Forskolin – properties, applications and dietary supplements with Indian nettle

The market of dietary supplements offers us newer and newer weight loss supplements. Although the vast majority are not worth investing in, there are those that can actually help you reduce body fat and improve your overall well-being. One of them is forskolin contained in the Indian nettle. What are the properties and application of this plant compound and what health benefits can be derived…

5 myths about carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are quite often identified with sugar, which entails negative connotations, when we talk about them. The fact that sugars belong to the group of carbohydrates does not mean that when hearing the word “carbohydrates”, we need to imagine only white sugar and the whole range of negative consequences resulting from its excessive consumption.   Additionally, it has become very popular to exclude carbohydrates from…

Advancing in the gym, how to control it?

Gym training, which is additionally supported by the appropriate diet, is intended to bring us the appropriate effect in the form of changes to our figure as well as changes in exercise parameters. It should also be remembered that when starting an activity, we are forced to wait for an adequate amount of time to allow the adaptive process of the nervous system or the…

Berberine – a new weapon in the fight with weight loss

Proper functioning of glucose balance in the organism is mainly dependent on effective activity of insulin, which is influenced by such aspects as obesity, diet or lifestyle that we lead. A new weapon has appeared in supplementation in the fight with insulin-resistance, the development of which leads to developing diabetes type II. Berberine, as this is the substance in question, belongs to compounds, which are…

Cancer prevention – AHCC

AHCC (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) is widely used in immunotherapy in hospitals throughout Japan. It is neither a drug nor a cure. It is a food rich in polysaccharides and fiber optics from selected fungi (basidiocymetres). AHCC produced from mycelia of shiitake (Lentinula endodes) from the family of fungi was originally designed to lower high blood pressure. However, researchers from the University of Tokyo found…

Vitamin C and stress hormone

Vitamin C is a compound with many interesting and still unrecognized properties. Apart from its antioxidant effect, this substance may also influence the secretion of certain hormones, such as… cortisol. This effect is incredibly interesting and may be used in sports supplementation provided that vitamin C is applied in proper doses. A few words about cortisol Cortisol, also called stress hormone is quite well known…

REISHI MUSHROOMS – properties and effects. Where to buy reishi mushrooms?

Reishi Mushrooms, also known as lingzhi, are mushrooms, which properties and effects are known in Asia for more than 2 thousand years. In far eastern medicine, reishi mushrooms are considered medication for practically anything, even cancer. Some of these properties are confirmed by scientific studies. They show, that reishi mushrooms improve, among other things, immunity and can support a fight with cancer. Check what properties…

What are probiotics?

Probiotics are microorganisms that, after getting into the body, colonize in the gastrointestinal tract, especially in the large intestine, exerting a positive influence on the health of the host. In case of intestinal dysbiosis, caused by e.g. hypertrophy of spoilage bacteria or Candidiasis a large amount of toxins that is produced by these microorganisms weaken the intestinal barrier resulting in, among other things, worse peristalsis,…

The 5 most important rules for a beginner,

A person who has just started their training is exposed to the fact that he will finish it soon enough due to lack of proper preparation. The following rules are honey for the hearts of those who are just starting their gym workouts. . 1. Knowledge is the foundation . Training without basic knowledge about exercises, their selection, healthy nutrition and supplementation in advance is…

An important change that can help you in biceps training !,

Bodybuilding is a sport in which it is important to attack your muscles at various angles. The new stimulus resulting from training is a new reason for the development of our musculature. Here is one of the ways to replace the straight bar with a curved bar. 1. What are the benefits of such a change? . First of all, you will give your muscles…

Fast running prevents prostate hyperplasia,

  Epidemiological studies conducted by Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California indicate that runners who run larger distances, as they run faster, have less chance of prostate cancer. Study In the years 1992-1993, researchers analyzed the results of more than 30,000 runners who had no prostate problems, then the researchers looked at the years 1999-2002 to study runners who had prostate problems, around…

