Morning exercise - Physical activity
For many, the very phrase "morning exercises" reeks of mothballs - probably because it is associated with obsessive-cheerful sounds of the morning broadcast of Soviet times. Meanwhile, experts call the…

Continue reading →

Versions of the workouts for the treadmill
  Treadmill – is an acceptable alternative to street Jogging. To run on the simulator, choosing a medium intensity and one pace is not so bad. Some experts believe that…

Continue reading →


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

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:

Continue reading

Muscle Recovery


— Restore hormonal levels. Hormones are very important regulators of our body. Any stress seriously affects our endocrine system. First of all there is a surge of stress (Catabolic) hormones. In particular cortisol. And testosterone (opposite – anabolically) hormone will rise for a short time, then to fall below the original. This hormonal imbalance caused by the training session will last just over a day. I.e., recovering a little longer than energy. But…It’s in ideal conditions. But in practice, if you trained chest today, and tomorrow I go to train your back, your hormone level is quite possibly not have time to fully recover before the

new stress and deepens each time more and more. That’s why weekends to train every day – the idea is not very good. That’s why all of the splits is always plenty of “oiled” days off to fully restore hormonal and energy.

-Recovery of muscle fibers. Once you’ve injured your muscles load begins their healing. And the speed of this process can be very different. It depends primarily on traumatic load. In principle, if the load is light, the muscles can be fine Continue reading