Proteins, carbohydrates, fats...

Proteins, carbohydrates, fats... 22.01.2019

Every athlete should know the basic characteristics of each macronutrient that enters the body through the diet. If you understand their characteristics and functions, it is easier to manage their dosage, timing and you will be able to use them to maximize your muscle growth. We will introduce the three basic pillars.

 

Proteins:

To start with, it would be appropriate to introduce proteins a little bit from a scientific point of view. These substances are composed of 55% carbon, 21% oxygen, 7% hydrogen and 17% nitrogen, as well as sulphur, phosphorus and other substances. Compared to lipids (fats) and carbohydrates...

Pre-competition preparation

Pre-competition preparation 21.01.2019

Pre-competition preparation is a specific period of training of bodybuilders which represents the culmination of all previous efforts. Most often this is a period of 12-20 weeks. This time depends on the particular availability and options of each individual. The period is characterized by special dietary, training, supplementation and regeneration regime. Those who went through such a cycle at least once and completed it until the finish line, experienced a big challenge and certainly the ideas of ​​failure spread in their minds, but in the end there was the hoped-for joy of the achieved form and a sort...

Palumbo diet

Palumbo diet 21.01.2019

In today's advanced world, there is a very large amount of miraculous diets and guaranteed eating regimes that really work, and that would help you "certainly" lose weight. Here we should realize that commercial diets are not appropriate for bodybuilders whose primary objective is to define their muscles while maintaining muscle mass. The available resources and experience of Slovak bodybuilders prove that there are two groups of people. One applies in the preparation a carbohydrate-protein diet with a minimum of fat, the other prefers a protein-fat diet. As we wrote in the article on endomorphs here, certain group...

Need of an increased protein consumption in combination with prohormones.

Need of an increased protein consumption in combination with prohormones. 21.01.2019

Bodybuilding and strength athleticism are a specific branch of sports, which require great discipline not only within the training process, but also in the sphere of nutrition. Well set up diet regime has an important role in the process of building muscle mass as well as fat reduction. Food has to be logically composed of macro nutrients: carbohydrates, fats and protein. Today, we will discuss the most important group, which is proteins.

 

What are proteins?

Proteins belong to biopolymers. They are high molecular weight natural materials composed of amino acids which are classified among the basic building blocks of our...