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Endurance and proteins, a necessary combination

When it comes to endurance sports, we tend to focus attention only on the role and dosage of carbohydrates, the main energy source for the body. But proteins are also essential for these athletes and are often really underestimated. Discover with us the importance of proteins in endurance sports.
November 16, 2022
Bodybuilding
Creatine: the queen of performance supplements

Creatine: the queen of performance supplements

Can creatine supplementation really improve athletic performance? After years of studies, it can be said that creatine supplementation can accompany and modify metabolic adaptations following exercise.
February 28, 2022
Is there a best training for hypertrophy? Volume vs Intensity

Is there a "best training for hypertrophy"? Volume vs Intensity

The recurring question of those who practice bodybuilding or other disciplines aimed at muscle growth and strength is: "is there an absolutely better version of training for hypertrophy?". The answer is no. Let’s see why.
February 28, 2022
Preparation of a bikini athlete

Preparation of a bikini athlete

The dream of many women is to look like an athlete bikini that embodies the current standards of female beauty. This dream can become a reality with a proper and personalized athletic and food preparation. Let’s see together some important suggestions to travel this road and reach the dream...
December 04, 2021
The new era of supplements: MCU-20® Yamamoto®

The new era of supplements: MCU-20® Yamamoto®

MCU-20® is the innovative and exclusive microencapsulation technology that Yamamoto® has formulated to ensure consumers the 100% absorption of the active ingredients contained in the supplements. Everything you ingest reaches the target! Yamamoto exceeds all absorption limits, typical of some raw materials, thanks to the new technology MCU-20®.
May 24, 2021
Women's bodybuilding: introduction and fundamentals

Women's bodybuilding: introduction and fundamentals

The point of view of Silvia Scaglione; an introduction to a series of articles dedicated to female bodybuilding to emphasize beauty and preserve it over time
April 14, 2021
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Sport
Carbohydrates: why, how many and which ones to take for an endurance athlete

Carbohydrates: why, how many and which ones to take for an endurance athlete

Carbohydrates, also known as sugars, carbohydrates, saccharides or chemically hydrates of carbon, are among the most abundant organic molecules in nature and our body uses them as a primary source of energy. Let's find out together, during this study, which and how many carbohydrates an endurance athlete should take to optimize his performance and provide the body with the "right fuel".
November 02, 2022
Winter sports: nutrition and supplementation

Winter sports: nutrition and supplementation

With "winter sports" we refer to all those sports that take place on snow and ice, traditionally during the winter period in the Alpine countries, in northern and eastern Europe, in Japan, in North and South America. They are normally practiced in conditions of low temperatures and moderate or high altitudes: let's understand together how these athletes can get the most out of nutrition and supplementation.
October 19, 2022
Open water swimming between training, nutrition and supplementation

Open water swimming between training, nutrition and supplementation

Called "bottom swimming", open water swimming includes all manifestations in open water such as rivers, lakes and seas. It is precisely the open waters that entail considerable difficulties for the athlete, who must be able to manage changing environmental conditions and prolonged anaerobic performance. Find out with us how these athletes can achieve the maximum thanks to the help of nutrition and supplementation.
August 12, 2022
Padel: between fashion, training and nutrition

Padel: between fashion, training and nutrition

Padel is the sport of the moment: to be played in pairs, immediate and fun, it is conquering everyone, so much so that it is difficult to find a free field. But how should a padel player eat to bring his performances to the best? Discover with us the perfect nutrition and integration to support your match, even based on the time you managed to book your court!
July 15, 2022
Athlete nutrition: focus on the tennis player

Athlete nutrition: focus on the tennis player

Tennis is a much loved and widespread sport, which requires a huge amount of energy, both physical and mental. Its practice involves constant and lasting dedication, and leads athletes to spend most of their time directly in their habitat: the field. Let's see together in this article how a tennis player can manage nutrition and supplementation to give the best of every match!
June 27, 2022
Beach Volleyball - physiological and nutritional aspects

Beach Volleyball - physiological and nutritional aspects

Beach volleyball is a team sport that was born as a variant of volleyball. Specific skills and abilities are needed to excel in this sport: the role of nutrition, hydration and integration is also central to achieving high and quality performance. Let's find out together in this article all the secrets to play this summer sport (and not only) in the best possible way.
June 20, 2022
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Workout
Sports performance gels: types, functions and uses

