There are countless Collagen Supplements on the market, varying widely in price. How do you know which one to choose? Let’s break it all down.
Natural solutions and advice for sports health and performance.
Women tend to outlive men. Studies have attributed this to changes in the way our cells handle the aging process, namely telomere shortening. Without going into the complex process, essentially each time our cells divide our telomeres are susceptible to shortening. Shorter telomeres over time leads to accelerated aging (amongst other health conditions). There are …
Our bodies were made to move. In fact, they thrive when we live an active lifestyle. Exercise should make us feel powerful and strong (even if we need to work through a few muscle aches in the beginning). If, on the other hand, being active leaves us with joint aches and pains, this is a …
Summer is almost here. Time to kick our butts into shape. Whether you’ve signed up for a 12 week challenge, joined the gym, taken up running, boxing, crossfit, pilates… whatever; you’ll know that after the first session, you’re often so stiff, even texting on your phone is painful! Enter delayed onset muscle soreness, better …
Dietary supplements you need to boost athletic performance, and yes they are legal!
By Kim Martin, RD
We may not all be training for the Comrades or Iron Man, but for those who are, there are supplements that can help to take your performance to the next level! These supplements may have significant health benefits for you too.
By Kim Martin, RD
After a celebratory, over-indulgent evening (or weekend) most of us feel the urge (or rather guilt-induced-obligation) to do some exercise or eat a few celery sticks to ensure our waistlines do not increase!
I’m all for healthy eating and regular exercise in order to control weight, but in this article I want to present the benefits of being physically active that go beyond mere weight management or loss.
Vitamin D3 is a critical nutrient for optimal health. It is synthesized in the body through regular sun exposure. Unfortunately, deficiency is extremely common; leading to serious health problems that impair the development and stability of the immune system, the skeletal-muscle system, the nervous system and the endocrine system.
As a preventative many are taking oral vitamin D3 supplements. But did you know that this may become problematic unless you are getting sufficient amounts of vitamin K2?!