You see it all the time, people with gallon jugs of branched chain amino acids (BCAAs). Then do you notice that immediately after you’re told how crucial it is to make sure you get them in all day every day, you’re served with their discount code for it? …

We now live in the age of supplements. People ask what you take, what the next best thing is, how much of this and that should they take. It never ends. We have started to focus more on supplements than fundamentals. HOWEVER, that doesn’t mean they don’t have their place…

Anymore, people just want to know what the best diet is to lose weight to look and feel better. As of the last few years, the ketogenic (keto) diet has become one of the most popular diets around the world. Although it does have an array of benefits, the majority…

You Don’t Need Cardio To Lose Weight

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Fasted cardio, dreaded cardio, cardio twice a day, something you can hardly call a salad for lunch, and all to lose weight. According to the World Health Organization, as of 2016, there were more than 1.9 billion adults ranging from aged 18 years…

What if I told you the most powerful, most miraculous drug that could help you with any endeavor or task, cognitive or physical capability, any and all things.

Would you want in?

What would you be willing to pay for it?

What if you didn’t have to buy this one…

Without a doubt one of the most common arguments within the nutrition community, and that is if egg yolks are bad for you or not. It seems that over time, we have transitioned away from that beautiful, golden heart and center of every whole egg. …

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You’re traveling either for work, holidays, a trip with friends, but you don’t have great gym access, if any at all. What do you do so you can get at least something in?

One easy solution is to go for a run. Running doesn’t require a gym or particular location…

Zuzanna Adamczyk

I’m sure you’ve heard at some point about blue light or blue light blocking glasses. Various companies have started to make blue light blocking glasses, and you can even have them made with your prescription. But what are they for?

So I had to learn a little more about light…

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There seems to be a craze about avoiding gluten now, and it seems we have started avoiding more and more things, but why? What’s driving all these issues that people have to keep avoiding things it seems we’ve eaten all our lives?

Gluten is a group of proteins found in…

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It’s important to put in the work, lift the weights, run the miles, practice your swing, etc. but that’s not the only thing. Many are good at doing that part, but neglect everything that comes after: appropriate food, stress, sleep…recovery and adaptation. …

Colin Slager

Indy-based rehab therapist, personal trainer, nutrition coach and entrepreneur. Podcast host at Off The Dome Radio, Founder of Optimal Fitness Rx

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