Stressed Out?

One of the things that I find fascinating is the connection between hormones, neurotransmitters, and gut health. I could spend hours going down that rabbit hole but today let's talk about specifically how it relates to stress. From an evolutionary standpoint, we are well equipped to handle acute stress. See tiger. Fight tiger or run from tiger....

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Neurotype Training for Fat Loss

does Neurotype training help people who have a lot of fat to lose? My client's question was, should I lift heavier weight for less reps or more reps with less weight for fat loss? So let's talk about the truth about training for fat loss! Here's the deal.. using exercise as the primary driver for fat loss is a terrible strategy. There are several...

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Bulking Season?

I just read an interesting study done on elite athletes with the goal of determining how nutritional intervention would impact body comp. I'll post the link below to the study, but essentially they took 39 elite athletes and split them into two groups. They all continued their sport specific training, and included 4 additional strength training...

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