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Rest after exercise

Beginners in fitness have prejudice: muscle pain is an indicator of the effectiveness of the workout. They are ready to spend all your time in the gym, exercising to exhaustion. Only instead of a beautiful muscular relief is the result of “productive training” becomes something nobody expected — poor health and the inability to transcend the normal flight of stairs. Not to cause harm to the body, pay attention to the replenishment of spent forces. Here are some ways to restore, that may be appropriate.

Fitness nutrition

During training you are actively burn proteins and carbohydrates needed for muscle growth. To replenish nutrients and to stimulate muscle protein synthesis immediately Continue reading

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

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