The name itself Zumba comes from a Colombian word meaning “to move very fast” or “buzzing like a bee”. Joke fans, McDonalds is known only in 120 countries, and Zumba dance in more than 140 countries. And such a dizzying “career” Zumba did a little less than 20 years!
It all began in the 90-ies of the last century, when a Colombian fitness instructor Alberto Perez forgot the music for practice. With him he only had CDs with salsa and merengue, and he had to improvise, combining different styles and exercises. The lesson was so pleased his customers that Perez decided to make my own mix of different dances. In 2001 he moved to the States and started the company Zumba Fitness, which quickly gained popularity around the world. Now fans of this programme in the world Continue reading
To the professional qualities of athletes every day put forward strict requirements: to improve endurance, increase your muscle mass, and with it the power to lose weight. For the sake of achieving professional athletes work out hard, sometimes for years. The consequences of such activities: depreciation and depletion of the body, occupational diseases, etc. In such harsh conditions, the athlete is not able on his own to cope with high loads and stress.
Resulting in a large professional sports, is an increasing emphasis on sports nutrition. And all the more contentious issues appears. Increasingly, the question is: ‘is it possible the use of bioactive food supplements Continue reading
During the life of the body, whether it’s metabolic processes, muscle activity, etc. going on the energy consumption. ATP (adenosine triphosphate) is degraded to ADP (adenosine diphosphate), releasing energy that is used in all life processes.
ATP ADP + energy
The ATP content in muscle minor. During intense muscle activity, the ATP consumed in the 2C. However, within the muscles, there are several support systems that continuously regenerate ADP to ATP.
There are three main systems of resynthesis of ATP: phosphate, lactate and oxygen.
KrF + ADP → ATP + creatine
— creatine (ECOP), which reserves in the muscles are limited to 6-8 with intensive work.
At maximum load the phosphate system Continue reading