• Fitness and Wellness

    Burn fat with sport

    Fatty acids represent a very large source of energy reserve throughout the body. Oxidation of fatty acids during aerobic exercise can prolong physical activity and delay the onset of glycogen depletion. However, although fat deposits are relatively large, the ability to oxidize fatty acids is limited, so carbohydrates are the dominant substrate. The reason for limiting the use of fat deposits may be due to the little information available about the role of fats during exercise, which conditions the understanding of fat metabolism during physical activity. For this reason, exercise development must be supported by a solid conceptual framework, including the contributions of research in the area of Biology. This…

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    UEFA opens investigation into Cristiano’s gesture against Atlético

    UEFA announced on Monday that it has opened an investigation into Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo, “for improper conduct” after his gesture at the end of the match in which the Turinese eliminated Atletico de Madrid from the Champions League. The highest European body has also announced on its website that the decision on a possible sanction will be announced on 21 March, Thursday. The ‘7’ of the ‘Vecchia Signora’ was the great protagonist in the night of last Tuesday thanks to the hat-trick that scored and that meant the victory by 3-0 and the pass of Massimiliano Allegri to the quarterfinals of the tournament. However, after the final whistle, Madeira’s…