Getting the body going

Physical activity is the number one factor

Whether we are talking about sport in the narrower sense or everyday exercise such as walking, an adult should be in motion for at least 150 minutes a week. This can be done at a stretch or in several stages.

Studies have shown that exercise has an effect on health, increases quality of life, improves performance and mood, and can help to lose weight. The formula is: burn more calories than you take in and thus take steps to improve your energy balance. With moderation and purpose, this can be the key to a healthy life in balance.

Getting the body going

How Speck Alto Adige PGI can contribute to a balanced diet for athletes

Generally speaking, smoked ham contains certain nutrients that people who regularly exercise need to a greater extent. Smoked ham contains around 30% proteins per 100 grams, which support bone growth and strengthen muscle structure. For athletes, proteins of animal origin are particularly important. Physical exertion increases the need for energy, which can be met by a balanced diet with carbohydrates, fats and proteins. It all depends on the right composition!