5 Rules of Performance Nutritition
2. Plan your daily meals: you should try to eat a ratio of 1 part fat, 2 part protein, and 3 part carbohydrates. When training hard, adjust the ratios and try to consume more saturated fats.
3. Ask yourself "What will i be doing for the next few hours?": Less activity, less carbohydrates. More training, more carbohydrates.
4. In order to lose fat, you must be on a negative calorie intake: this means that you take in less and expand more energy. In order to gain muscle you have to be on a positive calorie intake.
5. Vitamins & Minerals: its hard to gain all the nutrients you need through food. With your doctors advice consider taking vitamins and minerals to ensure positive help.
- An amino acid is a simple organic compound containing both a carboxyl and an amino group.
- There are 3 different types of amino acids are Essential, Conditionally Essential, Nonessential.
- Leucine and Glutamine are very important amino acids for strength training.
- Whey protein and Casein protein are both derived from milk. The difference is that casein has a lesser value of nitrogen retention and a lower glutamine proportion than whey.
- The difference between anabolism and catabolism is that anabolism is when the metabolic process builds up and catabolism is when the metabolic process breaks down.
- Membrane fluidity in cell membranes
- Digestion (Cholesterol is used to make bile salts to help emulsify fats in the diet)
- Hormones (Cholesterol can be made into body hormones)
- Vitamin D (Cholesterol can be made into vitamin D in skin)
They are known to boost metabolism and suppress appetite.