Fast carbs after a workout

I must confess: I love to eat sweets after a workout! If you follow any of my diets, you already know that I recommend eating high-glycemic, super absorbable carbohydrates immediately after your workout.

Except for special low-carb phases, most diets that I have compiled, incorporating doses of carbohydrates post-workout, along with the use of creatine. protein. beta-alanine. carnitine and betaine. As a source of

post-workout carbs I prefer glucose, which can be found in such supplements as Post JYM or just in candy.

Lately I received many questions about the importance of the use of carbohydrates after training. Some people doubt the influence of carbohydrate loading after workouts for recovery and growth, while others worry that this procedure will Continue reading

Why run the athlete-the enforcer

Running to improve health for all, or even athletes, so to speak, cross-country sports. Running for such athletes has its own characteristics and advantages. Let’s consider them in more detail.

We list the beneficial effects of regular practice of athletic training.

Firstly, running is able to deal with stress and insomnia, stimulating and soothing the nervous system. In addition, during the run produced specific substances, which, acting like a drug, improve mood and give a sense of

euphoria. Also running is able to deal with pain syndromes. It is noticed that post-workout pain go away much faster after running.

Secondly, running improves the cardiovascular system . It is proved that under the influence of processes while running dilate the lumen of the vessels, which leads to normalization groooming processes, prevents the formation of stagnation of blood in the muscles and organs. Normalized pressure and train the heart muscle. In addition, Continue reading

Muscle activity


Whatever it was, for a long period of implementation of two-phase muscle activity. ochevidnoj neobhodimo permanent restoration ( re-synthesis) adenosine triphosphate as the muscle it is quickly consumed. As a result of this constant regeneration ( resynthesis) adenosine triphosphate at the expense of other metabolic processes in the number of its muscles at a

moderate work practically does not change. Only at very long and hard work there has been some decrease in the content of ATP in muscle tissue.

From the above data it follows that in the implementation of the two-phase muscle activity plays a very important role in the mechanism of regulation of the sarcoplasmic reticulum content in muscle fibers CA ion. The binding and release of CA ions in the sarcoplasm, probably depends on the change of the potential sarcoplasmatic-ical membranes. The magnitude of the potentials of these membranes, in turn, can very quickly be changed under the influence of nerve impulses.

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