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Protein is the main organic component of our muscles, an essential macronutrient to the process of repairing and building muscle. For those reasons, one of the main concerns of the athletes is to ingest the correct amount of protein and amino acids throughout the day, without forgetting the ingestion of controlled amounts of carbohydrates and healthy fats, necessary to...
It is commonly known that protein is one of the most important elements to build muscle. For instance, athletes who exercise regularly need a higher protein intake. Protein is a preponderant macronutrient to repair muscle fibers and stimulate muscle growth. However, energy is essential to perform our everyday life activities as well as to perform activities that require more...

Top 30 workout songs

Start a new journey with a renewed playlist! It’s no secret that music helps you reduce the feeling of tiredness and, consequently, increases your training performance. We previously mentioned on the Top 50 workout songs the importance of listening to music while working out and what criteria you should consider when selecting the best songs for that purpose. However, you...
The Soup Diet has won a lot of supporters in the last few years, because of the good results it lets you achieve in a short period of time. However, it is a type of diet that causes some controversy among the nutrition experts. Some see it as a good and healthy alternative to lose weight with immediate results;...
It’s time to eliminate once and for all the belly rolls installed around your waist. You don’t know where to begin? Well, the first step is to adopt new habits, selecting rigorously all the foods that can make part of your diet and avoid making mistakes. Restrict, essentially, the consumption of carbohydrates and don’t forget to drink a lot...
Atkins Diet, also know as the Protein Diet, has as its main principle reducing the carbohydrates intake as a way of losing weight in a short period of time. It was created by Robert Atkins, who wrote a series of books explaining how it works, how to use it and how to adjust it to your physical condition, so...
A balanced diet must include all the essential nutrients our body needs to function within the parameters of normality. Having a varied diet doesn’t mean that we can eat everything we want without rules. We must think about quality and quantity. In order to lose weight, it is important to know how to choose the foods that can make...
If maintaining a workout routine during the year is difficult for some people, in the summer that challenge grows even bigger. This happens because you want to get away from the routine and you also tend to be more relaxed this time of the year. Alongside with this tendency, comes a strong will to abandon your workouts and surrender...
Gaining muscle mass and staying fit only depends on your choices. At times, it might seem difficult to follow a balanced diet because there’s a wide variety of food at your disposal and you end up not knowing what helps the most in your healthy diet. You try this and that, hoping to find out what works and what...
We keep on testing your abilities and challenging you every month, with the Crossfit’s WODs. After the WOD FRAN and the WOD ANGIE, you’ve got to face another challenge: the WOD BARBARA. The WOD Barbara is a great HIIT because you can rest for about 3 minutes between each set. You’ve got to complete 5 sets, respecting the sequence of the...
The back is the third most complex muscle group (because they’re composed by small and big muscles) and they’re the most important muscles for men, after the chest and the biceps. Many athletes work out their biceps to increase the volume of the arms, but they usually forget about the triceps. There are also people who work out the chest but...
Crossfit is, no doubt, a fast-growing sport, that allows strength, resistance and intensity improvements. Whatever your goal is: to increase muscle mass, lose weight or to define your abs, it is important that this supplement is adequate to your diet. That said, a protein rich diet (meat, eggs, milk and dairy), carbs (pasta, rice, potatoes) to provide energy, vitamins and...

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