What is the role of salt in our diet?
last updated: August 05, 2019
We often hear that eating too much salty food is unhealthy. However, sodium is an essential mineral for maintaining our body's equilibrium. So let's gain some clarity and explore the reasons why we need salt, where it is found and how much we need to consume to feel our best.
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The 7 reasons why drinking water is so important
last updated: July 29, 2019
Drinking enough water to stay healthy every day is not an easy and immediately obvious thing for everyone to do. It is therefore important to know exactly how much we should drink in order to keep properly hydrated, why this is so important for our well-being, and what happens if we don't consume enough fluids.
Natural food supplements
last updated: September 20, 2017
Food supplements can be useful for anyone wishing to increase the nutritional value of their meals. Supplements can be in the form of tablets; different forms may have different nutritional characteristics.
Citrulline: functions, doses, and effects
last updated: August 07, 2019
Citrulline is an amino acid with a funny name that refers back to 'Citrullus', watermelon. But don't be fooled, there are lots of beneficial properties hidden inside that can help fight fatigue and protect blood vessels in both athletes and the average person.
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Your Complete Guide to Creatine Monohydrate
last updated: February 27, 2019
Creatine monohydrate is one of the most popular supplements used by people looking to build lean muscle mass, maximize performance and increase strength. What are the real benefits of creatine monohydrate? How is it taken and what are the dosages? Does creatine monohydrate has any side effects?
Menopause: symptoms, risks and prevention
last updated: February 15, 2019
Menopause is a complex period in a woman's life. Although difficult, this physiological period needs to be faced not only from a physical perspective, but also from a psychological and social point of view. In this article, Francesca Marino outlines the symptoms, risks and means of forestalling this 'new phase' in a woman's life.
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last updated: July 11, 2017
By isometric contraction, we mean the kind of contraction that develops muscular tension at a constant length, thus statically (without movement).
Training in the Summer: Expert Advice
last updated: June 07, 2017
Summer for many is the most beautiful season of the year because, with the arrival of the warm weather and increased hours of daylight, our mood is lifted, because after spending months locked indoors, we can finally spend more time out in the open air. For athletes, this is all an excuse for an enjoyable workout, but, as we all know, the summer brings with it heat and excessive humidity, which can catapult anyone who undertakes physical activities into an inferno of sweating and fatigue. Gently, with expert advice and a correctly supplemented diet, the progress you've made during the colder months will not be lost.
Arnold Classic Europe 2016: winners and results
last updated: September 27, 2016
The Arnold Classic Europe 2016 took place on 23,24 and 25 April and was held in Barcelona for the first time. Here are the results, rankings and winners of the PRO category
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Mr. Olympia 2016: winners and rankings
last updated: September 19, 2016
The 52nd edition of Mr. Olympia, which was held in Las Vegas, saw Phil Heath triumph once again. Here are all the winners, rankings and photographs of Mr. Olympia 2016