Sports performance gels: types, functions and uses

When we talk about sports performance gels, we refer to a practical supplement that can support the athlete in long-term training or competitions. The peculiarity of these products is to be able to provide energy with a gradual release, to favor constant and prolonged performance. Let's find out in this article how to use them best!
Author: Yamamoto Staff
May 12, 2022
Dehydration in endurance sports: risks to performance and how to manage it

Dehydration in endurance sports: risks to performance and how to manage it

In a sedentary person, the daily water change is about 2.5 liters (balance between entries and exits), but the liquids that actually circulate in the entire digestive system amount to a total of about 9 liters. In an athlete the quantities vary considerably, due to an increase in outputs, mainly in the form of sweat. These losses must be adequately offset by an increase in revenue.
April 27, 2022
Collagen, injury prevention and increased performance

Collagen, injury prevention and increased performance

Collagen is fundamental for our body, it is the second most abundant substance after water and represents about 30% of total protein. It provides structural support for organs and soft tissues (including joints) and, as we age, our body produces less and less of it, causing aging of joints, loss of skin elasticity and loss of lean mass. This shows that the preservation/stimulation of collagen in joints and skin is an integral part of healthy ageing.
March 30, 2022
Injuries in Cross training: the most frequent and integrative approach

Injuries in Cross training: the most frequent and integrative approach

The ever greater diffusion of this discipline has brought with it the idea that it is a sport that causes more injuries than others. But is this really the case and, above all, what are the real risks associated with injuries in Cross training? In this article we delve into Cross training injury injuries and a fundamental integrative approach
Author: Yamamoto Staff
January 31, 2022
Combat Sports: Integrated Approach to Injury Treatment

Combat Sports: Integrated Approach to Injury Treatment

How high is the likelihood of injury in the combat sports sector and, above all, which are the ones that occur the most and how are they treated by the specialists in the sector? We talk about it in this article with Dr. Massimiliano Febbi
November 30, 2021
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Supplements and Nutraceuticals
Ashwagandha: a valuable ally against stress

Ashwagandha: a valuable ally against stress

Ashwagandha is a nutraceutical phytotherapeutic element known as an adaptogen par excellence, capable of enhancing the body's ability to cope with and respond to stressors of various kinds, providing relief, counteracting states of anxiety, promoting relaxation, and mental clarity in cases of chronic psychophysical fatigue. Also known for its anti-inflammatory, cardioprotective and neuroprotective activities, it strengthens the immune system. An extraordinary nutraceutical element that can help anyone going through phases of psychophysical stress.
October 18, 2022
Multivitamin: ally of every sportsman

Multivitamin: ally of every sportsman

Multivitamins have always been among the allies most used by sportsmen of all kinds. But why? What is their function in the human body and how can they really help us?
October 04, 2022
The new era of proteins: microencapsulation

The new era of proteins: microencapsulation

If you are reading this article you are most likely interested in finding out what makes microencapsulated proteins different from all other protein sources on the market. Find out with us what they differ for and the advantages of using them!
Author: Yamamoto Staff
September 30, 2022
How to choose a multivitamin: a short practical guide

How to choose a multivitamin: a short practical guide

The supplement market is saturated with products, particularly multivitamins. But when is it necessary to take a multivitamin? And how can we be sure we are choosing the right one for our needs? We have tried to gather all the useful information in this short guide. All you have to do is read on!
July 01, 2022
Eye protection: when glasses are not enough

Eye protection: when glasses are not enough

Eye health and visual efficiency are very delicate factors to which we should pay close attention. Our eyes are in fact constantly active and subjected to numerous stressors. In the summer people tend to think that a good pair of sunglasses is enough to defend and protect them. But is it really so?
June 13, 2022
Liquid supplements: characteristics, usefulness and how to orient yourself in the choice

Liquid supplements: characteristics, usefulness and how to orient yourself in the choice

In this period of the year they begin to feel sultry, humid and persistent heat, which can cause intense sweating, dehydration, drops in blood pressure and sugar. Especially for those who practice outdoor sports and are therefore easily exposed to heat stroke and temperature changes, it is necessary to increase the attention span, making sure to always have the resources available to rebalance the body balance. Let's find out together in this article which are the substances that cannot be missing for the constant support of the athlete even in adverse weather conditions and when their integration is really useful.
Author: Yamamoto Staff
May 31, 2022
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Nutrition and well-being
Ginger, the ally for your immune defenses

