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ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE BASED ON THE CHRONORMORPHOLOGICAL CLOCK

A recent study by the University of Birmingham published in the magazine Current Biology observed that athletic performance can have a 26% variation in the course of the day. The study concerned 20 hockey players and it evaluated cardiovascular resistance during various moments of the day, from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. The results showed […]

SPOT REDUCTION TRAINING

Until two years ago, let’s say before the publication of my book “The DietaCOM and localized weight loss”, by googling Spot Reduction, a number of correlated studies would appear which dealt with it in negative terms, supporting it was infeasible. Instead, at present the first five entries you get are: Spot Reduction in Wikipedia www.masssimospattini.it […]

CARBS AT DINNER TO LOSE WEIGHT

A myth which is quite widespread also in bodybuilding is that, in order to lose weight, you should not consume carbohydrates for dinner. Some say after 6pm, some say after 2pm. The origin of this “dogma” is unknown, perhaps it is connected to proverbs coming from conventional wisdom such as “eat like a king for […]

HEALTHY FOOD FOR HEALTHY SKIN

The skin is not just a mere covering: it is a real organ whose size and surface are second only to the intestine. Like the intestine, the skin acts as a selective barrier between the internal and external part of the body. In fact, through the digestive tube (stomach – oesophagus- mouth) it communicates with […]

TESTOSTERONE

Accademia del Fitness – Wellness – Antiaging / april 2013 Testosterone is the main sexual hormone in men – even if it is also produced in small amounts by women – and it is synthesised by the testicles in the endocrine cells of Leying starting from cholesterol. The biological effects of testosterone become visible at […]

THE “COM” Diet (Interview)

In his latest book, Massimo Spattini explains his experience in the field of diets, introducing a new method of localised weight loss. “La Dieta COM” (Diet Com) is not the address of a website where you can find precious information about the diet which suits you best. La Dieta COM, where COM is the acronym […]

ACEROLA: the Barbados Cherry

New Parma / september-october 2009 Let’s continue on our journey among the ‘super foods’. After discovering the Açai’s potential in the last issue of New Parma, we now look at the characteristics of a fruit which has one of the highest quantities of vitamin C, as well as many other nutrients: Acerola, also has a […]

ACAI: the health fruit

New Parma / may-june 2009 It is called Açai (botanical name: Euterpe Oleracea) and comes directly from Parà, in the northern side of the Amazon Rainforest (Brazil), the only place where it grows spontaneously – the reason why these palm trees do not produce fruits somewhere else is still a mystery. The Açai is the […]

THE PALEODIET

The palaeodiet is a new diet but it is actually the most ancient diet in the world. In fact, it is the diet primitive cavemen followed in the age before the discovery of agriculture, about 10,000 years ago. For about two million years man had been a hunter-gatherer and he survived thanks to the food […]

THE POWER OF FATTY ACID

NEW PARMA / march-april 2009 In our present society we do not make enough use of food with large amounts of omega-3. Some omega-3 fatty acids are present above all in seeds and plants typical of cold climates, in the green part of vegetables (linolenic acid) and in meat. They can also be found in […]