BDNF And Your Brain Health

“Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor” (BDNF) is neurotrophin that is considered an important protein that influences brain function as well as the peripheral nervous system. It influences a variety of functions including: preventing death of existing brain cells, inducing the growth of new neurons and synapses, and supporting cognitive function, while low …

Time-Restricted Eating

Most of us try to be more aware of what we eat and how it affects us. The difference is the proportions of the macros affect each of us differently.  But that’s just the basics. Adding on another layer of complexity into all this is not just what we eat …

Stop Being So Fat with Stan Efferding – SuperTraining TV

It’s always keeping it simple. The world’s strongest bodybuilder giving his thoughts. Key takeaway: What’s the best exercise? The ones you like to do What’s the best diet? The one that you will follow. Solution remains the same: eat less, move less. and finding a way of life that’s sustainable …

Brutally Honest 6 Reasons You Are Still Overfat

An extremely blunt post by Coach Taylor Simon.

What is Metabolic syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster or a group of conditions that result from altered metabolism which can lead to other serious complications. The process starts very subtly with weight gain and inflammation. As these progress, it then affects your blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar metabolism, and hormone balance. Having one of the conditions below does not mean that you have it. But having one or more of the conditions listed below increases the risk of serious disease:

The lifting belt

There has been a clear misconception by a lot of gym-goers and non gym-goers alike about the function of the belt. Seems that the common belief is that the belt is used it is to support the back.

Rhabdo – the condition that is rarely diagnosed

Rhabdomyolysis /ˌræbdɵmaɪˈɒlɨsɪs/ is a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue (Greek: ῥαβδω rhabdo- striped μυς myo-muscle) breaks down (Greek: λύσις –lysis) rapidly.

The 4 Energy Systems

Talking to my brother earlier and he always has good questions and  it’s always good to refresh your mind.

How Whole Foods “Primes” You To Shop

I’ve often said that there is science involved even in the simplest things like the color of the seats in a fast food joint or even how the items in a supermarket are placed – e.g. on which row of the racks. These are a multi-million dollar businesses – there is no reason why there shouldn’t be that level of detail in the research and sciences involved.

Glucosamine – Should you supplement?