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True or False: You Need Surgery For Bulging Or Herniated Discs


“I’ve been suffering from low back pain for a few months now, and an MRI scan shows that I’ve got a bulging disc. I’ve been to... Continue reading
Strong is Happy but Happy is Stronger


Positive psychology sounds like a bit of an invitation for every hippie with their chakra aligned to go and spread the good word of fluffy feel-good v... Continue reading
True or False: Heart Rate Variability Trackers Can Tell You When You're Overtraining


In recent years, there have been a number of products on the market that claim to measure your “readiness for training” by tracking someth... Continue reading
True or False: Genetically Modified Foods are Bad for Your Health and the Environment


Genetically modified (or GM) foods have been with us since the 1990s, and most of us are probably eating them on a regular basis. A genetically modifi... Continue reading
True or False: Getting More Sleep Can Help You Lose Weight


It’s an oft-repeated assertion in health magazines, websites and within the fitness community; not getting enough sleep can lead to weight gain.... Continue reading
A Primer On Herbalism Part 3: Wherein We Finally Talk About Specific Plants


So we’ve talked about all of the benefits—and drawbacks and limitations—of using herbal remedies, and we’ve delved into many d... Continue reading
A Primer On Herbalism Part 2: Herbal Preparations


Last month we talked about the pros and cons of using herbal remedies. It’s always possible to buy herbal products from natural food stores or o... Continue reading
Optimal Lab Ranges for Performance Athletes Part 3: Cholesterol, Lipid management, and Risk for Insulin Resistance and Diabetes


Most lab tests and blood tests are designed to diagnose and treat illness and disease with medications or surgery. Strength and power athletes present... Continue reading
A Primer on Herbalism Part 1: Benefits and Drawbacks


If you’ve ever had a cup of chamomile tea to try to relax a little before bed, or picked some plantain and crushed it up to put on a bug bite, t... Continue reading
Optimal Lab Ranges for Performance Athletes Part 2: Oxygen deliverability, Liver Function, and Kidney Function


Most lab tests and blood tests are designed to diagnose and treat illness and disease with medications or surgery. Strength and power athletes present... Continue reading
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