We all know the enormous benefits of regular exercise in our health. However, there are times when, even if we eat a balanced and varied diet, exercise creates special needs or additional nutritional deficiencies that must be met to maintain optimal health. These extra requirements increase exponentially the more demanding the physical exercise you do. […]
“Fatigue can be a consequence of different situations, mainly exercise overload, work and rest, mental factors and factors arising from illness”.
MUSCULAR FATIGUE Prof. Dr. Alfredo CÓRDOVA Professor of Physiology. University of Valladolid [ Read full article ]
Alberto Caballero-García, Jorge Pascual-Fernández, David César Noriega González, Hugo J Bello, Antoni Pons Biescas, Enrique Roche, Alfredo Córdova-Martínez Nutriens. Sep 8;13(9):3133. doi:10.3339/nu13093133. 2021 Sarcopenia is a process associated with ageing. Persistent inflammation and oxidative stress in muscle promotes muscle wasting and decreases the capacity for physical activity. Controlled exercise can optimise blood flow and moderate […]
Sports Nutrition is the branch of Nutrition focused on people who practice physical activity as amateurs, as well as professional athletes. Sports Nutrition investigates the basic processes that are triggered in the body once food has been consumed and involve digestion, absorption of nutrients, transport through blood or lymph, utilisation in each tissue (tissue metabolism) […]
“The intake of exogenous antioxidants is a nutritional tool that can contribute to the maintenance of physical fitness and sports performance”.
Oxidative stress is the result of an imbalance between the processes of synthesis of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and the processes of their elimination. The balance in favour of synthesis produces an excess of ROS that reacts with the molecular components of cells and fluids, both structural and functional, affecting their capabilities, function and cell […]