Post-workout meal

Regardless of the purpose of physical activity (improvement of body efficiency, weight reduction, better results in sport, improvement of body aesthetics), a meal after training is essential because it is crucial for the regeneration of the body. It compensates for losses of energy, water, and electrolytes caused during exercise. In addition, it increases efficiency, inhibits muscle breakdown and promotes the synthesis of muscle proteins and…

Basics of building muscle mass

The rate of muscle gain during diet and exercise is difficult to estimate. Unlike in the case of reduction diets. However, it is worth knowing when we can expect the first effects. Basics of building muscle mass The factors that stimulate muscle protein synthesis include resistance exercise, amino acid intake and hormones such as IGF-1 (insulin-like growth factor-1), GH (growth hormone), and testosterone. To expand…

How to carve a body without losing muscle mass?

Many people sooner or later begin to struggle with the question of how to carve a body without losing hard-earned muscle mass. It is not an easy task, but it is feasible. Yes, often during the sculpture period, instead of losing fat tissue and revealing muscles, we literally lose weight in the eyes, which is obviously not the desired effect. To deal with this, follow the…

Do you want to lose weight faster and carve your figure? Reach for BCAA!

BCAAs are branched-chain amino acids, which are a component of nutrients for mass. BCAAs stimulate protein synthesis and increase the secretion of anabolic (building) hormones, e.g. growth hormone. Branched chain amino acids must be delivered to the body with food or in the form of dietary supplements. Do you want to know what is the dosage of BCAA, how to choose the best and what…

Protein supplements not only for athletes!

Protein supplements are used primarily for the purpose  strengthening muscle strength,  improving regeneration after training,  improving the appearance of the silhouette.  A portion of good quality protein accelerates metabolism and promotes slimming.  An additional amount of protein will make you notice faster weight loss and your muscles will be more visible!  __ Here you can find proteins – CLICK __ Protein supplements – types  Protein…

What function does protein play?

What is protein?  Protein is one of the three basic nutrients (along with fat and carbohydrates). This is the most important building material of living organisms. Each cell of the human body contains a protein, which in total is about 20% of body weight. Proteins are long, spatially twisted chains composed of single bricks called amino acids. We distinguish 20 amino acids, 8 of which are…

Admission to nutrition

INTRODUCTION TO NUTRITION  Let’s start from the beginning. Many people hear the word “DIET” associates them only with slimming. Nothing more wrong.  Diet is nothing more than a certain diet, tailored to the person and, most importantly, adapted to the goals. This means that being on a “diet” you can gain weight and not just lose weight!  So, that’s the title of introduction. Now, let’s…

  Protein – structure, denaturation

Proteins are molecules that build amino acids.  The combination of two amino acids builds a dipeptide, the combination of three forms a tripeptide, etc.  Theoretically, if a molecule is made up of a maximum of 20 amino acids, it is called an oligopeptide. If it is higher and reaches a maximum of 100 amino acids, it is a polypeptide. The greater the amount of amino…

The role of protein in the diet

Protein is the basic structure in all living cells. It takes part in the construction of hormones, blood transport systems and enzymes. Protein is an organic compound that synthesizes all tissues and organs of the body, with the liver and muscles being the most active in this respect.  About 300 grams of protein is produced in the human body per day, although the average protein…

WOMEN SHOULD EXERCISE ON STEPPER AND MACHINES – myth

A very ingrained and equally harmful myth. Many men training in the gym forbid their strength training to their women. Ladies are also afraid of heavy weight training because of the “overgrowth of muscle tissue,” the assimilation of a man. There is no more absurd myth. The woman has mainly female sex hormones in the body, because, unlike a man, she does not have testes…

Does the production process affect the quality of protein powder supplements?

Recent research published in the LWT – Food Science and Technology discusses how the quality of protein supplements can change during the manufacturing and storage process. Dietary supplements are becoming increasingly popular among amateur athletes and professionals. These supplements are used for various health reasons, including weight loss, building muscle mass, improving strength results and many more. Sports supplements, such as powdered protein, are the…

The demand for protein in the reduction diet

People striving for weight reduction are often surprised when they are advised to eat more protein.It is worth taking a closer look at this nutrient, the role that protein plays in the human body and the relationship between its resource and the effects of the reduction diet. Protein is primarily a building block. Its molecules are a raw material in the process of tissue synthesis…

Do protein supplements support weight loss?

