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The Magic of Mushrooms For Performance

Mushrooms are poppin’ up everywhere nowadays (pun of course intended) and for good reason: an impressive amount of research is revealing how these powerhouse fungi can support your immune system, brain function, energy levels, and more. All of their widespread benefits aside, I wanted to take a minute to talk about how powerful certain medicinal…

Single Vs. Double Kettlebell Training

One heavy bell … or two lighter? Or, two heavy? Does it matter? If you’re diving into kettlebell training this year, these are natural and relevant questions! Here I’ll break down whether one option is “better” for your training, and what differences you can expect during single and double kettlebell movements. Single Vs. Double Kettlebell…

Recovery, Covered: Tips To Reduce Muscle Soreness and Joint Pain

We’ve all been here: we roll over to get out of bed after a workout, and … ouch. Then, if the soreness is really bad, we hobble to the coffee maker, careful not to extend or move too quickly. If you’re a beginner, intense muscle soreness and stiffness is likely common, but it also plagues…

The Benefits Of Simplicity

In our ultra-advanced world, we tend to value the next big thing. The next gadget, the next piece of tech, the next new trend, the next new diet. And, while there’s nothing wrong with being excited about new advanced gadgets (like, say, the new iPhone and all of its constantly updated capabilities) … there is…

Maximizing Holiday Gains

‘Tis the season for gains. And by gains, I’m referencing the kind most people aren’t happy about. Holiday weight gain. Yep, it comes with the territory: more food, more indulgences, more alcohol and merriment = more calories consumed. However, I wanted to offer you a different approach than simply doling out tips on how to…

Feeling Tired? Take A Look At Your Digestion

As most of us have experienced, energy levels can make or break your progress. We’ve all dealt with low-energy weeks, with the side effect typically being minimal progress (or even none at all), and while taking a week off here and there to re-calibrate is a good thing, dealing with low energy levels consistently isn’t…

How To Test Your One-Rep Max

The one-rep max is something we all know about, but oddly, exactly how to test it is something that’s rarely discussed. When do you test it? How often? Should you do it on training days, or not? Let’s get the 101 on the One-Rep. The One-Rep Max: What It Is And When To Test It…

How Your Movements Influence Your Mood

In the past we’ve talked about certain habits that can help boost your mood and energy levels, like meditation and trying out adaptogen herbs. For all intents and purposes, these techniques are still awesome and using them can help increase performance in all areas of your life. However, I came across several studies I wanted…

Eating To Recover

Pushing yourself is great. But have you ever pushed yourself … too hard? Well, welcome to the squad! I think we can all agree that if we’ve been in the training game for a bit of time, it’s likely that we’ve pushed ourselves a bit too hard trying to reach a goal. And the result…

Are Supplements Like BCAA’s and Pre-Workout Worth it?

Supplements are always tempting, am I right? As humans, we are naturally wired to look for more efficient routes to achieve our goals … and supplements are like a dangling carrot that whispers: “I can get you there, faster.” However, is this true, especially when it comes to performance-boosting supplements like pre-workout and Branched-Chain Amino…

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