BodyHealth's newest team member is an elite runner for the Saucony Hurricanes and owner/creator of Fuel Your Future blog!
Her name is Tina Muir and currently she's training for the World Half Marathon Championships and she's going to also be racing in the London Marathon in April. We're excited to have her on board and can't wait to read more from her.
She mentioned BodyHealth in a recent blog article she posted:9 Ways an Elite Prepares for a World Championship
"Last week I mentioned in both posts that I vowed to do the little things. To make sure I give myself the absolute best chance of success in both the World Half Marathon and the London Marathon.
But don’t I already do all those little things?
My non-running friends already think I am nuts, so what more could I possibly do?
Well, here are 9 ways I have stepped up my game to take recovery to another level"
You can continue the article which was originally written here: http://tinamuir.com/elite-runner-get-better/
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Your own metabolism is killing you.
The incomprehensible bazillions of biochemical reactions firing off every nanosecond in every one of your cells have consequences.
Because there is no free lunch.
Not even in biology. The truth is...
There is a master anabolic switch hidden deep inside your cells. It unlocks rapid muscle growth, stimulates tissue repair, activates your immune system, and generally makes us stronger and more capable.
It’s known as “mTOR.”
You may have heard of it in the bodybuilding and biohacking worlds.
However, this master anabolic switch is not as straightforward as some might like you to believe.
The equation is more complicated than mTOR = more muscle gain.
The following is adapted from The Search for the Perfect Protein.
At our clinic, the LifeWorks Wellness Center, we have many clients—male and female—who have problems with low energy, depression, and insomnia. With these patients, we’ll measure neurotransmitter levels. The results tell the same story:
Symptomatic patients have neurotransmitter levels far below the optimal standards.
Even when patients have been given prescription psych medications by their doctor, their levels remain low because the drugs do not correct the underlying cause.