Posterior Chain Activation

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Posterior Chain Activation What is it? Why is it important? How do I strengthen it? In short the posterior chain is the group of muscles on the backside of our body, specifically the ones that keep us standing upright. Posterior chain activation is directly linked to higher brain function. This connection to the brain and nervous system is very important. …

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How much protein in your diet is enough?

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Have you been told you need more protein? Have you wondered if you are eating enough of it? The supplement industry, magazines, websites, trainers, and athletes (1-2) heavily promote high protein diets. But these popular opinions do not necessarily match up with the recommendations by scientists. Let’s do some math together. How much protein do we need? The current Recommended …

Myths and facts on painkillers

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Have you ever wondered if taking painkillers for a long time is bad for your body? I’m not talking about Tylenol, Ibuprofen or Aleve. I’m talking about opioids. Not sure if you are taking one? Some of the most commonly prescribed opioids are hydrocodone (e.g. Vicodin), oxycodone (e.g. OxyContin, Percocet), and morphine. Many of us have taken one of these prescription drugs …