Protein-carbohydrate window is the condition of the body caused by intense physical activity, in which the importance of consuming carbohydrate and protein foods especially justified.
Why the “window”? Because in this time and carbohydrates, and proteins from the digestive system into the body more rapidly than usual. At this time they are in demand as never before. Moreover, they fall into the
cells are physiologically much easier. There are different opinions about how long a period of time, but often indicated on the first 30-60 min after the end of classes.
Post-workout carbohydrates and proteins in demand and assimilate the best way for the reason that the body needs to replace worn out of energy. Therefore, the length of the protein-carbohydrate window is determinedby the recovery of energy losses (and this, nothing less – 24-48 hours – depends on the individual characteristics of each person and the degree of loading). However, the faster the body will receive the important macronutrients, the better. Since the recovery of muscles and the whole body is not the only task which could be solved using the power. Continue reading
The effect of protein-carbohydrate window – benefit or harm
Food after exercise
Well-known recommendation of doctors is to produce meal after heavy exercise no earlier than 2 hours. And it’s not prejudice, just recommendations are made for regular people with their lifestyle and schedule of meals, but not for athletes who are not only eating our own and other products.
Heavy fatty foods in the first hour after exercise will cause an already
tired body to spend more energy for processing, which can lead to digestive problems and pain in the stomach.
Another thing athletes whose daily diet is carbohydrate, fiber and protein in the form of drinks, supplements, vegetables and lean meat, such as chicken breast.
Such food does not require significant processing costs. But even the kind of food to take during the first 30-40 minutes after your workoutis not desirable. With the exception of special sports drinks. Continue reading
Hello everyone, I’m 26 years old. At the age of 17 began to engage in sports SAMBO that lasted 1.5 years and after 2 years my house has become a school of street Boxing Nicholas VDV, which I still remember with a warm heart (if interested
After surgery on the thyroid gland, which a few years put an end to the practice in the sport. Study-work, career. Eventually with growth 171 cm, I weighed 115 kg. Realizing that then have nowhere to fall and time to take
for myself, I got my first goal was to lose weight.
Today my weight is 91 kg (lost 24 lbs.) somewhere for six months. This is certainly a very weak result (I know people who for six monthshas dropped by 50 kg.), but the data is 24 kg I dropped exclusively on a diet without regular exercise, as it excluded the possibility of practising sports (I am a lawyer by the law, sometimes from the court of arbitration I left at 22:00, 23:00 arrived home, shower food and it is time to go to bed). Continue reading