Alfredo Valdés

Alfredo Valdés

Scientific divulgation and staged practical experience

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About the author

Specialist in physical training focused on improving the physical condition, sport performance and health.

He graduated in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences and it is currently a researcher in the field of metabolic physiopathology and how to approach this issue through physical exercise. Moreover, he prepares and plans the physical workouts of high performance basketball teams.

He has more tan 4 years of experience training both amateur and competition athletes who wanted to improve their physical competitions and strength. Currently, he is thoroughly studying the molecular signalling pathways regulated by exercise and sport nutrition.

  • Honorable mention for the best academic record in the humanistic Branch of post-obligatory secondary studies.
  • Degree final project with honors 2017-2018.
  • Mention for the best academic record in master studies and final project with honors 2018-2019.

Researcher at the PROFITH (Activebrains Project, associated with the University of Granada) with honorable mention during the external practices.

  • Master in Teacher Education to improve the profile in the fields of physical exercise and sport nutrition.
  • Degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (University of Granada).
  • Master in Teacher Education for Obligatory Secondary Studies and Baccalaureate, Professional Formation and Language Teaching (University of Leon).
  • NSCA Personal Trainer Certificate (NSCA-CPT).
  • Writer at the HSN Blog and former broadcaster in RadioVoz Galicia.

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Let’s review some aspects before learning about functional training for basketball… Basketball training is a multifactorial process and we have to take into account what are the main aspects that affect the performance… Oh, you do not know what we are talking about? Fortunately, you can read this where I tell you all the secrets about professional basketball players. Then, …

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Today, we are going to talk about dextrose, a type of sugar that is used around the workout to obtain an immediate energy supply easily Unlike what we usually hear from simplistic nutrition trends that flood social media, sugar is not the cause of all our problems. Neither it is the cause of cardiometabolic diseases or diabetes. This is a …

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Let’s analyze the properties of ketone salts and their potential ergogenic effects. Is it possible to take exogenous ketones? The is a physiological state caused by a nutritional component. When we considerably restrict the intake of carbohydrates, the body starts to empty its glycogen deposits (glycogenolysis). In other words, if we do not take this nutrient, it will use what …

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Mucuna Pruriens is associated with an improved male fertility (increase in testosterone and its precursors). Moreover, it can relieve the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease What is Mucuna Pruriens? It is a leguminous plant that grows in tropical climates In fact, this plant is used to produce food supplements. Even though these products are sold as “Mucuna Pruriens”, they are actually …

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Basketball is quite intense and anyone who has played this sport knows that. Playing basketball is exhausting, either with friends or at a competition against an official team. But, why does this happen? Do we know what sport supplements should we use to delay the fatigue as much as possible? What are the needs of a basketball player? Laltzel et …

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Vitamin D is an indispensable element for the absorption of Calcium in the human body. It helps to maintain a healthy bone mineral density that prevents the problems that can be caused by a deficiency of this mineral. Bone Mineral Density and Osteoporosis The bone tissue from the body is made up of heterogeneous material. First, there is a mineral …

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The Nitrogen Balance is a term used to describe the rate of protein synthesis and breakdown What is the Protein Turnover? The protein metabolism consists of a series of physiological processes that result in what is known as “protein turnover”. The protein turnover is the connection between the protein synthesis and breakdown. A positive balance for the synthesis is called “anabolism”. …

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Glutamine plays a special role when it comes to substantially improving the recovery of sportspeople and/or athletes that are undergoing a phase with a high demand of energy. Why is Glutamine so important? is a conditionally essential that is found in most of the skeletal muscle and which is involved in several physiological functions. The term “conditional” refers to the …

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