It is easy to get confused about the different types of vitamines and minerales. Are they all relevant for you to use as a supplement? What are their actual functions and benefits? Read along here if you are in doubt, as this articles covers the different vitamins and minerals, their functions and which ones that might could be relevant for you to use a supplement, because it is not an area you want be left unprioritized as they all play a very important part in keeping our bodyfunctions normal and optimized, which is we want all the time.
Creatine is naturally found in our bodies and is created by amino acids. It works as a fast acting energy storage in the muscle cell, for short-term and explosive muscular work. It is stored in the muscle cell where it binds to phosphate – which is why it is named creatine phosphate. When we perform a muscular work where the energy requirement is large, creatine phosphate works by stepping in as a substitute for ATP (adenosine triphosphate), which is our preferred source of energy to this particular type of muscle work that is short and intense. ATP is a source of energy that runs out fast, and here is the explanation of why creatine can benefit you;
Bloating is something everyone suffers from at some point in their life, but that does not make it less bothersome. What causes it, how do we avoid it and how do we fix it? Read the full article after the jump.
Inflammation is a buzzword that is used and heard very often these days. We list 4 ways inflammation affects your progress in the gym. Read more after the jump.
Christmas: the time of year where it's all about family, love, giving and of course eating lots of good food. All of this can be quite time-consuming to say the least, so how do you make sure you stay in shape and not completely set aside your health and fitness goals during the holiday? We wrote down 12 tips for you to follow if you want to stay in shape this Christmas.
The comprehensive what's, when's, why's and how's of glucose disposal agents/nutrient partitioning agents/insulin mimetics. We break down and explain the hormone insulin, insulin signalling, body fat storage in relation to insulin sensitivity, what to expect from and look for in a "good" glucose disposal agent and give our suggestion to what the best choice for a matching product would be.
Glutamate: what exactly is it? Is it harmful for humans to ingest? Is it really true that the food industry is sneaking it into our food to trick us into eating more of it? What can we do and is it the same as L-Glutamine? Read the answers to all of these questions after the jump.