For years we talked about the American Simone Biles as one of the women who are already part of the history of the sport. Not only that, but it came to revolutionize women's gymnastics. Simone Biles became known worldwide at the last Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where he won four gold and one bronze medals, and established himself as the best gymnast in the United States.
After a heart attack weekend in which we have been able to enjoy a new edition of the CrossFit Games, we already have new champions: this year Mat Fraser and Tia-Clair Toomey have been crowned again as Fittest on Earth or "the most in shape of the world, "thus repeating the top spot last year.
As every year an unavoidable date arrives for sports lovers in general and for CrossFit lovers in particular: our dear CrossFit Games, the big CrossFit week in which those who have been considered as men and this year meet most fit women in the world (or, at least, within this sports practice).
After sixteen editions, the Women's Race is stronger than ever. Just look at the images left by the more than 36,000 women who have toured the streets of Madrid this Sunday in support of the fight against cancer, but also in support of a more egalitarian society. From Vitónica we did not want to limit ourselves to seeing the experience in images and counting the data of attendees, but we were looking to tell the experience from within and from the point of view of the protagonists: the women who have run this race.
Feliciano López, new Director of the Mutua Open de Tenis de Madrid, presents an ultralight computer, the LG Gram (1.3 kilos for a 17-inch laptop). As he tells us: "I have traveled all over the world and also with heavy luggage, with rackets ... and such a light computer is a great advantage."
If you are already on Easter holidays, or if you are going to go for a few days during the bridge, surely you have some time to sit quietly on the sofa and enjoy a good documentary. So you do not spend hours searching the different platforms, we have selected seven of our favorite documentaries on Netflix, HBO and Amazon Prime, so you can enjoy some good popcorn (healthy, of course) while watching them.
If there is an expert sports brand in making spots that make our hair stand on end, that is the American Nike. During the last Oscar 2019 gala, Nike released its new Dream Crazier video, masterfully narrated by tennis player Serena Williams, in which female sport is extolled, the achievements that women athletes have achieved over the years and That are yet to come.
This weekend begins one of the most media shows of rugby: the Six Nations Championship or Six Nations Tournament. A rugby championship in which the selections of Wales, Scotland, England, Ireland, France and Italy meet in which we can enjoy 15 games in which the emotion will not be lacking.
Another year, the CrossFit Games have filled this weekend with excitement, nerves and a lot of sport and now we finally know the names of the winners. For the third consecutive year, Mat Fraser has won the title of Fittest Man on Earth. In the women's category there have not been too many surprises, being Tia Toomey, the winner of the title for the second consecutive year.
On March 23, the last documentary about CrossFit, in the line of previous films dedicated to this discipline, was released. In The redeemed and the dominant, now available on Netflix, we can see how the 2017 CrossFit Games went. This is how the games went and these were their tests. The first positive for doping in CrossFit Games A novelty of this documentary is that it is a controversial issue in all sports: steroids.
Now that there is a month left for Crossfit Games 2018 it seems a good time to watch the documentary Fittest on Earth: a decade of fitness, available on Netflix. This is a documentary of almost two hours in which we can see how the 2016 Crossfit Games were, on its tenth anniversary since its first celebration.
The Winter Olympics have been held since 1924, when the first edition took place in the French town of Chamonix and today they are one of the most anticipated competitions for lovers of ice and snow related disciplines. While we always bring home enough medals and diplomas at the Summer Olympics, this is not the case for Spanish athletes in their winter homonyms.
On previous occasions we have already talked about Summits of my life: the Kilian Jornet project, one of our best mountain corridors, consisting of climbing seven of the highest and riskiest peaks in the world. A project that has been carried out for five years and that has earned him the recognition of everyone in the world of mountain racing.
One of the sports that brings us more spectacle and fun in their competitions is, without a doubt, rugby. In Spain, unfortunately, it is still a minority sport, but small steps are being taken to reach the general public, such as the recent Princess of Asturias Award for Sports, which was awarded in 2017 to the New Rugby team Zealand, known for its famous hakas before the game and for the 15 principles that have led to success.
Type 2 diabetes is a perfectly preventable and controllable disease with good life habits as Tom Hanks made it clear a few months ago. That is why, on the occasion of celebrating World Diabetes Day on November 14 and promoting awareness about how much we can do to reduce its development: join the blue tide and move through diabetes.
Every year we have a new "combat of the century". If a couple of years ago we were all waiting for the Mayweather Vs Pacquiao match, this year we have what is one of the most anticipated (and surely one of the most controversial) fights of the time: the fight between the undefeated and billionaire Mayweather and MMA champion Conor McGregor.
After a weekend of vertigo with the different competitions of the CrossFit Games, we finally have winners (some more predictable, some less). This year Mat Fraser has again won the title of Fittest Man on Earth for the second year in a row, while in the women's category it has been the Australian Tia Toomey who has taken the first position for the first time.
One of the most anticipated weekends of the year arrives, especially for those who practice and love Crossfit, and this weekend the Crossfit Games 2017 will take place, which this year will be held at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin. From today until next Sunday the biggest competition of this disciplined will take place in which the most fit man and woman in the world will be crowned this year (Fittest on Earth 2017).
Yoga: union of body and consciousness. Two words that include a complete physical, mental and spiritual work born in India, more than 5000 years ago, and that every day has more followers. So much so that in 2014 the UN proclaimed June 21 as International Yoga Day.
We finally sing the countdown: four days for the Spartan Race Bilbao. And this is, my city, faces the second edition of the Reebok Spartan Race next Saturday, June 24. Do not miss it as a participant or as a mere spectator, it is worth it! Sports atmosphere, companionship and a day of authentic Spartans.