By Doc Mok You are anxious, so you drink, smoke or take a pill. However, what if I told you that the thing you THINK may be solving your anxieties, is making them worse. Substances can greatly impact your sleep in a negative way. This week at Maximal Being we tackle 9 Powerful Effects …
Little Miss Muffet sat on her tuffet, eating her curds and whey. Was it the spider that sat down beside her that scared her away or her GAINZ! This week maximalbeing.com is going to look deep into your casein protein shake! What is casein protein powder? As the nursery rhyme suggests, curds and whey go …
Activity is addictive! It is fun to lift heavy things, run long distances and burpee a thousand burpees. However, what about the in-between?
IN gym class we are all taught the traditional “bend and touch your toes.” Yet, is this static stretching approach detrimental to our bodies and our performance?
After a long winter here of holiday celebrations, the new year hit, and I set a goal to limit my drinking from the prior year. Step one was to change my mentality and find other substitutions for alcohol’s role in my life. With a tough job, alcohol will calm you down during the workweek. This is actually not true. Alcohol has the same effect on our body as anti-anxiety medications like Xanax or Ativan. The issue is that this temporary sedative response will often lead to dependency, interfere or block deep sleep needed for stress management, alter your stress hormones which can change your dietary intake, exercise benefit, and overall health.
Let me start by saying that I am not an alcoholic. I do not have a drinking problem, nor do I have an addiction. However, I will tell you that alcohol is a problem for more of you than you probably are aware of. Alcohol may be the cause of that body composition rut, exercise plateau or sleep problem you are suffering from.