Monthly Archives: August 2020

ARGININE SUPPLEMENTATION: DOES IT REALLY IMPROVE SPORTS PERFORMANCE?

The use of nutritional supplements is common among athletes to maintain health and improve athletic performance. Proteins and amino acids are specially consumed as ergogenic aids, with a frequency of… Read more »

CARBOHYDRATES (CHO) CONSUMPTION DURING ULTRA-MARATHONS: 60, 90 OR 120 GRAMS/HOUR?

Ultra-endurance events (> 4h), especially in mountainous terrains, have become very popular in recent years. Runners in these events are exposed to various topographic, climatic, altitude and temperature conditions. The… Read more »

EPIGENETIC CONTROL OF AGEING THROUGH PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND NUTRITION

Adapted from Petracci et al. 2020 Epigenetics refers to changes in the genome or genes, that do not involve changes in the nucleotide sequence, or mutations. Our date of birth,… Read more »