George Crouch

Stress is a Disease

Top Line Stressors are inevitable — nevertheless, we still can counter the negative health implications of stress by choosing how we perceive it, using mind-based strategies like meditation to reduce it, and maintaining an active and exercise-rich lifestyle to bolster the immune system.   Why It Matters While short term stress does not seem to […]

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The Number You Should Know & How to Improve It

Top Line Despite VO2max testing being considered the gold standard measurement of cardiorespiratory fitness and one of the strongest independent predictors of mortality, it is sadly seldom performed outside of the hospital cardiopulmonary ward.    Why It Matters  Care to live longer? Poor cardiorespiratory fitness, a low VO2max, is associated with an increased risk for

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Energy Science

Top Line Whether you’re striving to outperform your opponent, break a record or just want to be in best shape possible to run, lift, fight, swim, and have sex all in the same day – knowing how your body generates energy is paramount to optimizing performance.   Why It Matters Many coaches and personal trainers

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