Tag: muscle

Vitamins C and E – large doses

Vitamins C and E – large doses

Vitamin C and vitamin E – large doses in endurance sports and losing weight Antioxidants in trainingActions in physically active people Antioxidants in training Common availability and omnipresent promotion of the need to use vitamins with antioxidant properties makes people use them in large doses. Not always, however, more means […]

Tips for triceps training

Tips for triceps training

The construction of a powerful arm mainly depends on the triceps muscle, called the triceps. It is he who constitutes up to 70% of the popularly called paws. In order to maximize the effectiveness of training, a bit closer look at its anatomy and principles that determine its growth. How […]

Pull-ups

Pull-ups

Pull-ups are one of the most comprehensive exercises involving the upper muscles. Many people forget about this exercise or don’t do it because it seems too difficult. That’s a mistake! Just look at the bodies of gymnasts or calisthenics to realize that pull-ups should be present in our training schedule. […]

Why your workout isn’t working…

Why your workout isn’t working…

Have you ever encountered on your way physically active people – regularly running, working out at the gym a few times a week, generally active and not avoiding sport, but still having a few extra kilograms? These people perform reasonable trainings, it would seem that they are so active that […]

Broccoli on an athletes table

Broccoli on an athletes table

The basis of a bodybuilding diet is chicken breasts with rice. It’s about delivering basic nutrients that promote muscle and muscle mass growth – proteins and carbohydrates. Vegetarians, of course, use veggies in their menu, mainly for the portions of essential fibre that regulates the digestive tract. Mostly, they do […]

See which supplements you should take, to make your exercise results be even better!

See which supplements you should take, to make your exercise results be even better!

The key to a slim figure and good mood is not just regular exercise and a healthy, balanced diet, but also supplementation. See which ones are worth taking to enjoy a healthy and good form! AntioxidantsOmega-3 fatty acidProtein supplementBCAA Amino AcidsGlutamineA set of vitamins strengthening hair, skin and nails Antioxidants […]

Diet – key to success

Diet – key to success

Many people, especially beginners, are wondering what the basis and the key to being healthy are, as well as shaping the figure. How to combine these two goals? Undoubtedly, the basis for our figure to look aesthetically, especially during the holidays, is the right strength training and change to our […]

Supplementation for people beginning their adventure with bodybuilding

Supplementation for people beginning their adventure with bodybuilding

Many beginners ask themselves a question whether they should reach for any supplements already at the beginning of their adventure with strength training. When they finally make a decision, they have doubts, which supplement to choose, what will be appropriate for them and what will be a redundant additive, which […]

Cool down – a way to improve regeneration

Cool down – a way to improve regeneration

Beginning the journey with strength training, we read a lot about the proper training techniques, using specific movements so that they would be safe for the joints and wouldn’t harm our silhouette. We also read everything related to preparing our body for a training session, or in other words supporting […]

Broccoli and cauliflower support the growth and regeneration of muscles

Broccoli and cauliflower support the growth and regeneration of muscles

Cruciferous vegetables of the Brassica group, which broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage are a part of, contain a significant amount of secondary metabolites: the glucosinolate and myrosinase enzyme. In the process of shredding or later chewing the vegetables, glucosinolates are transformed into isothiocyanates, such as sulforaphane. Sulforaphane protects against cancerEffect on […]

Forskolin – natural fat burner

Forskolin – natural fat burner

When browsing the labels of the supplements collectively called fat burners, we may repeatedly encounter one ingredient, the extract from Coleus forskohlii, Indian nettle or just forskolin. What are its properties? From Chinese medicine to the market of supplements Therapeutic properties of Coleus froskohlii have been known to Asian people for 3 […]

Pre or post work out? Getting the most out of protein for weight loss

Pre or post work out? Getting the most out of protein for weight loss

What is protein and why should we ingest it? Chemically, protein is composed of amino acids, which are organic compounds made of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen or sulfur. There are twenty amino acids in total, used to develop and maintain just about every part of the body, from our skin […]

Brazil nuts and their properties

Brazil nuts and their properties

Nuts are probably the most nutritious, healthy products and are definitely the basis of a well-balanced diet. Unfortunately, a lot of people still believe the myth that they are too fatty and have too many calories to be considered as a permanent component of a light menu. Today, we will […]

Five common mistakes made by beginners

Five common mistakes made by beginners

LACK OF PRCISE TRAINING GOAL When starting your adventure with strength training, we primarily need to clearly determine our training goal. We need to make this decision as soon as possible – whether we want to build muscle mass, reduce body fat, increase muscle strength or maybe only improve fitness, […]

WPI vs WPH – which is better?

WPI vs WPH – which is better?

Which protein supplement? In the world of supplementation there are many debates on “what is better?”. Among the most fierce discussion we would enumerate definitely the argument confrontation regarding the effectiveness of whey protein isolate (WPI) and whey protein hydrolysate (WPH). The first issue that comes to mind is digestibility […]