Knowledge Base

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 ...
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Aging hands and skin

What happens to our bones, muscles, and skin as we age?

Top Line We are all aging and understanding the process of how we age can help us plan for what lies ahead. Why it Matters Understanding how our bones, muscles, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Improve sleep

Why prioritizing sleep can make a difference during the pandemic

Top Line Sleep is an essential component of our daily lives and how much sleep we get a night can be the difference in whether or not we protect ourselves ...
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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 ...
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Cover Less Ground: The Key to Faster & Injury Free Running

Top Line  “Running over 30 miles a week for probably my first five or six years on Tour pretty much destroyed my body and my knees.”  -Tiger Woods   With ...
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Conditioned Heart or Heart Condition

Top Line Keeping heart and lung tissue healthy with regular cardio, cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), greatly reduces your chances of all-cause mortality.   Why It Matters While heart disease is the ...
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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 ...
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