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How to live a healthy lifestyle

How to Live a Healthy Lifestyle

While many people know how to live healthily, the world we live in doesn’t make it easy to actually do so. In fact, our food and the healthcare systems appear to be stacked against us, making it difficult to live a healthy life. In this article, I’ll share my top five tips that can help you improve your well-being — and you can implement many of them today.

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biohacking

Biosense review - breath ketone meter

Biosense Breath Ketone Meter Review

Biosense uses deep lung sampling to accurately and non-invasively measure your breath ketone levels. In this review, I’ll tell you why I prefer Biosense over any of the other ketone testing methods I’ve tried, including urine and finger-prick tests.

BLUblox - Best blue light blocking glasses

Best Blue Light Blocking Glasses

Artificial sources of light emit wavelengths that don’t occur in nature after sunset. That blue and green light disrupts our circadian rhythm and the release of melatonin, leading to poor sleep. Blue light blocking glasses can help protect your melatonin release and significantly improve your sleep.

Oura Ring 2 Review and Comparison

Oura Ring Hands-On Review and Comparison

I’ve had the Oura Ring for several weeks to see how it compares to WHOOP in terms of accuracy and in delivering actionable information that I can use to improve my health. Here is everything I’ve learned over the past 30 days.

Carbon Air Pillow by Eight Sleep Review

Carbon Air Pillow by Eight Sleep Review

The Carbon Air Pillow by Eight Sleep is an advanced cooling pillow that uses perforated, carbon-infused memory foam to prevent the surface of the pillow from heating up, thus improving the quality of your sleep.

fitness gear

PowerDot 2.0 Electric Muscle Stimulator Review

PowerDot Smart Muscle Stimulator Review

PowerDot 2.0 is an electric muscle stimulator (EMS) that has been scientifically proven to reduce pain, speed up recovery times and improve strength and conditioning. In this review, I’ll tell you how my wife and I use PowerDot as part of our CrossFit routine.

Victory Grip Review - Best CrossFit Grips

Victory Grips Review

I’ve been a long-time fan of Bear KompleX gymnastic grips. But I recently switched to Victory Grips for CrossFit workouts because I consider them the absolute best and most comfortable grips on the market. In this review, I’ll tell you everything you need to know about what Victory Grips have to offer.

ExoGun Review

ExoGun DreamPro Review

ExoGun is a cordless, state-of-the-art percussion massage device that helps me recover quicker and reduce muscle soreness after intense workouts. In this review, I’ll tell you everything you need to know about ExoGun and how it compares to more expensive devices, such as Theragun and Hypervolt.

immunity

SHOULD YOU SUPPLEMENT WITH BOVINE COLOSTRUM?

Should You Supplement with Bovine Colostrum?

Bovine colostrum is packed with micronutrients, antibodies and growth factors that have antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties to help your body fight off infections. In this article, I’ll tell you everything you need to know about this intriguing supplement that most people have never even heard of.

HEALTH BENEFITS OF SOIL-BASED PROBIOTICS

Health Benefits of Soil-Based Probiotics

Soil-based probiotics (SBOs) have unique advantages over traditional probiotics because of their natural protection mechanisms. SBOs are shelf-stable and resist heat and the harsh environment that is the human GI tract.

ketogenic Diet

Biosense review - breath ketone meter

Biosense Breath Ketone Meter Review

Biosense uses deep lung sampling to accurately and non-invasively measure your breath ketone levels. In this review, I’ll tell you why I prefer Biosense over any of the other ketone testing methods I’ve tried, including urine and finger-prick tests.

WHY YOU NEED ELECTROLYTE SUPPLEMENTS ON KETO

Why You Need Electrolyte Supplements On Keto

The ketogenic diet increases your risk of an electrolyte imbalance as the body flushes out vital minerals as you enter ketosis. That’s why it’s important to replenish your electrolytes through diet and supplementation. Here are the top three supplements I use.

Best Cooking Oils for Keto

Here are the top 10 cooking oils/fats for keto, paleo and other low-carb diets — including some exotic options, such as camel hump fat — based on scientific evidence and what my wife and I cook with.

Best nuts and seeds for keto

Best Nuts and Seeds For Keto

Nuts and seeds are popular food choices on the ketogenic (keto) diet. But it’s not only the carbohydrates in nuts and seeds you should be worried about! Most nuts contain antinutrients and inflammatory omega-6 fatty acids. Here is what you need to know.

nutrition

Intermittent fasting and working out

How to Improve Muscle Recovery

Studies have shown that consuming a 1:1 ratio of fat and protein before or after physical activity can speed up muscle recovery while carbs often have the opposite effect.

Is Pizza Healthy or Unhealthy?

Is Pizza Healthy or Unhealthy?

To find out whether pizza is healthy or unhealthy, we have to understand the ingredients that make up this delicious food. In this article, I’ll tell you everything you need to know about pizza and how to enjoy it guilt-free, even if you follow a paleo or ketogenic diet like I do.

performance

Benefits of nose breathing

Benefits of Nose Breathing

A deep-dive into the scientifically-proven benefits of nose breathing and how you can use them to improve your exercise performance and overall wellbeing.

How To Recover From A Workout Faster

How to Recover From a Workout Faster

A tough workout adds stress to your body and causes muscle tissue to break down. In other words, working out hard makes you weaker — at least, temporarily. It’s what’s you do before and after a workout that determines if your body can repair the inflicted damage and come out stronger on the other side. That’s called supercompensation and it’s a key factor in muscle recovery.

Product Reviews

Ancestral Supplements Review

Ancestral Supplements Review

Freeze-dried beef organ supplements are an excellent source of highly bioavailable nutrients that offer numerous health benefits. One of my favorite brands of desiccated organ meats is Ancestral Supplements and in this article, I’ll explain why I highly recommend them to friends and family.

Kyvol AF60 air fryer review

Kyvol Air Fryer Review

Air frying is considered a healthier alternative to deep frying. In this review, I’ll debunk some myths and tell you when air frying is truly a better option. I’ll also share my impression of the Kyvol AF60 air fryer, which we’ve been using for the past few months.

SHOULD YOU SUPPLEMENT WITH BOVINE COLOSTRUM?

Should You Supplement with Bovine Colostrum?

Bovine colostrum is packed with micronutrients, antibodies and growth factors that have antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties to help your body fight off infections. In this article, I’ll tell you everything you need to know about this intriguing supplement that most people have never even heard of.

the best beef liver supplements

Best Beef Liver Supplements

Liver is one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet. But when was the last time you ate it? Freeze-dried beef liver supplements are an excellent choice for getting liver back into your diet without the taste and flavor issues. In this article, I share my top supplement recommendations that we use at the Kummer household.