Okay CXP Nation, so we’re going to be questioning some “age old wisdom” today, and contemplating some of the most effective ways to recover from injury! Let’s talk ‘R.I.C.E’, Ice Baths, Saunas, and even Heat Packs. I gave you Hot vs Cold [Part I – the “Shower Edition”] last time, now get ready for “Part… Continue reading Hot vs Cold – Injury & Recovery
Today we’re talking about eating habits/schedules. Consider the age-old adage of Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, and when we’re ‘supposed’ to eat. Well, now you’ll want to open your mind to the idea of adjusting all of that and amending your “feeding times” in a bid for a healthier body! Read on for more…
Iodine Possibly one of the most overlooked micronutrients out there, Iodine is absolutely crucial when it comes to maintaining a healthy and normal functioning thyroid (this is where over half of the iodine found in the human body can be found). Why is thyroid function so important? Well, for several reasons… but the biggest factor… Continue reading 4 Common Deficiencies and How to Increase Your Intake
Several years ago I found that I was seriously struggling to get a good night’s sleep… at all. Ever! It was massively frustrating! I’d always heard the usual advice about turning off tech an hour or so before you hit the hay, and reading a book for at least 30 minutes before you plan to… Continue reading Bio-hack Your Sleep – 5 Ways to Better ZZZs
My second CXP Edge article delves headlong into one of the more obscure supplements on the market: HMB. In my last post about supplements, I gave you my Top Five – this one definitely snags the sixth spot if I were to extend the list! If you’re looking to drop bodyfat, but anxious about losing muscle, then read this post to put your mind at ease. HMB is the “supplement wingman” you’ll be needing!
Hot & Cold – one of natures’ purest examples of a proverbial “Yin and Yang” – is a dichotomy that can often lead to us leaning towards one or the other with no middle ground to be found. I want to reshape how you view each when it comes to taking showers. Now, I’ve always been a “hot shower guy”, personally; however, there are irrefutable benefits to be obtained from them both, and so, I now make sure that I reap what I can from each every single day. Switch to “the dark side”, “seek the light”, realize that at their true essence, you can’t truly have one without the other…
This inaugural CXP Edge post takes an extensive look at various aspects of supplements and what you should know if you’re just starting to consider using them. Even if you’re already stocked up, you’ll still gain insights into things that you might not have thought of when selecting from the wide variety of products on the market. I won’t be getting into the details of each ingredient, but valuable sagacity still abounds throughout as I cover “proprietary blends”, “meal replacements”, deceptive marketing, under-dosing, and more. Also, I’ll be filling you in on my Top 5 Supplements for Beginners as an added bonus!