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Sleep For Hypertrophy,Performance and a Healthy Lifestyle By Jake Ayers

Stan Turek

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  Muscle repair and growth happens during sleep, this allows for both hypertrophy and overall improved athletic performance. The exercise-sleep connection is the relationship between sleep quality and exercise performance and recovery. It works in 2 ways, whilst it helps training and muscle growth improve, strength and hypertrophy training can also help you get a better nights rest.   Sleep is essential for cellular, organic and systemic functions of an organism (you), with its absence being potential harmful to health, changing feeding behaviour, glucose regulation, blood pressure, cognitive processes and some hormonal axes. Among the hormonal changes there is an...


Goitrogens By Jake Ayers

Brodie Deuis

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Goitrogens, what are they?   Goitrogens are substances that disrupt the production of thyroid hormones by interfering with the iodine uptake in the thyroid gland. This in turn triggers the pituitary to release Thyroid stimulating Hormone (TSH) thus promoting the growth of the thyroid tissue leading to the development of goiter in some cases. The link between Goitrogenic effects and food was first observed in 1928 by scientists who noticed an enlargement in the thyroid gland in rabbits who were consuming only fresh cabbage.     Types of Goitrogens             There are three main types of Goitrogens, these include Goitrins...


Restless legs syndrome (RLS)

Brodie Deuis

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Restless legs syndrome (RLS)   Also called Willis-Ekbom Disease, causes unpleasant or uncomfortable sensations in the legs and an irresistible urge to move them. Symptoms commonly occur in the late afternoon or evening hours, and are often most severe at night when a person is resting, such as sitting or lying in bed.   Other factors associated with the development or worsening of restless legs syndrome include: Chronic diseases. Such as chronic diseases and medical conditions, including iron deficiency, Parkinson's disease, kidney failure, diabetes, and peripheral neuropathy often include symptoms of RLS   Relaxing Relief Try taking a warm bath or shower, one of the more useful home remedies to help...


Hydration

Water is essential for every person to assist in optimizing health, it contributes to Body Re-composition, mental focus, sleep and recovery. Water is one of the key elements in eating and is a major part of us, the human brain is 95% water, lungs are 90%, blood is 83%, muscles 76% and bones are 22% water.