cortisol

In an effort to treat my own adrenal derangement, I have been investigating alternative medicines and treatments. My first stop of the road to recovery via holistic therapies is acupuncture.
My adrenal system is all jacked up. There, I said it. I'm going to document my tests and the various healing modalities I try out, so you can learn alongside me how to get healthy.
Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) is the "master stress hormone." When this hormone goes awry it can impact everything, from your weight, to your health, to your behavior.
You know that high cortisol levels are bad. Do you know what cortisol does in the body and why you need it, though? Learn about this amazing substance and its full-body impact.
I love a good study that takes a shot at CrossFit without ever mentioning its name. In this case researchers looked at the workout "Linda" and the related effect on cortisol and lactic acid.
You've been training hard and eating right, but still have belly fat. What gives? Could be your cortisol levels and all the stress in your life. Find out why and how you need to manage your cortisol.
Cardio first, then strength training? Or strength, then cardio? Which is best? You've probably hear the bro-science, now let's take a look at what the real researchers discovered about our hormones.
Increasing pleasure, decreasing stress, increasing human bonding, and all the while decreasing the risk of common heart ailments - sign me up please! Hugs are awesome.
What if wearing a mouthpiece meant you recovered quicker from your workouts and kept the stress hormone cortisol away from the precious muscle-building proteins in your body?
Diaphragmatic breathing is commonly use breath technique to reduce stress and relax the mind in yoga and meditation practices.