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3 Types Of Stretching You Should Be Doing

When most people think of stretching, they think of passive stretching, or holding a relaxed position. . Active mobility is another form of stretching that can have tremendous benefits for those who are interested in athleticism beyond  simply becoming as flexible as possible. There are other aspects of stretching, but for our purposes, let’s take a look at two main categories: passive and active stretching. Passive Stretching When you hold a gentle stretch and breathe smoothly and deeply, your CNS will identify the stretched position as safe. Once your brain recognizes the stretch as acceptable, it signals the body to relax. This feeling of loosening can be very soothing to both the mind and the body and is a great...

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How to Leverage The Benefits of CBD to Optimize Health

At the center of health and physical fitness is consistent positive habits. If you do more things that are good for you than are bad for you, you will be headed in the right direction. And, obviously, the greater the ratio of healthy habits you have, the better. All habits aren’t weighted equally. Much like eating a single piece of broccoli isn’t going to cure cancer, a few milligrams of CBD won’t completely eliminate all of the inflammation in your body. With health and fitness it is all about routine and consistency. The linchpin of consistency is sleep. While CBD has the benefits of reducing inflammation and is fantastic for overall health and reducing pain, the biggest benefit is far...

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The Mind is the Key to Progress

A lack of focus is killing your progress in training. Let me back up. There is a word called ‘practice’ that perfectly describes the key to learning anything. I describe practice as focused and repeated exposure to an unchanging task in order to increase the efficiency of your execution of this task. Locked inside this definition is an unsexy truth about how learning works and the requirements for becoming proficient in any given field: by providing time and focus to prioritize practice in one area, you must sacrifice time away from others. In other words, when you are working on one thing, you are not working on something else.  The first step is to be all in with your focus...

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Research Suggests CBD Supports Heart Health

*This post is not meant to prescribe treatment for any disease or ailment. If you have or suspect any illness, consult a medical professional.  While the health promoting benefits of CBD continue to gain broad appeal amongst wellness-minded consumers, most people remain unaware of all the ways CBD may support their health. As it turns out, CBD may offer additional health benefits that extend far beyond workout recovery and pain relief.   Cardiovascular disease is a grouping of diseases related to the heart, including heart disease, heart attack, stroke, heart failure, arrhythmia, and heart valve problems. These diseases combine to be the leading cause of death in the U.S. each year, with about 647,000 Americans dying from heart disease alone. Though...

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CBD-Infused Coffee: An Optimal Pairing

CBD is a great addition to your coffee. It provides an enhanced effect to caffeine while continuing to deliver the anti-inflammatory effects most commonly associated with CBD. Making CBD a part of your morning routine is a great way to use NeuAxiom and experience the benefits of CBD.

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