Portuguese cycling is getting worldwide attention in Giro D'italia this year, with João Almeida wearing the pink jersey for an amazing amount of stages. The young cyclist's performance made us look back and rediscover the Portuguese cyclists that amassed victories in main cycling events in the last decades.
We are at the busiest time of the year when it comes to football. Teams strive to strengthen their squads and thus attack the transfer market to be more competitive, providing the coach with the desired players.
During pregnancy, a woman's body undergoes adaptation at the cardiovascular, hormonal, muscular and respiratory levels to create an ideal environment for the development of the fetus. These changes will primarily affect the type and intensity of exercise that may be practised during pregnancy.
Children spend a lot of time sitting, confined by stuffed schedules, and surrounded by digital devices in an over-protective and anxiety-producing environment.
Sports practice is an excellent counter-balance: it has numerous and clear benefits for children, not only health-related but also at a developmental level, namely related to the child's sociability or the formation of his or her personality.
Life is made of cycles. It happens with everything and football is no exception. Generations pass on their passion for the game to new blood, as it has been for centuries. New generations come and the continue to spread the magic that enchants fans all over the world. Football isn't called the king of all sports by accident, football moves crowds!