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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

Nordic walking

Now simply to meet a group of eccentrics who are walking around the city holding poles, similar to ski. And, believe me, laugh with them, not worth it, because You just met athletes who are committed to such a young sport like Nordic walking.

Nordic walking with poles was at the peak of popularity in the 90-ies. It is believed that initially she was not bred in individual sport, and was only

part of an overall program to maintain physical fitness professional skiers of Finland. Because snow cover on the earth’s surface all year round is not saved, and ready for the upcoming competition, they had to be always.

Now Nordic walking has already left the circle of professional sports and “went to mass”, finding a lot of her followers Continue reading

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 with water. Sometimes in popular tourist areas there are already places where have already divorced the fire. If possible it is better to find such a place. Especially because this is usually the best place for Parking, why reinvent the wheel.

2. Do not cut live trees. Usually everywhere there are dead branches.

3. If after Parking You have unnecessary plastic and paper — gently burn them.

4. If You have left after eating unnecessary cans — burn them in the fire to black, slusnyte with a rock or an axe then bury.

5. Do not leave behind trash. Away in the woods usually no one. Mountains of garbage leave an unpleasant aftertaste. Want to find an untouched piece of nature.

6. Not worth it to destroy built up places for drinking water and recreation.

7. Do not contaminate springs, streams, and mineral springs. You of them Continue reading

How to do yoga at home
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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,…

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How to choose an elliptical trainer for home
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