Never skip leg day…you’ve heard the phrase before, so you started hitting the squats and leg press a little more often, but have you been doing your kickbacks and glute bridges? Even though an isolated glute training day may not take a up permanent residency in your training routine, it doesn’t mean you should neglect targeting your glutes.
Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in wheat (wheatberries, durum, emmer, semolina, spelt, farina, farro, graham, KAMUT® khorasan wheat and einkorn), rye, barley and triticale – a cross between wheat and rye. Gluten helps foods maintain their shape, acting as a glue that holds food together. Gluten can be found in many types of foods, even ones that would not be expected.
The gut microbiome is host to more than 1000 bacterial SPECIES that encode for more than 5 million genes. They perform many of the important functions of the gut, like aid in the digestion of foods, immune system development, vitamin synthesis, and ion absorption. When your microbiome becomes imbalanced it can result in overgrowths like candida, small intestinal bacteria overgrowth (SIBO), and other dysbiosis, which results in a host of health problems.
Friday at last! You might be just counting down the seconds until your work week is behind you and a couple days of decompression and release is in your near future. We all have our lazy weekends, but the key is to not have one EVERY weekend. If you’re one that has some trouble staying on track with your goals during the weekend, take a peek at some quick tips we put together that may help!
If a car or truck requires specialty fuel like premium or diesel, an owner wouldn’t fill it with regular gas. When thinking of the body as a special mode of transportation, the types of food put into it should become more important. Different types of food provide the body with the variety of nutrients and energy it needs to function.