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Choosing Seasonings Carefully: Why I Created Flavor Republic

In my line of work, peak physical condition is a non-negotiable. When I started my journey into health and MMA, I quickly realized one of the biggest parts of achieving that condition is diet – and a pretty strict one at that. As many of you know, my partner and I created Flavor Republic: a…

How to Improve Kicks

Weak kicks can be dangerous. Combine the instability of being on one foot with a not-so-strong core and a lack of speed, and you’ll be setting yourself up for a KO. Of course, you may not even be considering being in the octagon with your training, but the fact remains that training to throw kicks…

Recovery: The Road So Far

As many of you may know if you follow my journey on Instagram, I’ve been plagued with pretty serious rotator cuff injuries for almost 3 years now. After major surgery on my right arm earlier this year, which patched up a torn rotator cuff, labrum, and biceps tendon, I recently went back in for my…

Why It’s Good to See Red: The Benefits of Infrared Saunas

I have yet to meet anyone who doesn’t enjoy a relaxing sauna session. It’s a chance to meditate, sweat out the day (and those extra toxins), lose a little water weight, and loosen up stiff muscles while surrounded by warmth. However, after a lot of experimentation over the years, I’ve discovered that all saunas are…

Benefits of Stem Cell Therapy

As most of you know, I’ve been going through some deep recovery processes this year from two shoulder surgeries. One of my most recent treatments involved stem cell therapy, which is becoming more well known not only for helping combat diseases and help with aging, but also to recover from surgery and injuries. It’s been…

How to Improve Hand Speed for Striking

In any type of martial arts, fast hands are gold. In fact, some of the greatest boxers throughout history (and even today) had some of the fastest striking speeds. To point out the obvious, fast strikes allow you to reach your target quicker and more explosively, while also giving you an element of surprise. Even…

Should You Really Go Full Keto?

The keto diet has exploded in popularity in recent years, and for good reason: cutting carbs is one of the best ways to cut fat, period. The additional benefits, like improving insulin sensitivity, reducing inflammation, curbing appetite and reducing cravings, and even reducing the frequency of seizures, are also nothing to shake a stick at….

Movements Over Muscles: How Functional Training Builds Superior Strength

Training for pure muscular strength has its perks. Obviously, you’ll be able to lift heavier dumbbells, squat more weight, and simply lift heavier objects in general. However, standard weight training for physical strength is going to leave you less fit than you could be. This is because true fitness is functional and holistic, involving strong…

Is Stress Keeping You From Losing Fat?

We often don’t connect emotions with fat loss. After all, what do feelings have to do with it? Oddly enough, a lot. Tons of research shows that stress, anxiety, and negative emotions associated with them like anger or sadness, can create a huge roadblock to your fat loss goals. How Stress Halts Fat Loss The…