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5 Outdoor Activities to Clear Your Mind

5 Outdoor Activities to Clear Your Mind The day-to-day at work, the commitments we have scheduled, or other circumstances make our minds load causing mental exhaustion that can lead to stress. Find out what outdoor activities you can do to keep your body and mind relaxed and how to keep your mind calm and focused . Outdoor activities, such as physical activity, are able to reduce the symptoms of depression in many cases, it has even been shown that 2 weeks after starting these activities, the antidepressant effect decreases in the person who does it. That is why it is important to give our mind a break, doing activities that calm it down, relaxing its muscles and making them more flexible. This way you can ward off anxiety, depression or sleep problems that you can often suffer from due to the rhythm of life. Benefits offered by outdoor activities Performing relaxation activities can achieve great changes in our body, since it allows all the accumulated load of day to day to be release

ABCR 7 Wonders Virtual Marathon Part 6 (Christ The Redeemer Brazil - Half Marathon)

 In case you have not read previous part you could so right now:

7 Wonders Virtual Marathon Part 1

7 Wonders Virtual Marathon Part 2

7 Wonders Virtual Marathon Part 3

7 Wonders Virtual Marathon Part 4

7 Wonders Virtual Marathon Part 5

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Christ The Redeemer - About

Christ the Redeemer is a famous monumental statue located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is the symbol of the city and, beyond that, of the whole Brazil. It is also a symbol of Christianity among the most important of the World. Christ the Redeemer is also an important tourist destination, with 600,000 visitors a year. It was first imagined in 1850 by a Catholic priest, but this project was born in 1920, when petition of support was initiated for the construction of a Christian statue.

Christ The Redeemer

Today, Christ the Redeemer is one of the seven new wonders of the world, a title recently given to 7 world monuments to reflect the list of 7 ancient wonders. It is also the most famous monuments in Brazil, and its symbol, such as the Statue of Liberty is for the United States, the Eiffel Tower for France, or the Taj Mahal for India.

The Christ the Redeemer statue in Brazil, is the most recently constructed of the new Seven Wonders, stands 125 feet tall. At the time the statue was commissioned by the Catholic Church in early 20th century, over 90 percent of Brazilians were Catholic. The Images of the Christ statue are reproduced throughout Brazil.

Why Christ The Redeemer Famous Around The World?

Christ the Redeemer is a statue of Jesus Christ in Brazil is the largest statue in the world and the 5th largest statue of the Jesus in the world. It is 39.6 meters (130 ft) tall, including its 9.5 meters (31 ft) pedestal, and 30 meters (98 ft) wide. Its weight 635 tonnes (625 long, 700 short tons) and located at the peak of the 700-meter (2.300 ft) Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Part overlooking the city. A symbol of Brazilian Christianity was constructed between 1922 and 1931, the statue has become an icon for Rio de Janeiro soapstone.

One of the best known and certainly the largest Art Deco sculpture is the Christ the Redeemer by French sculptor Paul Landowska, completed between 1922 and 1931, located on a mountain top overlooking Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The Christ the Redeemer status is one of the most important monuments in Brazil, situated at the top of Mountain Corcovado in the Tijuca National Forest. The seeds of Christ the Redeemer were sown in the 1950's, when a Vincentian Priest, Pedro Maria Boss, began championing the idea of a Christian monument on Mount Corcovado to honor princess Isabel, the daughter of the Brazilian emperor, Pedro II. 

Best Time To Visit Christ The Redeemer and How To Reach ?

Cog Train, the famous and traditional way how to reach Christ the Redeemer is by Cog Train. The train will take you through Atlantic Forest almost to the top of Corcovado Mountain. The train leaves approximately every 30 minutes, and the ride up takes 20 minutes. Because the Cog Train option is the most popular one, expect queues, especially in high season between December and March. To avoid queues, buy you ticket online in advance for the exact time, so you won't have to wait long.

 My Today's Marathon is on Christ The Redeemer Wonder.

Today was my 6th Half marathon of ABCR 7 Wonders Virtual Marathon and also the 6th virtual marathon in the last 3 months. Today morning I woke up around 4:30. After I woke up, I went to the balcony and saw climate was OK with little humid. Then I did my daily morning routine and dressed up with my running dress and shoes and went down around 5:30 am. After reaching down I saw climate was hot with little humid. I did some warm up exercise for 10 minutes and then started my today's Half Marathon.

I started running at 5:40 am, Today I planned to do my first 10 within 60 minutes and with this target I continue my running and completed my first 5 km in 29.29 minutes, then maintained same running pace and completed my next 5 km in around 28.20 minutes and continue my run with the same pace and was able to complete another 6 km in around 35 minutes, till now I had completed 16 km of my run in around 1:33 hrs then drank some water, changed my t-shirt as it was totally wet and then again started my run, till now I was going as per my target plan to finish my today 21 k run within 2:05 hrs.

After completing 16 km in 1:33 hrs I got some confidence to finish my today's run within 2:05 hrs and break my own record of 2:07 hrs which I created 2 weeks back during my 5th Virtual HM. Today's weather hot with humid so I was more sweating during my run and feeling little tired after I completed my 16 km of run. After my 1 minute of break, I started my running and completed another 1 km in 6:06 minutes. Now I increased my pace and completed another 2 km in around 11:50 minutes. Now only 2 km left which also completed within 12 minutes and with this I completed my last 5 km within 30 minutes and I was able to complete my today Half marathon (21.22 km) in 2:04:42 hrs and break my own record which I created 2 weeks back. 

After finishing my half marathon, I did some cool down exercise and went back home. After reaching home I took a bath and had my breakfast, then took some rest. 

Today was my 6th Virtual Half Marathon (21 km run) and 7th Half Marathon of the year 2020. Today I ran 21.22 km in 2:04:42 hrs and this is my best and new record of 21 km run. My previous timing for 21.12 km was 2:08:30 hrs. I was feeling happy as today I broke my own record of 21 km which was created 2 weeks back and continuously making my new records every alternate week in last 2 months. 



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