What’s the hardest part of any workout? No, not working hard to the limit and not fighting fatigue and pain. The hardest part of any workout, be it jogging or strength training, is the journey from your usual place (sofa, bed, chair) to the place where physical activity starts (park, stadium, gym). The hardest part about training is getting started and not quitting.Continue reading
For the first time, the role of music during training was thought back to 1911. Then the American scientist Leonard Aires found out that cyclists rode faster when music was playing, and slower in complete silence. Today, with headphones in the gym, you will definitely not surprise anyone, and in music services you can find separate playlists for each sport for every taste. We understand how favorite tracks affect the brain, does music really increase the effectiveness of training and what genres are most often chosen for different types of loads.Continue reading
Carbohydrates or saccharides are a group of organic molecules that are divided into monosaccharides (one unit), disaccharides (two units) and polysaccharides (several units) depending on the number of molecules of simple carbohydrates.
What is hidden under the lid of the can is labeled “isotonic”? Powder for making a popular sports drink. Most of the known isotonics include an aqueous electrolyte solution (calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium) and carbohydrates. Such a mixture helps not only to compensate for the loss of water by the body during workouts or competitions, but also to compensate for the consumption of mineral substances that we lose in the process of sweating.Continue reading