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Cannibinoids: A Brief History of Cannibinoid Research and Therapeutic Usage For Pain Management

By | 2018-12-31T17:32:12+00:00 December 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|

A Brief History of Cannabis Research Cannabidiol (CBD) was first isolated from cannabis in 1940 by Roger Adams and its chemical structure was elucidated in the 1960s.  Around this time, the structure of THC was also elucidated, another interesting compound also found in cannabis.  In the 1940s and 1950s, pharmacological experiments were conducted on cannabinoids [...]

How To Use Cluster Sets For Rapid Gains In Power And Strength

By | 2018-12-15T22:28:37+00:00 December 15th, 2018|Fitness, HEALTH SCIENCE, Sports, Training|

One of the most frustrating periods for a lifter is hitting a plateau.  You could be training diligently but suddenly you hit an invisible wall where the weights don’t budge anymore.  It’s during this time where lifters start seeking new training method or tools to blast out of this rut.  Fortunately there’s a solution, here’s [...]

How To Monitor Your Recovery

By | 2018-11-27T15:50:32+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Fitness, HEALTH SCIENCE, Health Tips, Sports, Training|

I had originally had this article published on Juggernaut Training Systems a few years ago but I wanted to bring this back since the information is still relevant You’re working out like never before to prep for you next power lift/strongman/CrossFit/whatever event. Your program calls for you to operate at 85% of your 1RM today [...]

Bacopa the Ayurvedic smart drug

By | 2018-02-11T15:01:50+00:00 February 11th, 2018|HEALTH SCIENCE, nootropic, Nutrition|

Bacopa monnieri is an Indian aquatic her that has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries.  Bacopa has traditionally been used in Ayruveda for enhancing brain function and focus.  In recent years with the rising popularity of nootropics to enhance cognitive performance, bacopa has been included in many formulas.  Whereas with certain nootropic ingredients their [...]

Contrast Training – Do Explosive Warm Ups for Greater Strength Gains

By | 2017-11-17T13:40:35+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Fitness, Health Tips, Sports, Training|

  Contrast Training is a concept where two biomechanically similar movements are paired to enhance the performance of the second exercise of the pairing. The theory behind this training system suggests that the contractile history of a muscle influences subsequent muscle contractions. As a result of high levels of muscle activation in the previous contraction, [...]

Eat (Resistant) Starch and Lose Fat

By | 2017-09-13T18:41:58+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Health Diet, HEALTH SCIENCE, Health Tips, Nutrition, RECIPE|

Most gym goers have conceded to either reducing carbohydrate intake to select times of the day usually around workouts or limiting their total amount to very low levels in an effort to stay lean.  The thought that eating carbohydrates could actually help get you lean would seem preposterous to many people.  Resistant starch as the [...]

Caffeine and Theanine A Synergistic Nootropic Starter Stack

By | 2017-09-05T15:23:47+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Health Diet, HEALTH SCIENCE, Nutrition|

Nootropics are supplements or smart drugs used with the intention of enhancing cognitive functioning usually by improving characteristics like focus, mood, memory or creativity.  One of the most famous cases of this is the use of the pharmaceutical drug Phenibut by Russian scientists for astronauts during the Soviet era space race, phenibut was utilized to [...]