How to keep fit (and not get fat) during the holidays

by Ludovico Lemme

last updated: December 13, 2019

Ready for the holidays? Let's see how to best prepare yourself not to accumulate extra pounds between lunches and dinners but, above all, what NOT to do before the long-awaited Christmas holidays!

Ketogenic diet - Part 1 | What is it and how does it work?

by Davide Gariboldi

last updated: October 09, 2019

In this first article, we introduce the ketogenic diet, a type of diet with low consumption of carbohydrates that induces the formation of acid substances in the body called 'ketone bodies', used instead of glucose. Let's see then the mechanism of action of the ketogenic diet in detail and why it makes you lose weight.

The 7 reasons why drinking water is so important

by Editorial staff

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.

The macrobiotic diet: alimentary or lifestyle approach?

by Niccolò Balboni

last updated: September 05, 2017

More than a food based approach, the macrobiotic diet can be considered a real lifestyle.

Healthy diet? Here's the solution

by Editorial staff

last updated: December 09, 2016

What do you need in your diet to be truly healthy? This article describes how to have a healthy and balanced diet, explaining which products are recommended and which ones you should avoid.

The ABCDE cycle: new muscle mass?

by Niccolò Balboni

last updated: September 26, 2016

Designed by a Swedish doctor and bodybuilder in the 1990s, the ABCDE cycle (Anabolic Burst Cycling Of Diet and Exercise) promises increased muscle mass through diet cycles and carefully designed training

5 Mistakes to Avoid on a Bodybuilding Diet

by Editorial staff

last updated: February 02, 2016

In pursuit of the bodybuilding process, we have all made the same mistakes. However, many fail to acknowledge them, or even realise that they are making them. These bodybuilding blunders can decelerate muscle gain and diminish fat loss.

10 Simple Rules to Lose Weight Now

by Editorial staff

last updated: November 26, 2015

Every day, new diets, fitness programmes and trends emerge, but a good weight control and weight loss programme should start with the basics: therefore, here are 10 foolproof tips which should be used as a basis for a healthy weight loss programme.

Calculation of energy needs for sports activities

by Editorial staff

last updated: November 06, 2015

Athletes have different food requirements than those leading a sedentary lifestyle, especially in terms of quantity. In calculating daily energy requirements, in addition to the diet is essential to consider the caloric expenditure involved in sporting activities.

Does the Metabolic Diet work?

by Editorial staff

last updated: November 05, 2015

The Metabolic Diet was created and developed by Dr. Mauro G. Di Pasquale, a Canadian doctor. The diet for those who have difficulty losing weight with traditional diets and need to speed up their metabolism and encourage weight loss. Principles and organisation of the Metabolic Diet.