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what is di-indolylmethane (DIM)? DIM is clinically promising for people suffering from hormone imbalances and poor breast and uterine health. DIM is photochemical this occurs naturally as I3C in cruciferous vegetables such as: broccolibrussel sproutscabbagecauliflower DIM encourages estrogen’s in the body to select specific enzymatic pathways that result...

Recommended Daily Intake (RDI): Woman 19-30yrs 310mg/day; >30yrs 320mg/dayMen 19-30yrs 400mg/day; >30yrs 420mg/day The majority of magnesium in the body occurs in the bones, muscles, and tissues. Roles Magnesium has many metabolic and structural functions it is required for the mitochondria to carry out oxidative phosphorylation.It is involved in...

why is sleep important? Lack of sleep and poor quality sleeping habits cause impairments in your immune and endocrine (hormonal systems) plus: Increases risk of illnessBody fat % can increase, metabolism slows down, testosterone levels decreaseImpairs recoveryImpairs adaptation (positive changes) to trainingIncreases pain perceptionDiminishes emotional well being Useful...

Self-masteryRecognition of arousal levelsRefocusRemoval of negativityVisualizationAttain suitable mood statesReduction of anxietyPositive energy levelsInner stillnessQuieting the central nervous systemIncreased oxygen uptake The benefits of meditation in regards to elite athletes performance can be utilized throughout different stages of their development.  This encompasses elite athletes pre-event, competition, post-event,...

It is one thing to treat the disease but another to address the underlying causes of it. All too often, people are focused so much on what is on the surface while ignoring the real cause of the problem. By doing this, there will be...

Pre- and intra- workout supplements continue to gain popularity among recreational and competitive athletic populations due to their potential ergogenic effects on performance (Gonzalez, Walsh, Ratamess, Kang, & Hoffman, 2011). Choosing the right pre-/intra- workout supplement can be some what daunting.  I have put together some...