10 good reasons why you should drink water

The human body is made up of 65% water. Water is the biggest source of food , since we can only survive 6 to 9 days without ingesting water, but as far as food is concerned, we have already been able to…

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Quinoa Rice for a Healthy Lunch - Fitness Recipe

Bringing together the family is always a special occasion that promotes marriage, long meals and the feeling of sharing. Having a full table is one of the ways to surprise those we like, so making recipes for a healthy lunch  may be ideal.…

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Bruno Salgueiro: The supplements I take, when and why

Photo: Isabel Saldanha Wow … My friends, here Uncle Bruno Salgueiro started very early to experiment with this little body! Are you seeing a hamster on the wheel? It was me, but with little powders to mix … Now out of jest,…

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Plan of feeding and supplementation for practitioners of Calisthenics

The Calisthenics is a sport that requires you to keep a small percentage of fat , as you work only with your body weight and any extra weight than is muscle atingires not effective for good results . However, at the same time, you should ensure that…

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Buttock Exercises: Advanced Level Workout Plan

This is a set of buttock exercises for an experienced gym athlete using the super-series techniques and increasing pyramid (decrease repetitions in order to increase loads). It is a training also composed by exercises with constant series, but always with a heavy…

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What is gluten intolerance and what foods can I eat?

Gluten is a glycoprotein that is part of several types of cereals and functions as a binder and emulsifier. It has a structural role, as it keeps the food together, not letting it sifter. It also gives a better texture to food,…

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Food supplements: myths and truths

Myth 1: Supplementation has side effects There are several benefits associated with dietary supplementation,if it is adequate it may cause fewer side effects than food. Supplementation has the function of correcting the body’s biochemical balance (homeostasis) caused by the lack of essential nutrients. Many…

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Alkaline Diet: The Truths About The pH Diet

The alkaline diet is born from the premise that what we eat can change our pH. For this, we would have to eat more foods with more alkaline potential (fruit and vegetables) and less food with a more acidifying potential (red meats, dairy products, eggs and cereals),…

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Raquel Henriques’s favorite foods for a healthy lifestyle

I always get many questions about my daily diet, and what I do to maintain a healthy lifestyle . What are my secrets, if I make a 100% healthy eating plan and how can I control myself so that I do not get…

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Does bodybuilding help you lose weight?

There are many myths and fears about bodybuilding and if we asked most people what they do when they want to lose weight, most would say that it increases energy expenditure through aerobic training (the dreaded cardio!) And that when…

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