hormones

The benefits of consuming carbohydrates after a workout

For many people, recovery after workout includes a dose of fast-acting carbohydrates. But how much do You really need carbs to eat after a workout for optimal gains?

I must confess: I love to eat sweets after a workout! If you follow any of my diets, you already know that I recommend eating high-glycemic, super absorbable carbohydrates immediately after your workout.

Except for special low-carb phases, most diets that I have compiled, incorporating doses of carbohydrates post-workout, along with creatine, protein, beta-alanine, carnitine and betaine. As a source of post-workout carbs I prefer glucose, which can be found in such supplements as Post JYM or just in candy.

Lately I received many questions about the importance of the use of carbohydrates after training. Some people doubt the influence of carbohydrate loading after 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

How to love and not to give up trainings

When was your vacation, changed the mode of life or have difficulties with the girl, lost the desire to go to the gym. How to stay motivated for going to the gym? The reasons why once you cross the threshold of the sports club, was rife: the desire to lose weight and get into old jeans, to impress a girl, get buff to leave… But the vacation was, the girl stopped like the extra pounds were dropped (or left), and enthusiasm to train noticeably diminished. Why? Because the classes you really liked… Sometimes

this forced circumstances. For example, a change of residence: when a favorite club ’s not on the road”, to visit the workout becomes more difficult. Series of holidays, vacation break usual mode, and to return to school is not easy. Quit coach. The timetable was changed. However, there are plenty of athletes who overcome such difficulties. Because they retain most importantly: the inner attitude and motivation.

Strive to fulfill their own and not someone else’s desire!

Set yourself a long term goal. “the Doctor said I should lose weight”, “Girls 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,…

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Cardio for weight loss
Cardio (aerobic exercise) is traditionally associated with weight loss, but this is one of the biggest misconceptions in fitness. Not knowing this, people walk for hours on the treadmill to…

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Rules of conduct in the mountains
General tips 1. Watch for fires and stoves. Better be dug place the fire so that sparks don't set fire to dry grass nearby. After Parking always fill the fire…

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