LTC Ed's Journal - August

LTC Ed's Journal - August

by Ed Arntson August 03, 2016 2 min read

One of the primary reasons that I began to focus on interval training here in Iraq is because I have readily available access to a treadmill each morning as the gym...
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Balance Hard Work + Recovery Time for Peak Performance

Balance Hard Work + Recovery Time for Peak Performance

by Cherie Gruenfeld July 28, 2016 3 min read

Athletes spend hours upon hours swimming, biking, running and working in the gym hoping to train their bodies for peak performance. While this work is one half of the equation, the other half, recovery, is of equal importance and should be a vital part of any athlete’s training program for a number of reasons. 

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How to Sneak Regular Exercise into a Busy Schedule

How to Sneak Regular Exercise into a Busy Schedule

by Dr. David Minkoff July 25, 2016 2 min read

When you’re juggling work, kids, cleaning the house, doing errands and everything else on your list, making it to the gym can easily fall lower and lower in priority. However, studies have shown that even small amounts of exercise can be vitally beneficial to your health.  Lets look at a few great ways to get into action while on a busy schedule.
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Combat Your Cold: Five Natural Products to Help Boost Your Immune System

Combat Your Cold: Five Natural Products to Help Boost Your Immune System

by Dr. David Minkoff July 19, 2016 3 min read

The sniffles, sneezes and achy muscles that come along with a cold and flu probably make you want to curl up in bed with a blanket over your head...
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How Do I Take PerfectAmino?

How Do I Take PerfectAmino?

by Dr. David Minkoff July 13, 2016 3 min read

Many of you have asked us about the best way to take PerfectAmino® so you can achieve maximal benefits. We'd like to simplify the process and clear up any confusion so you can get optimal utilization from our essential amino acid supplement.

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Boost Your Energy the Natural Way

Boost Your Energy the Natural Way

by Dr. David Minkoff July 13, 2016 3 min read

We live in a stress-drenched world that zaps our energy, causes sleep deprivation, and bombards us with nutrient-deficient foods that fill the stomach but do little to meet our daily vitamin and minerals quotas...
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Minor Tweak Care (Mitigating Minor Muscle or Ligament Strain)

Minor Tweak Care (Mitigating Minor Muscle or Ligament Strain)

by Jeff Spencer July 06, 2016 3 min read

I’ve never known an active person who doesn’t periodically have a minor muscle strain or ligament strain. Its just part of the job description. And, if there’s never a small tweak here and there then the effort put forth to achieve top performance fitness is probably not happening. here are some simple things to do at home first to help resolve the condition the first time. And, if they don’t work than a professional consultation should be sought.

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Congratulations to Coach Steve Ilg! - Always Competing, Always On Top!

Congratulations to Coach Steve Ilg! - Always Competing, Always On Top!

by Coach Steve Ilg March 28, 2016 2 min read

BodyHealth would like to congratulate the legendary Coach Steve Ilg - who, at 53 years young - continues to post Overall Wins and...
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All About Essential Amino Acids by Ben Greenfield

All About Essential Amino Acids by Ben Greenfield

by Ben Greenfield March 28, 2016 5 min read

Essential amino acids, as the name implies, are essential because they can’t simply be made by your body like all the other amino acids can. Instead, you have to get EAA’s from your diet or other exogenous sources.

Have you ever heard of Private Tim Hall, AKA Pvt. Tim Hall? If you’re a biology or chemistry geek, you probably have, because his name is the mnemonic commonly used to remember these essential amino acids, which are, drumroll please:

Phenylanine, Valine, Threonine, Tryptophan, Isoleucine, Methionine, Histidine, Arginine,Leucine and Lysine.

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Managing Your Health Before, During and After the Flu

Managing Your Health Before, During and After the Flu

by Jukka Valkonen March 02, 2016 4 min read

We're well into flu season and it's no joke this year. Last month, the CDC issued a high alert for a particular variant of H1N1 that packs a powerful respiratory punch.
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LTC Ed's Journal

LTC Ed's Journal

by Ed Arntson February 03, 2016 3 min read

After a spotty month of training in November and first half of December, I’m happy to report that I’m taking my own counsel and I have been training consistently for the last 5+ weeks and seeing real results, especially with respect to my running.

I have been focusing on my running over the last few months after treating it as an economy of force portion of my fitness regimen for the last few years...

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Consistency Builds Confidence - LTC Ed's Journal

Consistency Builds Confidence - LTC Ed's Journal

by Ed Arntson January 06, 2016 3 min read

Do you set goals and work hard to achieve them - training consistently to ensure success? Or set goals and head to the gym or the track a few times per week...

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