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
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 (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