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
NEW! Article updated in 2013. the old “budget” version can be found nearby .
Foreword a number of times. What am I doing?
How to choose skis?
How to put skis and is it necessary?
Where and what to run?
Such or nearly such questions I regularly hear from friends at the beginning of each winter, especially after I began to participate in the 100km race. As usual, after the third or fourth repetition of the same explanation, I decided to write it down to not repeat any more :-). About and so was born this little article.
Preface number two. For whom and why?
“cross country” is a very broad concept. Formal – this is for all those who are not “mountain”. Due to traditionally different (for the West and Russia) classification and sometimes literal translations of foreign words narrower types thoroughly messed Continue reading
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