Amino acids are one of the basic dietary supplements for athletes and all physically active people, but also one of the most important building blocks of our tissues and organs, which ensure the efficient functioning of the whole body. Depending on lifestyle, including physical activity, the demand for particular amino […]
The anabolic window – fact or myth
The anabolic window is the time immediately after training when the body uses the nutrients most effectively. A meal consumed during the anabolic window ensures proper muscle regeneration and enables faster muscle growth. Muscle growthCarbohydrates after trainingWhen to eat protein after training Muscle growth Every active person who wants to […]
Should you drink milk?
Milk has very high nutritional value – it contains crucial vitamins and mineral elements that are responsible for the proper functioning of the body. However, despite this, its properties arouse much controversy around it. Let’s check if the milk is healthy! What is milk?Basic milk compositionWhat is lactose?Lactose Intolerance – […]
Can you build muscle whilst following a plant-based diet?
Getting enough proteins is key when it comes to building and maintaining muscle mass. And when it comes to proteins, we often talk about how much and when they should be consumed to maximise muscle growth. But there is actually more to the picture: the food source of proteins we […]
Which type of protein is the best for you?
As we age, we tend to lose muscle. The medical term for this is sarcopenia, which translates to “muscle loss”. Unless you do something about it, you can lose 40 percent of your muscle mass by age 70. Various explanations are offered for this age-related muscle loss, such as lack […]
Optimal protein supply
Protein is the most controversial ingredient in bodybuilding sports. How much to eat it on the mass? Should you eat more meat during the reduction of body fat? Are plant products worth noting? Let’s deal with the topic highly prone to broscience! How much protein to gain mass?How much protein […]
Anabolic chocolate milk?
Sounds a bit abstract? And yet it is not – scientists have taken chocolate milk under the test. An even greater shock may be that the results are quite promising. And the cherry on the top is the fact that chocolate milk was not used for the first time in […]
Protein for better regeneration!
High protein nutrient, most often whey protein, is advertised as the best supplement for gym and athletes exercising. It is worth reading more on this subject, because currently there are many contradictory and, at the same time, untruthful information on it. So why use protein supplements properly? Is it really […]
Food and nutrients to support healthy hair
IntroductionStructure of hairHair growthFood and nutrients to keep hair healthyOverconsumption of foods and nutrients that can cause hair issuesConclusionsReference Introduction The hair on our head is our crowning glory! We strive to have thick lustrous hair that looks and feels healthy. Our hair is very personal to us and we […]
Grass Fed Whey Protein – ecological proteins!
Among new products, protein nutrients made of milk from cows bred in an ecological way and free of antibiotics have recently appeared. Although it sounds like another marketing gimmick and a teaser only for people living “in harmony with nature” it has a deeper meaning, mainly due to the toxins […]
Food and nutrients to support healthy skin
Structure of skinSkins reflects our health and nutritional statusWhy diet is important for skin healthHydration!Omega fatty acidsIronVitaminsBenefits of supplements Structure of skin Our skin’s structure consists of several layers of different types of cells. The outer most layer exposed to the outside world is the epithelium which along with the […]
Protein-fat breakfast – hot or not?
Recently, breakfasts in the form of protein and fat have become an inherent element of a large portion of people interested in nutrition. Does their reputation have any support and it is worth introducing them into the menu? Protein-fat breakfast – why you should care?Nocebo effect ?And what about the […]
How much protein in the protein? Surprising facts !
Can a protein supplement with a declared protein content of 80g per 100g of the product actually contain the mentioned ingredient even by half less? It turns out that this is the real thing, and – interestingly – it does not have to be against the law. How is this […]
Proteins supplement for beginners
Protein is a basic element of a well-balanced diet. It is the main building material, and its appropriate amount is crucial for the process of making aesthetic figure. What if it is difficult to provide the right amount of protein from food? Which whey protein should beginners choose? What is […]
Soy protein in diet
Protein is the basic building block for every exerciser. In the traditional diet, those of animal origin are considered to be wholesome proteins. However, more and more popularity – not only among vegetarians – is obtained by vegetable proteins. Soy is one of those products that can provide a specific […]
When you enter any shop that offers various supplements, you may see the whole range of various products that are supposed to help in, among others, building muscle mass. They usually work, but are not equally effective for everyone. Each organism is different and reactions to supplements will also vary. […]
Egg or whey – that’s the question!
