Pain occurring in the muscles after exercise, can scare beginners and even force them to quit the gym. Some take unusual pain for symptoms of disease. But the muscle pain that can be felt after exercise, is a quite normal phenomenon. It can occur not only in those who have only recently started to do sports, but also when resuming training after a long break. In the event of a change in the usual nature of physical activity or by increasing its intensity also have pain associated with incorporating new muscle fibers in the process. So, let’s try to understand why do muscles
hurt after a workout.
The origin of the muscle pain
Cause of muscle pain is the accumulation of products formed as a result of redox reactions that are actively taking place during workouts in the muscle tissue. The tone of the muscles after exercise is increased, its volume Continue reading
As has long been known that muscle when bodybuilding do not grow during the workout, the main growth takes place after, during the holidays, and training only encourages the muscle fibers to develop. Therefore such an important role is played by the recovery process after a workout. Thanks to proper recovery and there is a significant increase in muscle mass.
Recovery after the workout includes both regular rest, and reducing intake of some drugs that help to run the restorative powers of the body and start building new cells.
If you approach the recovery process from a scientific point of view, we can distinguish four main phases – fast recovery, slow recovery, sverchuvstvovanie and delayed.
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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