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Training in hot weather, hydration and electrolytes

I’m either seriously self-motivated, or seriously crazy!

Yesterday, which was probably the hottest day of the year so far in this country, I trained an hour of killer hard high-intensity bodyweight drills between 1pm and 2pm, the hottest part of the day, with the temp showing as 34.8. 399 more words


Running Essentials (Vol. 2)

One of the most frustrating injuries an athlete can suffer is that of a stress fracture.  This is caused by the accumulation of micro-traumas sustained within a period of time not sufficient for recovery, and can leave the individual unable to weight bear and left with few other options than the often dreaded rest. 673 more words

General Information

Cav3.1 plays crucial role in deep, slow-wave sleep and the lack of it results in abnormal brain activity with more wakefulness and never reach deep, slow-wave sleep

Marine Biological Laboratory says that a specific calcium channel plays a crucial role in deep, slow-wave sleep, scientists have discovered. This is a key step toward understanding both normal and abnormal waking brain functions.  366 more words


Researchers identify the calcium channel in the brain essential for deep sleep.

Sleep seems simple enough, a state of rest and restoration that almost every vertebrate creature must enter regularly in order to survive. However, the brain responds differently to stimuli when asleep than when awake, and it is not clear what brain changes happen during sleep.  355 more words


Chocolate Cheese Cake

All chocolate lovers probably felt even happier when cacao was declared a super food. However, a chocolate and raw cacao are very different. The process of producing cacao powder involves cold-pressing raw cocoa beans to remove cacao butter before turning the product into cacao powder. 418 more words

Healthy Recipe

How does Calcium, Magnesium and Potassium benefit our bodies ?

All three contain chemicals that help promote muscle relaxation and assist in nerve transmission. They help maintain a healthy blood pressure. People suffering from hypertension are highly recommended to include foods rich in potassium in their diet – Potassium (K) is also vital for other body functions that include proper functioning of the nervous system, kidneys, heart, and the musculoskeletal system. 390 more words