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10 Ways to Raise Your HRV Score

Tracking HRV over time can be a useful tool in identifying imbalances in our autonomic nervous system (ANS), which regulates many aspects of our biology including all aspects of our cardiovascular system like blood pressure, heart rate, etc.

High HRV is associated with better overall health, including greater cardiovascular health and less inflammation in the body. Individuals with a high HRV often have increased fitness capacity.

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Hormonal Imbalance: 5 Foods That Wreak Havoc and What You Should Eat Instead

The quality of the food we eat plays a significant role in how our hormones function. Nutrients are important chemical messengers that dictate many of your body’s functions, including hormone release. A lot of foods that seem healthy are not as beneficial as they were once believed to be, largely due to their disruptive effect on hormonal balance.

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An NFL Strength Coach’s Top 10 Lower-Body Exercises

If you want to see results from any type of exercise or movement, it comes down to efficiency, mastery of the movement, progression, and commitment to the process. Whether your goal is to improve your lower or upper body, compound exercises put stress on your system as a whole, leading to the best results. These…

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How to Train Right for Your Body Type

Your body type, genetics, and hormonal biosignature all factor in to your overall health and fitness. When you understand your body’s inherent predispositions, you can tweak your diet and training routine to optimize strength, weight loss, and performance.

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The Best Bench Press Tips for New PRs & Healthy Shoulders

The bench press is the king of upper body exercises. Whether your goal is to increase your strength, muscular development, or fat loss, the bench press should be a regular part of your routine. However, the range and diversity of the exercise also makes safety and form especially important. Learn how to master one of the most effective exercises out there with tips on bench press safety and ways to improve your methods.

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10 Scientific Ways to Drive Up Testosterone Levels

Men today have lower testosterone levels than their fathers and grandfathers did at the same age. This is a scary thought, considering that higher testosterone levels are necessary for optimizing athletic performance, maximizing results from hard work in the gym, and maintaining long-term health. Mountains of research link environmental pollutants, sleep deprivation, nutrient deficiency, insulin…

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4 Things You Should Know About Interval Training

High-intensity interval training, aka HIIT, can help you burn fat and boost conditioning quickly and efficiently; in fact, most workouts clock in at 30 minutes or less. If you’re new to high-intensity exercise, you might hold misconceptions that are keeping you from achieving your best results.

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