdnyakov: “I am glad that athletes from various regions across the country were part of the Russian Olympic team”14 January 2020
The ROC President Stanislav Pozdnyakov and Executive Director of the Russian Olympians Foundation Alexander Katushev took part in the ceremony honoring the winners and medalists of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games.