No matter who you are or what sport you play, there will come a day when you will find yourself mired in a dreadful, soul-sucking plateau. When you first start a new sport, the first weeks are chaotic. Muscles you...Continue reading
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a sulfur compound found in plants, and all vertebrates, including humans. Sulfur is believe to play a role in detoxification, resistance against oxidation, and reduction of exercise-induced inflammation. While MSM naturally occurs in humans, we may not be getting enough of it in our everyday diets. That is why MSM proponents often suggest MSM supplements.Continue reading
No one enjoys the scratchy throat, runny nose, coughing, and exhaustion that are calling cards of the common cold. According to the CDC, most adults suffer two to three colds per year, and children get even more.Continue reading
The word “inflammation” is thrown around a lot, but many of us don’t really understand what inflammation is. That’s not surprising, because there are actually two different kinds of inflammation: acute and chronic.
Getting seven to eight hours of sleep a night doesn’t just feel good, it is good for your body, your brain, and your emotional health. You’ve probably already seen stories online or in the local news about just how important sleep is, but just in case you need another kick in the pants to hit the hay, here you go.Continue reading