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Part 2 of the NT Series: Noradrenaline

Noradrenaline, in my opinion, is an overlooked and underrated neurotransmitter when it comes to understanding mood regulation and stress.     Like dopamine, it is an excitatory neurotransmitter and is actually fabricated downstream from dopamine. This is important to understand because the more noradrenaline you consistently pump out, the more … Read More

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Part 1 of the NT Series: Dopamine

Neurotransmitter Series Part 1: Dopamine When you consider that mood, behavior, emotion, fear, anxiety, movement, motor learning, motivation, and basically every single bodily function is impacted by neurotransmitters to some extent, it stands to reason that we should have a basic understanding of them! Let’s start with dopamine…   Role … Read More

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Improve Goals Faster

And if I told you there was a way to reach your goals 30% faster .. While there is no magic bullet or magic pill, there is a very sensible way to make sure you get the most out of your workout and nutrition week-to-week. It all boils down to … Read More

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Neurotransmitters & Adrenal Blowout

Let’s talk Adrenal Fatigue! Is it real? Well … kinda. Some scientists and people in the industry will say it’s not real because your adrenal glands don’t actually fatigue. The theory was that chronic stress would cause your adrenal glands to work overtime and thus they would “fatigue” or stop … Read More

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Off The Plan Meals

I have a love-hate relationship with cheating meals and cheat days.  I do not believe that eating junk and crap has any specific benefits over consuming more clean carbs and/or fats at some specific times in your diet and might have detrimental physical and psychological effects. I also believe that … Read More

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Nutritional Programming: Is Low Carb The Right Option For You

With the popularity of low carb diets increasing in the last few years, you may be wondering whether YOU should follow this kind of program yourself. One way you can find out is by learning how neurotransmitters affect various bodily functions, nutrition, and fitness. In my research on neurotransmitters, I’ve … Read More