When choosing the perfect protein supplement, many factors have to be taken into account. Most likely, we will spend some time experimenting with different types of nutrients and various brands of supplements before we find one that suits us best. In today’s article, we compare the benefits of using egg […]
Why is it worth to use WPC
Protein powder is convenient to use, easy to transport, and very tasty. The role of protein as a macronutrient in the diet is very important, so it’s worth enriching your diet with a flavoured protein, because it will be helpful when composing our diet. What is the role of protein […]
How much proteins should I eat after training?
The times when adepts of strength sports were afraid of misdemaining with a meal outside the anabolic window are slowly passing by. Despite the change in the bodybuilding trend, the post-workout supply of amino acids is still very important. However, the question arises, what amount of protein is appropriate to […]
High protein food, or something to replace protein supplements
In sports that include strength, high amounts of protein in the diet is essential. It allows for the regeneration and building of muscles as well as their protection against catabolism during the reduction. Protein most often comes from meat, eggs and dairy products, but in many cases we have to […]
Why is it recommended to eat more protein during a reduction diet?
Weight loss is one of the elements of building a sporty form that aims to reduce the fat level of the body. Most people who are trying to lose weight have problems to properly maintain the diet, and caloric restriction makes them want to eat something extra, and any cause […]
What post-workout supplements should you get?
Training is a tremendous burden and stress for the body. During, our body is in a state of catabolism, so the time after intensive physical exercise is extremely important. In less than an hour (it’s assumed to be about 45 minutes), since the end of activity, our body goes from […]
Protein supplements – the best time to take them
Protein supplements constitute a large part of the supplementation market. We have high expectations of protein supplements, but what is the best time to take them? The answer is not that simple and we need to take a few factors into consideration. Different kinds of protein supplementsThe quality of protein […]
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 […]
IS GLUTEN REALLY THAT EVIL?
Gluten, a word that won’t let some people sleep at night, and others will read all the available labels. Apparently causes problems with the stomach, lack of health and overweight. All over the world, people are going crazy over gluten-free products and avoiding wheat. But…g does gluten really hurt our […]
Lunch meats in a diet – is it necessary to eliminate them?
Everyone who knows basic dietary rules realizes that increased supply of protein is a fundament for building muscles, their protection and better regeneration. Therefore, one could conclude without any doubt, that it is one of the first steps in changing our eating habits. Many people introduces to their diets simple […]
Casein – effects, dosage, side effects
Casein is the most popular type of protein supplement alongside whey. It has strong anti-catabolic properties that inhibit the breakdown of muscle mass. An important advantage of casein is its long digestion, which causes the body to be supplied with adequate doses of amino acids for many hours, which is […]
By using dietary supplements and nutrients, we remember to take vitamins – because they are beneficial to our health, about protein in the diet – without it there is no muscle, and also about taking a pre-workout portion to have a good workout. Training is over, what’s next? Not many […]
Niagen – wonderful vitamin
Nowadays, when we live in a world of processed food and are surrounded by various types of xenobiotic, we are unable to fully control the quality of food we eat, the water we drink or the air we breathe. Many of us are wondering about supplementation that would greatly regenerate […]
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 […]
Taurine burns fat!
As a result of recent observations – Japanese scientists have noticed the unknown side of taurine… As it turns out: this well-known to athletes amino acid – anabolic and anti-catabolic – intensively stimulates fat burning in subcutaneous adipose tissue and facilitates reduction of its mass. And by the way … […]
The most important tips concerning building muscle mass
Is it hard for you to gain mass? Do you constantly have problems with pushing your weight up? Don’t you see the effects of your hard trainings at the gym, even though you do your best and your diet is under control? The content of the below article will undoubtedly […]
Getting the right balance of amino acids for muscle growth
While we strive to get more protein to build muscle, we often turn to protein powders and BCAAs (branched-chain amino acids). Do we really need these supplements, should we also be considering the types of protein we are eating, and is more actually better? The top 3 amino acids for […]
Protein, protein, how much should we consume per day?
