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Hormonal regulation of carbohydrate metabolism during muscular activity

The concept of hormones, their biological role.

ENDOCRINE SYSTEM – system of glands that produce hormones and secrete them directly into the blood. These glands, called endocrine glands or ductless, have no excretory ducts; they are located in different parts of the body, but functionally closely related. The figure shows the location of major endocrine glands in the human body. Absent the figure the pineal gland (epiphysis), studied enough, but now it belongs to the endocrine system. This gland is a small formation in the midbrain, and in mammals, it plays a role in neuroendocrine transducer, which goes from the eye through the brain Continue reading

The power of carbohydrates

What is the best source of energy for muscles and brain? Carbs, carbs and more carbs! Although fats and proteins can also supply the body with energy, but in the body they are designed for other functions and how energy sources are not as effective compared to carbohydrates. Carbohydrates serve as fuel source for the brain and muscles. The body can

“burn” carbohydrates quickly and with very high efficiency.

What are carbohydrates?

Simple carbohydrates are a group of products containing sugar. Complex carbohydrates – a group of foods containing starch.

Simple carbohydrates found in chocolate, fruits, sugar, jam, honey, etc. They can just a few minutes “to enter the blood stream”, providing you with a “quick energy”.

Your body instantly responds to a rapid rise in blood sugar by releasing insulin, which helps cells “pick up” from the blood of excess sugar. As a result, the blood sugar is rapidly decreasing Continue reading

A huge benefit of Swimming

There are so many beautiful kinds of sport, physical development and health improvement. And if you have the desire to do them, to strengthen their health, to keep fit, you can always find a nice and effective form of exercise, it would be this desire. Swimming — one of the most enjoyable and effective workouts! About swimming let’s talk more, because not everyone understands its benefits fully and strongly underestimate the possibilities of training in the pool.

In addition, swimming or water aerobics is highly recommended by

specialists as an additional workout to the so-called “dry” fitness stress (yoga, Pilates, aerobics, dancing, exercising at the gym). This combination increases the impact of any training at times. Including, symbiosis dry loads with swimming useful for those who aims Continue reading

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Meditation running technique for losing weight
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