In a sedentary person, the daily exchange of water is about 2.5 litres (intake and output), but the liquids that actually circulate in the entire digestive system amount to about 9 litres. In an athlete, the quantities vary considerably due to an increase in outflow, mainly in the form of sweat. These losses must be adequately compensated for by an increase in intake.
December 13, 2021
Is it right to increase carbohydrate consumption before a competition? Let's take a detailed look at the role of carbohydrates in the diet before intense activity to maximise sports performance.
July 21, 2021
In this article we report some fundamentals taken from the most recent literature to create protocols of nutritional behavior in the various types of exercise. We will follow the essential subdivision which includes three fundamental treatment areas: pre-workout, intra-workout and post-workout.
July 14, 2021
In this article, Dr. Carmine Orlandi analyzes the concept of athlete's body composition and exposes his experience in the study and nutritional monitoring of Olympic athletes of the 2008 Italian National Team in Sports with Weight Categories.
July 09, 2021
The imbalance between the carbohydrates ingested and those actually used by our body, determines an increase in the glucose content in the blood and therefore an acceleration of the protein glycation process, therefore, a faster aging. A controlled diet associated with physical activity, certainly leads to a control of negative conditions and allows to delay the aging process.
May 23, 2021