Tag Archives: Magnesium

Trigger-Point Massage for Longer, Stronger Muscles

massageIs there a part of your body that feels weak or uncoordinated? Is there pain that comes back no matter how many times you stretch? Are there actions that you just can’t do, for no real reason? This could be a musculoskeletal issue caused by trigger points. Known to many as “pressure points,” they’re areas within a muscle where actin and myosin fibers are locked in perpetual contraction, which can cause pain or spasm.
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Three Main Causes of Magnesium Deficiency (Part 2)

Body Odor-In my last post, we learned that 56% of the U.S. population is deficient in magnesium. We also learned about the important role magnesium plays in mitochondrial function and how this relates to exercise performance by ensuring your muscle cells have the highest oxidative capacity (ability to produce ATP or “energy”) possible.

In this post we are going to talk about:

  • The OTHER consequences of magnesium deficiency that are not strictly related to mitochondrial function … and…
  • Why over half of the U.S. population is deficient

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

Over Half the U.S. Population is Deficient in This Critical Mineral: Maximizing Your Mitochondria with Magnesium Part 1

In this post, we’ll delve into how optimizing your magnesium levels, an essential mineral that 56% of the U.S. population is deficient in, can help you maximize your mitochondria in order to enhance your performance.1 (Note: Magnesium can be tested by the WellnessFX Performance package.Your mitochondria are what give you energy through the process of oxidative phosphorylation – the consumption of oxygen to generate ATP, the energetic currency of your cells. They supply fuel to every single type of cell in your body, from muscle to neuron, to keep your cells functioning at their best. Your mitochondrial health is strongly tied to your fitness both in terms of physical performance and even longevity. It is your mitochondria that provide nourishment during injury to speed up wound healing and recovery.

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

WellnessFX Launches Performance Panel!

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You can only improve what you can measure.

WellnessFX Baseline launched early last year and since then thousands of members have been tracking their biomarkers and consulting with our practitioners to improve not only the present, but the future as well.

Many of our members are active athletes and more and more we’ve seen interest in measuring other biomarkers to track and improve physical performance, energy and vitality. We’ve been working hard consulting with our practitioners, extensive health network, and knowledgeable staff and we’ve come up with an answer: WellnessFX Performance Panel.

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

7 Answers To Your Sports Nutrition Questions With Ben Greenfield

Ben Greenfield Tri RunningLast month personal trainer and fitness expert Ben Greenfield joined WellnessFX CEO Jim Kean to discuss the cutting-edge strategies about how food, lifestyle and supplement support can reduce inflammation and heal the body more quickly while you’re training for your next event. It was an awesome Webinar, and if you missed it you can catch the full video here: Damage Control: How To Be Extremely Active Without Destroying Your Body.

Naturally, an hour wasn’t enough time to cover all your questions, but that doesn’t mean they went unheard! Ben Greenfield was kind enough to offer very detailed responses to topics about sleep, sports nutrition, vitamins, and aging. So much, in fact, we had to split it into two posts! Below you’ll find 7 questions and answers relating to sports nutrition. Keep a lookout for part two, coming soon!

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.