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DHEA – The mother of all hormones

Accademia del Fitness – Wellness – Antiaging / july 2012 Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is the steroid contained in the highest percentage in the human body. It is involved in the production of testosterone, estrogens, progesterone and corticosterone. The levels of DHEA increase until the age of 25, when its production starts decreasing. The decrease in DHEA […]

LOSING WEIGHT WITH AEROBIC (1)

 New Parma / After Christmas, New Year’s Day and the many social dinners usually given at the end of the year, people usually end up putting on some weight.. 1.5 kg is the average weight increase  according to some statistics. This excess body fat is hard to get rid of unless specific strategies are carried […]

LOSING WEIGHT WITH AEROBIC (2)

 New Parma / In the previous article we saw how long (at least 40 minutes), how often (5 times a week) and which kind (running, walking quickly) of aerobic activities we need to perform to lose weight in the best way possible. We still have to talk about “how” and “when”. As for the “how”, […]

LOSING WEIGHT WITH AEROBIC (3)

 New Parma / The previous articles dealt with the best kind of aerobic activities and their length, frequency and intensity. Now it is time to talk about “when” to practise them. It may seem a minor problem, and it actually is, since doing some exercise is far more important than conditioning it to a specific […]

ACTIVITY & METABOLIC SYNDROME

NEW PARMA – nov/dec 2010 Physical exercise is a natural drug which can lead to the improvement of the cardio-vascular apparatus…and helps preventing impotence.. In the late few years, metabolic syndrome has been one of the most debated topics at conferences on Sports Medicine. As we saw in the specific article on this very magazine, this […]

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 […]