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Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) is the "master stress hormone." When this hormone goes awry it can impact everything, from your weight, to your health, to your behavior.
We need sunscreen, right? Yes! But, there are some serious drawbacks to some of the traditional, chemical-packed stuff, including increased cancer risk. Here's what to look for instead.
You may have heard of nootropics in terms of being a study aid, but they are far more powerful than just that. They can help you become a better athlete and healthier person.
You know that high cortisol levels are bad. Do you know what cortisol does in the body and why you need it, though? Learn about this amazing substance and its full-body impact.
We all have busy lives, and as such sometimes spend too much time "resting." The truth is the choices we make and the time we spend sedentary is literally killing us - and our children.
Peptides are all the buzz in the fitness industry these days. What exactly are peptides, and why might you want to take them? Let's look at the chemistry and the function of peptides in the body.
The activities you do outside of the gym - cleaning your home and walking - can have a positive impact on your health. Conversely, choosing to watch TV instead can lead to metabolic syndrome.
Dopamine is related to both positive feelings and drug addiction. Its proper synthesis and function in the body are crucial for mental and physical health on numerous levels. Learn how and why.
We've all experienced an "adrenaline dump," but what actually is it? Let's look at adrenaline - also known as epinephrine - how it works, why we have it, and what can happen when it goes awry.
I am going to explain adrenal chemicals one by one, so we can understand the complex mechanisms of adrenal function and how to maximize our athletic performance. First up - norepinephrine.
As we get older, we take increasing care of our bodies, but we need to care for our brains for the long haul, too. Here are six simple things you can do to keep your brain quick for years to come.
Today we're talking about the most important thyroid hormone: Free T3. It could be affecting your hair, your workout, your sleep, and a whole lot of other things. What is it and what does it do?
Research shows lifestyle, diet, and exercise can actually shape and change our genes, and thus our eventual offspring, for better or worse. Better habits can lead to healthier DNA...and super babies!
We all know at this point that sleep is vital to both our health and our athletic performance. But do you know HOW to sleep more and better? Here are 8 tips for getting deeper more refreshing sleep.
60 minutes of daily exercise can improve your insulin resistance by 25%. 120 minutes of exercise can improve it by 50%. If you're looking to avoid metabolic diseases, get up and start moving.
How are the New Year resolutions going? Did you pick something too big or maybe need some baby-steps to get you to your goals? Here are 4 simple things you can change right now.
Hormones can be our best friends or our worst enemies. Here are 8 articles about hormones and their role in staying strong and healthy.