• March 20, 2014

    The human body is amazingly resilient; however, swift recovery from a sports injury requires a few "magic tricks." Learn how rest, nutrition, and supplements can help you recover quickly and safely from concussions and other injuries that get in the way of your athletic performance.

    Do I Have a Concussion? Signs and Symptoms of a Concussion

    The term “concussion” comes from the Latin word “concussus,” meaning “to shake violently.” Fittingly, it is the result of a blow that causes the brain to rattle inside the skull. Your brain is...

  • February 7, 2014

    Hundreds of thousands from all over the globe gather today as the 2014 Winter Olympics kick off in Sochi, Russia, a location whose controversy quickly shifted our focus from sports to politics. As we celebrate the first of 17 days of athletic achievement, let’s hone in on the real reason we set aside our differences every four years: the amazing athletes. These ladies and gentlemen are beasts, and they train for it all year long. Why not learn a few of their secrets?

    Practice Periodization

    The concept is simple: three weeks of training with increased intensity each week, followed by one week of recovery. This...

  • January 31, 2014

    Regular exercise is important for everyone, but why is it especially vital for people with diabetes? An active body is more sensitive to insulin, allowing cells to work more efficiently. Consistent exercise lowers blood glucose levels and dramatically improves your mood. If you haven't done so already, the new year is the perfect time to create an exercise plan to manage your diabetes.

    Where To Begin? Ask Your Health Practitioner

    Whether you're a seasoned athlete or prefer a more sedentary life, being diagnosed with diabetes calls for a change in your routine. It's important never to strain yourself by making too dramatic of...

  • October 18, 2013

    Years ago marathon running was for the dedicated few, elite athletes at the top of their game who awed and amazed bystanders with their stamina and endurance. Today, the bystanders have joined in the race, and we’re in the midst of what can only be described as a marathon craze. Millions of Americans now compete in countless running events across the nation—and in many cases the events fill up so rapidly that those who fail to sign up early often find themselves wait listed.

    Why all the Hoopla?

    It’s been suggested that the marathon is every person’s Everest.  We can’t all travel to Nepal and spend tens of thousands of...

  • October 4, 2013

    Football season is well underway, and if you’re a fan, the good times have already begun!  You’ve put on your favorite team jersey and have settled down to watch the game on your new high definition television. Or maybe you’re more hardcore. You enjoy weekend tailgating parties and hold season tickets so you can hoot and holler in the stands.

    It’s about the love of the game, but part of the fun is the admiration you have for the team members—their athleticism, agility and powerful strength. You think that you could never train to be that fit. Imagine their routine, all the weights they bench press, the...

  • October 2, 2013
    Red deer stag velvet

    Maybe you’ve heard some of the buzz. Mention deer antler spray to just about anyone in casual conversation, and you may get one of two answers. You might hear, “Oh yeah, I remember hearing about that controversy with the NFL football Ray Lewis during the last Super Bowl.” Or you might hear someone say, “Ugh that sounds weird. Why would I put that into my body?”

    Move Past the Myths

    It’s time to get the facts straight on exactly what deer antler velvet is, how it works and why Royal Velvet by The Healthy Protocol, LLC is the superior product.

    Royal Velvet is the latest...