Why we gain weight as our hormones decline - and what we can do about it

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The Role of Hormones in Metabolism

Hormones act as the switches that control metabolism, influencing cellular energy pathways and genetic processes. However, simply having sufficient hormones is not a guarantee of optimal metabolism. Real-world examples show that underlying issues can impact the effectiveness of hormone replacement therapies.

Factors Influencing Hormone Levels

While age is a common factor in hormone decline, other elements like nutrition, lifestyle choices, and relationships also play crucial roles. Even with impeccable habits, maintaining body composition becomes more challenging with age due to hormonal fluctuations.

Optimizing Hormones for Vitality

Balanced hormone levels are essential for metabolic function, brain health, and overall performance. The decrease in hormones like testosterone can lead to a slower metabolism and reduced resilience in aging. Tight control over diet and exercise becomes necessary as metabolism...

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Most health issues are outcomes

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The Impact of Modern Lifestyle on Health

Despite the life-saving advancements in medical technology, the modern way of living has led to an increase in health problems. An alarming rise in autoimmune diseases among children can be attributed to their lack of exposure to nature and physical activity.

Stress Management and Finding Balance

In a recent coaching call, a frustrated individual highlighted the importance of reducing stress levels and finding balance. Embracing a more laid-back and relaxed attitude in our daily lives can greatly contribute to overall well-being.

Essentials for Good Health

Maintaining good health requires attention to key factors such as high-quality water, stress management, and reducing alcohol consumption. Taking care of the body's movement and range of motion, especially in areas like the shoulders and thorax, is crucial for long-term well-being.

Incorporating Positive Lifestyle Choices

Incorporating net...

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What most people get wrong about breathing

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The Importance of Proper Breathing

Breathing is not just about supplying oxygen to the body; it regulates immune function, digestive system, nutrient absorption, and hormone production. The way you breathe drives these vital bodily functions. For optimal efficiency, it's essential to breathe with your diaphragm and keep your axial skeleton aligned. This ensures that the diaphragm functions properly and supports the rest of your body.

The Myth of Nose Breathing

You may have heard that breathing through your nose is the only way to breathe correctly. While nose breathing is beneficial, it's not the whole story. Proper breathing involves using the diaphragm, not just inhaling through the nose. Closing your mouth while breathing can improve the efficiency of your breath, but it's crucial to focus on diaphragmatic breathing for optimal results.

The Dangers of Incorrect Breathing

Using high threshold strategies during exercise, such as...

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