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What Are The Metabolic Benefits of The Keto Diet?

What Are The Metabolic Benefits of The Keto Diet?

August 10, 2020
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes
There are many benefits of the keto diet but one area where it really shines is in how it improves your metabolism. By shifting the body from a state of glycolysis (where it runs on blood glucose) to ketosis (where it runs on fat), you can transform how your body uses energy. This pays off...
Three Pre-Workout Nutrition Priorities: What To Eat Before Your Workout

Three Pre-Workout Nutrition Priorities: What To Eat Before Your Workout

August 3, 2020
Estimated reading time: 6 minutes
It’s time to hit the gym for a workout. Your brain tells you you’re ready to burn through some killer sets. But once you start training, your body isn’t complying: You feel weak and unable to complete all your reps. What gives? Many people neglect some element of nutrition and find themselves incorrectly fueled for...
Should I Take A B-Vitamin Complex?

Should I Take A B-Vitamin Complex?

July 27, 2020
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes
The B vitamins are a fascinating group of nutrients that have numerous health effects. Despite substantial research showing reasons to optimize your B vitamin intake, these vitamins are often overlooked. The traditional view is that a “healthy” diet supplies plenty of B vitamins and few people need to supplement. A closer examination of the research...
Three Priorities For Post-Workout Nutrition: What To Eat After A Workout

Three Priorities For Post-Workout Nutrition: What To Eat After A Workout

July 20, 2020
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes
You’ve just powered through your last exhausting rep. Your legs are shaky and your upper body is pumped. Your muscles are ready for one thing: Post-workout nutrition! Being able to recover quickly is what sets the most successful trainees and athletes apart from those with meager gains and middling success. What you eat after training...

The Dangerous Metabolic Consequences of Sleep Deprivation

June 29, 2020
When it comes to metabolism, most people focus on nutrition and exercise. Sleep is just as important. Emerging research shows that adequate sleep may be the most powerful behavior for supporting metabolic health because of how it impacts appetite, fat burning hormones, and energy levels.There are three harmful metabolic effects that occur when we skimp on sleep: Increased hunger and...
How To Overcome Coronavirus-Induced Insomnia & Get Better Sleep

How To Overcome Coronavirus-Induced Insomnia & Get Better Sleep

June 22, 2020
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes
For many of us, getting good sleep is a challenge in the best of times. The coronavirus has disrupted already iffy sleep schedules for many people, with one survey reporting an 86 percent increase in trouble sleeping and insomnia (1). As challenging as the coronavirus era is, one of the most impactful things you can...
Six Unique Advantages of Periodizing Your Workouts: Better Results In Less Time

Six Unique Advantages of Periodizing Your Workouts: Better Results In Less Time

June 15, 2020
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes
For a lot of people, showing up at the gym and developing a training routine is all they can manage. Properly planning their training is beyond their knowledge and abilities. They do the same workouts year after year and never get any stronger. This is unfortunate. Although there are benefits to going through the motions...
Get Immune Support From Exercise: Workout Tips To Avoid Coronavirus Complications

Get Immune Support From Exercise: Workout Tips To Avoid Coronavirus Complications

May 18, 2020
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes
Everyone knows that exercise has a protective effect on health and is key for a long life. New research shows it can reduce the risk of severe complications from COVID-19. This is important because early surveys show that Americans have become more sedentary and less fit since the start of lockdowns in the U.S. Citizens...
Smart Immune Supplementation For The Coronavirus

Smart Immune Supplementation For The Coronavirus

May 11, 2020
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes
There is no doubt that nutrition is an essential part of a strong immune system. Food provides the vitamins and minerals necessary for the production of immune cells, enzymes, and cofactors that allow your body to combat illness. Deficiency in various nutrients, including vitamin C and D, have been linked to increased risk of infection...
What Happens After Keto?

What Happens After Keto?

April 27, 2020
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes
Although you may like the idea of ditching keto completely, many people benefit from maintaining a keto diet but incorporating higher carb meals. For obesity and metabolic problems like insulin resistance, a keto diet with carb cycling (often called a cheat meal or carb re-feed) may be just the ticket. When restricting carbs you deplete...

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