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Does CrossFit Have A High Risk Of Injury?

Hunter Bennett Over the last decade, CrossFit has taken the world by storm. Offering a way to build strength and power, increase endurance and aerobic capacity – all while creating a unique sense of culture that cannot be found anywhere else – is there any surprise it is one of the most popular types of

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Does CrossFit Induce Stress Urinary Incontinence?

Hunter Bennett CrossFit has fast become one of the most popular forms of exercise on the entire planet. And I mean, with the ability to improve every aspect of fitness at the same time, there is a damn good reason as to why. However, did you know that it may not be completely suitable for

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How Long Does It Take To Reverse The Effects Of A Bad Diet?

Hunter Bennett You know that eating a good diet is important. But did you know that is one of the most important things you can do for your body, period? Well, it is. See, your diet can influence nearly every aspect of your health. It can impact your risk of developing heart disease and diabetes,

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Does Dark Chocolate Aid In Muscle Recovery?

Hunter Bennett What do exercise enthusiasts, elite athletes, and weekend warriors all have in common? They all exercise hard. This means that to get the best results from their training, they need to make certain that they recover appropriately. This often means making sure their diet is on point, getting massages if needed, and diving

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Outrunning Negative Body Image: Body Identity In Female Athletes

Hunter Bennett In the modern day, we are so caught up in appearances. Society places so much emphasis on how we look, rather than how we feel and perform. Really, is it no wonder that body image issues are increasing at an exponential rate? Which is one of the many reasons as to why athletes

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Muscular Potential: Men vs Women

It has long been thought that when it comes to building muscle, women are at a massive disadvantage. Whether it be because of hormone levels, muscle fiber distribution, or some other factor that we aren’t yet aware of, it doesn’t matter – people seem to think that women cannot build anywhere near as much muscle

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The Effects Of Inter-Set Stretching On Muscle Growth

When we think about building muscle, developing strength, and generally increasing performance, strength training often sits right at the top of the lift. Which is fair enough, because it works, and works incredibly well. But what if I was to tell you that there are certain techniques you can implement to improve the results of

Exercising With An Autoimmune Disorder

Hunter Bennett Exercise is hands down the most important thing you can do for your body. It improves the health of your heart, muscles, and bones, staves off the onset of physical and mental illness, and keeps you functionally capable well into your golden years. To be completely honest, it is the closest thing we

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The Autoimmune Athlete

Hunter Bennett Being an elite athlete poses a unique set of challenges that very few people are emotionally, physically, and mentally prepared for. Gruelling training sessions, an incredibly strict diet, and a lifestyle that is dictated entirely by the competitive season. It is a life that many people desire, yet many would also agree is

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Can I Exercise With An Overactive Thyroid?

Hunter Bennett An overactive thyroid is one of the most common hormonal issues to afflict modern man. It can affect your metabolism, your weight, your cardiovascular health, and even your emotional wellbeing. But what is it, and importantly, how does it affect your exercise capabilities? What is hyperthyroidism? Your thyroid is arguably one of the

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Exercising With Thyroid Disorders

Hunter Bennett Exercise is hands down one of the most beneficial things that you can do for your body. It staves off weight gain, helps you build lean muscle mass, and can even enhance your mood and mental wellbeing. It literally improves every aspect of your health. As I said, it is the most beneficial