Sleep Deprivation and Athletic Performance

Sleep Deprivation and Athletic Performance

It is fairly obvious that sleep would impact your athletic performance, but to what extent? When we discuss sleep loss, our first thought always leads to insomnia, but even mild sleep disturbances can significantly impact athletic performance.Let’s start with some fun...
Working out on Keto

Working out on Keto

Last week we talked about taking the first steps towards a ketogenic diet, what sort of benefits and obstacles you can expect, and ultimately how to commit to a lifestyle change which is both challenging and rewarding. If you’ve made that leap and are getting into the...
Mind over matter

Mind over matter

Let’s be honest with ourselves: at one time or another, we’ve all at least partially subscribed to those trending gimmick diets (or at least wanted to believe in them!) You know the one. It’s packaged with promises that include growing taller, looking like models,...
Exercise – Get out of the winter slump!

Exercise – Get out of the winter slump!

During the winter, it can be tough to keep up with regular physical activity. Our East Coast climate, while beautiful, isn’t the most agreeable for those of us who like exercising outdoors. The inner couch-potato likes to come out during the colder, rainier seasons...

Zinc: The Powerhouse Supplement

Zinc: The Powerhouse Supplement   Zinc is a trace element, yet an essential mineral, that our bodies require to benefit our eyes, our digestive tract, our skin, our reproduction, our ability to heal wounds and our immune systems to function.  It plays an extremely...

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