Why We Need Dietary Fiber (and How to Find It)

“Eat more fiber.” That’s a line you’ve probably heard ad nauseam since childhood. And for good reason: the health benefits of dietary fiber are well documented. But despite those benefits being common knowledge, only 5% of the population manages to get a full daily supply of fiber. To hit home fiber’s value, and help you take advantage …

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How To Use Vitamins To Make Up for Gaps in Your Nutrition

If you look at the broad picture, culture leads to nutritional deficiencies.  Most people living in the United States don’t meet the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for many nutrients. That includes athletes and the average Joe, alike.   Ultra-processed foods have replaced nutrient-dense foods. These healthy foods include fruits and vegetables, legumes, whole grains, nuts, …

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Isometric Exercise: Are They Good for Me?

50% of Americans exercise regularly, with many spending some of their workout participating in some form of isometric exercise. If you’re here, it’s safe to assume you’re looking to incorporate isometric exercises into your home workout, and we’re here to help. Below you’ll find a guide about all things isometrics; we’ll even give you some exercises …

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The Can’t-Miss Post-Workout Routine for Every Athlete: How to Recover From Overtraining (and Why It’s Essential That You Do!)

For many of us, there is no greater joy than working out at our favorite sport! The body is a well-oiled machine, but it’s possible to push it too far. This can lead to a condition known as Overtraining Syndrome (or OTS). When this occurs, it’s important to know what to do next before you cause serious …

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Corrective Exercise and Its Positive Impact for Your Joints

Have you ever heard of corrective exercise? If not, you aren’t alone.  Surprisingly, despite its many big benefits, few people have ever learned about this healthy and restorative practice, that is similar to physical therapy.   So, what is corrective exercise, and how can it help you? If you’re feeling curious, you’ve come to the right place! …

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Progressive Overload: The Benefits of Increasing Workloads Over Time

Progressive overload is the gradual increase of intensity to force your body to adapt. This type of training is most commonly seen in strength training circles. For example, a powerlifter or bodybuilder would start their training cycle with lighter weights or lower volume and gradually work up to heavier weights or heavier volume in an …

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