Improve your hips fast

Improve your hips fast

Tight hips? Try this lower body warm up on squat days (so like every day?) to keep your hip joints healthy. CARS is an acronym for Controlled Articular Rotations of a joint, these exercises isolate a specific joint through ranges of motions. What are the basic joint...
Exercise and your Brain

Exercise and your Brain

What if there was a way to improve your brain’s performance? Imagine being able to process tasks faster, remember more, and remain sharp with age. There are a lot of supplements that help with cognitive performance, but how does exercise alone impact us? When we think...
Insulin

Insulin

Insulin: you’ve heard of it and may know someone who needs to inject it to survive. But what exactly IS insulin, and why does it sometimes cause us trouble? This small but mighty hormone is produced by cells in the pancreas, and helps our bodies regulate the...
Exercises to Make Your Garden (and Strength!) Grow

Exercises to Make Your Garden (and Strength!) Grow

Spring is here, and many folks are brushing off their garden gloves and hitting the flower beds. Great both for mental and physical health, gardening relieves stress and burns calories, with a study from the University of South Carolina showing weeding burns over 350...
The art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and its benefits

The art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and its benefits

Unlike Master Ken’s 100 Ways to Attack The Groin, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is based around a grappling approach. Just like in wrestling, the goal in BJJ is to gain control of your opponent and improve position. However, unlike wrestling, BJJ allows for...