My Journey With IBS

My colon has declared war with my friends, family, and self for as long as I can remember. Its’ method of attack? Bloating, distension, urgency to defecate, and excessive gas. I’ve lived with these symptoms my whole life, but it is only in the past 2-years that I had a name for this enemy: IBS.

Dead tired: Can Caffeine Energize Athletic Performance?

I think we all know at least one person who cannot function, let alone say two words without a morning cup of Joe. If I were to guess, you’re probably reading this with a coffee or tea within arm’s reach. It’s no secret that caffeine has the power to kick anyone’s brain into high gear. In fact, it is one of the most consumed dietary supplements in the world!

Creatine: Is it Worth the Hype?

If you are a regular gym-goer, you’ve probably seen a number of supplements swishing around in shaker bottles. From pre-workout to protein powder, creatine has been slipped into many-a-shake. But is it the secret ingredient missing in your supplement regimen or another overhyped powder?