Casein: What It Is, How and When to Use It

Casein: What It Is, How and When to Use It Casein becomes increasingly popular among sportsmen. However, not every bodybuilder or fitness instructor can properly explain how casein works. It is necessary to dig into scientific research in order to understand what kind of benefits casein has. What is Casein? Casein is a protein with complex chemical structure.… Читать дальше »

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Collagen Supplements in Sports Nutrition for Joint Health

Collagen Supplements in Sports Nutrition for Joint Health Collagen is albuminous compound. It can be found in the epidermal cells, joints, cartilage and bones. This is the main protein that forms human skeleton, muscular system and overall outlook.  Gymnasts and bodybuilders use collagen as a building material to shape skeleton, strengthen ligaments and joints. Collagen affects the way… Читать дальше »

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Creatine: What It Is, How and When to Use It

Creatine: What It Is, How and When to Use It Creatine is complex amino acid, which is produced by human body and received through the food. This amino acid is formed from three other amino acids such as glycine, arginine, and methionine. It has complex formula and its synthesis is very complicated as well. Nowadays creatine is actively… Читать дальше »

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How to Do a Plank Exercise (video and foto)

How to Do a Plank Exercise Plank exercise is basic workout that will help you to stay in good shape. It helps to strengthen abs, buttocks, back, hands and calves. Static plank exercise is done without involvement of joints. It does not require any special sports equipment or room to be in. You can do it at home,… Читать дальше »

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Coping with DOMS after Workouts

Coping with DOMS after Workouts DOMS implies muscle soreness which settles in during 24 to 72 hours after workout. What Causes DOMS There are many speculations about causes for DOMS. However, they haven’t been still confirmed by any real facts that is why the origin of DOMS remains unknown. First Hypothesis: Muscle Strain. Refutation of hypothesis. When strained… Читать дальше »

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The Stomach Vacuum Exercise (foto and video)

The Stomach Vacuum Exercise Fatty deposits in your belly are not the most beautiful thing to look at. Some people try to fight it by doing situps and getting strong muscles, which are safely hidden under thick layer of fat. Some try to follow tough diets but fail to lose weight in the stomach area. The most efficient… Читать дальше »

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Alcohol is Bad for Your Health and Weight

Alcohol is Bad for Your Health and Weight Excessive Alcohol Consumption Results in Obesity We’ve all have learnt the ways to use nutritional substances for maintaining healthy weight. Yet, alcohol is known to act as a source of energy for human body, as well. Proteins, carbs and fats provide the human body with favorable substances. Alcohol drinks contain… Читать дальше »

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Whey Protein in Sports Nutrition

Whey Protein in Sports Nutrition Sportsmen and bodybuilders take care of their bodies and feed it properly. Proteins play important role in muscular growth and help to maintain health in a good state. Sports nutritionists and biochemists kept it in mind when incorporating proteins in sports nutrition. Protein’s Impact upon Sportsmen Consuming food rich in proteins helps the… Читать дальше »

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