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5 useful supplements for bodybuilding and muscle mass

5 useful supplements for bodybuilding and muscle mass

Bodybuilding and power sports supplements can be used to fill food shortages and promote recovery processes. Let's find out which ones can be useful and which ones aren't.
Author: iafstore Staff
September 28, 2022
BCAAs: what they are, what they are used for and what the acronyms 8:1:1, 4:1:1 and 2:1:1 mean

BCAAs: what they are, what they are used for and what the acronyms 8:1:1, 4:1:1 and 2:1:1 mean

BCAAs are the 3 branched-chain amino acids Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine. They are part of the amino acids defined as essential and perform several very important functions in the body. Find out with us what they are used for, what the abbreviations usually found on the packaging of these supplements mean, and how to choose the most suitable one for your needs!
August 18, 2022
Fake carbohydrate myths: sleep management

Fake carbohydrate myths: sleep management

Even today, despite the many technologies available, it is easy to find those who believe that it is wrong to consume carbohydrates in the evening. A conviction as much rooted as wrong: we see together, in the course of this article, how and why the consumption of complex carbohydrates (such as pasta and bread) in the evening is useful for sleep and relaxation.
June 20, 2022
Caseins: role, origins and functions

Caseins: role, origins and functions

Among the most used supplements by those who practice bodybuilding or attend the gym in general certainly we find caseins, a particular class of peptides (proteins) known for their content of proteinogenic amino acids, able therefore to increase muscle mass and protect it after efforts. In this article we will discover together what they are, what they are for and how to integrate this specific class of molecules.
May 24, 2022
Beautiful and healthy skin from within

Beautiful and healthy skin from within

Beautiful and healthy skin is everyone’s dream. Taking care of your skin with proper nutrition and supplementation, as well as protecting it from the aggression of external agents, allows each of us to have the best possible appearance despite the time.
March 30, 2022
Fight against water retention

Fight against water retention

Heavy legs, swollen ankles, and fluid accumulation on the thighs and buttocks are some of the symptoms most frequently experienced by women in particular. Water retention, however, is often only due to unhealthy eating and/or training habits that can be corrected to improve.
March 16, 2022
The importance of plants and fibres in the diet

The importance of plants and fibres in the diet

Fibre is the structural part of plant foods that our body cannot digest or break down. There are many beneficial effects linked to a fair consumption of fibre, for example, normalizing bowel movements and promoting weight loss.
Author: iafstore Staff
February 23, 2022
Vegetable proteins: a valid alternative?

Vegetable proteins: a valid alternative?

Proteins are very well known and known among athletes and not for different nutritional characteristics, not least, the fact that they are often suggested for the maintenance of physical fitness, in a healthy and balanced diet. Vegetable proteins are available for all those who follow a plant-based diet and, the most widely used sources are soya and peas but there are several alternatives and opportunities.
February 02, 2022
Flavonoids: what they are and where they are found

Flavonoids: what they are and where they are found

PCOs, quercitin, citrus fruit bioflavonoids and green tea polyphenols: learn more about flavonoids, their use and the benefits they can bring to the body, and which foods are rich in flavonoids.
Author: iafstore Staff
January 25, 2022
Protein powder: which to choose?

Protein powder: which to choose?

The universe of protein powder supplements is really vast and presents an endless choice regarding the source of the raw material (milk, meat, eggs, fish, soya and other vegetable sources), the quality, the process to which it is subjected, the presence of additives to improve digestibility, palatability or sometimes to mask defects or cunning in the quality/ price ratio.
Author: iafstore Staff
January 19, 2022
Getting in shape after the holidays

Getting in shape after the holidays

During the Christmas holidays, many of us are used to gain weight because of the food flair typical of this period. Few measures can help us to avoid this damage or, at least, to remedy it as soon as possible.
January 03, 2022
Creatine and endurance performance

Creatine and endurance performance

Can creatine supplementation really improve athletic performance? After years of studies, it can be said that creatine supplementation can accompany and modify metabolic adaptations following exercise.
December 27, 2021