Would you eat this?

How to Read the Ingredients Label and Why It’s So Important

When you do your weekly grocery shopping, grab a snack at a convenience store, or hit a drive-thru window, do you pay attention to what’s in your food? Sometimes finding the ingredients isn’t easy without the help of your phone or computer. Other times the ingredients stare you in the face, and you choose to ignore them. We believe we …

Pumpkin spice

What Does it Mean to Eat Seasonally, and Why Does it Matter?

It’s pumpkin spice season! Everything comes flavored with this commercialized version of combining cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. You could probably fill an entire grocery cart full of only pumpkin spiced items this time of year. It may not be surprising to find pumpkin spiced beer, potato chips, butter, and cookies in the aisles. But did you know they even spice …

Felxibility

How Increasing Your Flexibility Improves the Health of Your Heart

Was there anything worse than a coach making you stretch before practice? It seemed awful and a waste of time when you were young and supple. Reaching down and touching your toes was hardly a task back when you were in the prime of your life. You could probably run a mile with little effort and get out of bed …

Too much technology

How an Increasing Reliance on Technology is Slowly Degrading Our Working Memories

Think back to the days of the clamshell phone with the rotary dial and the twenty-foot cord. If you’re not quite that old, harken back to cordless phones when their range extended to most but not all of the rooms in your house. How many numbers could you recall by picking up the phone and dialing? How many phone numbers …

Biohacking

The Art of Biohacking: Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Body and Brain

Have you heard the term biohacking but aren’t quite sure what it means? Like most people nowadays, you know the term hack because someone hacked your email or Facebook page. Recently, hackers attacked a major U.S. oil pipeline, beef supplier, and T-Mobile, holding their data for ransom. “Why on earth would I want to hack my body and brain? I have enough trouble remembering …

Goals

How to Employ Micro-Strategies to Achieve Any Goal Effectively

Do your goals feel more like dreams? Does it seem like whatever the plan, your focus wanes after the initial excitement, and then the next shiny object grabs your attention? Having the right strategy is the best way to reach your goals. Have you employed micro-strategies yet? “There’s only one way to eat an elephant: one bite at a time.” – …

Breathing

A Man’s Guide on How to Breathe Correctly and Improve Your Most Vital Bodily Function

Do you know how to breathe? Of course, you do. You’ve been breathing all your life. But, are you breathing correctly and maximizing the benefits of oxygen and carbon dioxide? That’s right, the evil carbon dioxide that causes global warming is as indispensable to life as oxygen. Did you know that the average man takes 17,000 breaths per day and …