Jon Esposito

Carbohydrate foods

What is the the difference between simple and complex carbohydrates?

Top Line Simple carbohydrates are the easiest and fastest forms of carbohydrates for the body to breakdown and utilize for energy. On the other hand, complex carbohydrates go through a longer breakdown process before they can be utilized for energy. Why it matters Within the body, carbohydrates circulate in our blood as glucose. The simple …

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Blood flow restriction during muscle contraction

What is blood flow restriction (BFR) and how does it work?

Top Line Blood flow restriction (BFR) is a unique training method that goes as far back as the 1960’s when it was originally developed by Yoshiaki Sato in Japan. Why it Matters Training with BFR is believed to increase muscle hypertrophy and strength at much lower loads.1,2 In other words, you maximize the benefits of …

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Exercise, Physical activity, sports, movement

What is the single best thing you can do to improve your health?

Top Line Exercise or physical activity is the single best thing you can do to improve your health. Decades of research has consistently shown that every part of our body inside and out benefits from daily exercise. Why it Matters A lack of exercise or physical activity is one of the most significant factors in …

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