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Your body is many things: a mechanical device, a walking chemistry set, a sustainable life form, and an ever-changing biological phenomenon. There's a lot to know about the body.
My adrenal system is all jacked up. There, I said it. I'm going to document my tests and the various healing modalities I try out, so you can learn alongside me how to get healthy.
Walking isn't as sexy or exciting as other forms of exercise. But walking a few miles a day has some significant health benefits - plus, it's actually pretty enjoyable.
PCOS affects an estimated 5-10% of women of reproductive age. While it was once thought to be a fertility problem, we now know it's an metabolic disorder treatable with exercise and good nutrition.
What is going on in your blood during recovery? And when are you actually recovered? Scientists looked at markers for inflammation and injury and how long they stick around after a workout.
Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) is the "master stress hormone." When this hormone goes awry it can impact everything, from your weight, to your health, to your behavior.
We need sunscreen, right? Yes! But, there are some serious drawbacks to some of the traditional, chemical-packed stuff, including increased cancer risk. Here's what to look for instead.
You may have heard of nootropics in terms of being a study aid, but they are far more powerful than just that. They can help you become a better athlete and healthier person.
You know that high cortisol levels are bad. Do you know what cortisol does in the body and why you need it, though? Learn about this amazing substance and its full-body impact.
We all have busy lives, and as such sometimes spend too much time "resting." The truth is the choices we make and the time we spend sedentary is literally killing us - and our children.
Peptides are all the buzz in the fitness industry these days. What exactly are peptides, and why might you want to take them? Let's look at the chemistry and the function of peptides in the body.
The activities you do outside of the gym - cleaning your home and walking - can have a positive impact on your health. Conversely, choosing to watch TV instead can lead to metabolic syndrome.
Dopamine is related to both positive feelings and drug addiction. Its proper synthesis and function in the body are crucial for mental and physical health on numerous levels. Learn how and why.
We've all experienced an "adrenaline dump," but what actually is it? Let's look at adrenaline - also known as epinephrine - how it works, why we have it, and what can happen when it goes awry.
I am going to explain adrenal chemicals one by one, so we can understand the complex mechanisms of adrenal function and how to maximize our athletic performance. First up - norepinephrine.
As we get older, we take increasing care of our bodies, but we need to care for our brains for the long haul, too. Here are six simple things you can do to keep your brain quick for years to come.
Today we're talking about the most important thyroid hormone: Free T3. It could be affecting your hair, your workout, your sleep, and a whole lot of other things. What is it and what does it do?