Health

Leptin is an important hormone that controls how much body fat we store and how much food we consume. When working properly, leptin helps us maintain a healthy weight and stops us from overeating.
Baking soda might be one of the most versatile items in your kitchen cabinet. In a recent study, ingesting baking soda improved squat numbers.
A recent research review took a look at some common conceptions about how various lifestyle factors affect bone health. It turns out most of them seem to be correct.
The more estrogen we have, the more growth hormone we produce. So, what does this mean? Can we capitalize on our production of GH? What happens when we aren’t making as much estrogen?
A new study shows squats might have yet another health benefit - improved bone health in women with osteoporosis and osteopenia.
I am going to talk about rhabdo from a biological standpoint and how it affects the body. Then you can make an informed decision on whether or not CrossFit is the only sport that causes rhabdo.
Do you know what GH does in the human body or when, why and how it’s produced? And did you know production varies due to gender and probably not in the way you’d expect?
If you participate in sports or gym activities that require high energy outputs for two to three minutes, you need to make sure you are ingesting plenty of carbohydrates.
Being a physical therapist and CrossFit coach allows me to look at movement from a unique perspective. In the CrossFit box, that look is visually painful most of the time.
As either a trainer or trainee, you need to be prepared to deal with any unexpected life-threatening situation that can occur during a training session or athletic competition.
We are taught to ward off stress with iron crosses and glasses of tea. But it seems as if by doing this, we are holding ourselves back. The negative impact of stress might all be in our mind.
Have you heard about putting half an onion next to your bed? Eating garlic? Drinking apple cider vinegar? Do these home remedies actually work? Here's what I found.
New research looked the impact of sleep deprivation on the performance of judo players in competition. Less sleep meant less power and worse cardio.
For some, going to bed earlier is easier said than done. What do you do if sleep escapes you on a regular basis? Here are tips for those who are struggling to find a natural way to get more shut-eye.
People wear their lack of sleep like a badge of honor. But skipping sleep really isn’t getting any of us ahead. It’s making us sick, depressed, fat, and aging us at an accelerated rate.
Here are seven articles about the signs and symptoms of adrenal fatigue, along with solutions and strategies for getting back on track.
It is imperative in the case of neck injury to have the proper diagnosis before beginning treatment. Home treatments can negatively impact your recovery - or even make the problem more sinister.