Sports Disciplines

Crossfit | Introduction for Beginners and Full-Body Workout

by Alice Mastriani

last updated: June 05, 2020

Crossfit workouts for beginners are similar to those for experienced Crossfitters but shorter, or less intense. In this post, we introduce the world of Crossfit with two basic full-body workouts designed for beginners.

Azotemia and Bodybuilding

by Davide Gariboldi

last updated: April 07, 2020

Word to the expert: Davide Gariboldi explains how to deal with blood azotemia in bodybuilding and the importance of correctly balancing nutrition and training.

Bodybuilding and heart | Is it true that bodybuilding is bad for the heart?

by Davide Gariboldi

last updated: March 17, 2020

Let's see the link between bodybuilding and heart problems, what to consider to set up a training program and which nutraceutical supplements can help maintain a healthy heart.

Crossfit: objectives, positive and negative aspects

by Niccolò Balboni

last updated: May 22, 2017

Crossfit is a sport based on strength and structured metabolic conditioning, which incorporates exercises from a range of different sports disciplines into a single session, such as gymnastics, powerlifting, kettleball lifting, rhythmic gymnastics, strongman, aerobics, swimming etc ...

Calculating calorie consumption for sports activities

by Editorial staff

last updated: April 27, 2017

How many calories do you consume in a bicycle ride? How many do you burn off when you go swimming? It depends on the weather, but on your body weight too! Find out with this online calculator.

Dietary supplement for MMA and combat sports

by Gabriele Trapani

last updated: August 10, 2016

Nutrition was mainly neglected in combat sports up until recently but now we see how the fighter can support his/her diet with specific supplements.

Supplements and diet in cycling

by Editorial staff

last updated: December 30, 2015

If you practice an intense sport, you need to plan your diet/supplements correctly in order to face the season in the best condition ever. Methods on how to plan your workouts to recover from the past season.

The secret of training for a bodybuilder? Intensity

by Thomas Benagli

last updated: March 11, 2015

The secret of training for a body builder can be summed up in one word: Intensity. Pick up all the best training techniques from Pro Bodybuilder Thomas Benagli.

Heart rate zones

by Editorial staff

last updated: February 21, 2015

The heart rate is the number of heartbeats detected in a given period of time. As HR is a precise indicator of how our heart and body are working, knowing, measuring and evaluating the heart rate is also a good practice for optimising sports training.