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Faux-cial Media: A Literature Review/Constructive Rant
October 16, 2018

Social media seems to be yielding a fair and increasing amount of criticism as of late, and many platforms and tech…

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Do You Even Meditate, Bro? A Review of the Literature on Meditation
October 8, 2018

Meditation, now a billion dollar industry, seems to be one of those things that everyone agrees that they should do, but…

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Does age really affect metabolism and training response?
June 18, 2018

How age affects training and metabolism You’ve doubtless heard people say “man! when I was young I could eat whatever I…

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What you should know about Intermittent Fasting: a review of the science
June 2, 2018

“Intermittent Fasting” refers to a dieting strategy that restricts food intake for extended periods of time at regular intervals. There are…

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“Good” Fat & “Bad” Fat: You’re probably not doing it right
May 25, 2018

There’s been a shift lately in the health industry away from villainizing fat. The new favorite bad guy is carbohydrates. We…

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Misconceptions About Yoga: A Review of the Science
May 21, 2018

First of all, before anyone puts a hit out on me, let me make it clear that I think yoga is…

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Testosterone: Natural Increase, Supplementation and Risk vs Benefit
May 19, 2018

Testosterone gets a lot of hype, and rightly so. It has many diverse effects, functions and implications, having been associated with…

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The truth about rapid weight loss: why it backfires
April 4, 2018

Understandably, nobody wants their weight loss goals to take longer than they have to. So, fitness marketers flood the web with…

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CrossFit: Science VS Stigma
February 26, 2018

As a student of exercise science, I was groomed to distrust CrossFit. However, I decided to hop off that bandwagon and…

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Stop doing crunches. Here’s why, and what core strengthening exercises you should do instead:
January 27, 2018

Everybody seems to want abs and better core strength, but crunches simply don’t do what people are wanting them to do….

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