7 best regenerative products

During increased physical effort, remember to regenerate. Regardless of whether our goal is to reduce body fat or build muscle mass, it is very important. Contrary to appearances, it is not during heavy training that muscles grow, but just at rest. Currently, there are many supplements on the market that aim to regenerate and thus forget about natural products. Below you will find a list…

HDL, LDL – word about cholesterol

We still hear that cuisine is rich in cholesterol, which makes us a nation exposed to cardiovascular disease. Check if this is true and how to fight the negative effects of our traditional diet … Eating dishes containing excessive amounts of animal fats is responsible for the creation of so-called atherosclerotic plaques, narrowing blood vessels and presenting the danger of heart disease, especially myocardial infarction.…

Tryptophan

Tryptophan is an endogenous amino acid that is starting to appear in more supplements. It aims to include improving well-being and alleviating the symptoms of stress. Tryptophan brings many more benefits. What is this little-known substance? Why is it worth supplementing it? Tryptophan is a great way to train and against depression – check it out yourself. Tryptophan Tryptophan is an amino acid that our…

Deadlift

A deadlift is one of the most important exercises at the gym next to the barbell squat. Engages almost the whole body and one of its varieties should be included in every training plan. Why is it worth doing and what should we remember about? The best, but most often overlooked The effectiveness of deadlift in the development of muscle mass and the improvement of…

ZMA

Do you want to improve muscle regeneration, have more strength, make your muscles bigger, reduce fat production, help burn it, and improve sleep quality? You should familiarize yourself with a supplement that will help you in with all these things! I’m not talking about doping or “magical” supplements here. The supplement in question is ZMA. What is ZMA? ZMA is a combination of three naturally…

Best NO-boosting combination?

We can often see an addition of vitamin C to pre-workout stacks. But, that can be a little problem for people who are training, because vitamin C have antiinflammatory properties, which can limit effects of training. Vitamin C is a part of chemical substances group called antioxidants, which efficiently inhibit secretion of proinflammatory cytokines, which in result is a signal for organism, that there is…

Molybdenum: its role in the body. Excess, deficiency and sources of molybdenum

Molybdenum is one of the least common elements on Earth, yet it’s found in all animal and human tissue. See what the role of molybdenum in the human body is, what the threats of its excess or deficiency are, and what the best sources of this element are. Although we encounter molybdenum in the human body in trace amounts, it plays an important role. For…

The best exercise for ABS?

The use of isometric movement in abdominal muscle training has been a novelty for some time now. Its aim is to start deep muscles to work, which in turn are responsible not only for what our stomach looks like, but also for our health in the context of the stabilizing function of the back. What does research on the plank say? The use of the…

A discipline perfect for seniors

Sports equals health. This well-known slogan is true for people at all ages – also in their sixties, who have just retired. Even when joints hurt a bit in the morning and muscles are weaker than three decades ago, we may always find a proper type of workout. What is more, we have to find it – for better condition, well-being and… health. ACTIVITY IN…

GOTU KOLA (Asian Pennywort) – healing properties

Gotu kola, or Asian pennywort is a plant whose properties and healing effects have been appreciated in Indian natural medicine for years – Ayurveda. Gotu kola (Asian pennywort) has been used as a means for better memory and concentration. Proper dosage of this plant also helps reduce anxiety in stressful situations. What other properties does the Gotu kola have? What are its healing properties? Gotu…

Reasons why you should use BCAA

Currently, with BCAA amino acids, so many people criticize their action. However, when looking through professional literature, one can notice some facts that indicate that their influence on the human body undoubtedly exists and is necessary for many biochemical reactions beneficial to our musculature. BCAA amino acids are obtained from such food sources as: dairy products, legumes or meat. It does not matter much from…

GABA – action, effects and dosage of the supplement

GABA, or gamma-aminobutyric acid, is a supplement used by body builders to speed up anabolic and regenerative processes in the muscles. This compound has a number of properties that affect not only muscle building, but also the nervous system – including making it easier to fall asleep, relieves anxiety, relaxes and calms. For this reason, it should be used with caution and only during periods…

What to drink while losing weight?

Every adult person realizes that their body needs a daily dose of fluids. It’s often said that we should drink at least 1.5 litres of water each day. This does not mean, however, that the only good drink is water. There are other liquids that can be taken even by those who are on a reduction diet. Just before we start, it’s worth explaining that…

Is fiber good only for digestion?

Everyone on a diet with the aim of shaping the body in a satisfactory way knows that fiber is an essential dietary element. What is fiber? Where can we find it? What it its role in our organism? We will try to answer these and other questions in this article. Fiber is not digested and absorbed in our digestive system. Moreover, it is also not…

Do cheat meals help you lose weight?

Many people who start diets, especially reducing diets, wonder whether and how often to cheat. A cheat meal is an important aspect of a diet, which positively influences fat reduction, as long as it is wisely incorporated in a balanced diet. Such a meal has amazing influence especially on our hormonal balance, stimulating certain hormones: leptin, ghrelin, thyroid hormones, insulin. The level of leptin, especially…

Physical activity is more important than your weight!

Successive studies prove that everyday activity decreases the risk of cancer, heart attack and stroke (even in people with excess weight). Physical activity is every form of movement – walking, running, cycling, daily activities, such as cleaning, cooking, ironing etc. The board of scientists from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark analyzed data from studies related to health, carried out in 2007-2008, in which 10976…

Cooking mistakes that make your meals unhealthy

Home-made meals are often considered healthy. In most cases this is true, because by cooking you control the selection of ingredients and their quality. However, you can make mistakes during cooking that make the meal unhealthy. 1. Frying on products with low-temperature smoke point The smoke point is the lowest temperature at which the garter begins to decompose (for example, butter has a low temperature…

Vitamins and minerals for vegetarians

Properly balanced vegetarian diet should completely fulfill the needs of an average human being for all nutrients, however, there are certain situations, in which supplementation is recommended. Vegetarians most often decide to supplement iron. This is one of the mineral ingredients, the deficiency of which is very often diagnosed also among people who eat meat. However, vegetarians are more prone to iron deficiency, as this…

Apple Vinegar and its good impact on our body

Apple vinegar is gaining more and more popularity, thanks to certain health-promoting properties that affect not only the functioning of the digestive tract but also the maintenance of slim figure. Thanks to its natural fermentation, it’s a source of vitamin E, potassium and pectin. Let’s take a closer look at his actions and composition. Table of Contents: Impact on the body Apple Vinegar and weight…

Leucine – what, why, which?

Current nutritional trends mean that people implementing fashionable nutrition systems deprive themselves of significant nutritional value, thus providing much smaller amounts of amino acids. The use of light and low-fat products has the other side of the coin, which indicates that products of this type are loaded with GMOs, MSG and various types of artificial flavors and dyes. This makes that despite the desire to…

Effect of extreme weight loss

Slimming is a big business in America – worth over $ 60 billion a year. It’s no wonder if one in three Americans over the age of 20 is considered obese and over 70% of the population is classified as overweight. TV companies and food supplements are aware of this and every year there are new products and TV series devoted to “fast transformations” and…

A compendium of knowledge about vitamin C!

Greater immunity of the body, anti-cancer effect, improvement of the appearance and condition of the skin … This is only a substitute for the action of ascorbic acid – a popular vitamin C – in the body. What other properties does vitamin C have? In what products will we find it? What are the consequences of deficiency of this vitamin? Answers to these questions –…

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…