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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
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.
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
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
Crossfit training to get started. Rules and principles.

Crossfit training to get started. Rules and principles.

In Crossfit workouts, functional movements are always different and high intensity, movements that reflect the gestures of everyday life. The goal is to increase the ability to move large loads over long distances, quickly but also simply to improve the gestures of everyday life.
 
Author: Ernest Briganti
May 15, 2021
Essential amino acids. More on the most discussed supplement. Myths to debunk and how to use.

Essential amino acids. More on the most discussed supplement. Myths to debunk and how to use.

In nature there are over 500 amino acids, of which man is able to use only 20 for protein synthesis. Of these, 9 are defined as unconditionally essential, therefore, they must necessarily be introduced by power or integration, since their lack is incompatible with life and the body is not able to produce them autonomously.
May 14, 2021
Guide to the most important exercises for abdominals

Guide to the most important exercises for abdominals

A hypertrophic and well-structured abdomen is the most common dream among gym goers. Few and simple well-done exercises, combined with a healthy and balanced diet, can achieve the dream!
May 10, 2021
Glutamine: functions and types of glutamine on the market

Glutamine: functions and types of glutamine on the market

Glutamine is classified as non-essential amino acid, however, it can be termed conditionally essential, since, there are situations where the body may not be able to cope with the high demands making it necessary to introduce it from external sources. In fact, about 60% The 60% of glutamine present in the human body is contained in muscle tissue and its plasma concentrations decrease after an intense and prolonged exercise Glutamine is widely used in clinical practice in all those situations where there are particularly marked organ imbalances that compromise its absorption and/or metabolism.
May 04, 2021
BCAAs: what are they and what are they for

BCAAs: what are they and what are they for

Branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) are one of the most historically used supplements by athletes of multiple disciplines. In fact, they are one of the cornerstones of the food supplement industry and are a must for anyone who wants to take care of this additional aspect of their sports plan and program. In recent years, however, with the release of new studies and the placing on the market of new supplements, the interest in BCAAs has come to decrease and in fact, their role and effectiveness has been reduced, both as a supplement. ergogenic and as an aid for body recomposition.
May 04, 2021
Sports and nutrition: the importance of carbohydrates

Sports and nutrition: the importance of carbohydrates

They are the main source of energy and can be defined as the most important energy substrate for energy production during physical activity. Without them we would never be able to restore ATP; the energy molecule that enables muscles to contract. In this article we discuss carbohydrates and their importance in terms of performance. The best carbohydrates on the market and in which supplements they can be found.
Author: Yamamoto Staff
April 14, 2021
Tactical athletes: injury prevention and functional recovery

Tactical athletes: injury prevention and functional recovery

Who is a tactical athlete and why is this category often prone to developing a series of diseases and problems greater than the rest of the population? Different and personalized training programs are required but, above all, it is important that this category takes care of your health. In this interesting article, Dr. Massimiliano Febbi explains how to intervene on the problem and what functional recovery is
April 13, 2021
Injuries in Crossfit: the most frequent and integrative approach

Injuries in Crossfit: 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 Crossfit? In this article we delve into crossfit injury injuries and a fundamental integrative approach
Author: Yamamoto Staff
April 06, 2021