Protein is an important part of any healthy and balanced diet. It’s an essential ingredient for the growth and regeneration of all types of body tissues, including muscles, organs, and the immune system. It helps in digestion, stimulates hair and nails to grow, regulates blood coagulation and transports nutrients and […]
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 […]
Should we eat during training?
A lot of attention is paid to what we should eat before and after training. There is also a lot of discussion around the topic of proper hydration during training. Less is being said about eating during physical effort. Should we eat during training? Should you eat during training?Why providing […]
White or red – which meat to choose?
Today, there is no doubt that you can properly balance your diet and take care of your health and shape without having to eat meat. As a rule, however, this is not the most optimal and most beneficial solution – especially when it comes to athletes, both professional and amateur. […]
The best ways to boost your metabolism
I will tell you about some daily habits that can boost your metabolism to burn fat. Those easy tips and tricks will help you to lose weight and bring you closer to your goals. Let’s get started! Get started in the a.m. – Protein-fast breakfast will boost your metabolism!Make some […]
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 […]
Glycerol – from a marathon to weightlifting
Although glycerol has been used for support more than half a century ago, today’s interest in this compound is returning, so – more often – we find it in the recipes of modern athlete nutrition. In the middle of the last century it was used by heavy weight lifters, in […]
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 […]
Pack of Supplements: Reduction #2
In this section we will present you the best supplements for reducing body weight. They will allow you to achieve your dream figure by getting rid of unnecessary fat. Fatty tissue under the influence of dietary supplements and negative calorie balance is consumed for energy purposes. Choosing the right products […]
How to provide the right amount of protein in a vegetarian diet?
A vegetarian diet is a diet that does not contain meat products, fish, crustaceans, seafood or animal by-products, such as gelatine or animal fats. Allowed products are eggs, pods, nuts, seeds and of course fruits and vegetables. So what about protein, which is very important during active training and mass […]
White protein chocolate with raspberries
White protein chocolate is very easy to prepare. You only need two basic ingredients and 15 minutes of free time. Ready chocolate can be stored for a long time in the freezer and eaten when we crave something sweet. Definitely worth trying! Ingredients: 50 g of unrefined coconut oil 35 […]
Protein praline – a delicious sweet snack
Everyone will love these pralines! As someone who loves sweets, I could not resist not sharing this recipe with you. These are my favourite chocolate pralines. You can freely modify the taste by using a different tasting protein. Strawberry has a strange taste, but raspberry, vanilla ice cream or coconut […]
Low calorie cheesecake
You love cakes, but are you trying to count calories? Be sure to test this recipe for cheesecake. I guarantee you will fall in love! BOTTOM Ingredients: can of red beans 1 ripe banana 2 eggs 2 tablespoons bitter cocoa 3 tablespoons chocolate protein supplements Spoonful of baking powder Preparation: […]
Glycine – what is and why is it becoming more and more popular?
Glycine, included in the standard biogenic amino acids, is an endogenous compound, which means that our body is capable of self-synthesis. It can be found in proteins (where it accounts for as much as 7.2%) as well as in collagen (accounts for more than 30% of all amino acids that […]
Fat in the athlete’s diet – how much and in what form?
Why does fat play such an important role in the diet of athletes and people losing weight? Can I reduce the amount of fats to minimum when I am on a reducing diet? And when I am trying to build muscle mass, should I eat only more proteins? In this […]
Protein in the diet – all about protein supplements
The heaviest workouts are not able to provide us with the expected results unless we combine them with a well-balanced diet. The main ingredient in the diet that is responsible for building muscle mass is protein. People who are interested in muscle progression should ensure that they receive the optimum […]
CATABOLISM AND ANABOLISM OF MUSCLES, WHAT IS THAT
Catabolism and Anabolism in Bodybuilding In this article you will learn what catabolism and anabolism are in bodybuilding terms, to start with, I want to generalize these two terms, catabolism as tissue disintegration and anabolism as tissue growth, now I invite you to read on. Muscular catabolism Catabolism occurs most […]