Tag Archives: sleep

Bio-Hacking with the Bulletproof Exec

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credit: iStock @PN_Photo

Eat. Sleep. Work. Essential aspects of life we’re all familiar with. Having any one of these off track can mean big problems. Yet it can be difficult to get everything right, especially when so much of what might be wrong is going on inside of us.

Bio-hacking expert Dave Asprey has been using his own body as a walking laboratory for years to find out how to best optimize his health and performance. In our webinar last month he teamed up with WellnessFX CEO Jim Kean to offer tips and techniques that anyone can use to obtain laser focus, better sleep quality, and less body fat.

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Ben Greenfield On Supplements, Sleep, and Joint Health

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Last week personal trainer and fitness expert Ben Greenfield very generously supplied us with detailed answers to your questions from an awesome Webinar (Damage Control: How To Be Extremely Active Without Destroying Your Body.)

He gave so much information that we split it into two parts. Check out last week’s post to see what Ben had to say on important topics around sports nutrition. In the second half, Ben tackles questions about supplements, sleep, and joint health. Don’t be fooled! These aren’t your everyday tips. For example, he wears a special device on his wrist to better connect his body to the earth’s magnetic field and help with things like sleep and hormones.

Intrigued? Read on!

 

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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.

What is YOUR action plan?

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What does it take to lose 85 pounds? One of our newest members is on a quest to find out! Recomp Hacks is a personal fitness journal with weekly reviews of diet, exercise, and commentary on general progress. Recently the author had a blood draw and consult with WellnessFX; he’s now using his results to bring himself closer to his goal.

His numbers turned out quite well. Specifically, there were no visible problems with cholesterol levels even though he expected them to be slightly higher. His Vitamin D levels were a little low, and his ALT (a biomarker for the liver) turned out a bit high.

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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.

Guest Post: Don’t Throw Your Liver Into a Spiral

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In today’s fast-paced world, many of us are forced to juggle a multitude of priorities in our daily lives that compete for our time. Between meeting deadlines at work, demands at home, recreation, and personal time, we often compromise on sleep. While most of us can recover from the occasional sleepless night, those who habitually don’t get enough sleep over the course of months or years may face more long-term health consequences. It’s no wonder then that we find ourselves fatigued, stressed out, irritable, and maybe even battling a nagging cold or cough that just won’t go away. Not only does sleep deprivation impair cognitive functioning, memory, and mood, it also is linked to a weakened immune system and increased risk of chronic diseases like high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes.

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10 Reasons You Should Be Meditating

Today’s guest post comes from Dr. Kulkarni on the importance of adding meditation to your daily wellness routine.

Meditation has countless benefits on your health and life in general. Here are some great reasons to make meditation a part (even if it is a small part) of your daily rountine.

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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.