April 18, 2018
Proteins are macronutrients consisting of amino acids. Amino acids are used for several things within the human body. Getting them in the right quality and quantity is very important for athletes. Proteins are essential for building and repairing muscle tissues. Protein supplements are used to increase performance, help in recovery and in supporting general health of the athletes. Post-Game Recovery: Post-game recovery and nutrition are just as important as your pre-game preparation. The body requires nutrients to get you through the next practice, the next game that you will be playing. The body muscles act like a sponge...
January 04, 2018
Fitness plays a key role in a person’s life, both physically and mentally. In order to enjoy life to the fullest, one needs to be fit and healthy. The main component for achieving it is by having a healthy lifestyle which comprises of a healthy diet, exercise and recommended rest. For a diet to be healthy, it needs to be a balanced one. With the word ‘balanced diet,’ the terms vitamins, calcium, and proteins come in our mind at first, and so the importance of potassium is usually overshadowed. This is because most people are not aware of its...
March 06, 2016
Whether you want to put more oomph in your exercise sessions or are simply trying to give your body enough energy to even show up to your workouts in the first place, you may be considering taking a caffeine pill before you sweat it up. However, since research seems to have such a love-hate relationship with this particular substance, it often prompts a lot of questions regarding whether it’s a good option or not. According to Dr. Robert Wildman, caffeine has such positive effects on performance that the World Anti-Doping Agency had at one time banned athletes from consuming...
January 10, 2016
Although it seems like coconut oil is getting the most attention lately, another coconut-based product offers a number of fitness benefits as well: coconut water. This palette soothing, thirst-quenching drink should literally be in every gym across the world, and here are a few reasons why: It assists with weight loss. Most people work out not because they enjoy it, but because it helps them lose weight and/or maintain their loss. Well, coconut water assists with that goal because it makes you feel fuller than regular water, which means that you’ll eat less at your next meal. It aids...
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January 04, 2016
Amino acids as a whole refer to 20 different protein-based molecules that our bodies need for maximum health. They aid in muscle growth and soft tissue repair, in addition to assisting with a number of other healthful bodily functions as well. Twelve of the acids your body can make on its own. The remaining eight, called “essential amino acids,” you have to get through diet or supplementation. Furthermore, for people who have higher protein needs or any type of health issue which makes it hard to get all of their acids via diet alone, supplementation often becomes a necessity....