La soja vs el c√°ncer de mama

En estos pasajes¬†de su libro, Dr Greger explica los beneficios del consumo de soja en cuanto al c√°ncer de mama. LA¬†SOJA¬†Y¬†EL¬†C√ĀNCER¬†DE¬†MAMA La soja contiene isoflavonas naturales, otro tipo de fitoestr√≥genos. Cuando leemos la palabra ¬ęestr√≥genos¬Ľ en ¬ęfitoestr√≥genos¬Ľ, tendemos a asumir que la soja tiene efectos parecidos a los de los estr√≥genos. No es necesariamente as√≠. … Read moreLa soja vs el c√°ncer de mama

Cu√°l es la frecuencia de entrenamiento m√°s eficiente para el crecimiento muscular?

Ya sabemos que para aumentar masa muscular es mejor entrenar con una intensidad de >50%, pero con qu√© frecuencia deber√≠amos entrenar? El bro-split cl√°sico divide al cuerpo en 4 o m√°s grupos para entrenar un grupo cada d√≠a. Se ve algo como: Monday:¬†Back Tuesday:¬†Chest Wednesday:¬†Quads/Hamstrings Thursday:¬†Shoulders/Calves Friday:¬†Biceps/Triceps Claramente este m√©todo funciona. Pero es realmente la … Read moreCu√°l es la frecuencia de entrenamiento m√°s eficiente para el crecimiento muscular?

Hipertrofia: Cu√°nta intensidad es suficiente para el aumento de masa muscular?

El conocimiento com√ļn de los gimnasios desde que empec√© a entrenar ense√Īaba que repeticiones bajas con pesas pesadas es mejor para el aumento de masa muscular que repeticiones altas con pesas mas livianas. Pero no ten√≠amos una explicaci√≥n muy concreta de qu√© exactamente significa mucho peso y poco peso. Hoy por suerte s√© investigar mejor, … Read moreHipertrofia: Cu√°nta intensidad es suficiente para el aumento de masa muscular?

PERIODIZATION: How to train more efficiently

Everyone seems to talk about periodization training but what exactly is it? I like the explanation of Mark Lauren from his Book You are your own gym, one of my favorite exercise books and the one with which I started my new fitness journey some time ago. Let’s read what Mark has to say about … Read morePERIODIZATION: How to train more efficiently

Estrategias para invertir en criptomonedas

El √©xito de Bitcoin ha causado un hype de las criptomonedas. Con √©xito me refiero al tremendo crecimiento del valor de bitcoin y su mercado lo cual ha causado un gran ROI (retorno de la inversi√≥n). Bitcoin populariz√≥ un mercado que hace poco no exist√≠a, el mercado de las criptomonedas. Hoy en d√≠a hay cientas … Read moreEstrategias para invertir en criptomonedas

Why some people don’t get value out of self-help books

Today I came across a review on Goodreads which pretty well sums up the notion most people have about self-help books: This book reminded me of why I stopped reading self-help books. I found this one particularly overwhelming. Filled with great inspirational advice I will just ignore because all I want to do is keep … Read moreWhy some people don’t get value out of self-help books

Steve Jobs on connecting the dots

One night while I was walking through the streets of Asunci√≥n and listening to the audiobook Becoming Steve Jobs I picked up a gold nugget which I really liked. I had seen his commencement speech at Stanford before but somehow this idea hadn’t stuck with me before. I’m talking about, I guess you can call … Read moreSteve Jobs on connecting the dots

Hacer retroceder a la diabetes con una dieta basada en plantas

En los pasajes de abajo que son del libro Comer para no morir,¬†Dr. Michael Greger explica como se puede revertir diabetes del tipo 2 con una alimentaci√≥n basada en plantas. Hace unos a√Īos, Millan, una de las integrantes de la comunidad de <NutritionFacts.org>, tuvo la amabilidad de compartir su historia conmigo. Cuando ten√≠a treinta a√Īos, … Read moreHacer retroceder a la diabetes con una dieta basada en plantas

The gifts of imperfection — Summary

Learn how to be yourself Most of us don’t live out their true desires but instead, live according to other peoples rules. The problem with trying to fulfill other’s expectations, however, is that we will never satisfy them all and even if we do, we are still not funfilled because we don’t really like what … Read moreThe gifts of imperfection — Summary

Research: How to tell fact from fiction — Excerpt

In the following excerpt¬†from Dr. Garth Davis’s book Proteinaholic he explains how to recognize valid research and manipulated/biased/sponsored research. Research Truth and BS: How to Speak Science In Chapter 3, I told you about my rapid transformation from sick, overweight, and sluggish patient to healthy, lean, energetic triathlete. Had I been an accountant, a bricklayer, … Read moreResearch: How to tell fact from fiction — Excerpt

The happiness project — Summary

Learn how to start your own journey towards happiness What is the greatest good in life? For thousands of years, philosophers and other intellectuals have tackled this question. Most of them, including Aristotle, declared that happiness was the summum bonum, that it is the sense and purpose of the entire human existence. Gretchen Rubin, the … Read moreThe happiness project — Summary

Stress impacts motivation

I’ve read many books about motivation, drive and willpower, but I had never seen lack of motivation from the stress angle. It makes a lot of sense, as I myself feel more energized and motivated since I switched to a plant-based diet. Brendan Brazier’s explains in his book Thrive that stress is a big deal … Read moreStress impacts motivation

The Laws of Love and the Laws of Life — Book Exerpt

This is from one of my favorite books The 7 habits of highly effective people. When we make deposits of unconditional love, when we live the primary laws of love, we encourage others to live the primary laws of life. In other words, when we truly love others without condition, without strings, we help them … Read moreThe Laws of Love and the Laws of Life — Book Exerpt

De donde proviene la “ideolog√≠a de g√©nero?”

C√≥mo puede un grupo social ganar un argumento que no tiene sost√©n l√≥gico y √©tico alguno? Para ser mas preciso, c√≥mo pueden denegar los derechos a otro grupo de personas? Podr√≠an tratar de exigir abiertamente que se les niega los derechos pero lo m√°s probable es que perder√≠an el apoyo de las personas. Ya que … Read moreDe donde proviene la “ideolog√≠a de g√©nero?”

My euro trip from the south to the north

First destiny, Milan I wasn‚Äôt so interested in visiting this city but my travel partner chose this city as the first destiny. After all, I liked the city, it has a lot of very beautiful architecture. The city expresses a romantic vintage ambient. The street running is from 1890 or something and has incandescent light … Read moreMy euro trip from the south to the north