Whats This Cryotherapy Stuff All About?

If you’re following any professional athletes these day, you’ve likely seen them getting their chill on in a whole body cryotherapy chamber.  But does it really work and is it beneficially to athletes?  What actually happens to a person in a cabinet when the temperature is lowered to colder than minus 200 degrees? I want […]

Why Recovery Is Critical to the Training Process

In order to understand how training works, first consider what happens to your body during an intense workout. When you exercise vigorously, your metabolism increases, raising your internal temperature. Your body draws on the fuel it stores in your muscles: glucose and adenosine triphosphate (ATP). But your fuel supplies are limited, and your bodys cells […]

Pt. 1 – Epigenetics and Genetic Testing: Software vs. Hardware

Recently, I’ve become more and more interested in genetic testing and what it can tell us about our health as 23andMe, the Mountain View, California, based genetic testing company has received additional FDA approval for test interpretation.   I’m particularly interested in how these types of companies interpret the raw data, how reliable it is, […]