Ginger, the ally for your immune defenses

Ginger, a root that has always been used as a natural remedy for nausea and vomiting, is a spice known for its culinary uses as well as for its health implications. To date, there are over 400 bioactive components obtained from this root with a spicy, almost balsamic and spicy flavor. But what are these compounds? And what are the health effects? You just have to find out with us!
October 07, 2022
Aloe - The plant with a thousand uses

Aloe - The plant with a thousand uses

Aloe is a plant belonging to the vast Aloaceae family, perennial plants with succulent leaves originating from different regions of Africa, well known and appreciated for its various uses. It is used for the production of creams, gels and food supplements. But what are all these fantastic properties due to? Does it really work? Find out with us in this article!
July 27, 2022
Body weight loss and maintenance: are there natural allies?

Body weight loss and maintenance: are there natural allies?

When it comes to weight loss, body recomposition and slimming in general, one is often inclined to look for 'magic formulas' that will enable us to achieve the desired results in the shortest possible time. There are no magic formulas for slimming, but certain natural extracts can support our metabolism, lymphatic system and improve body composition and insulin sensitivity.
July 15, 2022
Summer with the baby bump. Beating the heat and staying healthy

Summer with the baby bump. Beating the heat and staying healthy

Pregnancy is a period as wonderful as it is delicate, a very important step in a woman's life, which certainly needs special attention. Especially in the summer, the fall can be an enemy for the health of the expectant mother. Let's see in this article how to win it and how to best face this season!
June 20, 2022
Glycemia, glycemic index, glycemic load: let's be clear

Glycemia, glycemic index, glycemic load: let's be clear

We often hear about blood sugar, the glycemic index of foods and the glycemic load of the meal. But what do these terms mean? And why are they so frightening? As often happens, everything related to the sugar world is demonized. In this article we will try together to understand what these concepts mean, if and when they should worry us and how to learn how to manage carbohydrates in a functional and intelligent way.
June 07, 2022
Kudzu: the beneficial and detoxifying Asian plant

Kudzu: the beneficial and detoxifying Asian plant

Translated from the Chinese Kudzu means "eliminator of intoxication"; a wild climbing plant with numerous beneficial properties but still little known in Italy .. We tell you everything in this article!
Author: Yamamoto Staff
May 26, 2022
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Video & Workout
Interviews: Alphazer TALK with Daniele Lupo

Interviews: Alphazer TALK with Daniele Lupo

Talent, courage, passion and determination. Perfection as a goal, ambition as a rule of life. After 11 years full of titles and hundreds of international tournaments, an Olympic medal, three continental titles, three national titles and 22 podiums in the World Tour, Daniele Lupo, blue beacher is the most representative and winning of the Italian scene and is preparing for a new chapter of his career, and he is ready to tell us about it.
Author: Yamamoto Staff
June 17, 2022
Alphazer TALK: in the sign of Gimbo

Alphazer TALK: in the sign of Gimbo

Winning is difficult, but confirming oneself is even more so. Gianmarco Tamberi, Olympic gold medalist in the high jump won in Tokyo, knows it well. The desire to get involved is as great as the hunger to win again. For the athlete this summer will be full of commitments and challenges and, passing through the Golden Gala in Rome, he will bring him with awareness to the appointment of the year: the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
Author: Yamamoto Staff
June 09, 2022
Interview: Alphazer TALK with Matteo Iachino

Interview: Alphazer TALK with Matteo Iachino

In the sport of windsurfing, the wind, the sea and its waves create a unique and unrepeatable playground, a liquid field of a constantly changing shape. There, where each wave is never exactly the same as another, Matteo Iachino whizzes on the surface of the water with strength, technique and speed. The athlete in the Alphazer team tells us how his passion was born and how he lives the sea and his sporting specialty every day.
Author: Yamamoto Staff
April 11, 2022
Live NPC National Championships - Saturday 18

Live NPC National Championships - Saturday 18

Author: Yamamoto Staff
December 18, 2021
Live NPC National Championships - Friday 17

Live NPC National Championships - Friday 17

The 2021 Sheru Classic NPC National Championships will be held on December 17 and 18, 2021 in ORLANDO, Florida, at the awesome ORANGE COUNTY CONVENTION CENTER.
Author: Yamamoto Staff
December 17, 2021
Shoulder Strengthening Exercises | With Alice Mastriani

Shoulder Strengthening Exercises | With Alice Mastriani

Recovering after suffering a shoulder trauma: here are some free body exercises with small precious loads for the rehabilitation of this district.
May 10, 2021
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