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    12 foods to define

    To define the musculature it is not enough to train hard. If you want to achieve good muscle tone, in addition to working the body in the gym will be necessary to make an adequate diet to uncover the muscles, eliminating fat and increasing its size. To do this, you can choose to take some supplements, but undoubtedly the most interesting thing will be to adopt a healthy diet. Below are twelve ideal foods to define the body. Egg The first food, and undoubtedly one of the most important as it includes the best proteins with greater biological value is the egg. The egg yolk has a large amount of…

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    Precautions if you are going to be dominated at home

    The dominated exercises are one of the most complete exercises that exist. To do them, you just have to leave your body suspended while you are subject to a bar, and finally lift it by flexing your arms upwards. This modality also exercises a multitude of muscles of the body such as, for example, the trapeze, the biceps and the pectorals, always depending on the type of grip (neutral, prone or supine). Another positive aspect of this exercise is that it can be done quickly and easily anywhere. In fact, many people decide to practice them at home when they barely have time to go to the gym. If this…

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    Study on the use of mobile phones at night and the quality of sleep in athletes

    The dream of quality is one of the 4 bases of sports performance along with training, sports nutrition and psychology. Whatever your objective in sport, as a professional or amateur sportsman, it is very important to give priority to getting enough sleep to get a good rest, just as you must find time to train, or adapt your diet to your energy needs or work your mind to get a person sportsman, healthy and happy. Technology has infiltrated our lives and it is difficult to find a person who does not carry a mobile in their pocket or other electronic device. The advantages of technology is that it has simplified…

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    Why shouldn’t we neglect a neck muscle contracture?

    A neck muscle contracture is a type of injury that affects all types of people, not just athletes. It is important to treat them to prevent them from going further. Factors such as poor posture or a direct blow can cause the appearance of these involuntary muscle contractions, but also lack of exercise and poor nutrition. TYPES OF NECK MUSCLE CONTRACTURES There are three main types of neck muscle contractures. Depending on which one we are suffering from, the pain or treatment may be different. For example, in post-traumatic contractures, the pain appears after receiving a blow to the area, is intense and is accompanied by stiffness. They are the…

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    Tell me how many funds you make and I’ll tell you if you’re going to die young.

    The recent research, published in JAMA Network Open, shows that the men in the study who could do more than 40 funds were 96% less likely to suffer some type of cardiovascular problem than those who did less than 10. We remind you that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the world. In the study, with 1104 men in good health, a metronome set at 80 pulses per minute was used and participants stopped when they reached 80 funds, when they couldn’t keep up with the metronome and lost three or more pulses or simply when they couldn’t do any more push-ups. Seven percent made 10 or…

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    Exercises you shouldn’t do at the gym

    In spite of being immersed in the middle of 2019, we can still find inside a gym a great number of people doing exercises that are either potentially harmful or are done with the wrong approach. To shed a little more light on this subject, let us detail some of these points and the reasons why these exercises should not be performed. EXERCISES AFTER NAPE Exercises after the nape of the neck (such as presses or dominated exercises) are potentially very harmful, as they place our glenohumeral joint in a very compromised and highly unstable position. When we perform an exercise after the nape of the neck, we provoke an…

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    Remedies for heartburn and stomach problems of athletes

    This problem happens to cyclists as well as runners, swimmers and everyone who engages in high-intensity aerobic sport, but there are a number of tips that will help you eliminate this problem. Avoid citrus fruits, both in juice and whole fruits before your training trip. Chocolate, strong spicy foods, carbonated and caffeinated drinks are not for you either. Do not eat fat or protein during the two hours prior to your race or training. While you exercise hydrate continuously, taking sips of water or energy drink every 15 minutes. As far as energy drinks are concerned, avoid those that are highly concentrated in carbohydrates. If they have a high energy…

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    What is microbiota and why is it so important for our health and sports performance?

    Did you know that 100 billion bacteria live in your intestine? You are the center of your kingdom, but if your bacteria agreed, you would lose in a democratic vote! And by a lot, so it’s better to take care of your microbiote, know it and pamper it, because your health, your energy and even your mood depend on the balance of the microorganisms that live in your intestine. The microorganisms that live in your body don’t just strengthen your defences and make sure you go to the bathroom regularly. You live with them from the moment you are born and they take part in many vital functions for your…

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    Losing fat without losing muscle: training and supplementation keys

    Most of the time, getting a fitness body in a sports person is not a matter of losing weight and losing weight, it is a matter of losing fat, gaining muscle and getting definition. In order to do this, you should consider an adequate training and also a good nutritional plan, including supplementation. Be careful to reduce your activity exclusively to cardiovascular training or with an excessive limitation of caloric intake, in both cases it is true that you will lose fat, but you will also lose muscle mass, causing the metabolism to slow down and spend fewer calories each time. It is much more efficient to direct your training…

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    Oatmeal: a supercereal for the athlete’s diet

    It’s not just the heritage of British gastronomy. We are talking about oats, an authentic superfood that has a long English nutritional tradition, but which in recent times, fortunately, has been extending its good reputation to our borders, and is known for its virtues for the athlete as a supercereal! Oats provide us with proteins, slowly assimilated carbohydrates and minerals such as potassium, magnesium, iron, manganese and phosphorus. It is very rich in vitamin E and B vitamins, especially vitamin B1, which reduce anxiety and improve depressive states. It stimulates the thyroid gland and increases metabolism, so despite its caloric value we should not exclude it from our diet. THE…