What is useful for walking on foot for health?

“Movement is life” - this is how the role of natural physical load on a person’s condition is characterized. The one who understood and began to put this statement into practice, made the most important step on the way to his health. The natural movement of man is walking. It is to her [...]

Vitamins necessary for sports

In sports, the body needs an increased amount of micronutrients - vitamins and minerals. This is due to an increase in metabolic processes, active elimination of substances along with sweat, taking certain medications (for example, diuretic drugs), etc. In this connection, athletes can […]

How to choose a protein?

Protein (English protein) - a group of sports nutrition based on various sources of protein. Protein is widely used in many sports, especially bodybuilding and fitness. The main objective of such additives is the replenishment of the daily protein requirement. Proteins (amino acids) in context [...]

How to download biceps?

To begin with a short course in physiology. Before us is a small muscular group with two beams (heads) (see Figure 1). The main function of this muscle group is bending the arm at the elbow joint, i.e., bringing the forearm to the shoulder of the same name. All exercises are exactly […]

Deadlift - Performance Technique

Today we will discuss the best exercise of all that bodybuilding can offer. It is the deadlift that draws the largest number of muscles into the work, creating an extreme load for the body. All this causes our body to release a large amount of testosterone into the blood, […]

3 functional exercises with weights

Today, most athletes come to the gym with the goal of not only increasing their muscles, but also increasing their strength. However, few people know that bodybuilding exercises generate a slightly different force. Standard lift or bodybuilding movements increase the so-called "dead" force, almost not […]

Do I need periodization (cycling) of loads?

The world of bodybuilding in the information age is open to all of us. There are no “white spots” that prevented the novice bodybuilder from training his body correctly. When Arnold Schwarzenegger began his studies, he trained the whole body almost several times to the day that […]

The role of genetics in the growth of muscle mass

“Genetics plays no role. Practice harder and you will build up huge muscle mass ”- you can often hear such a phrase from different media people. Under this statement is a huge philosophical meaning, which we will not touch on now. Why do we need philosophy, when [...]

The main reason for the lack of muscle growth

Did you notice that people of the same physique with the same training programs very often show quite unequal results in the increase in muscle mass? Some brutal 70-pound Vanya gains 20 pounds in a year, while the same 70-pound “nerd” Vasya, […]

Protein - when to use?

Protein is a dangerous substance of an incomprehensible sense, which has the ability to cause impotence, kidney disease and other deadly diseases. That’s what the absolute majority, unfamiliar with the word “protein,” thinks so. Undoubtedly, the protein in itself does not bear any harm. Protein is protein, and protein is all [...]