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Archive for August 2009

Nutrition Series 1 : know your Apple

August 31, 2009

The old saying “An Apple a day keeps the Doctor away” has been justified by its many health-rich properties. Apple contains certain substances that help to maintain healthy bodies. NUTRIENTS IN APPLE AND ITS ROLE IN HUMAN BODY : Apples are rich sources of fibres of which most of it is present in skin. These […]

Study on VO2 Max

August 17, 2009

Recently, researchers from Birmingham University’s Human Performance Laboratory attempted to pinpoint the exercise intensities at which fat metabolism is maximized in a study of 18 male endurance cyclists with a training background of at least three years. The average age of the participants was 28, and their mean VO2max was 58.4 ml.min-1.kg-1. All the subjects […]

Ergogenic Amino Acids for Enhanced Performance

August 6, 2009

Our body is made up of thousands of proteins. All growth, repair, maintenance of the body system are dependent up on them. The major structural component of muscle next to water (70%) is protein (20%). And Proteins are made up of 20 different kinds of amino acids in various combinations. Hence amino acids are called […]