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Food & nutrition
July 13, 2017

The relaxing magic of magnesium

Think of magnesium as a secret little helper; the one you never knew you needed. Roughly 50% of our body’s total magnesium is stored in our bones while the remaining magnesium is mostly found in the cells of body tissues and organs. It is involved in just about every aspect of biochemical metabolism, but it can quickly become depleted, especially during extreme stress. Just how important is magnesium? It’s a vital mineral for the muscles, heart and kidneys; keeping your organs functioning in tip-top condition. It activates over 300 enzymes found in all body tissues that translate to biochemical reactions…
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Exercise, Fitness & Muscle
November 11, 2015

Bigorexia – A disorder increasing inch by inch

“Mirror, Mirror on the wall, I want to be the biggest of them all!” If you’re never satisfied with the size of your muscles, you may have a medical condition that is as serious as anorexia, called Bigorexia – bigger is definitely not better. “What are you talking about?” – that’s what you’re thinking, right? It may sound like it’s made up by skinny people who struggle to build muscle, but this is no joke! (more…)
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