The Gut-Brain Axis: Improve your Gut with The Mind, and the Mind with The Gut

How your gut affects your mood, and food affects your gut, so food affects mood! Learn all about the science behind the gut-brain axis, and why the gut is considered your second brain.

The Gut Check Ep 04: Depression

(You can watch the YouTube video below, or listen On-the-go with the Podcast here) Depression is a web of cause and effect, internal and external factors. In this Gut Check Episode 4, Andee and I hit an overview of things we can do from various perspectives: mindset and self talk, nutrients and foods, movement and posture,Continue reading “The Gut Check Ep 04: Depression”

Article Summary: The Five Things That Happen to Your Body When You Quit Working Out

When you stop working out (even for just a week or two): Blood pressure increases (within a day, potentially!) You develop insulin resistance (body converts sugar into fat rather than using it as energy) Muscle size can shrink within a week (but not necessarily strength) VO2 max drops (ability to utilize oxygen well. “for everyContinue reading “Article Summary: The Five Things That Happen to Your Body When You Quit Working Out”