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What Goes In.... Must Come Out

What Goes In.... Must Come Out

by BodyHealth Representatives October 15, 2015 6 min read

A bowel movement, properly considered, actually starts with your first bite. When you swallow your food, it goes down the esophagus and into your stomach. Here your food churns around for two to four hours until it is broken down into a soupy mush called chyme. The chyme is then gradually squeezed out of the stomach and through a long, coiled tube—the small intestine. Here the mashed food that you’ve eaten gets absorbed into the bloodstream. 

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Optimizing Your Vitality With Detoxification

Optimizing Your Vitality With Detoxification

by BodyHealth Representatives October 05, 2015 1 min read

No matter how healthy you are... how well you eat, how much you exercise, how careful you are about avoiding toxins, you're still being exposed to dangerous elements.
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IRONMAN Maastricht

IRONMAN Maastricht

by BodyHealth Representatives September 30, 2015 3 min read

Maastricht is an ancient city, with a very interesting history, culture and relevance, in fact, the Treaty on European Union was signed here in 1992 to integrate Europe...

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Magnesium Facts

Magnesium Facts

by BodyHealth Representatives August 05, 2015 4 min read

Did you know that magnesium is a co-factor in over 350 enzymatic reactions in the body? That It is necessary for the transmission of nerve impulses, muscular activity, heart function, temperature regulation, detoxification reactions, formation of healthy bones and improving insulin sensitivity?

Deficiency symptoms include muscle cramps, weakness, insomnia, loss of appetite, kidney stones, osteoporosis, nervousness, restlessness, irritability, sugar cravings, fatigue and high blood pressure. Chronic deficiencies of magnesium are also implicated in reduced bone mineral density and increased risk of osteoporosis as well as anemia, depression and irregular heart rate. Virtually every body system can display symptoms because ALL systems throughout the body rely on magnesium.

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It's A Head Thing!

It's A Head Thing!

by Cherie Gruenfeld August 05, 2015 4 min read

Running after a long bike ride is a big "ask." We've already spent multiple hours working our bodies hard. And now we have to summon the energy and mental courage to cover many miles by foot. But, as my husband is fond of reminding me: You asked for this. So hadn't we better find a way to handle this triathlon run – a way that doesn't leave us questioning what went wrong?...

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PerfectAmino for Athletes

PerfectAmino for Athletes

by BodyHealth Representatives July 21, 2015 2 min read

Many of our customers are athletes. They range from people who exercise a few times a week, weekend warriors, amateur athletes all the way to top professional, elite athletes. So, why do they takePerfectAmino?

Building muscle mass is done by creating microscopic tears in your muscle, which then grows as it repairs. A predominant function of protein is to repair and rebuild the tissues of your body, by supplying your cells with protein building blocks, which are called amino acids.

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Lyme Disease and Difficult Health Conditions - on The Dr. Dennis Courtney Show

Lyme Disease and Difficult Health Conditions - on The Dr. Dennis Courtney Show

by Dr. David Minkoff July 20, 2015 1 min read

Dr. David Minkoff was the honored guest on Dr. Dennis Courtney's radio show a few months back.  In this interview they discuss Lyme disease and various...
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Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

by Cherie Gruenfeld June 24, 2015 4 min read

Beautiful doesn’t begin to describe the run course as it winds through the breathtaking resort grounds. This is the only opportunity you will probably ever have to run on the gorgeous fairways of a world class resort golf course without getting arrested!  From rolling hills of green grass, to feeling the ocean breeze along the stunning coastal bay, then heading all the way out to the petroglyph park, Honu 70.3 in Kona is truly a journey through paradise.
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7 Reasons Why You Might Not Need Daily Protein Supplements

7 Reasons Why You Might Not Need Daily Protein Supplements

by Joshua Taylor June 09, 2015 4 min read

If you are always full of energy and don’t have dips and lulls through the day, then you definitely do not need to take nutrition supplements daily...

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Ask The Doctor | May 28, 2015

Ask The Doctor | May 28, 2015

by Joshua Taylor May 28, 2015 1 min read

This week's question comes from Ron:

"I am training for an upcoming triathlon. Would I be able to do your cleanse program during my hard training phase?"
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LTC Ed's Journal | May 2015

LTC Ed's Journal | May 2015

by Ed Arntson May 28, 2015 2 min read

As I have transitioned into a new job as the Brigade Operations Officer for 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division - my time and my recovery from training are both becoming more and more important.

My time for training is absolutely critical because I must be judicious and efficient with my time in my new job. It isn’t uncommon to work late into the evening hours and report back for work early the next morning before the sun has risen.

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Wildflower Triathlon Festival

Wildflower Triathlon Festival

by Cherie Gruenfeld May 28, 2015 3 min read

If you’re unfamiliar with this event, it’s worth knowing a little something about it.

This twenty-eight year old event is iconic. It’s a weekend-long festival which includes three races: a long course (Half Ironman), a mountain bike sprint and an Olympic distance race. And all racing is done on terrain that is scary tough – it’s not for the faint of heart.

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