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
If people – it is what he eats, who is a vegetarian? How more precisely to describe its essence – man delicate as strawberries, juicy like a tomato, soft as mashed potatoes? In fact, these descriptions are totally untrue, and a living example that contradicts such assumptions – Robert DOS Remedios, vegan, renowned trainer and author of several fitness bestsellers.
At the same time, most people eat animal protein. But we actually become
what we eat. Our skin, bones, hair and nails are composed primarily of protein. In addition, animal protein is the raw material for muscle growth – this process is called protein synthesis, or protein synthesis. That is why the famous rocky drank the egg before the race. Since then, however, scholars working on issues of nutrition, did a great job. Read and observethe results of the work of many people over the past decades. Continue reading