Knowledge Base

What is your diet?

Keto, Carbs, & Protein diets: How do they affect performance?

Top Line This article will look at how ketogenic, moderate to high carbohydrate, and high protein diets effect athletic performance. Why it Matters Most high level or elite athletes will ...
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Are you metabolically healthy?

Top Line Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2009-2016 revealed that around 27.3 million Americans met the criteria for optimal metabolic health. This means that the ...
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Protein food sources

How much protein do you really need? A brief review

Top Line The amount of protein an individual actually needs varies widely depending on age, lifestyle, genetics, and more. Why It Matters Proteins are the building blocks of the body ...
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Healthy fats

Why fat is an essential part of our diet

Top Line This article will serve as a brief overview of why fat is an essential part of our diet. Why it matters Fat supports many functions within the body, ...
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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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