The action "We! For! Sport" is gaining popularity in Russia - Rossiyskaya Gazeta

The action “We! For! Sport” is rapidly gaining popularity in Russia. Office managers, bank clerks, government officials, doctors, postmen, police officers, and other professions train in running, walking and swimming in their free time.

Everyone can become a member of the “We! For! Sport” project. The training schedule is designed so that it is convenient for everyone to find time for training. Photo: Alexander Korolkov

For a month since the beginning of the action, the physical culture movement has already covered 43 regions of the country. “Our main goal is to attract as many people as possible to the classes, motivating them with accessible trainings and challenges. The initiator of the action was the sports and sports society“ Spartak ”with the financial support of the Ministry of Sports of Russia, – said the curator of the project Daria Limanskaya. And explained that trainings are free and are conducted under the guidance of professional trainers.

Thanks to the “We! For! Sport” project, enterprises receive tools for creating physical culture and sports clubs, and, of course, increase the atmosphere of team spirit in the team. 584 face-to-face classes are planned. 15 thousand people are supposed to take part in them. However, it is already possible to say that many more people come to the training session “during the working afternoon snack”.

In Dagestan, it was planned to hold eight workouts in the pools, but there were a lot of people who wanted to learn how to swim. Added four additional activities. Promotes the popularity of the project “We! For! Sport” and the moment of competition among the regions. The stake on regional patriotism was fully justified. Today, the leaders in terms of activity and the number of participants are Rostov-on-Don, Kaliningrad and Penza.

In the discipline “Walking” the residents of St. Petersburg are superior, who have covered 308,994 meters. In “Swimming” the leaders are Tver, Perm and Dagestan. According to “Run” the fastest residents of the Vladimir, Kaluga and Rostov regions.

However, the main prize goes to ordinary participants. Health. This is the best thing you can do for yourself. “When you go in for sports, you are fresh, healthy and feel a burst of energy. And you can give a lot of energy at work and in life,” says Konstantin Mironov, an employee of the Post of Russia from the Rostov region.

Alexander Filonenko from the Astrakhan region agrees with them: “Such joint activities additionally motivate you to lead a healthy lifestyle.”

Let us remind you that the action is being held within the framework of the federal project “Sport is the norm of life” of the national project “Demography”. One of its goals is to increase the share of Russians who systematically engage in physical education and sports to 70 percent by 2030.

Help “RG”

Anyone can become a member of the “We! For! Sport” project. To do this, you can download and install the free application of the same name on your smartphone or register on the meksmyzasport.rf website.

Then you should choose your region, site and time for classes. The promotion will last until December 20.

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