What is the use of walking on foot for health?

"Movement is life" - this is how the role of the natural physical load on a person's condition is characterized. Anyone who understood and began to apply this statement in practice made an important step on the road to his health. The natural movement of man is walking. It is to her [...]

Vitamins necessary for playing sports

When practicing sports, the body needs an increased amount of micronutrients - vitamins and minerals. This is due to the increase in metabolic processes, the active excretion of substances together with sweat, the use of certain medications (eg, diuretics), etc. In this regard, athletes can [...]

How to choose a protein?

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

How to properly bicep?

For a start, a short course in physiology. Before us is a small muscle group that has two tufts (heads) (see Figure 1). The main function of this muscle group is flexion of the arm in the elbow joint, i.e., bringing the forearm to the shoulder of the same name. All the exercises are exactly [...]

Deadlift - technique of execution

Today we will talk about, of course, the best exercise of all that bodybuilding can offer. It is the deadlift that involves the greatest number of muscles in the work, creating an extreme strain on the body. All this encourages our body to throw a large amount of testosterone into the blood, [...]

3 functional exercises with weighting

Today, most athletes come to the gym with the goal of not only increasing the musculature, but also increasing their strength. However, few people know that the culturological exercises are growing a little bit different. Standard elevator or bodybuilding movements increase the so-called "dead" force, practically not [...]

Do you 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 new bodybuilder from training his body correctly. When Arnold Schwarzenegger began his studies, he coached the whole body almost several times a day that [...]

The role of genetics in the growth of muscle mass

"Genetics does not play any role. Train harder and you build up a huge muscle mass "- you can often hear this phrase from various media people. Under this statement lies a huge philosophical meaning, which we will not touch 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 very different results in the increase in muscle mass? Some brutal 70-kilogram Vanya picks up 20 kilograms per year, while the same 70-kilogram "botanist" Vasya, [...]

Protein - when to use?

Protein is a dangerous substance of incomprehensible sense, which has the property of causing impotence, kidney disease and other deadly diseases. This is what an absolute majority thinks, unfamiliar with the word "protein". Undoubtedly, the protein does not harm itself in any way. Protein is protein, and protein is all [...]