Sorrow and frustration inhibit training progress,

As you know, building a sports form should take place in the best conditions for the predisposition of each player and his mental health is as important as his physical condition, without a clean head, calm thoughts, no sadness or frustration, the results can be different, and sometimes even impossible to overcome. As you know building a sports forms should take place in conditions best…

How often should you take protein?,

 If anyone would like to study philosophy, then the above topic is an excellent basis for creating several dozen pages of studies, scientific deliberations.Although it is impossible to answer this question. Subsequent research brings contradictory results, and many depends on weight, age, hormonal profile, lean body mass, whether proteins are consumed by themselves or in the environment of fats (change in kinetics). If proteins are…

Biceps training – 7 ways to make it more demanding

. In order for the biceps (and not only the biceps) to grow, you must ensure it is constantly raising the bar, choose the demanding training and do not cut corners. The success in building new fibers will be influenced not only by changes in the training plan, but by a whole lot of other things. Learn 7 ways how to make biceps training more…

8 nutritional tips for women

Below are eight nutritional tips that will help you improve your training results and overall health by providing the right amount of nutrients. A balanced diet will help in the fight against chronic diseases more and more often appearing in women. . If you’ve ever thought that your diet is not perfect, then the following tips are right for you! Life on the run, constant…

How to build strength – 5 principles that make a difference,

When muscle mass is already there, it’s worth building strength. After all, the muscles themselves may look good, but they will be useless during exercises, competitions and struggles. What to do to make fibers gain more and more durability and allow us to achieve further training goals? Below you will find 5 principles of strength training, thanks to which you will certainly feel the difference.…

Vitamins supplementation

Vitamins r, especially for people who train, are a very important element of the diet. Check what functions each of them perform. Which vitamins should be supplemented in the winter? And which of them should especially be active and exercising at the gym? The role of vitamins in the body Vitamins are compounds that allow the proper functioning of our body. They are responsible for…

Best exercises for women’s endurance!

The use of complex exercises, which are also based on the body weight of a woman training, is a great way to lose a significant amount of body fat. The following exercises can be used in an interval form, which significantly increases the amount of oxygen used by our organism, which effectively translates into a greater amount of fat burned in our body. What exercises…

Does drinking water make you slim?

Surely you have heard more than once: Drink lots of water and lose weight? Does water help in weight loss? How much should we drink it? Introduction Water (H2O, hydrogen oxide) is an essential ingredient for human life. While we can survive a few weeks without food, in the case of water shortage, death can occur only after a few days. (Death occurs when its…

With a smile on your face at training! Happiness is increasing your power!

As you know, building a sports form should take place in the best conditions for each player’s predispositions, and his mental health is as important as physical condition. Without a properly clean head, calm thoughts, not bothered by sadness or a feeling of frustration, the results can be different, and sometimes even impossible to overcome. As you know, building a sports form should take place…

How many times should you train weekly?

Stimulation of muscles is a process that should occur at appropriate time intervals, which in turn should use the phenomenon of super-compensation. By writing shortly, you have to do the workouts as often as your body allows, which will give you the optimal training effects and will contribute to building muscle mass much faster. After the training session, our body starts anabolic processes, which are…

Creatine Myths

The main task of creatine is to facilitate the regeneration of ATP, which by its decay provides the muscles with energy to work. It is thanks to her that we can exercise longer, with the same intensity, without experiencing severe fatigue. Creatine also affects the accumulation of water in cells. On the other hand, the water environment and high cell turgor are conducive to synthesis…

Garlic for bigger muscles?!

The use of garlic in the form of a food supplement or supplementation is usually associated with the practices of our grandparents, where folk medicine ordered to eat it when it caught us in a state of reduced immunity. As research shows, certain sulfur compounds contained in the plant perform not only pro-health functions, but also show some anabolic features. Study Researchers from Japan conducted…

This one vegetable’s seed can change your life!

  It’s well known that all kinds of seeds or nuts have health-promoting properties for our body, ranging from healthy fats to vitamins, minerals and other essential nutraceuticals that have a positive effect on our body. Pumpkin is one of the most interesting vegetables or fruits, depending on the naming. Its seeds deserve extra attention. They contain 46 grams of fat, 24 grams of protein…