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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

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

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 get rid of excess fat, but it works not. Opinions about cardio for weight loss the most controversial, however, I came across a wonderful article by Steven Shaw and couldn’t resist to partially translate it. In his article, Steve is responsible for all matters concerning aerobic activity.

How much cardio is necessary for fat loss?

Many of you probably would say that a lot. Most would answer quite specifically, for example, 25-30 minutes 3-5 times/week. The correct answer is not here, because you don’t need cardio to burn fat. Let’s look at why.

What is cardio?

Aerobic exercise eyes losing weight looks like a set of light or moderate Continue reading

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…

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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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How to lose weight by exercising on the elliptical trainer at home
In order to lose weight, exercising on the elliptical trainer . need to follow a few basic principles. No, read the article on the portal on weight loss Lose weight…

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