11 AIM Products for Brain Health

If you’re concerned about the health of your brain, it’s a good indicator that you have a brain. The three best ways to keep your mental capacities at full functionality are by exercising your body, exercising your brain and by maintaining proper nutrition.  At this point, we all know how to exercise: run, swim, cycle, hula-hoopContinue reading “11 AIM Products for Brain Health”

5 AIM Supplements for CrossFit

Now that the Membership agreement has changed, it’s completely cool to supply your local CrossFit gyms with our awesome supplements. Resident CrossFitter Nic Wrightsent me an article called “Five Supplements Even CrossFitters Should Love.”  And sure enough, we had most of the products on the list. A lot of folks in the CrossFit community don’tContinue reading “5 AIM Supplements for CrossFit”

5 Reasons Why Peak Endurance Is Better Than Regular Sports Drinks

  Recently on the Red Rush Blog, I wrote about the UC Berkeley report on sports and energy drinks titled “Hiding Under a Health Halo.” The report didn’t have much good to say about the popular electrolyte-having thirst quenchers, except that they may possess some benefits for adult athletes, but were usually consumed by andContinue reading “5 Reasons Why Peak Endurance Is Better Than Regular Sports Drinks”

Want to Lose Weight? Eat More Fiber, Study Says

For those of you struggling to maintain the American Heart Association Diet, there seems to be a more satisfying and similarly effective alternative: the high-fiber diet.  Researchers at the University of  Massachusetts Amherst found that people on the high-fiber diet were able to lose nearly as much weight as those on calorie-restrictive diets like the oneContinue reading “Want to Lose Weight? Eat More Fiber, Study Says”

Vitamin D Brightens Futures Like Sunshine

There have been two big stories about vitamin D in the news this week. And besides for magnesium–which plays a huge role in vitamin D production, function and use–Vitamin D may be the most overlooked nutrient.  Seventy-five percent of American adults and teenagers don’t get enough of it.  I believe that people take it forContinue reading “Vitamin D Brightens Futures Like Sunshine”

A Healthy Diet a Day May Keep COPD at Bay

Recently, they did a study that found beet juice may be able to help people who suffer COPD increase their ability to exercise.  In the lab trials, those who imbibed beetroot juice saw a significant increase in mobility.However, it turns out that beet juice is just the tip of the food pyramid when it comes to COPD.Continue reading “A Healthy Diet a Day May Keep COPD at Bay”

Vitamin A Deficiency May Play Huge Role in Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes has been called the scourge of the American public because nearly ten percent of the population suffers from it. That’s one million people altogether. It’s the seventh leading cause of death, and there is no cure. A recent study at Weill Cornell Medical College may shed some new light on this problem.  Scientists there lookedContinue reading “Vitamin A Deficiency May Play Huge Role in Type 2 Diabetes”

Pea Protein as Good as Whey for Building Muscle, Strength

The next time somebody tries to tell you whey protein is better than pea protein for building muscle, you can officially tell them to go “a-whey.” Because a new study published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition found that pea protein is every bit as effective as whey for making those mad #gainz.Continue reading “Pea Protein as Good as Whey for Building Muscle, Strength”