Monthly Archives: January 2019

Low carb diet

A low carb diet is needed to fight fat deposits. Its duration can range from several months to one year, depending on how severely the diet is reduced. There is a misconception that people get fat from fat, although in fact the main cause of obesity is carbohydrates – the main source of energy. If… Read More »

Stretching the quadriceps

Oddly enough, under the stretching of the quadriceps muscle of the thigh understand two exercises. One of them is really a stretching movement for the front surface of the thighs, while the second is a gymnastic exercise with its own weight, and is aimed at working out the muscles of the thighs and buttocks. Purpose… Read More »

Muscles of the person (musculature)

Bodybuilding and powerlifting requires knowledge of human anatomy and all muscle groups. Also requires knowledge of the structure of the muscles and their functions. All this allows you to properly develop training programs and correctly perform certain sets of exercises. What are muscles and why are they needed? Muscles are formed by muscle tissue and… Read More »

The bridge on the shoulders with arms raised

The bridge on the shoulders with arms raised is one of the main gymnastic movements. It is found in almost all modern fitness programs and is used in strength training as an auxiliary movement. The bridge with the arms raised is an auxiliary variation of the exercise “extension of the hip joint with weights”, which… Read More »

Mechanical growth factor

Mechanical growth factor Mechanical growth factor (MGF) – a substance that is produced after heavy physical exertion; is a subspecies of insulin-like growth factor (IGF1), produced in the liver. When muscle fibers are damaged as a result of the load, the receptors give a signal to stem cells. Those are activated and transfer their nuclei… Read More »