Protein supplements are one of the most popular dietary supplements for building muscle mass.In this case, almost everyone knows that consuming this dietary supplement will give us satisfactory results.However, you must know that proteins have even more properties and can bring us a number of advantages.And one of them is to help you burn fat.If you did not know about this action of protein supplements,…

Protein – everything about its use after training

Every trainer knows perfectly well how important it is in the diet as well as in protein supplementation.We are looking for the best, we wonder how much, how, when … In today’s article we would like to deal with the subject of protein, and more specifically its use after training.Many athletes have a big problem with it and how many people, so many opinions, so…

Protein supplements – is it profitable to buy them?

Protein supplements are a very good alternative to natural sources of protein. The high price of one package, however, may give the impression that it is a very expensive product. Is it really? To check this, compare the prices of most protein sources. Meat, fish, eggs, dairy products, protein supplements – these are the main sources of protein in the diet of every bodybuilder. Each…

How much protein do you need for your muscles to grow?

No professional athlete knows as much about nutrition as a bodybuilder, because no other sport requires such a precise nutrition. The quality and productivity of bodybuilding training is a reflection of its nutritional status; Occupied seats are the direct result of a nutrition strategy. Of the three main nutrients (carbohydrates, fats and proteins), proteins are the most important for bodybuilders. Only proteins become part of…

6 ways to help your post-workout meal

During training, the body breaks down the glycogen contained in the muscles as well as the structure of muscle proteins. Therefore, after the effort, the body needs to replenish its energy reserves and repair damaged tissues in order to allow new growth. To do this, you need to provide the right amount of carbohydrates, protein and fats. However, there are treatments supporting the regeneration process.…

Everything about eggs!

Everything about eggs is worth knowing and a handful of practical advice on how to handle them.   The nutritional value of eggs Protein The egg protein contains all the essential amino acids that the body can not produce. They are absorbed almost entirely and are used, among other things, to build muscle.   Vitamins and minerals Eggs contain iron, phosphorus, sulfur, calcium, potassium, chlorine,…

The masculine topic – What to eat for the muscles to grow?

Do not expect us to give you a secret recipe for a diet supporting the development of muscle mass. There are no secrets here, but there are irony rules, the use of which gives the best results. Here they are. If you want to expand your musculature, you must approach the diet with which you do the same with the same commitment. If you must,…

The 2 most important meals during the day

As everyone knows, the diet plays a very important role in the bodybuilder’s life. Each dish is properly prepared in terms of the amount of calories and basic macronutrients. Undoubtedly, the 2 most important meals are the peri-training, ie pre-workout and post-workout meal. But what should you eat so that the effects of hard training are the best? Find out what should be the 2…

Protein – all you need to know!

Protein is one of the three basic macronutrients. It has a lot of important functions in our body. However, not everyone knows which protein sources are wholesome and which are not. It is also worth knowing how to determine the need for this nutrient. Protein – what is it, how it is built and what roles it has in the body? Protein (proteins), alongside carbohydrates…

Whey protein concentrate – all you need to know

Whey Protein Concentrate – WPC (Whey Protein Concentrate) is the most sold for athletes sold at gyms. What exactly is whey protein, how it differs from other protein supplements, how and when to use them and what to look for when buying? How is whey protein formed? Whey protein is a protein of animal origin, obtained from whey – a by-product of the production of…

High protein diet is better?

New research suggests that a high protein diet and a diet with “normal” protein content are associated with a higher metabolic rate and greater storage of non-fatty body mass (including muscle mass). The low-protein diet can not do this. It was also found that the increase in the rate of metabolism induced by the high-protein diet does not persist after changing the diet into a…

Protein diet – 5 negative effects of a protein diet

Protein diets are widely known for giving quick results as slimming diets. These include the Atkins Dukana method, as well as South Beach commonly known as the South Beach diet. In the first stages, it is recommended here to radically eliminate carbohydrates in favor of lean protein and healthy fats. Unfortunately, with the rapid drop in weight, the risk of health problems increases. We present…