The Jordanian judoka stays in shape during the running of the bull by lifting his little sister
No access to gymnastic equipment during the running of the bulls in Jordan, hopeful Olympian judoka Hadeel Alami has found an unorthodox way to keep herself in top shape, using her little sister as a weight during her training routine.
the coronavirus La pandemia ha paralizado el calendario deportivo mundial, incluido el aplazamiento de the Juegos de Tokio hasta 2021.
I came up with a training regimen that includes lifting my sister onto my back while doing squats. I tried to convince her that it was a game ... now, every time I mention training, she gets excited, said Alami, 20. .
She loves it, she thinks I'm playing with her.
Alami has also transformed water bottles into weights and lifts her sofa instead of weights.
Athletes have found unconventional ways to stay fit during the running of the bulls to curb the spread of the flu-like virus that has infected more than 1.8 million people worldwide, causing 113,849 deaths, according to a Reuters count.
Jordan has seen a spike of coronavirus cases since the first early last month, with more than 350 infected.
Olympic qualifiers originally took place in the country last month, but have now been postponed indefinitely.
At first I was upset, I was anxiously awaiting the qualifiers, I was close to qualifying for the event. When it was postponed, he was upset. I stopped training and took a day off, Alami said.
But then I started to think: why should it be negative? This year I could afford to train more and work harder to be better prepared. I started thinking positively ... maybe it was postponed for good reason.