27 11, 2018

How To Monitor Your Recovery

By | 2018-11-27T15:50:32+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Fitness, HEALTH SCIENCE, Health Tips, Sports, Training|0 Comments

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 [...]

17 11, 2018

Capsaicin: A Potential Performance Booster In Chili Peppers

By | 2018-11-17T21:38:31+00:00 November 17th, 2018|HEALTH SCIENCE, Nutrition, Sports|0 Comments

Capsaicin is the active component in chili peppers, it’s what gives them that hot burning sensation you feel when you eat one or accidentally get some in your eyes.  People that enjoy spicy foods praise the flavor-enhancing effects that the heat from capsaicin can give a meal and in some cases, people have even described [...]

11 02, 2018

Bacopa the Ayurvedic smart drug

By | 2018-02-11T15:01:50+00:00 February 11th, 2018|HEALTH SCIENCE, nootropic, Nutrition|0 Comments

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 [...]

17 11, 2017

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|0 Comments

  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, [...]

18 10, 2017

Use The RPE Scale to AutoRegulate Your Training for Optimal Performance

By | 2017-10-18T14:42:25+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Fitness, HEALTH SCIENCE, Health Tips|0 Comments

Traditionally, the basis of strength training programs has been built around the One Rep Max (1RM). The 1RM provides a quantifiable number to prescribe %1RM loads to periodize a program in hopes of consistent gains. A flaw of this method is that our true 1RM number can fluctuate based on a host of variables over [...]

13 09, 2017

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

5 09, 2017

Caffeine and Theanine A Synergistic Nootropic Starter Stack

By | 2017-09-05T15:23:47+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Health Diet, HEALTH SCIENCE, Nutrition|0 Comments

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 [...]

30 08, 2017

BHB a Potential Post-Training Recovery Aid?

By | 2017-08-30T16:13:57+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Fitness, HEALTH SCIENCE, Nutrition|0 Comments

Exogenous ketone supplementation has gained popularity as a dietary aid and exercises performance enhancer.  The organic compound, beta hydroxybutyrate (BHB) is a key metabolite present during ketosis and is commonly found in ketone supplements.  Elevated serum levels of BHB have been associated with satiety and fatty acid oxidation which has made this a popular dietary [...]

2 08, 2017

Landmine Thrusters: An Efficient, Safe, Total Body Lift

By | 2017-08-02T16:40:03+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Fitness|0 Comments

I’m a big fan of efficiency when it comes to exercise selection for a workout or training program.  Basically, I gravitate to exercises that give you the most “bang for your buck”.  I want to choose exercises that develop as many facets of athleticism in the shortest amount of time at the gym.  This has [...]