Month: March 2015

What is Catabolic state?

    The Catabolic Idea By defining the catabolic state within the human body, avid fitness enthusiasts have the ability to achieve their goals more easily. For example, by knowing that muscles actually endure a break down phase because of hormones released during each workout, you have the ability to counteract this phenomenon by consuming high-quality nutrient sources before, during or after your exercise sessions. In the most basic written form, the catabolic process involves anything and everything that naturally occurs or induces the breakdown of larger molecules into several smaller building blocks. These separate parts eventually combine in a process known as anabolism, which greatly benefits muscle tissue growth. Both catabolism and anabolism work together naturally in the human body in order to maintain a healthy energy level and durable, functional muscle tissue. However, before any muscle gains the ability to benefit from these two major processes, simple scientific factors have to take their proper course. The Catabolic Process When food enters the body, from the very first moment, larger sized molecules naturally become …

What is Anabolic state?

Understanding Anabolism The opposite of breaking down, defined as building up, serves as a perfect explanation of anabolism. The anabolic state acts as the complete opposite of the catabolic state, one that requires no energy to occur. Through the initial catabolic process of breaking down larger food molecules into smaller energy sources, the body oxidizes these tiny chemical strands and uses most of the energy to drive anabolism forward. Picture a single sphere entering the human body. The digestion process breaks this one object into many small spheres. Then, muscles, which have endured physicalexercise or work, absorb these small objects, rebuilding them into the original single sphere. The balance of these two processes enables the body to maintain healthy, normal physical function. Striving for The Anabolic State In order for the body to encounter an anabolic state, it must consume a source of energy. Foods or supplements with helpful nutrients enable muscle tissue to receive said energy. However, when individuals do not consume enough food, a higher rate of catabolism will occur. This effect ultimately …