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post workout muscle recovery.

post workout muscle recovery.

So you know the feeling the day after the gym where we cannot even sit down on the toilet because those quads are just on fire. Or what about just laughing that it hurts your abdomen- does that sound familiar? I can definitely say yessss!   Well, it’s true that mild soreness is good and even necessary for muscle growth, severe soreness on the other hand is not necessarily a good thing. It can mean 3 things: 1. You are just starting a new fitness program and your body still needs to adjust, 2. You are pushing yourself way over...


fat.

fat.

the third component of macros is fat. not only, fats provide energy, but it is to keep you full too.   fats are needed by our bodies to provide essential fatty acids and to carry fat soluble vitamins such as vitamins A, D, E and K. We often divide fats into two types: saturated fats and unsaturated fats.   usually, we recommend to limit the amount of saturated fats we eat, and to use mainly unsaturated fats to improve our health. the types of fats that we eat are important. fats from plant sources like nuts, avocados, and vegetable oils...


protein.

Anna Smither-Semon

Tags fitness, food, foodlabels, health, macronutrients, macros, protein, wellness, workout

protein.

protein. this is the most important macro when it comes to building and repairing your muscles. if you don’t get adequate amounts of protein, your muscles will take longer to heal, may not heal completely, and it will be a lot harder to build upon your existing muscles. it is made up of building blocks called amino acids. some amino acids can be produced in the body and some need to be eaten in food. however, just like any other macro, protein has to be consumed in the appropriate amounts to avoid excessive weight gain. protein is 4 calories per...