The Science of Stretching

At the risk of treading on sacred ground, we will attempt to present an unbiased physiological assessment of what would be termed more so as static stretching.  Stretching is a bit of a ‘touchy’ subject given that many tend to adhere to the notion that stretching is generally ‘good’. And it is ‘good’ but…

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The Science of Sirtuins, “Guardians of the Genome”

Sirtuins help regulate your cellular health and play a role in aging. Here’s what you need to know about how they work, what they can do for your body, and why they rely on NAD+ to function. Sirtuins are a family of proteins that play a role in aging by regulating cellular health. They’re…

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The Longevity Gene: PGC1-alpha

As we discussed in the prior blog topic, inducing catabolic processes that balance out anabolic pursuits leads to greater potential for longevity.  Today’s topic fits within this balancing effort. Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma coactivator (PGC)-1alpha is a member of a family of transcription coactivators that plays a central role in the regulation of cellular energy…

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Longveity: mTOR, Anabolism/Catabolism Balance & the Pursuit of Youth

If you’ve paid attention to what has been traditionally advocated by media which focuses on looking your best using High Intensity Interval Training, Crossfit and Bodybuilding, you may have read about mTOR.  This is an anabolic/muscle building pathway within the body — the common advice is that keeping yourself in an anabolic state as much as possible is…

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Natureneering: Harnessing the Power of Electromagnetic Energy

You probably know that food, water, sunlight, and oxygen are required for life, but there is a fifth element of health that is equally vital and often overlooked: The Earth’s magnetic field and its corresponding PEMFs (pulsed electromagnetic fields). The two main components of Earth’s PEMFs, the Schumann and Geomagnetic frequencies, are so essential that…

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Natureneering: Benefits of Light

It’s inevitable that most of us in today’s active workforce spend more than half of our waking hours at work.  Whether you are working from a home office or sitting in a corporate cubicle, long hours and stressful deadlines can lead to sedentary behavior, unhealthy posture, and seclusion from a natural habitat our bodies…

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Nature + Engineering = NATURENEERING

Most of humanity innately senses that we benefit from what God has engineered into Nature.  Nature’s ‘wisdom’ heals and fortifies all of creation.  How Nature does this is still largely a mystery to natural science in many respects.  One process by which we are able to benefit from harnessing Nature’s wisdom is through Hormesis. Hormesis is…

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What Is Biohacking & Why Should I Care??

Welcome to Fitness Genome’s blog! My name is Chris Craig, Owner of Fitness Genome, and I wanted to take the opportunity to share with our community a bit about this long time dream that is now a reality. First, let me explain a few of the core tenets we’ve used in creating Fitness Genome….

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