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Dopamine And Your Emotional Health – 3 Things You Must Know

Dopamine is a key player in emotional health. People who have poor dopamine levels can suffer from depression, social anxiety and lack of motivation. Regulation of this neurotransmitter is crucial for optimal mental and emotional health. Depression Dopamine is an important necessary neurotransmitter for our frontal lobe function in our brains and for us to feel connected and enjoyment with activities. Low dopamine contributes to a decrease in the reward mechanism of the brain and in return, often those people affected have [...]

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Your Ultimate Pre/Probiotic Guide – Everything You Must Know

Bloated stomach? Endless flatulence? Wicked diarrhoea? Believe it or not, you don’t have to live with these symptoms.Ever wonder why it takes so long for the food that we eat to make its way through our stomach? As it turns out, one of the numerous reasons has to do with the importance of both prebiotics and probiotics in our stomach. Both prebiotics and probiotics are naturally occurring microorganisms found in our stomach and intestine, which are both known as [...]

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Is Resistance Training for All Ages? Who Should and Shouldn’t Be Training!

Resistance Training for All Ages Many feel that resistance training is not for everyone. This thinking is faulty for one fundamental reason: every person who exercises – is in some way, shape, or form – strengthening their body. A child who pushes, pulls, and strains their way through gymnastics sessions on a regular basis and becomes stronger and more agile as a result, is resistance training, so it a senior who perseveres through group fitness classes and improves their strength [...]

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Do You Often Wake Up In The Night? Find Out Why!

Do you often go to bed, only to wake up at different times in the night? Find out what that could mean for your health!Waking up from 11pm-1am is usually a sign of sugar dysregulation.  Cortisol is spiking in an effort to balance sugar levels in the bloodstream.  Try including more vegetables and eliminating sugary foods closer to bedtime. Or perhaps the size of the evening meal is just too large.   Waking up from 1am-3am is indicative of liver toxicity.  Liver detoxification is [...]

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How To Determine The BEST Training Program

You’re looking to start a new workout routine and there are hundreds if not thousands of plans you can do. How will you know which ones are quality and which ones are just the latest fad or gimmick?Even if you happen to find a program based on your goals, how can you be sure that program is going to be effective for your unique needs, injury and medical history, body mechanics and more? If you don’t have all the answers, [...]

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Avoid These 4 Common Mistakes That Kill Muscle Gains

Excess Activity Building muscle requires an often overlooked component recovery. This recovery takes place when you finish your last set. Performing long duration cardio sessions or playing extra sports all tax the body leading to an increase in cortisol (stress hormone) and a decrease in recovery. Tip – If building muscle is your #1 priority keep extra cardio and activities outside of your workouts to a minimum. “Bulk Mode” The old school mentality of “bulking” in the offseason only to shred in the in-season can [...]

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Is Your Personal Trainer An Imposture? 3 Way’s to Find Out!

Health and wellness interest is growing and as such the industry is has had a flood of personal trainers, nutritionists and other health experts. How do you know if the person you invest your time and money with is legit and can actually help you? Here is a bare minimum guide your personal trainer should follow, and if they don’t run!Did they take the time to do an in-depth assessment with you? If your trainer has a plan for you [...]

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How Stress Affects Your Health And 3 Simple Tips

 Stress causes changes in hormone levels as well as immune system, cardiac and gastrointestinal functions. Prolonged stress results in predictable effects on the body, and the physiological and psychological consequences of acute and chronic stress can persist beyond the actual ending of a stressful event. Stress is two-sided. Stress is needed at the right times, for example, working out but as soon as you finish your last set you want stress to dissipate in order to start the recovery process. The terms are [...]

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How Stress Affects Your Nutrition & Simple Solutions

With work, family and other obligations, stress is a common part of our daily life. While stress is something we all deal with from time to time, stress can have a negative impact on your health if chronic. Overworking and under recovering can lead to unhealthy lifestyle habits,  which contribute more stress, leading to a very negative stress cycle. Picture you are facing a very tight deadline at work, you might make poor choices about what to eat, relying on refined sugars [...]

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Is your Personal Trainer Robbing You of Results? 3 MUST Know Tips to Find Out!

Health and wellness interest is growing and as such the industry is has had a flood of personal trainers, nutritionists and other health experts. How do you know if the person you invest your time and money with is legit and can actually help you? Here is a bare minimum guide your personal trainer should follow, and if they don’t run! Did they take the time to do an in-depth assessment for you? If your trainer has a plan for you [...]

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