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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

7 foods for healthy heart and blood vessels

The heart is the organ that works 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in other words always. To make your heart work, as the clock is not always enough just to give up bad habits and every day to be physically active. Harmful to the heart, including and improper diet.

For example, eating too much fatty meat and dairy products can lead to higher education “harmful” cholesterol, which is deposited on

the walls of blood vessels and leads to the development of cardiovascular disease. And in fast food, fries, doughnuts, and chips – from “normal” fats and TRANS fats the result is a cocktail that can put on the blades, even the most healthy body.

And so, it is important to remember that in the issue of heart health.

– The heart must receive the necessary substances for it to work, and it needs to fully occur the transmission of impulses. Continue reading

12 of the rules of running
Health has always been valued by people is very high. Significantly higher gold and gems and only having lost this treasure, you know, as was rich! Health is the primary…

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How to choose the right trainer for your home
.Sports help people to keep fit and to prevent many diseases. In addition, physical activity invigorates and energizes tone. Enough to buy the exercise equipment in the "LittleSport" to lead…

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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…

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