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Dopamine is related to both positive feelings and drug addiction. Its proper synthesis and function in the body are crucial for mental and physical health on numerous levels. Learn how and why.
At the age of 74, Bill was diagnosed with a deadly disease, but he still runs, swims, lifts, and enters races. He credits being active and eating paleo for being able to stop his prescription drugs.
We all know at this point that sleep is vital to both our health and our athletic performance. But do you know HOW to sleep more and better? Here are 8 tips for getting deeper more refreshing sleep.
We've all experienced an "adrenaline dump," but what actually is it? Let's look at adrenaline - also known as epinephrine - how it works, why we have it, and what can happen when it goes awry.
I am going to explain adrenal chemicals one by one, so we can understand the complex mechanisms of adrenal function and how to maximize our athletic performance. First up - norepinephrine.
As we get older, we take increasing care of our bodies, but we need to care for our brains for the long haul, too. Here are six simple things you can do to keep your brain quick for years to come.
Today we're talking about the most important thyroid hormone: Free T3. It could be affecting your hair, your workout, your sleep, and a whole lot of other things. What is it and what does it do?
Research shows lifestyle, diet, and exercise can actually shape and change our genes, and thus our eventual offspring, for better or worse. Better habits can lead to healthier DNA...and super babies!
60 minutes of daily exercise can improve your insulin resistance by 25%. 120 minutes of exercise can improve it by 50%. If you're looking to avoid metabolic diseases, get up and start moving.
How are the New Year resolutions going? Did you pick something too big or maybe need some baby-steps to get you to your goals? Here are 4 simple things you can change right now.
Hormones can be our best friends or our worst enemies. Here are 8 articles about hormones and their role in staying strong and healthy.
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.
Statins are designed to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease. They are used by many, many people. But do statins negate the positive effects of supplementing with fish oil?
It's the holiday season and for many people that means three things: lots of traveling, training on the road, and (hopefully) relaxation. Here are 7 articles to help you make the most of your holiday.
Do you feel like you're in a haze? Like you've been working hard through a challenge or crisis and aren't back to full energy? It's possible you've overworked your adrenal glands.
One of the major stresses at holidays is travel. Here are tips for how to keep yourself healthy whether you're staying with friends and family or you're staying at a hotel.
It's that time of year when a lot of us are traveling. How do you stay healthy? Here are my tips for staying vibrant, healthy, and enjoying the holidays whether it be by car or plane.