No matter what your New Year’s resolutions or life goals are (or even your to-do list for today), living healthier will make it much easier to accomplish them all - long-term, short-term, and anywhere in between. I have found that by being healthier, my other goals seemingly accomplish themselves. An important realization I made somewhat recently is that being physically and mentally/emotionally healthy are different sides of the same coin. Improving one side will positively and proportionately impact the other...Read More
Experimenting with different nutritional ideologies as well as supplementation theory over the past ten years has led me to the following baseline theory: your body is a chemistry set. There are many ways to get to a certain ‘compound’ if I may; however, each method comes along with its own set of parameters and reactions that you must experiment with...
Fast forward a few years - experimentation with Intermittent fasting led me to put some real research into insulinogenic effects of different types of food. I was sick of being hungry all day at work, and was looking to trade in my Michelin Certified Physique for that 8 pack. Lo and behold, Fats are not insulinogenic (I'll get into this in another article). Wait, so you are saying that I can eat fats to sustain energy without spiking my insulin, thus keeping my body in a fat burning zone while not breaking my “fast” and still perform in the gym? …LIGHTBULB.Read More
As an AlphaNerd - and more specifically, a fitness and health nerd - I am constantly looking for new technologies and gadgets to improve my workouts, nutrition, and overall health and sense of well-being. With technologies such as wearables and wireless gear becoming smaller and more affordable, many consumers becoming more health-conscious, and companies big and small competing over this growing market, there is plenty of new fitness tech to get your hands on (or your ears, chest, food, etc). With the holiday season upon us, you might be searching for the perfect gift for the fitness nerd in your life. Or perhaps you have a New Year's resolution in mind and want a little help. Either way, getting one of these goodies will be sure to put a smile on the face of anyone looking to improve their fitness and health.Read More