All the Things to Consider after Surgery. Bet you didn’t know! This is stuff I’m only learning now, post surgery, and some of it I learn the hard way, unfortunately. I wrote this so you don’t have to go that route… Athletes, pay attention! Question 1: What’s the worst thing that can happen if you … Continue reading What You Must Know If You Have Surgery
Who here has tried Goldenrod? I just re-discovered this today… You can buy a tea from A.Vogel here in Iceland, or at least you could in the past… just found 2 packs in the old boxes and thought..’What IS this stuff?!’ Well this is what Google told me: Goldenrod or woundwort Solidago virgaurea tea/powder/caps have many … Continue reading Goldenrod or Woundwort Herb Benefits for Fitness and Bodybuilding
You might not be aware of it, but you do have here in Iceland available an incredibly effective natural ‘steroid’… It’s available over-the-counter if you know where to get it, it’s healthy and it’s cheap. The name of this magic substance is Flóa Broddur or in English…Colostrum. Yes yes yes, nothing new, you say. Nothing … Continue reading Natural ‘Steroids’ Over The Counter
The Supplements Industry wants your money, so beware! Don’t believe anything that they tell you… The fitness industry peddles supplements, and that’s just a sub sector of the food industry. If you know anything about these bad boys you’ll understand that diligence and caution are required, so they don’t pull a fast one on ya. … Continue reading Some Answers About Sports Supplements
Today’s Question: You should write an article on how much water one should drink in the morning. I usually drink about 1 liter. It depends on if I’ve been to practice the night before. If I don’t, my day is pretty much messed up. Trying to catch up on body fluids. If I don’t drink … Continue reading How Much Water Should an Athlete Drink Each Day?
Cortisol is the stress hormone. It can store fat, waste muscle and age the brain. Not good. But there’s two sides to the thing: you need it to get you going in the morning. You want some during training or competition. And it can even burn fat, under the right circumstances. Read on… The ‘Hormonal … Continue reading Cortisol Timing: When this Hormone Makes You Fat and When Lean.
We all keep hearing how omega-6 is bad and omega-3 is good, and how your ratio of 6 to 3 should be like 3:1 or lower. This seems to be fueling a whole industry of wonder supplements, supposed to do just that: adjust our ratio of omega-3 to 6. What if… it were as easy … Continue reading A GOOD Omega-6 Fatty Acid to Manage Inflammation?