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Nutritional Supplements

The Best Nutritional Supplements For You Some people might think that these nutritional supplements are exclusively for who does weight lifting or resistance training or even for men only. But if you think this you are wrong! Know all about supplements and choose the best one for you!

The diversity of brands and also of different types of these supplements is humongous, most of us women even associate these products to big bulky men but in fact everyone who does regular exercise should consume these.

In this article we will focus on the type of supplements that are suitable for every women that do exercise, whether it is any dance fitness programme such as Zumba or even Belly Dance as an example or resistance training.

Whey Protein


Whey Protein is recommended to everyone that does regular physical activity and wants to be fit and have a healthy life style.

It also promotes the lean muscle growth and recovery of the muscle fibres. The recovery is extremely important as you won’t feel as much soreness in your body.

Helps to burn fat and promotes good health in general in addition helps to prevent certain types of cancer.

You can ingest it by mixing it with water or milk for a better absorption of this product.

If you like you can also add one scoop to your favourite home made healthy smoothie. Generally it is recommended to be taken immediately after your training session.

There are many protein supplements make sure you read the product information because if want to gain weight there are other types of protein that can suit you better.

Dietary Supplements

These  nutritional supplements include amino-acids, vitamins minerals and many more substances. They are sold in capsules, tablets or powder.

Some are just to assist in a balanced diet others to lose weight. But none of these replace your meals.

You should eat every day loads of green vegetables, fruits, white meat, healthy carbs, fish and drink 2 litres of water.

Three times per week other vegetables such as cauly flower or sweet potato, also once a week red meat or oily fish, to lose weight but also to give you the amount of vitamins and minerals that you need to consume on a daily basis.

Creatine (Amino-Acids)


Let’s have a quick look at Creatine which is a amino-acid compound, it is produced in small amounts in our body and it is synthesised by the liver, kidneys and pancreas.

It can be found in red meat and some fish.

As a nutritional supplement it is ideal to activities that require muscle explosion, its action is directly connected with short periods of high intensity.

To muscle fibre recovery is one of the best, therefore you will have a better performance and develop lean muscle, you will also feel more power and energy.

As the Wey Protein it should be consumed immediately after your training but it can be taken up to one hour after. If you purchase it in powder you can mix it with water or natural juice.

Occasionally the Creatine consumption can cause weight increase, nausea, vomits, stomach ache or diarrhoea. It is not recommended for people who suffer from kidney or liver problems and pregnant ladies.

Fitnessesporteenutricaologo  Special thanks to FitnessEsporteNutricao  for all the information regarding this subject.


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