Healthy Snack Ideas and Recipes

My Favourite Healthy Snack Ideas (With Recipes): I am all for a good healthy snack, and homemade ones are even better! I absolutely love creating different  healthy recipes that are equally nutritious and delicious.   My healthy date and walnut bars are a super easy, no-bake recipe made with pitted dried dates and raw walnuts. […]

How to Grow Neurons : An Evidence-Based Discussion

How to grow neurons – yes , you read that right! There is a protein produced and used in our nervous system that helps the neurons grow in our brain, which helps our brains work better, faster, stronger. In this article we talk about things we can do to help increase the levels of this […]

Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR)- (walk through at the bottom of post) is one of my favourite meditation strategies. PMR has been shown to be useful for: Assisting in falling asleep, Managing general anxiety, Managing stress, Improving athletic performance through reduction of performance anxiety , general anxiety and through physiological measures. I love using progressive relaxation […]

Glutamine: Athlete Immunity and Recovery

Glutamine is a conditionally essential amino acid, meaning the body can synthesize + produce it, but under certain circumstances will require exogenous supplementation. Glutamine has been researched since the 1800s, and plays multiple critical roles in the body. It has been shown to: speed recovery and reduce muscle soreness after exercise, reduce intestinal permeability, play […]