The misunderstanding of endurance adaptation and how to train all muscle types together

There are plenty of articles that explain much more in detail the different muscle fiber types and how to train for endurance or how to build muscle so I won’t go into those details. What I do want to address is the issue with getting both trained at the same time. First, the problem withContinue reading “The misunderstanding of endurance adaptation and how to train all muscle types together”

CETP

Read it carefully as it may help you assess your risk for cardiovascular disease! In my previous article comparing pathological versus physiological high LDL-C levels, one of the marked differences is that HDL-C goes down under the pathological situation versus up on the physiological case. This difference comes down to cholesterol ester transfer protein orContinue reading “CETP”

The case for fat adaptation in endurance

– Pointing out the obvious – It is pretty obvious by now in sports is that if the body requires something then you need to give that in order to enhance performance. Be it vitamines, minerals, energy… whatever it needs to produce that wattage, make sure it doesn’t fall short to sustain the performance. ExceptContinue reading “The case for fat adaptation in endurance”

Longevity (3)

Continuing on the information that David Sinclair provides in his book, we’ll have a look here at the 3 pathways he mentioned. Sirtuins, AMPK and mTOR and how these are influenced with a ketogenic diet. mTOR According to his book, mTOR should be kept at low activity. Whenever mTOR is stimulated then the repair mechanismsContinue reading “Longevity (3)”

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