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May 17 2014


Post-workout Refueling: Now Or Later?

Go too far toward fueling and you dont lose weight and go too far toward cutting and your performance suffers. So, how do you find the right balance point between fueling enough and not enough (or too much)? Much has been made over the past few years about the importance of nutrient timingwhich most of the time is interpreted as fueling immediately (or at least as soon as possible) following a bout of training. The general idea here is that your body is better able to replenish muscle and liver glycogen stores if you consume a blend of carbs/protein as soon as possible following exercise (for a variety of metabolic reasons including blood flow, enzyme activity, etc). True enoughbut do you really need to be doing that? If your main objective is to fully restore glycogen levels for another high-intensity workout later in the day or the following day, then maybe you do need to fuel right away. If, however, youre like most non-professional endurance athletes, and your main objective is to maximize weight/fat loss (to enhance performance later in the season), then the answer might be that you should not be fueling immediately after exercise. RELATED:The Rules Of Recovery This recommendation goes against a great deal of what many age-groupers hold Max Workouts as common knowledge. Youve been taught to slurp a carb gel before, sip a carb beverage during, and chug a carb/protein shake Max Workout after your workouts.
More http://triathlete-europe.competitor.com/2014/05/16/post-workout-refueling-now-or-later

February 18 2014


For Those With Orthorexia, Diet Can Never Be 'pure' Enough

As marijuana laws change, health risks of pot use are weighed Only raw foods, only fruit. There are no real rules, but it usually gets down to a very small number of foods," Quinlan says. In addition, sufferers generally think there's nothing wrong with their behavior. Copeland, a Yale graduate, says she was sure that her "pure" diet would help her reach her potential, but she now sees that it external link left her enervated, isolated and unwilling to leave her house without bringing her own food. "If I can fill my whole mind with food and the purity of the food and the green smoothies, then I can stay sober," Copeland says in describing her thought process. The day she couldn't choose which greens to buy, she called her Alcoholics Anonymous sponsor and began to get the help she needed, eventually seeing Quinlan and undergoing therapy that included learning to eat foods she had rejected. Today, at 32, she is a playwright in Portland, Ore., and tries daily to eat when she's fitness hungry. It's still not easy. But she had a recent victory at an event where others were drinking alcohol.
More http://www.latimes.com/health/la-he-orthorexia-20140215,0,2691398.story

February 09 2014


Does Your Personal Trainer Suck?

I don't want to reveal too much, but this all ties in to the topic of a future valuable internet fitness column of knowledge, which will be called, (visit) "Train Yourself." What are youa dancing monkey? Dance on your own time and save some cash! Coach Trent is not your friend. Any trainer you look forward to spending time with because it feels good should probably be fired. 2. Your coach is too hard. "Ugga bugga. Wazza Woo. Watch out there, twinks, it's time for pain.
Source: http://deadspin.com/does-your-personal-trainer-suck-1495408924

January 26 2014


Ukraine Needs Our Prayers

The worst thing is that people in the workplace do not receive money for their work and money for their work they will not get until (there are) no military events. "People are in a panic. We now support many families. Children are not only left without gifts for Christmas, but also without a simple meal every day. "We will prepare and distribute food to the people who stayed at home with no money. Also I want to buy more fruit for the children. And also warm clothes. Children should not suffer when adults fight.

January 16 2014


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