Сholesterol. Immediately shrill alarm with many bells. That’s the substance that is responsible for clogged arteries and heart attacks, which is why many doctors often recommended to lower cholesterol so called statins. But cholesterol is not as bad as is often assumed, but it’s, however even used by the body. What is Cholesterol at all? What makes cholesterol so important for our body? And what about HDL and LDL cholesterol? Continue reading Cloud of Cholesterol
During a strenuous cardio training, the muscles in the calf become strained with a painful spasm. Continue reading Whether magnesium helps against convulsions?
Even the comic books heroes of our youth have led the way: Whenever danger threatened in default, the druid Getafix touches its made of green leaves and herbs potion to support his unyielding Gallic village in the fight against the Romans with magical powers. Even Popeye the sailor fell back on the tried and tested box spinach to inflate his muscles when needed. Continue reading All about Green smoothie
Sweets make you fat. This wisdom have been etched in the minds of the people and it’s also right per se. The high sugar content transforms the goodies in true energy bombs that despite a high number of calories hardly have nutrients and thus bring our energy budget duly out of joint. When this “sugar bomb” combined with too little exercise, a high Sweets suggests consumption sooner or later often detrimental to our weight and thus harms the cardiovascular system. Continue reading Myths about chocolate
Dietary supplements omnipresent in our society: not only in pharmacies but also in drugstores – and even at discount stores – there a wide range of pills and Pulverchen. The print ads in Fitness magazines makes big promises and would almost convince a reader that with the right product everything works as mind of its own: Lose weight? Bring on the “fat burners”! More muscles? In this review article you learn the most important thing about food supplements: what is worth and what you can do better? In the first half about some essential nutrients such as vitamins, which today are no longer optimal care for us. In the second part of the article deals with the question of whether supplements can help you faster achieve your personal fitness goals. Continue reading About sense and nonsense of pills and supplements
A healthy diet requires a reasonable level of self-discipline and requires the inclined Sweets lovers or junk food trailers regularly high sacrifice. As the abandonment of unhealthy and industrially processed foods were not already hard enough, makes all too often the (professional) everyday for additional obstacles in the fight against the many temptations. Especially in combination with regular business trips, threatens in case of stressful jobs so quickly to end the already challenging task of a healthy diet in a fiasco. The following five simple tips, we tell you how you can despite the time difference, time pressure and reach the constant on the axis yet be your goals for nutrition, and how to job and health be reconciled. Continue reading Five tips for healthy eating on the road
At the end of the 19th century, physicians employed with the effects of altitude on the human body. At various locations they researched not only the symptoms and causes of altitude sickness, but also the positive adaptive responses of the body to the lack of oxygen. Continue reading Altitude training and its benefits
The human body consists of more than half of water. The exact number varies according to gender, age, body weight and muscle mass or fat. The adult mens proportion is, for example 60%. Only this fact shows how important water is for the human body. But how much water you should drink daily and what are the consequences of a loss-making fluid intake for the body? Continue reading Water consumption and our daily needs
Protein intake in sport is frequently controversial.Again and again is a sensible intake to the debate regarding muscle growth and performance improvement. But also for endurance athletes, it is a non-negligible issue.
Continue reading Protein consumption: correct proportions
Organ donation can save lives. At the same time, the decision usually comes at the worst possible time: Namely, when an organ in the first place out of the question – after a serious, fatal accident. Continue reading Organ Donation