You may be at a point in your life where you can eat whatever you want and bounce back the next day? Late night pizza might cause you some indigestion, but you recover by lunch the next day. There’s nothing some water and a protein shake can’t fix.
It's not enough to just Google your symptoms and try and solve things for yourself. Since June is Mental Health Month, we want to join the other voices this month encouraging you to get regular health screens and work on your preventative health.
Health is a life-long journey and it starts with good habits. We collected some articles about topics you may not have thought about yet. Which trend will you try first?
How to build muscle AND burn fat simultaneously
What the H is HGH? Turn on HGH to build muscle and burn fat. Human growth hormone is a natural hormone made by the pituitary gland and plays a vital role in cell regeneration - and in maintaining healthy tissue. Once HGH is released it counters the effect of insulin by increasing blood glucose by breaking down glycogen. Learn more about how it can help you get the physique you want and still feel great.
A fitness trend you may not have tried yet
Mobility is just as important to incorporate into your routine as strength and endurance training. How you move has an overall impact on your health. It’s not just yoga and stretching. Mobility training is focused on maintaining full use of your body and has been connected to overall health and longevity.
We broke down the basics of ANIMAL FLOW® with expert, Francheska Martinez. The benefits of this mobility training is “Learning how to get to a more sophisticated way of moving and feeling better all around. Actually performing and training better. Even basic things like having better posture...I want all of that in one place. There is value in the program for everyone. You don’t have to be a super badass crossfitter to do this. But if you are, you’re going to see your capabilities truly increase.”
We’ve outlined the basics on primal movement including beginner’s routines for you to try.
How to go vegan AND build muscle
There’s a stereotype that building muscles means packing on the protein. But how much protein do you really need? It could be easier than you think to get those protein sources from plants. Vegan protein sources are good for you and for the environment.
If you’re looking to go vegan, we have a great starter guide from Shaka Smith, an award-winning bodybuilder. That’s right. You can be vegan and still build muscle. You can be vegan and keto at the same time. You don’t have to switch your diet all at once. In Shaka’s guide you’ll find out how to transition to vegan and how to make your vegan diet plans.
Meditation is manly!
Ben Decker gave up his life of Drugs, Sex, and Rock and Roll and be more true to himself. He dedicated his life to finding peace and calm and became the man behind meditation in Los Angeles. Meditation grounds you in a way that improves mental and physical health. And it’s easier to start than you think! Learn more about Ben Decker and his Beginner’s Guide to Meditation.
Mushrooms for Immunity
No matter where you’re at in your health journey, you need to make sure your immunity is in good shape. Viruses and infections can strike when you least suspect it. The latest trend in immunity is perfect if you’re a fun-guy. That’s right, specific kinds of mushrooms have been proven to boost immunity. Find out which are our favorites here.
Cut the Sugar
Sugar is in everything. It’s in snack food, breakfast food, and your favorite drinks. Consuming less sugar might be the single best thing you can do for your health, and it’s easy to do with Lakanto Monkfruit Sweeteners. They’re convenient, one-to-one substitutes that you can use to replace sugar wherever you use it.