How Cortisol Affects Performance

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How Cortisol Affects Performance The relationship between cortisol and performance is more interdependent than you might think.  They rely on one another for balance, and signal when there is an imbalance, showing adverse signs within your body. When your adrenal functions are working regularly, you can perform at your peak; however, when your adrenal functions are not optimal, then your … Read More

How to Eat Right for Performance

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How to Eat Right for Performance Although a great deal of emphasis is placed on utilizing proper form when exercising, it’s important to eat right for performance, especially amongst athletes. Regardless of the sport, the calories needed by athletes pale in comparison the caloric needs of someone who leads a sedentary lifestyle. Male and female athletes, especially teens, will need … Read More

What is the Microbiome?

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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.

There is a lot of talk about leaky gut, but what is the gut and what holds it all together?  I want to give a quick overview of the gut and microbiome so you can better understand how things may fall apart. “We are what we eat.”  That is an old statement that seems to have been forgotten in this … Read More

Eat Real Food for Health

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Are Your Food Choices Supporting Your Health? Losing weight is a popular topic of conversation.  We all want to lose weight, but we also want to look good.  Whether we’re at a restaurant, a bar, on a date, or having a casual conversation, it seems like it’s always in the back of our minds. Why has our society become so … Read More

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 Much Should I Eat?

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How Much is Enough? One the first topics my clients ask me about when wanting to loose weight is, “how much should I eat?”  Should I eat 4oz, 8oz or 12oz of meat and how many vegetables?  What about fruit?  How much is enough?  The answers are relatively simple; however, they have been over analyzed and broken down so much that the American people … Read More