Yoga
  What do I need in order to start classes in Ashtanga Yoga Center? You should familiarize yourself with the schedule in the Halls and to choose proper time and…

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How to lose weight on a treadmill
  Treadmill is very effective for dropping extra pounds, but it is necessary to consider that the proper approach to employment: it includes duration, frequency of training, running technique and…

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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

Testosterone and its role in the body

 

Testosterone — the main male sex hormone, androgen. It is synthesized in the body testicles in men, ovaries in women and by the adrenal cortex in both sexes.

What affects testosterone levels in the body:

1. Of course on sexual desire (libido) and sexual potency;

2. A dream — a low level of testosterone leads to insomnia, and Vice

versa lack of sleep reduces the level of this hormone in the body;

3. On the growth of muscle mass and strengthening bones. Testosterone is involved in protein synthesis, stimulates the growth of muscle mass and strength, bone thickens and becomes more durable;

4. On the voice, hair growth;

5. On the cardiovascular system, improving its operation and reducing Continue reading

Recovery after training using assistive devices

 

Hello friends, today I will talk about recovery after training using assistive devices, as it is a necessary part in sports performance and in improving overall health. So, did you know that every organism that obtains physical and mental stress, need a break? Moreover, for the development of the muscles and loss of excess weight it is a prerequisite. That is, the key to your health is precisely the regularity, both in training and after, all it’s important to hold the balance, in this case, primarily to listen to your body, it tells you how much you healthy.

There are many tools for recuperation after physical and mental stress, and thus in both cases been overworking the nervous system is a very important part of our life. Consider the most basic methods of recovery:

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