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July 12, 2017
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9 Simple-Stupid Nutrition Hacks

There is a funny paradox about nutrition: you can delve deep into the nuances and complexities of the science, of a deep and layered subject, but […]
February 27, 2017
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The Evidence for Sulforaphane: Superfood or Hype?

When you look at a blueberry, what do you see? When you look at a head of broccoli, what do you see? Perhaps the most compelling […]
January 25, 2017
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20 Simple, Evidence-Based Nutrition Tips for 2017

I have beef with January. Not the month per se, but the “New Year, New Me” bullshit that gets thrown around, the boosted gym memberships, the failed […]
November 9, 2016
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How to Enhance Your Brain Power: 6 Nootropics for A Better Brain

Man is not going to wait passively for millions of years for evolution to give him a better brain. Corneliu E Giurgea The above quote is […]
November 2, 2016
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Preserving Brain Health: 9 Key Evidence-Based Foods to Prevent Cognitive Decline

There is a 99.6% failure rate of pharmaceutical drugs for the treatment of dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease [AD] (Cummings, Morstorf & Zhong, 2014). Read that again. […]
October 25, 2016
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7 More Essential Productivity Hacks to Crush Your Day

In part 1 to this piece, we looked at how our modern information environment is, in fact, a productivity nightmare. We also talked about why productivity is […]
October 20, 2016
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7 Essential Productivity Hacks to Crush Your Day (Part 1)

Social science is intriguing right now, because we’re living in uncharted territory; hyper-connectivity, unprecedented access to information, and an overwhelming pace of life, professional and personal, […]
October 8, 2016
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The Ketogenic Diet and Strength Training: Why it Doesn’t Stack Up

The ketogenic diet has become a hot topic. The discussion around it is a perfect example of the lack of any measured conversation in the nutrition-sphere, […]
October 3, 2016
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Endurance Athletes: One Supplement You Need to Prevent Post-Race URTS

Marathon runners, triathletes, cyclists and other endurance athletes have an increased susceptibility to upper respiratory tract symptoms [URTS], which is associated with longer duration exertion and […]
September 1, 2016
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5 Morning Routines to Help You Win the Day

I am fascinated by morning routines. From Steve Jobs to Ben Franklin to Tony Robbins, there is an undeniable trend that morning routines are a core […]
August 29, 2016
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Do You Need to Lift Heavy to Gain Muscle?

Training advice can be quite bland. Ever looked at the “routines” which pro physique athletes post for hypertrophy in Muscle & Fitness or other similar industry […]
August 24, 2016
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Why Your “Fat Burning” Supplement Doesn’t Work

I doubt there is a greater industry buzzword than ‘fat burner.’ Supplement companies use the term liberally, encompassing any product they claim to increase the rate […]
August 17, 2016
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How to Become A Better Endurance Athlete: Manipulating Carbs for Aerobic Adaptations

In this article, I’m going to discuss a very interesting tactic that has emerged from the literature on how to increase aerobic adaptations to endurance training […]