Author: Marios

Dietary protein ingestion immediately after exercise increases muscle protein synthesis rates during the acute stages of post-exercise recovery.  Muscle protein synthesis rates are low during overnight sleep even when dietary protein is ingested after exercise.  If dietary protein is made available to the intestine during...

In a study conducted by the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey in 2015-2016, among 48,026 U.S. residents over the age of 20, 42% of the participants replied that they are actively trying to lose weight. Some of the strategies that participants used to lose...

Women respond differently than men to resistance training. In a comprehensive search of the literature conducted by the University of New South Wales researches found only 24 randomized controlled studies that focused on women resistance training. The analysis of the data showed that the most important...

Dear members, We understand the difficulties that the entire planet is going through and following the instructions of the Republic of Cyprus our gym will remain closed until April 10, 2020. Protect yourself and the ones that you love buy staying home....

Only if the athlete has celiac disease, a genetic condition in which the body is unable to digest gluten, a protein found primarily in wheat, barley and rye. For all other athletes (and regular people), a gluten-free diet can mean a diet higher in calories...

Physical activity can both influence and be influenced by hormones, depending on the type and intensity of activity, as well as the hormone’s function. According to Godfrey & Blazevich (2004), sleep and exercise are the two most powerful nonpharmacological stimuli of GH secretion. Intensity of Physical...

One in three women and one in five men suffer from osteoporosis, as people get older or more sedentary. Doing weight bearing activity is vital in achieving good bone health. The stress which is placed on the bones by exercises such as weight lifting, plyometrics and...