When you want to stay healthy, working with your body’s natural healing ability is a great way to help build your immune system. In the world of sauna-ing, we tap into the benefits heat provides to our bodies. Here we explain how it works to strengthen your body’s ability to fight off illness. Hormesis: Strength Through Adaptability Placing yourself in a sauna at temperatures beyond what is normally comfortable initiates a biological process called “hormesis.” The body responds to just the right amounts of stressors by activating a “defense system.” In his
If you have seasonal allergies, you know they can be challenging. Sneezing, itchy eyes, nasal congestion, and sinus pressure — these symptoms can become difficult to tolerate. You’ve likely used many over-the-counter (OTC) solutions to attempt to lessen these seasonal symptoms and may want to try something else. There’s evidence that completely natural solutions may ease your symptoms. Whether it’s called hay fever, allergic rhinitis, or seasonal allergies, numerous drugs — both prescription and OTC — are available to help combat these cold-like symptoms. But some of these medications have their own
Inner Athlete Training: Everything you Need to Know About Sleep. In this short film/podcast, James Jankiewicz from Inner Athlete Training interviews Dr. Azizi Seixas, assistant professor NYU Langone Health, on his expertise concerning the importance of sleep.
Inner Athlete Training: Everything you need to know about Nutrition and Mental Health. Inner Athlete Training: James Jankiewicz Interviews Natasha Coughlin, MS, RDN, HHC, concerning the impact of nutrition on Mental Health. We cover everything from anxiety to depression and how food, herbals, and supplements can assist in the conditions and are much safer than medication.
Dr. Stuart M. McGill is a former professor at the University of Waterloo, where he was a professor for 30 years. His laboratory and experimental research clinic investigates issues related to the causal mechanisms of back pain, how to rehab back-pain and enhance both injury resilience and performance. He has taught thousands of clinicians and practitioners in professional development and continuing education courses around the world and continues as the Chief Scientific Officer for Backfitpro Inc. Difficult back cases are regularly referred to him for consultation. Dr. McGill's Back Mechanic Book: