caffeine

Caffeine for athletes

Caffeine that stimulates the Central nervous system contained in the fruit of the coffee tree, is often used by athletes before the start. However, an overdose of coffee can lead to a positive result on a doping control.

Coffee is a widespread addiction. The stimulating properties of caffeine, this drink is used by many athletes. And here it should be mentioned that coffee is not always useful for an athlete. It is connected with restorative processes. The fact is that drinking coffee causes a dramatic increase in the blood of a particular protein – homocysteine. Daily

consumption of 3 cups of coffee homocysteine levels become chronically elevated. In itself it is fraught with the conversion of oxygen molecules, which interact with homocysteine, free radicals.

Athletes carrying heavy physical exertion are well aware of the destructive effects of free radicals. Continue reading

Nutrition during and after training

A key role in achieving the result from physical activity the food. How to enhance the effects of exercise and nutrition, read our article.

You know that proper nutrition before, during and after exercise plays a key role in achieving optimal results, muscle growth and recovery. Meals

before training necessary for quality work in the gym, and after – for muscle growth. Further in the article, you’ll learn all the intricacies of nutrition in sports.

Food before training

Eating before working out is extremely important. It depends, will you be able to reach their maximum potential in training or not. Continue reading

Bruised heels causes

The symptoms of heel injury — and how to treat a bruised heel?

Bruised heel – this is a fairly common injury that you can easily get a failed landing from a jump or a fall of a heavy object. Since this pathology is accompanied by pain, it cannot be ignored.

Injury is called closed damage tissues without significant disruption of their structure. Under the heel injury understand quite a common injury that is often accompanied by a dislocated joints, torn ligaments.

Causes of injury

To injury of the heel can be caused by variety of factors, but the most common are the following:

a bad landing after a jump;

walking or running on uneven surfaces;

classes in various sports;

walking up the stairs;

wearing shoes with high heels.

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