Sleep! Are you getting enough?

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Not Getting Enough High-Quality Sleep can Lower Metabolism! I thought it might be timely to write about sleep in the wake of daylight savings throwing some of our bodies into turmoil. Anyone that knows me well knows that I am an extremely early riser that loves early training sessions, however I still struggle with the transition to daylight savings and adjusting the body clock. Sleep is important for many reasons which include good health and longevity. Not enough sleep can increase our risk factors for many diseases such as diabetes,…

4 Impressive Reasons To Eat More Plant-Based Foods!

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During flu and cold season, building your immunity is very important. One way you can do this is by eating more whole, plant-based foods. Here are athlete and author Brendan Brazier’s 4 reasons why you should start incorporating more nutrient-dense foods into your diet. 1. Plant-Based Foods Provide Energy Before the body can turn cooked food into usable fuel, it must produce enzymes to aid in the digestion process. A healthy person can create these enzymes, but it costs energy, which creates a nominal amount of stress. As we get…