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!
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!
We’re using a little culture to open our minds to different ways of resting and regaining energy. In my first CXP Zen post, you’re going to learn that taking a nap is not only normal practice in some parts of the world, but that there are numerous advantages to strategically incorporating short bouts of sleep into your routine in a bid to give yourself a boost without guzzling gallons of Starbucks, and better yet, saving you money in the process. I mean, the occasional Caramel Macchiato or dark and robust Americano is all good and well if you just like the flavour; but sucking down several a day just doesn’t do your body any good. Delve deeper inside to find out why…