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16 Jun

6 Health Benefits you didn’t know about Tart Cherries

Tart cherries are among nature’s most potent sources of flavonoids, including anthocyanins, which are the pigments that give the berries their color, and they are known to have a powerful antioxidant activity.1 Many of the positive benefits of tart cherries, like reducing muscle soreness after exercise, easing arthritis pain and enhancing heart health, come from the high levels of this antioxidant flavonoid.4

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06 Jun

6 Tips for Quality Rest: Sleep better and Boost Recovery

According to the National Institute of Health, inadequate sleep can cause everything from increased anxiety to poorer productivity, impaired cognition to an increased risk for chronic health diseases like obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes.
For athletes, sleep is even more important. Research shows the active person needs good sleep in order to adequately recover from training sessions and get the most out of their hard work. Why? During sleep, a majority of hormonal changes, cellular repair, and tissue synthesis goes on which facilitate strength and conditioning. Sufficient sleep also helps the typical athlete maintain important skills like reaction time and sustained attention.

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23 May

Why Magnesium Deficiency Can Impair Athletic Performance & Recovery

If lack of endurance is keeping you from achieving your workout goals, magnesium deficiency may be to blame. According to the National Institutes of Health, most Americans do not get the recommended amount of magnesium in their diets. And athletes, especially, are more likely to be impaired by magnesium deficiency because sweat depletes the body's supply of this vital electrolyte.

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23 Mar

4 Nutrition Practices to Speed up Recovery After Intense Training

So, you just finished a tough workout. What's your body up to?
For starters, your muscles are probably feeling a bit depleted (unless perhaps your body is fat-adapted and uses primarily stored body fat for fuel—as in the case of people on a ketogenic diet). Why? Muscles use up a lot of their stored glycogen (derived from carbohydrates) in order for you to train intensely.

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09 Mar

How to Fight Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)

Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) may not be completely avoidable, but there are a few evidence-based ways to minimize it's impact on your post-workout recovery. Check out these five tips to get you started.

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20 Feb

Pre-Empt Injuries & Nourish your Body to Perform Better.

How you can Ease Inflammation & Aid Recovery to sustain a Healthier Body for longer.

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01 Dec

The Vital Role of vitamin D

Vitamin D is either ingested from food or synthesized in the skin during sun exposure, that is why it's described as the “sunshine vitamin”...

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07 Jul

ApresFlex® – A Superior form of Boswellia for Joint Comfort & Mobility*

Boswellia Serrata is a gum resin extracted from an India tree, which is sometimes burnt (the entire species of Boswellia is commonly known as Frankinsence) as an aromatic...

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29 Jun

WHY OMEGA 3s ARE GOOD FOR YOU

You’ve probably seen recent headlines claiming that fish oil supplements may not help to protect your heart. However, when you dig into the research you’ll see...

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22 Jun

COLLAGEN PEPTIDES 101

PROTEINS represent the 2nd most prevalent substances in our body after water, playing an essential role for the growth and repair of every cell in the body...

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