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Endocannabinoid: the most important system you’ve probably never heard of 

How well do you know the systems of your body? You’re probably well-acquainted with your muscular, nervous, and cardiovascular systems. But what about the endocannabinoid system (ECS)? 

Only discovered in 1988, we’re still learning about the ECS and how it is essential for regulating and controlling some of your body’s most critical functions. In today’s blog post, you’ll learn about what the endocannabinoid system is and how you can ensure yours is functioning at 100%.

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Muscles playing hide and seek? Don’t let your gains disappear!

Ever raided your college athletic gear, only to find your old jersey drowning you like a deflated pool float? Muscle loss is no joke. It’s a natural side effect of aging, but with a few tweaks to your weekly routine, you can continue to build muscle at any age.

Today, we’ll talk about why our muscles decide to play hide-and-seek and how to keep them sculpted and strong.

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​​Headaches post-workout? Here’s how to avoid them! 

Working out can be a real headache—literally. An exercise headache, also known as an exertion headache, is pain that occurs during or right after physical activity. 

If you’ve ever experienced a headache during or after exercise, this post is for you. We’ll discuss what causes these headaches, what they feel like, and what you can do to avoid getting them.

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Healthcare, PTO, and… Fitness? Why workouts are a worthy workplace benefit

Is the only reason to go to the gym to get pumped up like Arnold Schwarzenegger à la 1970s or slim down like Kate Hudson?  Of course not! (This is the blog of an online fitness brand— what did you expect?!) But we’re not just promoting our brand here—we’re offering a solution that can enhance

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Chew your calories

Calories are a good thing. (Yes, you read that right.) Diet culture promotes cutting calories, but your body needs the energy from calories to function correctly. That being said, some calories are better than others. In today’s blog post, we’re talking about how chewing your calories can help you feel more satiated while consuming fewer calories. 

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You’re probably sitting wrong: the dangers of leg-crossing 

Don’t move. Don’t think about it. Just answer honestly: how are you sitting right now?

Are both feet flat on the floor? Or do you have one leg or ankle crossed over the other?

We hate to break it to you, but if sitting with your legs crossed is your favorite way to sit, we’re about to ruin it for you. Today, we’re talking about the medical and structural reasons why sitting cross-legged is bad for you and how you can train yourself to sit properly.

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