Are Breast Implants Safe?

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Are breast implants safe?

Breast Implants for Female Bodybuilders When it comes to modern-day figure and bikini competitions, it’s nearly impossible to find females who do not have breast implants (especially in pro-level shows). Sadly, many female competitors put little-to-no thought into what they’re doing to their bodies internally when they opt for silicone breast implants.  So this poses the question, “Are breast implants … Read More

The Best Diet for Athletes

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Rich Jacobs My Health Detective 800-484-2250 https://theoptimalathlete.com https://goo.gl/ySl877 https://www.facebook.com/myhealthdetective1/ https://twitter.com/healthdetectiv https://www.instagram.com/myhealthdetective/ Rich Jacobs specializes in resolving fatigue, sleep, weight gain and gut issues for athletes and bodybuilders.

And the Best Diet Is… Drum roll please…   It depends.   I know, I know that’s a terrible answer and probably not the one you were looking for. But stick with me and I’ll show you why it actually “depends” on who you are, what’s currently going on with your body, and your performance goals that determines the best … Read More

How to Heal From a Leaky Gut

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What is Leaky Gut?  I am sure you have heard an overwhelming amount of information as it pertains to leaky gut and you have questioned yourself on how to heal?  Everyone should learn the positive ways in healing your leaky gut with natural remedies, for the most effective results. The lining of your gut begins to break down, allowing toxins … Read More

Overtraining and Sex Drive

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Does Overtraining Exist? Overtraining has emerged as a concept of increasing interest (or worry, rather) for countless bodybuilders and gym-goers alike and its effect on sex drive. What’s fascinating about this trend is that back in the “Golden era” of bodybuilding (i.e. the 1970s), overtraining wasn’t even a theory, and many bodybuilders, such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, were working out multiple … Read More

Balance your Hormones with Good Gut Health

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How do Hormones Work? If you thought reducing stress, taking supplements and sleeping more was the only way to restore hormones, you are greatly mistaken.  Your gut health greatly influences your hormone balance and I will explain why.  But, first, let’s start with what controls the hormones, the endocrine system. Your body ultimately does what the endocrine system tells it … Read More

Detoxification to Jumpstart and Get Lean

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No doubt you’ve heard all kinds of information about detoxification, and you may have wondered if it’s a good choice for you. If you’re a competitive athlete, there’s no doubt that a good detox can do wonders for your health and prepare you for a competition. What’s the right way to incorporate this strategy into your routine? What Is Detoxification? … Read More

How Gut Health Affects Hormones

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We’ve long heard of the hormonal issues that women face as they enter into midlife. But it’s only been recently that we’ve begun to hear more about how men are affected as well. We all have hormones, and as we age, their levels can change. This results in fluctuations in energy and libido, as well as affecting our ability to … Read More

5 Ways Poor Digestion Is Affecting Your Life

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There’s some misalignment in our lives. It’s 2017, and we know so much about our health and diets—more than ever before—yet we still have ready access to fast foods and processed meals. While we may know more, we don’t always act on that knowledge. And that’s unfortunate, because our lack of focus in doing what’s best for our bodies may … Read More