Recovery. It’s not sexy, we know... Rest days? Foam rolling? Deloading? Stretching? Boring... Most people would rather just crush themselves in the gym day after day, because that’s how you see results, right? Maybe not. What if we told you adequate recovery is actually one of the most important factors in optimal fitness and physical health The truth is, no matter how hardcore your fitness routine is, how often you exercise, or how on-point your diet is, if your recovery sucks, your health and performance will suffer.
Turmeric is everywhere nowadays—supplements, beauty products, salad dressings, fancy overpriced lattes; it's even made its way into chocolate. You've probably had your fingers or countertops stained by turmeric, sprinkled turmeric powder on your salads or smoothies, or started taking a turmeric supplement for any number of the seemingly infinite benefits of this wonder-spice. But when it comes to the difference between turmeric and curcumin, many are left scratching their heads.
Ben Greenfield’s New Book “Boundless”: Everything You Need To Know To Upgrade Your Brain, Optimize Your Body & Defy Aging
Learn about Kion Co-founder, Ben Greenfield's new book: a complete guide to optimizing the human body, mind, and spirit—written with no stone unturned, no fluff, no "watered down" drivel—just pure, hardcore, practical, from-the-trenches content. "Boundless: Upgrade Your Brain, Optimize Your Body & Defy Aging," is the last book you'll ever need to unlock unparalleled breakthroughs in performance, recovery, sleep, gut health, hormone balance, and much more.
Getting enough protein is a struggle that many plant-based dieters face. But given a proper game plan and execution, vegetarian and vegan athletes can meet their protein requirements with relative ease. Coming up with that game plan, however, requires some high-level strategizing, which can feel daunting. If you’re new to a plant-based diet or just looking to step up your plant-based protein game, it can easily feel like you’ve bitten off more than you can chew. In this article, we’ll explain the nuances of the plant-based protein problem and explain how to get more protein on a plant-based diet the simple way.
What's the best way to brew coffee? That’s like asking who your favorite child is. It’s an impossible question to answer without knowing what all of them have done when you aren’t looking. Just kidding… But the truth is, there are many coffee brewing options available that vary in the time they require, gadgets they involve, and flavor profiles they produce. The best coffee brewing method for you depends on your personal preferences. Whether you like your morning coffee routine to be mindless or more intricate, here’s a guide to some of the most popular brewing methods out there.
Most of us are missing out on some of the health benefits (and getting the best possible flavor) of coffee by not storing, preparing, brewing, and sourcing our coffee properly. Here are seven tips for how to brew coffee like a pro in your own home so you never have to pay $8 for a nonfatmochachocalatte at your local coffee shop again.
Learn nine surprising ingredients you can add to your morning cup o' Joe for better flavor and added health benefits without any of the deleterious effects of cream and sugar.
How much exercise is enough to simply be healthy, feel good, and live a long time? When it comes to physical activity, what if you could just do the bare minimum and still reap all the health benefits? In this article, we’ll cover exactly how much exercise is enough for general health and give you minimalist workout plans you can do anywhere, no matter how hectic your schedule!
Breaking out of the gym for more sun, fresh air, and fitness fun doesn’t need to be complicated. This article will give you some simple and practical outdoor exercise ideas to making working out in the great outdoors easy, enjoyable, and effective.
Not many people would argue that pure, unadulterated honey is one of the most delicious tastes in the world. But very few are aware of the benefits of honey on human health, which range from providing vitamins, minerals, and micronutrients to benefitting metabolic health and boosting the immune system. Learn the history of honey, how it has been used as a sacred food for thousands of years, its unique nutritional profile and variety of health benefits, as well as how honey matches up against other "healthy" sweeteners.