August 18, 2019

Ketosis Symptoms and Signs: What to Look Out For

Originally Authored by Nate Martins • August 5, 2019 There are two paths to achieve ketosis. The first is through the ketogenic diet or fasting, which can take weeks or months for the body to produce its own ketones. The second is through exogenous ketones, consuming ketones through an external source. On the map to ketosis, […]

Nutrition & Diet
August 11, 2019

Astaxanthin: Complete Supplement Guide

Authored by Jamie Witherby • June 6, 2019 You’ve probably seen the classic image of a wild salmon swimming upstream—schools of feisty fish fighting the current for hours and hours but never really getting anywhere. Sound like anyone else you know? If you’re an endurance athlete, this feeling may be all too familiar. You work and […]

Nutrition & Diet
August 4, 2019

Keto and Paleo Similarities & Differences

Originally published on HVMN by Ryan Rodal What do Keto and Paleo Have in Common? The Paleo and keto diets share many characteristics even while being unique in their own ways. Whole Foods Paleo and keto diet plans are both based around high-quality whole food sources. A whole food is one that hasn’t been processed […]

Keto vs Paleo, Nutrition & Diet
July 27, 2019

Understanding The Paleo Diet

Originally published on HVMN by Ryan Rodal The Paleo diet is based around foods early humans ate in the Paleolithic era (up until 10,000 years ago). The typical Paleo diet includes lean meats, fish, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds—foods sourced by hunter-gatherers during Paleolithic times. The diet does not contain foods emerging through more modern […]

Keto vs Paleo, Nutrition & Diet
July 19, 2019

Keto vs Paleo: Which Diet is Right for You?

Originally published on HVMN by Ryan Rodal Diet trends are always a topic of debate. With so many diets to choose from, it can be difficult to determine which one is right for you.  People choose diets for different reasons. Some want to lose weight; others strive for better overall health; many seek improved metabolism.  […]

Keto vs Paleo, Nutrition & Diet
July 7, 2019

Additional Ways to Lower Blood Sugar

– Original content from Ryan Rodal • April 16, 2019 – Diet may be the most direct and obvious way to keep your weight within healthy levels and help you control blood sugar. In addition to diet, there are also other techniques to supplement your journey along the way. Sleep More It’s no secret adequate sleep […]

Nutrition & Diet
June 28, 2019

Addressing Blood Sugar Levels Through Dietary Change

Lowering Blood Sugar Through Diet  Originally published on HVMN by Ryan Rodal The most direct way to impact blood sugar levels is through healthy diet. Blood sugar or blood glucose is directly affected by the foods that we eat; carbohydrates are readily converted into glucose, entering the bloodstream and becoming blood sugar. It’s important to […]

Nutrition & Diet
June 23, 2019

How to Lower Blood Sugar

Originally published on HVMN by Ryan Rodal What does it mean if you have high blood sugar? Maybe you are under immense stress, or haven’t had the best diet lately, or have been fairly inactive. Even a big, carb-heavy meal will lead to higher blood sugar. Just because you once registered high blood sugar doesn’t […]

Nutrition & Diet
April 30, 2019

Benefits of Weight and Resistance Training in Preventing Osteoporosis

 Research has shown significant results for weight and resistance training in prevention of Osteoporosis. First and foremost, Osteoporosis is a term that means porous bone, that is a disease in which the density and quality of the bone are decreased. Over time, a scan reveals that the bones become more and porous and fragile and […]

Fitness Exercises & tips, wellness
April 30, 2019

Body Positivity

  Body image is something people who are in the fitness industry tend to often struggle with. It can be as simple as not being happy with the progress you have made and thinking it is very slow coming or can be as extreme as body dysmorphia, anorexia, and bulimia that can take a huge […]

Nutrition & Diet, wellness