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Carmine Orlandi
Carmine Orlandi
Carmine Orlandi

Carmine Orlandi

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Echinacea and seasonal illnesses

Echinacea and seasonal illnesses

Echinacea is a perennial herbaceous plant that includes at least 9 species and is known for its healing, anti-infective and strengthening of the immune system. The subject, in reality, is much more complex than it may appear and be also very interesting, it is worth deepening it together.
September 07, 2021
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.
July 24, 2021
Plicometry: the unspoken truths

Plicometry: the unspoken truths

The evaluation of body composition is now a routine practice in the history of the athlete, as well as fundamental parameters in some disciplines (e.g. combat sports). Despite the relatively simple measurement of the skin fold, which makes this method very popular, there are however a number of technical limitations that must be considered when using this technique: let’s see them together.
July 08, 2021
Guide to probiotics: types, which ones to choose and DIRECTIONS them

Guide to probiotics: types, which ones to choose and DIRECTIONS them

Probiotic therapy, following the specific warnings, can be a natural and effective approach to restore the integrity of the intestinal barrier and eubiosis, resulting in better absorption of nutrients and better general health, including the reduction of incidence and severity of intestinal diseases.
June 14, 2021
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 exchange of water is about 2.5 litres (intake and output), but the liquids that actually circulate in the entire digestive system amount to about 9 litres. In an athlete, the quantities vary considerably due to an increase in outflow, mainly in the form of sweat. These losses must be adequately compensated for by an increase in intake.
April 27, 2021