Morphological and functional criteria of adaptation to physical stress Adaptation
  1. The characteristics and mechanisms of adaptation of the athlete to physical stress In the process of adaptation to physical stress: a) increases the ability of the athlete to…

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Smoking and alcohol in sports - Fatal energy
  What is the effect of Smoking and drinking alcoholic beverages on a bodybuilder? Most people can imagine. Let's see what actually happens in the body and what to expect…

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Alcohol and fitness is a sore subject! Why drinking is bad

It is a complex process, to understand that no “pint” is not easy… Joke! Actually, when you drink alcohol, your body (liver) converts to acetaldehyde and then to acetate . Acetate is a derivative of acetic acid. His body decomposes to carbon dioxide and water are the final products of decay.

Up to 10% of alcohol is excreted in unchanged form is excreted in the breath, sweat, urine. Another small portion ( 5% ) is deposited in the form of fat.

Poor health is associated with high levels of acetaldehyde and acetate. For our body is even more toxic substances than alcohol. The problem is often compounded by low-quality alcohol contain impurities, fusel oils, organic acids and aldehydes .

During the processing the body of alcohol, to force the energy is released – 7 calories per 1 g of ethanol. Continue reading

Elliptical trainer for weight loss

 

Much has been written about the benefits of running. and too little about the main trainer for this sport – a treadmill. How to do it and is it possible to lose weight by running in the gym? All the answers in our material!

There are athletes who go running in the streets. We certainly have a lot of respect, but such feats are not ready. Therefore, our main “tool” for running in the cold time of the year – a treadmill. Warm, comfortable, and even a TV to watch.

But, like any workout, the treadmill has its own specific features. About them and we asked fitness trainer sports club BodyArt fitness Alexander Osipenko.

Sasha, please tell us, first, what is the difference between Continue reading

Warm up before running. Stretching

Warm up before a run is often overlooked. And this despite our knowledge from the very first gym class that stretching necessarily precede sports.

Excuses may be different.

For example, some people just are lazy and hope that, if during your last workout, everything went smoothly, you can expect that during the next “blow over”.

Others believe that the warm-up takes precious energy, and it is not enough for a full run.

Still others are afraid of losing time.

But all these excuses do not stand any criticism, no consideration through the prism of common sense.

Imagine a driver who has just started the engine and immediately tries to drive the car. It is unlikely that the engine will last a long time, because he needed preliminary warming up. Similar problems may befall our cardiovascular system, if it is not pre-prepare Continue reading