Serum and Creatine Protein: Beyond the Muscle

The Pareto principle also applies to supplements. Most health and performance benefits are due to a few compounds . I generally share the  recent positioning of the International Olympic Committee: " Supplements to improve performance represent the largest group of products aimed at athletes, but only a few (including caffeine , creatine ,...

Making breaks in your diet helps you lose more weight with less effort

Discipline is a commendable virtue, but in excess it is suffocating. Few manage to reach their ideal weight in a linear way by simply applying willpower. Discipline is a finite resource , and if you do not recharge it every so often, you will fail in your attempt. When the diet becomes...

Genetic tests and training: What your genes say about how to train and supplement

Genes determine almost nothing, but they condition almost everything. Your observable abilities and traits are influenced by the genetic legacy of your ancestors, from your intelligence to your political inclinations ( article , study ). Some time ago we saw that knowing our genome can help us customize our diet ( article...

Seven Strategies to Strengthen Your Will and Avoid Temptations

The quality of your life depends to a large extent on the quality of your decisions, and for the first time in the history of humanity, our decisions are the first cause of mortality ( study ). It does not seem typical of the most intelligent species. We send robots to Mars but we are surpassed...

Do Low Carbohydrate Diets Shorten Life?

We live in a society totally dependent on science and technology, in which almost nobody knows anything about science and technology " - Carl Sagan The science of nutrition is complex. It seems evident that food influences life expectancy, but there is little evidence on the best strategy. A recent...